10 Things to do with the Kids in Plymouth over Half Term

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10 Things to do with the Kids in Plymouth over Half Term

10 Things to do with the Kids in Plymouth over Half Term. Plymouth is packed full of great activities, family attractions and free days out. There's so much to choose from! See our list of family-friendly activities and fun things to do.

Stuck for ideas on what to do with your kids in Plymouth this Half Term? If so, look no further, we at Future Inn Plymouth have compiled a top 10 list of fun things to do that will keep your children entertained....and they won't break the bank either.

Dartmoor Zoological Park

Set within 30 acres of beautiful parkland, Dartmoor Zoological Park is the perfect adventure for young children. You will come face to face with Josie the Lion and Ben the Brown Bear, or if you prefer things that come in smaller packages, you could check out the tiny Stick Insects! So why not visit the park and learn more about our interesting planet and how to look after it?

Entry Fees:
Adult £13.95
Concession £11.95
Child (4 to 15 years) £9.85
Child Concession (Disabled) £8.95 
3 and under Free!
Family (4 persons, max 2 adults) £42

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Plymouth Pavilion’s Ice Rink

Thinking of ways to use up all of that energy your child has this Half Term? Then why not take them to Plymouth Pavilion’s Ice Rink? There are a variety of sessions available from the tiny tots' sessions to the discos, ice hockey to group lessons, as well as, the general public skate times.

Entry Fees:
Adult £7.50 to £8.50
Kids £4.20 to £7

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Curious About Plymouth

This trail is a fantastic activity for the whole family. You will be walking around Plymouth, visiting many of the historical sights on the way! The walk is 1-2 hours long and will expand your knowledge, entertain and challenge you…not to mention it will also get your kids exercising in the open air.

Entry Fees:
£4.99 for a download, 
or £5.50 + P and P for a pre-printed booklet.

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National Marine Aquarium

Visit National Marine Aquarium, the UK's largest aquarium and be amazed at their fascinating underwater world. You can experience the many fantastic displays of mesmerising marine life from across the globe, ranging from the tiny seahorses to the large sharks.

Entry Fees:
Adult £14.95
Child (4 to 15 years old inclusive) £10.95
3 years old and under Free
Senior Citizens £11.95
Students £11.95
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £46

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Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery 

You will not be short of things to do in the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery. There’s plenty to see and do no matter your interests. Prepare to discover the impressive artwork and delve into human history. This experience will leave both you and your kids inspired.

Entry Fees: 
Free

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West Hoe Park

Let the kids run wild in West Hoe Park! The park not only hosts a large children’s play area, but it also has a miniature railway and putting green, crazy golf, trampolines, a merry-go-round and a bouncy castle.

Entry Fees:
Free but with a small charge for crazy golf, bouncy castles, the miniature train, and the trampolines.

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Mount Edgcumbe

Let your kids explore nature in the woodland, beach, park and pond at Mount Edgcumbe. There is also a historic house and gardens to discover, as well as, boat trips and an interactive sawmill.

Entry Fees:
Adults £7.50
Children £3.75

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Mount Wise Swimming Pool

You can enjoy free use of the Mount Wise Swimming Pool! It has a cool 25 foot main pool, plus a small paddling pool ideal for smaller children and a separate pool for lots of fun/splashing which hosts fountains, stepping stones, a whirlpool and a bubble pool.

Entry Fees:
Free

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Crownhill Fort

If you fancy an educational day out why not visit Crownhill Fort? It is the best-preserved of Lord Palmerston’s Ring of Fire which surrounded Plymouth during Victorian times, acting as a protective barrier for the Royal Dockyard at Devonport from fierce French attack!

Entry Fees:
Adults: £5.00
Children: £2.50
Family: £12.00

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ClayArt

As a Painting Pottery Studio, ClayArt is the perfect opportunity to let your kids get creative, and most likely very messy! There many pottery items can be painted and transformed into your child’s very own artistic masterpiece.

Entry Fees:
Depends on pottery chosen.

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Stay a Famly-Friendly Hotel in Plymouth

Future Inn Plymouth is an ideal base for the night offering various sized rooms including ones that can sleep up to four adults or a family.  Perks include free car parking, free wifi and a complimentary robe and slippers. Book direct for the best available rates on our website or by contacting the Reservations Team on 01752 701000 or reservations.plymouth@futureinns.co.uk.

Pre or Post Event Dining

Fishbone Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before or after the event. Every day the team serve breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, evening a-la-carte or traditional roasts on Sunday.  A large selection of drinks is also available including cocktails all of which are £7.

The children's menu is only £8 and offers a main course, dessert and a drink for under 12's.  Under 5's eat for free with a paying adult, and the offer is extended to under 12's during the school holidays.

Bookings can be made on 01752 701000 or fishbone@futureinns.co.uk.  Alternatively, you can book online:

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