It’s set to be an egg-cellent long weekend filled with eggs-treme amounts of fun during the Easter break. Make the most of the bank holiday and gather the troops for an activity-packed few days. It should be a cracker!
Confectionary giants Cadbury is hosting the ultimate Easter egg hunt at over 250 National Trust locations across the UK. That’s a lot of chocolate. Find out where your nearest hunt is by entering your postcode into the special Cadbury Easter website here. Many of the venues taking part have organised activities that span the whole weekend, so you’re sure to find some fun for the little ones on a day that best suits you. Admission and ticket information varies across venues.
Kew Gardens, London
From Friday 30 March to Sunday 15 April, the beautiful Kew Gardens is celebrating all things Peter Rabbit with themed entertainment for all the family throughout the fortnight. From learning about the vegetables Peter found in Mr McGregor’s garden to following an exciting trail filled with famous Beatrix Potter characters, visitors can expect a day out that’s full to the brim with games, crafts and storytelling. Find out more here. More information and tickets here.
Take the kids to the countryside for some countrytastic fun at the Three Counties Showground on Thursday 5 April. With food, farming and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy, there’s something for everyone at this agrarian day out. Take a ride on a tractor and trailer, create a clay sheep in the pottery workshop, press cheese, taste local produce in the farm kitchen, make crafts and try out some painting in the play barn… And that’s just a snippet of what’s on offer. For more information and how to buy tickets, visit countrytastic.co.uk
Treat the family with a trip to the cinema to see the new Peter Rabbit film. Starring James Corden as the voice of Peter Rabbit, with performances from Margot Robbie, Rose Byrne and many more – including the awesome Sam Neill as Old Mr. McGregor. Find out cinema listings and times for your nearest theatre and watch the official trailer on YouTube here.
The Pleasure Garden’s at Blenheim Palace are transforming into an Easter wonderland with a giant Easter egg hunt, Victorian fairground, bouncy castle, puppet show and loads more to boot for families to enjoy from 30 March to 2 April. You’ll need to buy a park and gardens ticket to make the most of all that’s on offer and note that some of the activities will incur a small additional charge on the day. Buy tickets online here.