Discover the best of Yorkshire this February

Things to do this February

Discover the very best of what the Yorkshire Dales has to offer this February. Whether you are planning on escaping to the countryside for a peaceful getaway or are looking for a jam packed family filled adventure. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers the perfect base for you to discover the Yorkshire Dales and some of its many glorious attractions.

Adventure awaits…

Thornton Hall Farm
Take the children to visit Thornton Hall Farm, experience hands on animal encounters on a traditional working farm. During the school holidays (17-23 February) you can enjoy specially themed days including a Magical Unicorn Day, Farm Fun Day and a Critters day. For further information visit their website-

Ticket prices from £28 for a family of four

Skipton Castle
Explore a 900 year old medieval castle in the heart of Skipton. Visitors can discover the depths of the dungeon right up to the top storey of the watch tower! Visit a fantastic piece of Yorkshire history.

Tickets from £8.70 per adult and £5.50 per child

Bolton Abbey
Whether you choose to explore the ruins of the Priory, wander along the woodland nature trails or picnic beside the River Wharfe – there are plenty of exciting walks on offer in this glorious part of Yorkshire.

From £10 per vehicle

Billy Bob’s Parlour
Billy Bob’s parlous combines a funky ice cream parlour with a 50’s American diner and amazing play adventures. Ideal for children and adults alike! With various play areas and delicious American diner style dining.

Junior Driving Experience
Get the children behind the wheel this February half-term! Ideal for young drivers aged 10 and up, our Junior Experience is the perfect way for your little ones to get behind the wheel for the first time knowing they’re in the safe hands of our highly-trained experts.

From £59 per child, restrictions apply

Clay Pigeon Shooting & Archery
We offer a range of country pursuits including archery and clay pigeon shooting, ideal to keep the children entertained! Learn the ancient art of archery or see how many clays you can hit at our award-winning clay pigeon shooting ground. Restrictions apply.

Lightwater Valley Theme Park
With over 30 rides and attractions for all ages, Lightwater Valley in Ripon, North Yorkshire, is bursting with fun and adventures for the whole family to enjoy on their day out in Yorkshire. Situated around an hour away this is the ideal family day out, guaranteed to leave the whole family with a smile!

Tickets from £7.95, book your tickets online

Seeking peace and tranquillity? Why not visit The Coniston Spa and enjoy a few hours of pampering? Offering a range of indulgent treatments from product houses Natura Bisse, Aromatherapy Associates, Jennifer Young and Jessica.

We also have a range of walks around the estate for you to clear your mind, there is no better time to explore!

There really is something on offer for everyone – children and adults alike!