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Egg-straordinary Easter Events 2016

Written by Louise Winter


With so much going on all over the UK to celebrate Easter, we’ve picked a selection of fab events to share with you. Don’t forget to check out our website for loads more Easter events and days out ideas.

Easter Extravaganza; Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, 25th March – 17th April – Save 19% on combo tickets when you book through Days Out With Kids

Take part in a fun Easter hunt and watch animal feeds with an Easter theme, plus you’ll even get to visit the Easter Bunny himself! There will also be lots of arts and crafts and games along with face painting!

Wild Egg Hunt; Marwell Zoological Park, Winchester, Hampshire, 25th – 28th March

The Easter Bunny will be waiting to meet all the girls and boys once they have completed the very fun Wild Egg Hunt! If you finish the trail, you may even get a yummy chocolately prize! There’s plenty of egg-citing flappy fun as the Big Bird Bonanza continues, so don’t miss the penguin talk, learn about really big and small birds and make some special treats for the feathered visitors to your garden.
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Grand Easter Steam Up – All Engines in Steam; London Museum of Water and Steam, 25th – 27th March

Visit this fantastic museum and hunt for the hidden Easter eggs, and say hello to the brand new baby chicks! You may even get to see a live hatching if you’re very lucky! There will also be Easter bonnet making, and you’ll get to see a steam fire engine live demo!
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Easter Activities; Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London, 25th – 27th March

Come along and hunt for the eggs which the pesky chickens have laid aboard this famous ship! There’s a Camp Bestival ticket up for grabs so bring the kids along for this super fun Easter egg hunt!
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Spring into Easter Fun! Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Poole, Dorset, 25th – 27th March

Visit this wonderful farm over Easter and meet all the brand new baby animals. Keep a look out for the pesky Easter Bunny and enjoy a range of egg hunts and activities to keep the children entertained.
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Fairytale Kingdom at Wookey Hole; Wookey Hole Caves, Wells, Somerset, 25th March – 9th April

Head to Wookey Hole this Easter and you’ll meet some very special guests including Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, plus The Three Little Pigs! Every child will receive a free Easter gift, and don’t miss the fabulous daily circus shows!
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***1 Child goes free with every full paying adult when you purchase a ‘Days Out Card’.***

Hop To It! Bristol Zoo Gardens, 25th March – 9th April

There’s plenty going on this Easter including a fun trail around the zoo looking for clues, as well as face painting and daily fun and games! You can also get involved with the Animal Encounters and find out lots of fun facts about the residents!
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Easter Fun! Wembury Marine Centre, Devon, 25th – 27th March

There’s so much going on during the Easter weekend at this sea wildlife centre, from an Egg Case Hunt to a Rockpool Safari – you don’t want to miss out!
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Easter Weekend – The Gruffalo; Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, 25th – 27th March

Visit Blenheim Palace for an action packed eggs-travaganza of fun over the Easter bank holiday. Take part in a giant Easter Egg Hunt, enjoy a vintage fun fair and so much more! On the Sunday and Monday, children will be able to meet Tree Fu Tom and The Gruffalo plus the Easter Bunny will be making special appearances too!
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Easter Egg Time! Puzzlewood, Coleford, Gloucestershire, 25th – 27th March

For a great Easter day out visit Puzzlewood where you will go in search of eggs hidden by the Easter bunny in the beautiful forest! How many can you find?
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***Get £2 off a Family Ticket when you purchase a ‘Days Out Card’.***

Bouncing Boggle Bunny Egg Hunt; BeWilderwood, Norwich, Norfolk, 19th March – 9th April

Come along and listen to the Easter Bunny share his stories on the stage! Kids can also create their very own bunny outfits and have their faces painted ready for a very special rabbit trail…and there may even be a gift at the end!
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Easter Specials; Mid-Norfolk Railway, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF, 27th March

Hop aboard the Easter Bunny Train for a magical journey with trails and treats galore! You can also watch duck races and sit in the train drivers seat to see how a train is driven!
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***Get £4 off a Family One Day Ticket when you purchase a ‘Days Out Card’.***

Easter Fun on the Farm; Lower Drayton Farm, Stafford, Staffordshire, 25th March – 5th April

Visit this wonderful farm where you will meet the Easter Bunny, join in with plenty of crafts and games and take part in a fun egg hunt! Plus you will even get to see some super cute newborn baby lambs
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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt; Kedleston Hall, Derby, 25th – 27th March

Visit this country house and search for the colourful giant Easter Eggs which have been hidden – each one with a different letter on it. Can you solve the secret word by unscrambling the letters?
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Easter Bank Holiday Space Weekend; Middleton Railway, Leeds, 26th – 27th March

Visit Middleton Railway and as well as the usual delights, there is a special exhibition with a ‘Space’ theme. As well as enjoying the beautiful heritage train, you’ll see fascinating exhibits from the Moon Dust and Meteorites display!
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Easter Sunday Egg Hunt; Heaton Park Manchester, 27th March

Bring all the family to this lovely Easter Egg Hunt which takes you on an outdoor trail around the grounds in search of hidden eggs. If you manage to find them all, you’ll get the chance to win a certificate and a prize!
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Easter at Wigfield Farm; Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 27th March

Head to the farm for lots of fun including animal and reptile talks, a treasure hunt, balloon modelling, arts and crafts plus a dog show! You can even enter your own pooch if you have one!
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Easter Eggstravaganza! Tanfield Railway, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, 25th – 27th March

Come along and meet the Easter Bunny who has a special treat for every child. There’s lots of fun activities, arts and crafts to join in with too!
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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt; Pollok House, Glasgow, 25th – 27th March

The Easter Bunny has been up to his old tricks at Pollok House so come along and find the hidden clues for a yummy treat! There is also daily story telling which the kids will enjoy!
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Easter Enrichment; Edinburgh Zoo, 26th March

Visit Edinburgh Zoo this Easter to give the animals a treat where you will learn about which interesting things help stimulate their behaviours. Stay for the afternoon and watch as the keepers give out all the different items that have been made and how the animals react to them.
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Easter Holidays at Cardiff Castle; Cardiff, 27th March – 2nd April

There is so much going on over the school holidays to keep the kids entertained! They get to follow an Easter themed trail, dress up in costumes, and enjoy arts and crafts! Especially for the Easter weekend there will also be egg and spoon races, egg decorating and archery displays! You can even book the children into Warrior School where they can learn how to fight with a sword!
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We hope you enjoy these cracking egg-cellent Easter events, and don’t forget to check our website for loads more super fun places to go near you!

Happy Easter 🙂




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