Activities Events Half term

What’s on in March 2024

Written by Chloe Penn

March is here and we’re hoping it’s sweet,
Celebrate with a day out or an Easter treat!
Don’t forget Mother’s Day on the second Sunday,
Here’s to hoping the skies are less grey!

There’s lots of great things going on during March, from Easter extravaganzas to the beginning of the 2024 season for theme parks! Find an event near you and make some unforgettable memories!


Meet Puss in Boots at Shrek’s Adventure

📆29th March – 13th April 📍London

Book with Picniq and get a family of 4 ticket for £75!

This Easter at Shrek’s Adventure, you can meet & greet everyone’s favourite swashbuckling feline, Puss in Boots! Joined by Kitty Softpaws, the iconic duo will be around for photos and fun, and this event is included with general admission so you can join Shrek & friends on an epic adventure while you’re there. Book here.

Mums Go Free at Howletts Wild Animal Park

📆9th & 10th March 2024, 📍Canterbury

Up to 30% off and Mums go free!

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Trip to Howletts Wild Animal Park in Canterbury this March with Mums ticket on the house! Immerse yourself in the enchanted animal kingdom with Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Monkeys and more at this incredible wildlife park. The perfect day out this Mother’s Day weekend. Book here.


The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace

📆23rd March – 14th April 2024, 📍Surrey

Get a free £5 Picniq voucher with your booking!

 This much-loved event is back this Easter, so get ready for an egg-cellent adventure around the palace gardens that will be blooming with springtime atmosphere. Keep an eye our for the Lindt Gold Bunny statues hiding between flowers and plants. Match the names of influential figures to the bunnies red ribbons and you’ll receive a tasty treat in the form of a real Lindt Gold Chocolate Bunny! Book here.


Family Easter Treasure Hunt at Leeds Castle

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍Maidstone

Save up to 11% off tickets!

Explore the great outdoors with an egg-citing treasure hunt fun for all the family. Dotted around the grounds are captivating interactive installations and vibrant Easter displays that will put your wits to the test as you solve the treasure hunt. Book here. (Book your entry ticket with us for up to 11% off, then it’s just £2.50 per child for the trail card!


The Secret Life of Reptiles at London Zoo

📆29th March – 30th April 2024, 📍London

Book with us and get a family of 4 ticket from £87!

Go undercover and discover some of the worlds rarest and most unique reptiles at London Zoo in this extra-special reptile spotlight! From the adorable White’s Tree Fog to the deadly Mangshan Pit Viper, there’s so much to learn about these incredible creatures. This brand new hub for all things reptile related will include the world’s largest amphibian and largest aquatic frog amongst other impressive creatures! Book here.


Alton Towers Reopening

📆16th March 2024, 📍Staffordshire

Family of 4 ticket from £116!

We’re counting down the days until the doors to Alton Towers reopen for the 2024 season! With over 40 rides and attractions, Alton Towers offers a fun for the whole family with both daredevil rides for thrill-seekers to the fun-filled CBeebies land. Coming this year is the newly re-imagined Nemesis Reborn, which was the first ever inverted rollercoaster! Book here.

The Chocolate Killer at The London Dungeon

📆23rd March – 14th April 2024, 📍London

Family of 4 ticket from £55!

Face your fears at The London Dungeon this Easter and experience death by chocolate in this Easter-exclusive show! You’ll come face to face with one of Britain’s not-so-sweet killers in this immersive experience which involves a séance and an audience with a questionavle psychic! Book here.


Easter at Haynes Motor Museum

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍Yeovil

Exclusive 20% off tickets!

Included with you admission is a free Easter trail that younger ones will love, find all the hidden eggs around the museum to reveal the secret word, and claim a prize when you get it! You’ll also get the chance to take a look under the bonnet of some very special cars in this Easter extravaganza. Book here.


Chessington World of Adventures Reopening

📆22nd March, 📍Surrey

Book with us and get your family of 4 ticket for £120!

Step into the wild this March as Chessington reopens it’s theme park for a day of fun, thrills, and the great outdoors. Explore the new World of Jumanji, the 100s of incredible animals at Chessington Zoo, the Gruffalo River Ride, loads of thrilling rollerocasters, fun for the little ones, and lots of adventure! Book here.


Easter at Warwick Castle

📆From 23rd March, 📍Warwickshire

Family of 4 ticket for £70!

