10 Things to do with the Kids in Half Term

Half term, for some of you, may mean you’re looking for ways to entertain your young ones for a week. Not to worry… Here’s a list of fun things to do with the kids during the week to keep them smiling!

Watch Lego Ninjago at the cinema!

Recently released, new Lego movie is now screening at Cineworld Weymouth! Perfect for the family… Want a chance to win family tickets for FREE? Simply click here to enter our Facebook competition!

Visit the Sealife Centre

Take a fascinating journey from the Jurassic Coast to the ocean depths at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park. Get up close to over 1,000 creatures at our centre including our playful family of otters, comical penguins, jawsome sharks and magnificent rescued sea turtles.

Don’t forget you can take part in their Halloween event! Find out more here.

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Freaky Streets

Not only is it half-term, but it’s Halloween too! Take a look at a range of events put in place around Weymouth throughout the week by clicking here!


Watch the Wizard of Oz at Weymouth Pavilion

On Saturday 28th October, the fantastic drama team at Weymouth Pavilion will be performing the Wizard of Oz… Oh yes they will! Find out more and book tickets here.

Go Bowling

At MFA bowl in Weymouth, the family can have endless amounts of fun. Go on down for a game or 2 of tenpin bowling and prove who’s boss! There is also many amusement games inside as well as food and drink.

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Visit Sandworld

You have the chance to learn how to create your own mini masterpiece in the giant undercover sandpit. There’s always a helpful member of staff and tools at hand to help teach you some basic techniques. Suitable for all ages and abilities.



Abbotsbury Swannery

See the swans at Abbotsbury Swannery! This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. A visit to the Swannery is considered one of the best things to do in Dorset. Make a day of it by having a fun-packed day before returning to Weymouth and enjoying a meal with the family at one of the fantastic restaurants Weymouth has to offer.



Take a walk back in time at the Nothe Fort

Visit the fantastic museum, with plenty of interesting things to inspect for all the family, taking you back to the wartime! Let the kids compete in their famous mouse hunt. Don’t forget they’ve got an astonishing offer on at the moment too… Check it out here!

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Pirate Adventure Golf

Challenge the kids to a game of crazy Golf… Let’s see who’s best! Head on down to Lodmoor Country Park to visit Pirate Adventure Golf, where you can also find Weymouth Sealife Centre!



Lorton Meadows Wildlife Centre

A nature reserve with a range of animals and birds to see as well beautiful scenery, the family can experience true nature during the walk. With several different trails, the area is suitable for all ages – even your four legged pets!Lorton Meadows