13 EASTER HOLIDAY IDEAS & EASTER EVENTS

Combine your love of chocolate and springtime with an egg-cellent Easter holiday. On Holiday Lettings, you’ll find cosy cottages, large townhouses, lakeside lodges and more. The milder weather and longer days makes Easter a fantastic time to book a holiday rental.

SPRING INTO EASTER AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RURAL LIFE

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Where: East Kilbride, Fife

When: 31 March – 2 April

Enjoy three days of springtime surprises this Easter at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Drop in every day to take part in their Easter Trail and visit The Hive at the Land Gallery window where you can dress up as a bee or a beekeeper. Check out some of the equipment beekeepers use and read up on bee facts. Afterwards, meet the new spring arrivals at the farm and enjoy different themed activities over the weekend.

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EASTER FUN AT THE HOP FARM  

Easter-Family-Event-at-Hop-Farm-KentWhere: Tonbridge, Kent

When: 30 March – 15 April

Treat the whole family to a fantabulous day out this Easter school holiday. Attractions include childrens’ rides, face painting, bumper cars, 4D cinema, Magic Castle, Driving School and more. It’s only £3 per person to enter the Family Park and this includes all-day entry into the Animal Farm where you can see lambs, bunnies and chicks! Other activities include an indoor soft play centre, outdoor adventure play park and crazy golf.

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EASTER AT EMIRATES SPINNAKER TOWER

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Where: Portsmouth, England

When: 30 March – 15 April

Emirates Spinnaker Tower is hosting a special Easter trail to encourage visitors to explore the iconic 170-metre viewing tower in search of egg-shaped puzzle pieces. Keep an eye out for the Easter bunny and Peter Rabbit over the school holidays as they’ll both be making appearances. For something a bit more grown-up, try the Easter High Tea served Sunday 1 to Sunday 15 April. Tuck into finger sandwiches, scones, miniature hot-crossed buns, carrot cake and mini egg cupcakes!

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MARWELL ZOO’S GIANT EGG TRAIL

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Where: Winchester, Hampshire

When: 30 March – 15 April

This Easter, take part in the Giant Egg Trail, a #SHELFIE opportunity inside a cracked egg shell and a meet and greet with the Easter bunny (where guests can collect their free chocolate egg!). You can also experience our incredible £8 million Tropical House which spans two levels with views across a lush canopy, waterfall and forest floor below. Enjoy face-to-face encounters with colourful and charismatic animals, including a two-toed sloth and crocodile monitor lizard, as well as free-flying birds and fish.

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THE BIG SHEEP – EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

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Where: Bideford, Devon

When: 30 March – 15 April

Don’t worry if the Easter bunny forgets to deliver eggs this Easter because the BIG Sheep, at Bideford, North Devon, will have enough chocolate eggs hidden throughout their world-famous family attraction to keep everyone happy. As well as having over 30,000 chocolate eggs to find, there’ll be nestfulls of other Easter-themed attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Why not make a holiday of it and book a rental nearby? It’s sure to be a cracking event.

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EASTER AT ST ANN’S HOSPICE

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Where: Heaton and Wythenshawe Parks, Manchester

When: 31 March

This fantastic local charity supports patients from across Greater Manchester from its three sites in Heald Green, Little Hulton and the Neil Cliffe Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. They’ll be hosting not one, but two family Easter Egg Hunts! One will take place at Wythenshawe Park, near the Courtyard Café and the other, at Heaton Park near the Farm Centre (12.00 – 3.00pm for both hunts). As well as tracking down eggs, there’ll be stalls, games and a whole heap of family fun!

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PARK HALL COUNTRYSIDE EXPERIENCE – EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

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Where: Oswestry, Shropshire

When: 24 March – 15 April

Take part in the Great Egg Hunt this Easter, which involves searching for eggs in the hay before being rewarded with a chocolate one, freshly laid by mechanical hens in the coop. The Great Egg Hunt is twice a day at 12.00pm and 3.00pm. And if you fancy yourself as a detective, head to the farm and Easter Garden to see if you can solve the Easter Mystery! Of course, Easter would not be Easter without cute cuddly lambs, and our ‘Lambing Live’ event could mean you get the chance to witness a live birth! Take the opportunity to bottle feed cade lambs at 1.00pm and 2.00pm, daily.