Get ready for a swashbuckling adventure this Easter at the castle with plenty of fun-filled action to look forward to! See a fantastic birds of prey show, encounter immersive storytelling experiences, go wild in Zog’s playground, witness the action-packed show The Legend of the Trebuchet, and lot’s more! Book here.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

📆17th March 2024, 📍London

Trafalgar Square will be turning green on Sunday 17th March for it’s annual all-out St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Join in this free event with live music, a parade, arts and culture, food, and much more. Don’t forget to wear green! Find out more.


Easter at London Zoo

📆28th March – 14th April 2024, 📍London

Book with us and get a family of 4 ticket from £87!

Explore and learn all there is to know about London Zoo’s egg-laying animals at the Zoonormous Egg Hunt! As part of your admission, you can take part in a free egg trail learning and finding clues along the way. If you find the extra-special golden egg at the end, you might even get a tasty reward! There will also be Easter themed crafts. Book here.


Thorpe Park Reopens

📆23rd March 2024, 📍Chertsey

Family of 4 ticket from £116!

Get ready for a day of ultimate thrills at Thorpe Park. With lot’s of new things coming this year, you’ll want to ad this one to your 2024 bucket list. With over 30 exciting rides, attractions, and live events for tots to teens and beyond, the whole family will love a day out here. The UK’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster is getting ready to take flight at Thorpe Park in 2024. Hyperia is coming soon. Book here.


Easter at Whipsnade Zoo

📆29th March – 14th April 2024,📍Dunstable

Book with us and get a family of 4 ticket from £87!

Join in the Easter fun with the zoos Zoonormous Egg Hunt, included with your admission. Take part in a free egg trail learning and finding clues along the way. If you find the golden egg at the end, you might even get a tasty reward! There will also be Easter themed crafts, and over 10,000 animals to see! Book here.


The Gemini Boat Race

📆30th March 2024, 📍London

This wacky 194 year old tradition sees the rivalry between Cambridge and Oxford boat clubs explode as they come face to face and battle for the title of the best! Spectators line the various viewing spots and venues along The River Thames to watch this entertaining race take part year after year, and it gets very competitive! Find out more.



Sounds of Blossom at Kew Gardens

📆23rd March – 14th April 2024, 📍London

Book with Picniq and get up to 21% off!

Celebrate the arrival of spring and all the flowers blossoming at the most beautiful gardens in the UK! This special event is a way to connect with nature as the days become a little warmer and brighter. Wander amongst trees and flowers as you hear the whimsical sounds of spring and all your senses are awakened with blossoming smells, colours, noises and sights. Included with general admission. Book here.


Bluey at Kew Gardens

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍London

Book with Picniq and get up to 21% off!

Also at Kew Gardens this Easter, everyone’s favourite lovable dog will be around for lots of fun and games! Take part in activities inspired by the beloved show, and at set intervals throughout the day little ones will have the chance to meet Bluey. This is all included with your admission. Book here.

Paw Patrol at Longleat

📆9th & 10th March 2024, 📍Warminster

Book with Picniq and get 10% off!

For one weekend only, celebrate the brand new Jungle Pups series of Paw Patrol at Longleat! Enjoy exclusive activities all weekend. This is all included with your admission. Book here.

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍Cornwall

Celebrate the beginning of spring and follow the Easter trail where you’ll go on an adventure with Lowenna the Lost Lamb and follow the little lamb’s journey to collect a stamp for your booklet. Once complete, head to the tent where crafts and activities await you and maybe even a chocolate treat! Find out more.

📆22nd March – 21st April 2024, 📍Weymouth

Family Fun Ticket from £50!

Take part in an interactive treasure hunt around the aquarium as you looks for clues and helps find the lost treasure and missing creatures along with it! Enjoy pirate themed games, crafts and activites, snap a photo with Captain Careless, and even win a prize for taking part! Book here.

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍Portsmouth

Family Annual Pass Explorer from £105 and get a £5 Picniq voucher!

Egg-citing Easter events are happening all across Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, The Mary Rose Museum, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy, from an Easter mouse bonnet parade, to an interactive puppet trail and even some Easter crafts. Purchase your Family Annual Pass Explorer from £105 and get access to all of these and more for a whole year! Book here.

📆29th March – 14th April 2024, 📍Somerset

Get 5% off your tickets!

Visit Cheddar Gorge and Caves this Easter and take part in an enchanting glow in the dark egg hunt! Included in the price of your day ticket is a magical trail through the caves with glowing eggs, flowers, and fairies lighting the way so you can find the missing eggs and crack the code! Book here.


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