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What’s On This Easter School Holidays 2016

Written by Louise Winter


Easter is done for another year however there’s still two weeks of entertaining the kids to do eeekkk! To make your life just a little bit easier, here’s our round up of what’s happening all over the country to keep the little cherubs happy during the school holidays!

 Land of the Lions, ZSL London Zoo, Regent’s Park, London – Save up to 15% off family tickets when you book through Days Out With Kids

Come along and see the brand new lion enclosure, and believe us it looks fantastic! You can get up close and personal with these remarkable felines with ‘windowless views’ and even test out your pedal power against the speed of an imaginary lion!

Easter Workshop; The Beatles Story, Albert Dock, Liverpool, 4th – 6th April – One child goes free with one full paying adult when you book through Days Out With Kids!

Bring the kids along to this fantastic Easter workshop where they will get to help re-design the cover of the very famous ‘Help’ album, as well as enjoying all the delights of this brilliant attraction!

Easter Extravaganza; Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, 25th March – 17th April – Save 29% off 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!

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’.***

Big Bird Bonanza Fun; Marwell Zoological Park, Winchester, Hampshire, 28th – 9th April

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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Easter: Science Rules! Ragged School Museum, London, 29th March – 6th April

Learn about the exciting discoveries made in the Victorian times and how their advances into physics, medicine and forensics have changed the world we live in. The will be plenty of fun and creative activities to keep the children engaged and entertained throughout!
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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 Activities; Croome, Worcester, Worcestershire, 24th March – 9th April

Visit this historic home and take part in a Cadbury’s egg hunt as you search for clues to help solve the mystery of the lost eggs! There are also cool creative and crafty activities to keep the little ones amused.
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Easter Holidays at Trowbridge Museum; Trowbridge, Wiltshire, 26th March – 6th April

There’s plenty of free Easter fun at this museum including an Egg Hunt especially for the kids, and a scrap work shop where they can build a bug home! Visit the sensory garden where the children can plant sunflowers and decorate the pots!
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Easter Workshops; Charnwood Museum, Loughborough, Leicestershire, 28th March – 9th April

There are some fantastic workshops suitable for children of all ages during the Easter holidays. Make dragonfly sun catchers, hedgehogs and a pop up squirrel, plus take part in a ‘Spring Watch’ fun themed quiz around the museum!
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Gardening Week; Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, 28th March – 7th April

It’s National Gardening Week and to celebrate, there will be plenty of fun gardening themed activities for the children. They can decorate their own plant pots and follow a garden themed trail which sounds like lots of fun!
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Easter Holiday Fun; Gibside, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, 25th March – 7th April

Join in with some fun free activities over the Easter holidays from mini beast hunting to a game of nature bingo. Take part in a traditional egg and spoon race or how about getting messy with mud painting (a change of clothes is advisable)!
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Easter Fun Days! Dynamic Rock Adventures, Swansea, 29th March – 6th April

For those budding climbers in the family, book them in for a day of rock climbing, games and plenty of fun – sounds perfect!
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Easter Family Workshops; Preston Park Museum & Grounds, Darlington, County Durham, 25th March – 9th April

Come and join in with some crafty Easter fun workshops making cute bunny masks, bonnets, Easter cards and eggs. The children even get to show off their Easter bonnet creations in a special Easter parade through the Victorian Street!
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Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt; Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, 21st March – 16th April

Head to the Royal Yacht Britannia for a cuddly bear hunt for Easter! Lots of cute Yottie bears have been hidden and need to be found, plus there is a special treat if you can find them all!
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We hope you have a great time and don’t forget to check out our website for thousands more days out ideas!




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