This February, the Bishop's Palce in Wells will kick off its annual children's activities programme with a fun filled February half term. The activities in 2020 will continue with the popular family craft sessions called “Crafty Cats” taking place every Tuesday during school holidays in the medieval Undercroft.  

The  popular ‘Nature Ninjas’ sessions, which take place in the Gardens, will be continue to be held on Thursdays, giving children the chance to get up close with a range of nature experiences such as pond dipping, minibeast hunting and seed sowing.

This February Half Term, the family activities will be based around a “Nature” theme, with a children’s nature-themed trail running throughout the holiday week, leading little ones on a journey around the Palace and Gardens.

On Tuesday 18th February, Crafty Cats will be doing Snowdrop Finger Painting, Snowman Biscuits, Paper Pancake-making and a Pancake Word Search! The session will run from 10:30am-3pm and families can drop in at any time.

The first ‘Nature Ninjas’ session, with be on a theme of “Nature’s Treasure” and will give children the chance to decorate wooden wreath, copying flowers and foliage from the garden. Come along on Thursday 20th February between 11am-3pm to try out the first session of the year.

Don’t forget we have the fabulous Dragon’s Lair where little ones can let off steam on the natural play equipment, whilst exploring the themes of the Palace. The Bishop’s Table café also has a great range of children’s meals and snacks, along with plenty to keep the grown ups happy too.

Family activities are included in standard admission and under 5’s are always FREE.