February 2025 half term in London: Things to do this half term

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Keep the kids entertained over the school holiday with a fun-filled February half-term 2025 in London.

With exciting museums, interactive exhibitions and brilliant theatre shows on across the city, you’ll find plenty of things to do in London this half-term to suit all budgets and ages.

When is February half-term this year?

February half-term in 2025 is yet to be confirmed. Check back nearer the time for dates .

Unmissable half-term events in London 

Two children smiling as they read books during the Imagine Children's Festival in Southbank.

  • Treat your little ones to 11 days of events and activities just for kids at Imagine Children's Festival where they'll discover the very best family theatre, music, dance, talks and more! TBC
  • Head to the Postal Museum for their latest February half-term takeover. TBC
  • Spend the day exploring Hampton Court Palace enjoying a selection of half-term activities, from meeting Tudor cooks in the kitchens to taking on the hedge maze.
  • Journey to Cutty Sark and meet colourful characters and play games on the famous ship.

Check back nearer the time for more events, or take a look at 101 things to do with kids in London.  

Fun February half-term activities in London

A smiling family is taking a selfie with the city in the background on top the Up at the O2.

Find more exciting London attractions to enjoy this February half-term.

Half-term theatre shows in London

Dancers performing the lioness hunt on stage at the Lion King musical

Be captivated at shows in London for kids and discover top West End musicals this February half-term.

  • Watch the brilliant stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre.
  • Enter the wizarding world at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child where we join a new generation of witches and wizards navigating magic, both the light and dark.
  • See the multi-award winning Disney family favourite The Lion King at London’s Lyceum Theatre.
  • Experience the ultimate feel-good musical Mamma Mia!, hear ABBA classics and watch the heartwarming story of love, laughter and family unfold.

Discover even more fantastic theatre in London to enjoy during February half-term 2024.

February half-term in London for teens

Two girls take a photo next to street art in London.

  • Discover the world of London's transport system and abandoned stations with tours run by the London Transport Museum.
  • Take them on a street art tour around London and discover abstract art, modern murals, contemporary sculpture and quirky installations dotted across the capital.
  • Head to Battersea Power Station for a game of ping pong at Bounce, try tasty cuisine in the Arcade Food Hall and scale the exciting Lift 109.
  • Thrill seekers can go on a treetop adventure with panoramic views of London at Go Ape at Alexandra Palace.
  • Or make a splash with some fun water activities from white water rafting and hydrospeeding to canoeing and kayaking at the Lee Valley Regional Park.
  • Find the best photo spots in London to snap selfies and create FOMO, from amazing views to Instagrammable cafes.

Discover things to do with teenagers in London.

A woman stands on a observation deck at the Science Museum looking at Planet Earth from space.

Discover even more budget-friendly activities with 101 free things to do in London.

Kid-friendly restaurants

An interactive table with sushi at inamo london. 
  • Enjoy oriental fusion food and dine on interactive game tables at Inamo.
  • Try some delicious global flavours by the river at Giraffe Southbank
  • Eat and bowl in one sitting at All Star Lanes this half-term.
  • Play against your friends and family with hundreds of board games at Draughts London, before feasting on burgers and wraps.

Find even more family restaurants in London.

Find more year-round family ideas with this guide to London for kids, or see a roundup of 101 things to do with children in London.