7 Free Things To Do With The Kids This Half-Term In Wales

Things To Do | by | 23rd Oct 2015

Most schools in Wales have chosen to do half-term next week from Monday 26th to Friday 30th October 2015.

We all know that it can be a bit of struggle to keep children engaged and entertained without ruining your wallet – especially as the sun no longer has his hat on – so here’s seven tips for what to do this half-term in Wales and all for free.


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1. The Park

It’s a staple of free things to do and with good reason, as the local park is an excellent way to spend time with your family. Exercise, nature, fresh air, away from the screen, cherish your local park and the time you spend there.


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2. Roald Dahl Game

Yes it’s basically trying to shift some washing powder but this excellent free game for tablets can easily rinse away an afternoon. More details here.


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3. Play Tennis

Tennis For Free do exactly what they say and offer free tennis lessons and sessions. Check the postcode search on their homepage for your nearest court that’s taking part.


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4. Hobbycraft Hobby Sessions

Hobbycraft’s three Welsh stores (Cardiff, Newport, Swansea) are taking part in the UK-wide promotion of free workshops and demonstrations across half-term. More details.


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5. Make A Den

Got any old bedsheets, dust mats, or curtains at the back of the airing cupboard? That’s a den that is…


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6. Watch TV In Real Life

Shows are always after audience members, check to see if there’s anything filming near you on Applause Store.


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7. Mosey Round The Museum

All of the National Museum Wales sites are free to enter and these include:

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