Feeling the pressure to come up with cheap ideas for February half term? Now is the perfect time to discover what the half term has to offer! With an abundance of activities and a range of places to visit, from majestic scenery, museums and an action-packed skatepark, there is something for the whole family to enjoy.
To celebrate the extensive and ever-expanding range of Vauxhall family cars, GO Vauxhall has created a must-read guide for family trips to take in February. Set to have your kids having fun all week long, these must-visit expeditions are not only exciting and great value, but also right on your doorstep! What are you waiting for? Read on, get the family together, grab your keys and let’s go.
The charming Cannock Forest covers 2684 hectares of majestic greenery and woodland that extends for miles across Staffordshire. A must-visit destination for the family this February half term, the forest offers exhilarating bike rides and enchanting woodland walks for the whole family to enjoy. For adrenaline junkies who love a thrill, why not try out the top-of-the-range treetop obstacle course, Go Ape?
As you venture further towards Cannock Chase, you will be able to take in even more of the outstanding scenery of the Midlands countryside. Our Crossland X is perfect for a road trip driving through the hills. Its ample-sized boot means the SUV not only has enough room for families to prepare for unpredictable British weather so you can bring along anoraks, fleeces, gloves and shorts for everyone, it also means you can store as much food as you might need to keep your kiddies well-fed all day long.
This February half term, why not embark on a weird and wonderful trip throughout history with the whole family at Fort Amherst in Medway, Kent. With an accompanied guide, you can hear tales of mysterious and sinister happenings at the South East England Fort. With over 300 years of military history and an amazing network of underground passages, buildings and gun emplacements, you can enjoy a spooky and educational tour of tunnels that were used during the Napoleonic times. With over 20 acres of beautiful parkland, discover the strategic roles Fort Amherst played during the Second World War.
If you’re looking for the ideal car for the windy roads, then our Mokka X is perfect. All about quality, comfort and welcoming space, the Mokka X is designed with supportive, high-mounted seats and comfortably placed controls that all add to the sense of roominess, making the trek to Fort Amherst one of enjoyment and comfort. As well as expertly meeting all the needs of the family, the Mokka X’s Electronic Climate Control includes a dual-zone setting meaning you can set a different temperature for each side of the SUV. At GO Vauxhall, we think of everything!
Imperial War Museum
For families looking to travel back in time, the London Imperial War Museum is the ideal destination to learn the tales of lives shaped by battle, from the First World War to present day. Multimedia guides will take families on a fascinating journey through war times, telling the captivating stories behind the objects on display. With a mission to keep the tales alive, the Imperial War Museum hosts a range of exhibits not to be missed, including warcrafts, submarines and other war memorabilia.
With so much to do and so much to see, it’s likely you will be navigating your way home after a fun-filled day in the early evening once the sun has set. Fear not, as our Astra will get you home safe and sound. Available with IntelliLux LED matrix headlights that automatically adjust the shape of your high beam to maximise visibility, as well as a front camera system that includes lane departure warning, forward collision alert and traffic sign recognition the Vauxhall Astra aids safer driving.
Not only this, our Astra can help you exit a jam-packed car park and get you out a sticky spot with its hands-free advanced park assist and rear-view camera technologies.
Revolution Skatepark and Climbing
Welcoming families of all ages, the Revolution Skatepark in Kent is an adrenaline-filled activity centre, set to be a lot of fun for you and your family! Visitors are invited to pad up and kick it in style - whether it be on a skateboard, BMX, scooter or rollerblades. If you’re a beginner or a pro, the Skatepark has experts on-hand for one-to-one lessons or general tips on how to be the best! Not only this, the centre also includes its Revolution Climbing experience, offering top rope, lead climbing, auto belaying and abseiling. Refreshments and Wi-Fi are also available to keep you and your family hydrated and connected while on a much-deserved break from skating and climbing like professionals!
After a long day of impressing your peers with your skills, our Insignia Country Tourer is sure to impress you with its advanced technology. The perfect car for top-of-the-range travel, our new Insignia Country Tourer is adorned with state-of-the-art features such as the optional extra Intellilux matrix headlights with clever auto-adjust settings, a cruise control system and an optional seat massage.
And there you have it; our guide to keeping the little ones entertained over the February half term. From woodland wonders, historical spooks and adrenaline afternoons, it’s safe to say there is plenty to keep the kids entertained throughout the holiday break. A chance to learn, discover, explore and enjoy, these half term highlights are the perfect cheap trips for the family, and are ones not to be missed! And what’s more, our range of family-friendly cars at GO Vauxhall are sure to add to the enjoyment.
If you’re interested in booking a test drive in any of our family of Vauxhalls, get in touch here.