Top 10 Things To Do This Half Term

Top 10 Things To Do This Half Term


Go to the beach

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1. Go to the beach

The beach? In February? Why not? Walking along a sandy beach can be the perfect way to get your mind off the revision stress. It may not be tanning weather, however there are some great views to be seen and a number of adventurous walks to be had. Here’s a list our three favorite beaches around the Cardiff area:

  • Whitmore Bay
  • Southerndown Beach
  • Bendricks Bay

Follow the link to find out more about the beaches in South Wales:




The Doctor Who Experiance

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2. The Doctor Who Experiance

The Doctor Who Experience, at Cardiff Bay, is closing this summer! Therefore this may be one of the last chances you have to go and see what’s going on at the big blue bubble. The interactive tour will take you through Doctor Who old and new, and you’ll get to visit the Tardis of course.

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Jump around!

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3. Jump around!

If you haven’t visited one of Cardiff’s trampoline parks already, you should! The two major locations around Cardiff to have a bounce are:

As well as being able to jump freely during ‘open jump’ you can also play trampoline dodgeball, trampoline basketball, there’s even a trampoline dj session!



Visit the Theatre

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4. Visit the Theatre

When was the last time you went to the theater? Why not go to one Cardiff’s amazing theaters this half term, instead of the cinema. Fantastic Mr Fox is being held in the New Theater from Tuesday the 21st February – Saturday 25th February. A Roal Dahl classic at one of Cardiff’s iconic theaters and a great activity to get involved with over the Half Term.

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Go Karting

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5. Go Karting

This is perfect for those of you with the need for speed (sorry … not the most original phrase). Also for those of you with a competitive edge and wanting to show off your driving skills! Flying round Cardiff’s multi-level track is a great way to spend an afternoon during your Half-Term.

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Watch the Devils!

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6. Watch the Devils!

If you didn’t know, Cardiff have their very own Ice Hockey team, and they’re great! If you’ve had enough of watching the Football or Rugby head down to the new Ice Arena to watch the Cardiff Devils take on Coventry Blaze on Saturday 25th Feb. The stadium is full for almost every game which creates a fantastic atmosphere.

For further info visit:

If you can’t make it to the game, you can always head to the Ice Arena to have a skate yourself. Something to remind you of winter.

For information about the Ice Arena visit:


Cheer on Wales

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7. Cheer on Wales

It’s hard to avoid the ‘6 Nations’ tournament when you’re in or around Cardiff! Therefore in at no.7 is cheering on the Welsh Rugby team while they take on Scotland next weekend. With a disappointing loss against the English behind them, hopefully the National team can continue a long unbeaten run against Scotland. Although the game will not be held in Cardiff, being in the city on match day always proves to be a great day out!


Visit Chapter

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8. Visit Chapter

If you’re after a bit of culture, here’s the place to go in Cardiff. Chapter offers a wide variety of entertainment, ranging from the screening of the latest films to music,comedy,dance and theater performances. It also has an art gallery and a cafe for those of you just wanting to pop in or have a sit down. There’s always something going on at Chapter!


Run in the park

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9. Run in the park

Want to get active this half term? Join in with the Parkrun that is held every Saturday morning in Bute Park. Crowds of people join together to run 5km through the park. I know … crazy! You can register online for free before the event to receive a bar code that is used to track your time. A great way to start a weekend.

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Skiing in the city

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10. Skiing in the city

To cap off quite an active top 10, we’ve gone for skiing! If you’re going on your first ski trip and want to get the basics? Or if you’ve always wanted to try, Cardiff’s Ski and Snowboarding center is a great place to start. You can book yourself a lesson, turn up for some recreational skiing or even go down the slope on a rubber ring. Another fun activity for this half term.

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