What to do in Featherston these school holidays!

H199 at the Fell Museum

Featherston is bursting with things to do during the school holidays, there’s no reason to be bored! Loads of places to go for a walk, for a picnic, to explore history or even learn a new skill! Pae Tū Mōkai is the place to be this April!

Explore the worlds only remaining Fell Engine and learn how different life was in Featherston when the Incline was in use 1878 – 1955. The Fell Locomotive Museum: open Saturday and Sunday

Explore the history of the Featherston POW Camp during the World Wars and have a look at the beautiful 1932 Fire Engine at the  Featherston Heritage Museum: open Saturday and Sunday

Flex those creative muscles! At Fareham Creative Space you can bring your crafts along to the open studios Tuesday and Friday 10am – 3pm

Stretch out and relax at Kids Koha Yoga at the Featherston Community Centre! Every Saturday morning.

Grab some lunch or a sweet treat and enter the colouring competition at Everest Cafe

Tea and cake at the Dickensian

Get a bit fancy and have some delicious afternoon tea at the Dickensian Bookshop and Tearooms (Thursday – Sunday)

Picnic time! Take your pick from sushi from The Bento Box, chips from Quinwah or Town and Country, a sandwich from The Baker or a pie from Pioneer and walk to one of our lovely local spots to enjoy your lunch. Bubble Tea from Happy Thoughts would make a really special picnic! Our playground, Clifford Square, Dorset Square or Barr Brown Bush are great options (can you find the fairy houses in Barr Brown Bush?)

Get prepared for Booktown next month by visiting our lovely library who have lots of activites on during the school holidays! Our little town also boasts seven bookshops! A particularly good spot for the school holidays is the Chicken and Frog bookshop, full to bursting with beautiful childrens books.

Take your wheels down to our skatepark, great for both scooters and skateboards! If your child want to increase their skateboard skills , OnBoard Skate School are running school holiday programmes on the 18th April at AOG in Featherston. Pretty cool!

Get on your bike and head down to the Windy Wheels Community Bike Track at Featherston School. There’s even a skills track to help increase confidence!

Walk the Featherston Heritage Trail

Head down to the Moana and see how many different types of birds you can spot!

Climb up to the lookout at Lone Pine Hill/Featherston Domain – how far can you see?!  

Visit the new Science Table at Donalds Creek and read all about our native freshwater critters