Let us entertain your kids during the school holidays with a wide variety of exciting events and activities in and around the county borough! Many of the them are completely FREE.
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CountrysideIf you're looking for a place for a picnic, somewhere to kick a ball, space to fly a kite or safe paths to cycle along then look no further than one of the five country parks in Caerphilly county borough. Entry is free and provide the ideal place to enjoy time to yourself or with your family.
Make a bug box Wednesday 3 April 2013.
Wild Flower Planting in Parc Coetir BargodPart One Saturday 6th April 2013.
Visit the Countryside website for further details.
Cwmcarn ForestCwmcarn Forest offers something for all the family. The visitor centre provides a place to stock up on refreshments and gifts as well as finding out about what you can do in the area.
The following events are taking place during half term: -
Easter Spring Flower Baskets Tuesday 26 March
Easter Pottery Workshop Wednesday 27 March
Easter Rag Flower Workshop Thursday 28 March
Easter Bunny Salt Bottles Saturday 30 March
Easter Egg-stravagant Hunt Sunday 31 March
For further details about these and other forthcoming events visit the Cwmcarn Forest Website.
Family Information ServiceAre you looking for a local holiday club or play scheme for your child to attend or do you need help with childcare? Are you looking for ideas for days out that you and your family can all enjoy together? The Family Information Service can advise you about settings/activities that are available near you this half term.
Visit the Family Information Service website for further details
Leisure CentresWhether you are looking for a place where your child can learn how to swim, make new friends, take a class or host a birthday party, you will find what you need, and more, at the county borough's leisure centres.
There are six swimming pools in the county borough where kids can swim for free during school holidays.
Visit the Leisure Lifestyle website for further details
Llancaiach Fawr ManorBuilt in the early sixteenth century, Llancaiach Fawr Manor is one of the finest examples of a semi-fortified manor house in Wales today. The Manor is open to the public and visitors are invited to step back in time and sample the sights, sounds and smells of 1645.
Easter Eggstravaganza Good Friday 29th March & Bank Holiday Monday 1st April.
Visit the Llancaiach Fawr Manor website for further details about forthcoming events
Loops and LinksThis innovative scheme allows people using the National Cycle Network to more easily access the facilities in our towns and villages. It also opens up the spectacular countryside and tourist attractions that lie along the path of the cycleway.
Visit the Loops and Links website for further details
ParksHave you visited your local park? There's something there for everyone including children's playgrounds, sports pitches, bowling greens, multi-use games areas and youth shelters, and it's all FREE.
If your interest is in less energetic pursuits the park is the perfect place for a relaxing stroll.
Visit the Parklife website for further details
Sports pitches and courtsWe operate and maintain 18 tennis courts and 25 cricket pitches at various locations around the county borough that are available to hire for a small fee.
For further information or to make a booking contact Parks Services on 01495 235459.
The Winding HouseThe Winding house offers a wide and varied events programme including walks, talks, family fun days, crafts and story telling. Our events range from seminars for special interest subjects to fun days out that all the family will enjoy. All our events are FREE but booking is always advised to avoid disappointment.
Easter Eggs and April Fool! - Good Friday 29th March & Easter Monday 1st April, 10am-5pm. Easter Bank Holiday family events – discover where our Easter traditions come from, enjoy some arts and crafts and make some April Fool's mischief!
Visit The Winding House website for further details about forthcoming events.