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EASTER WEEKEND AT HEADS OF AYR FARM PARK

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Where: Ayr, South Ayrshire

When: 30 March – 2 April

Hop on down to Heads of Ayr Farm Park for an egg-citing Easter event like no other! Take part in our Easter Trail, where all children will receive a chocolatey prize. Be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes with our Springtime Family Quiz, plus, take a selfie with the real Easter bunny and meet our adorable baby animals. Why not ride tractors at Young McDonald’s Farmer’s Yard, or have a cowboy shootout at Frontier Fort? And if that’s not enough, take a ride on our quad bikes, slide down our giant drop slides and enjoy lunch at the rustic Stables Coffee Bar.

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EASTER FUN AT THE SCOTTISH SEABIRD CENTRE

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Where: The Harbour, North Berwick

When: 30 March – 15 April

This Easter, the Scottish Seabird Centre is taking inspiration from a whole host of super-heroes, with a brand new interactive science show and family-friendly puppet performances. ‘What’s for Snack?’ is back by popular demand, as Craig the Crab enjoys sing-a-long fun, exploring the issue of marine litter. Older kids are invited to attend Avengers: Animal Division. Egghead returns showing audiences how animals can defend themselves from attack in weird and wonderful ways, from exploding ants, squirting octopi and spitting birds. Who will be your favourite Animal Avenger this Easter?

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EASTER WITH FARMER PALMER’S FARM PARK

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Where: Poole, Dorset

When: 30 March – 2 April

Explore acres of fun for little ones at Farmer Palmer’s this Easter. From Good Friday to Easter Monday (inclusive) our friendly Easter bunny will be hiding hundreds of mini-chocolate eggs out in the field for children to find. If your little adventurers find a Golden Ticket they can exchange it for a BIG chocolate egg! These egg-citing egg hunts take place at approx. 2.40pm each day and there’s no additional charge on top of normal admission to join in. For further information, and to see our egg-cellent daily time table of animal events, please visit Farmer Palmer’s website.

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EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT PARADISE WILDLIFE PARK

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Where: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

When: 25 March – 15 April

Head to Paradise Wildlife Park this Easter where you can meet the bunny himself, find dinosaur eggs, get up close to loveable farmyard animals (and over 800 exotic animals), watch feeding times and much, much more! If you’re really brave, you can discover our brand new World of Dinosaurs attraction with 30 life-sized moving, roaring dinosaurs! There are hundreds of family-friendly rentals to choose from in Hertfordshire, so booking a break nearby is easy.

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BIRDWORLD’S EASTER HOLIDAY EGGSTRAVAGANZA

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Where: Farnham, Surrey

When: 30 March – 15 April

In celebration of Birdworld’s 50th anniversary, Percy the Penguin has hidden a bumper 50 eggs around the 26-acre park in a very special Easter Eggstravaganza spotting trail. Entries at all levels will be placed into a draw for the chance to win some great prizes, including penguin feeding for over 7s and cute cuddly toys! On weekdays, visitors can also enjoy the opportunity to join in with face-painting, Easter-themed crafts or extra entertainment (also 11.00am – 4.00pm).

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SPRING INTO EASTER AT FISHERS FARM

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Where: Wisborough Green, West Sussex

When: 31 March – 1 April

Unwrap a delicious selection of egg-citing activities at Fishers Farm this Easter. Join the Easter egg hunt around the farm or, if you’re lucky, you might see a lamb being born! Have a cuddle and help find a name for the fluffy chicks in the ‘Name the Chick’ competition. Prepare to be amazed by our live magic shows every day during the Easter holidays, or bottle feed the baby lambs during the popular Farm Show – guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face!

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Want more Easter travel inspiration? Check out our post “12 Best UK Counties To Visit This Easter!


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