From musicals and movies to short breaks and days out: we’ve lined up some of the best ways to ensure a fun, action-packed week
Half-term is over in a flash so it’s wise to plan ahead to make the most of it. Here are some fantastic half-term activities that will keep the whole family happy.
Going to the cinema is a guaranteed way to keep the whole family happy, especially in the chilly winter months, so why not grab some popcorn and settle down to watch a film? For February half-term 2018, new films to see include Early Man, from the creators of Wallace and Gromit, Pixar’s latest film, Coco, a musical adventure, and, if they’re still showing near you, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Paddington 2.
As a Boundless member you can save 40% on cinema tickets for any film of your choice at participating cinemas.
Bounce yourself happy in a massive warehouse filled with wall-to-wall trampolines in a two-hour trampolining extravaganza. With 11 locations nationwide, some have a giant airbag that allows you to try out your extreme moves, or an 8m-long tumble track for you to practise your floor routine.
Make the kids’ dreams come true with a trip to Disneyland Paris, travelling by Eurostar, a mere two hours and 40 minutes from London. Before you know it, you’ll be meeting Mickey and his friends, riding on Big Thunder Mountain and gazing up at the iconic Disney castle.
Since it was built in 2000, the London Eye has become one of the UK’s most popular attractions. Take a ride in the biggest wheel of its kind in the world, for breathtaking views of the London skyline from high above the River Thames. See how many famous landmarks the kids can spot, from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to St Paul’s Cathedral.
It’s not every day you get to look Donald Trump in the eye or pose for a selfie with Kim Kardashian – but at Madame Tussauds the stars are lined up waiting for you on the red carpet.
Young speed fiends will relish the chance to get out on the track in this adrenaline-pumping experience. Dressed in racing suit and helmet, they head for the pits and then on to the track to see how fast they can go. Meanwhile you can relax, knowing they’ve had a full safety briefing.
A box office smash, Matilda the Musical has enjoyed plaudits and scooped awards with its joyful telling of Roald Dahl’s story of a little girl with a big heart and a sharp mind, who learns to stand up for herself.
If you’ve been marveling at the BBC’s latest series of Blue Planet, you’ll love this chance to explore the ocean without even getting your toes wet.
If you fancy a walking holiday but don’t want to leave your pooch at home, head for the Peak District and stay at Shrigley Hall, where your dog is welcome, too. The hotel, set in beautiful grounds, has a pool and spa to help you recover after your walks.
“Boundless members can get a 10% discount on a two-night package” including a three-course dinner on the first night, full breakfast each morning, a packed lunch on one day and a local walking guide.