1. Thornton Hall Country Park
From Harry Potter to Unicorns, Peter Rabbit to Critters… there is something for everyone on at Thornton Hall Country Park this Easter half term.
Open from Monday March 26th – Friday 13th April. Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS
So much to keep the kids entertained this Easter at Stockeld Adventure Park. Join in the Easter Eggsplorer egg hunt and find eggsplorer eggs around the park, all of them are in the form of a famous explorer. Look out for the Easter Bunny in the Enchanted Forest, Roller Rink, Maze and have a go on the Go Karts and Buccaneer Boats. The Stockeld Rangers will also be doing daily Easter craft activities.
Special Events: The Ugly Bug Show (selected dates), Easter Bonnet Parade (31st-2nd) and Chocolate Making, with Chocolate Story York (selected dates)
Open 26th March – 16th April. Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.
Enjoy Easter at Harlow Carr with lots of activities from stories and Easter crafts to amazing birds of prey demonstrations, plus the delicious Lindt Bunny trail!
Kids go Free!
Free entry for all children to our four RHS Gardens from 3 to 15 April, when accompanied by a paying adult or Member.
Enjoy a great family day out this spring.
Lindt Bunny Trail Daily, 30th March – 16th April
Hop through the garden on the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny, following the clues to lead you to a delicious treat.
Easter Weekend fun 30th March – 2nd April
You can say hello to Easter Bunny, meet the cute Easter babies and participate in Easter crafts.
Get Crafty! & Garden Detectives 4th & 11th April
Roll up your sleeves and make bunny and chick baskets to take home. The wacky Garden Detectives will also be on hand to welcome you and to share their themed stories at selected times.
Open from 30th March – 16th April. Crag Ln, Harrogate HG3 1QB
With egg-citing activities, cute baby animals and lots of family fun, there’s plenty to see and do this Easter at Piglets Adventure Farm.
Visitors can take part in the Easter Egg Hunt, find hidden chicks around the farm, grab an egg from each one and then receive a special treat!
Other egg-citing activities include lambing live, lamb bottle feeding, baby chicks, Chicken Flappin’ and the Magic Hatter returns with his comedy magic and Springtime silliness! The fun doesn’t stop there, all of the regular activities are running including tractor trailer rides, bouncing pillows, animal barn and piglet maternity ward, giant sand pit and loads more.
Open 24th March- 15th April. Piglets, Nr York, YO32 9ST
With a brand new Easter Adventure for 2018 children get to go on a magical adventure and help fix the Easter Bunny’s egg-cellent egg making machine and make the Easter magic work again! Children will visit the Easter Bunny for a photograph and claim a free chocolate egg from the Easter egg machine. (one egg per paying child)
There will also be the usual farm fun such as tractor trailer rides plus sheep and ferret racing, milking demos, shire horse talks and meerkat feeding sessions. If the weather isn’t great you can always shelter in the soft play centre.
Easter Adventure 24th March – 8th April. Cannon Hall Farm, Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley
Fun for all the family awaits at Mother Shipton’s cave this Easter!
Hop skip and jump through Mr McGregor’s Marvellous Easter garden. Follow the Mother Shipton’s Easter trail and meet characters from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit stories. As you walk through magical woodland props and characters will bring the story of the mischievous bunny to life. Actors will be stationed as characters in the park to interact with children and help families complete a themed adventure quiz sheet.
Peter Rabbit Adventure open: 26th March -15th April. Prophecy Lodge, Knaresborough HG5 8DD
Spring has sprung at Hull’s award-winning aquarium The Deep, and it’s time to learn about new life in the oceans. Hear about the different eggs laid by some of the most popular residents, including sharks, turtles and penguins.
Meet the Steampunk Scientists, who will blow your mind with their theatrical science demonstrations going on throughout the museum daily. There will also be special events and demonstrations happening (check website for more details)
Meet the Steampunk Easter Bunny for some egg-citing science experiments. (Fri 30th March – Mon 2nd April.)
Open 24th March -15th April. Discovery Road, HX1 2NE Halifax.
Credit: Bolton Abbey
Hop through Strid Wood and keep your eyes peeled for the larger than life bunnies hiding in the trees. They shouldn’t be too hard to find with their brightly coloured coats on. Complete the tasks along the trail to crack the Easter Bunny’s code.
The Easter Bunny will be in situ from the 30th March – 2nd April.
Admission is £10 per vehicle, payable on arrival at the car park kiosk (Riverside car park), where trail sheets will be distributed.
Open 30th March-15th April. Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6AL
Head down to the farm at Easter and see the lovely Birchfield animals, there will be plenty of baby lambs to bottle feed, piglets, calves and the New Egg – citing Hatchery. You can see the eggs in the incubators and even hold a baby chick. Follow the Easter trail (30th March -1st April) around the farm and complete it to win a chocolate treat from the Easter bunny!
Oakmount, Harrogate HG3 4JS. Tel: 01423 781792
Visit Flamingo Land between 30th March and 15th April and join in the Easter Egg Hunt in the Dino Dig. Find an egg in the sandpit with a bucket and spade and then redeem this in the Dino shop for a free egg treat.
Also, take part in the Easter Zoo Trail around the award-winning animal collection. All the normal rides and attractions including Peter Rabbit Adventure attraction will be open throughout the Easter Holidays.
Easter Events: 30th March -15th April. Flamingo Land Resort, Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX
For lots more ideas for activities and events over the Easter Holidays see our full What’s on Guide here or visit our Days Out page.
Why don’t you join our Wharfedale Mumbler chat group where you can share reviews of days out/activities and get ideas from others.
We hope you have a great Easter Holiday.
Please check all event details prior to visiting in case of change