The 5 Best Easter Events 2017

Best easter events

Combine the certified cutest animals (lambs, bunnies, baby chicks? I mean ūüė©)¬†with excessive¬†amounts of chocolate in all its varying forms, plus the joy of¬†a new season all wrapped into one scrummy package? You’ve got Easter. When the two Easter Bank Holidays come around this April, many of us will enjoying a four day weekend, so it’s the perfect opportunity¬†to hop onto the bunny bandwagon and follow the Easter Egg hunt to some of the UK’s best Easter events.

Take a look at our top 5 picks and rest assured that one of¬†thousands of Snaptrip last minute cottages will have you right in the thick of¬†the action…

1.¬†Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Agatha Christie’s Greenway

This Easter the Greenway Estate is putting on an event that the kids will love and adults will adore. Which adult doesn’t love an Agatha Christie mystery? And which kid doesn’t love finding¬†hidden¬†chocolate eggs? For this great day out, head over to Agatha Christie’s Greenway from¬†1st – 17th April¬†to take part in the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Can you hunt down who stole the chocolates? You’ll have to find out! Dogs on a lead are welcome and sturdy walking boots are recommended. It’s a great opportunity to explore the rest of Greenway, too!

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2. Easter at Holkham

Holkham Hall is going all out this Easter, so you won’t want to miss out on their celebrations. From¬†14th – 17th April expect to find heaps of Easter themed fun; from striking flower displays to icing easter biscuits, face painting to a storytelling yurt. Plus there are plenty of games to keep the kids entertained all day long. Easter Fun is included in the standard admission price so you can¬†explore the rest¬†of what Holkham Hall has to offer while you’re there!

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3. York Easter Family Festival

For a city’s worth of Easter fun, you’ll wanna’ head to York. Not only is this a beautiful city that we recommend all history lovers, architecture fiends and UK explorers check out, but as part of the Easter celebrations there’ll be hosting the York Chocolate Festival¬†– with their very own¬†chocolate workshops. Elsewhere in the city there will be plenty to get involved in; think face painting, crafts, a funfair, food stalls, a petting zoo and an Easter trail. Different activities will be running at different times, so do check out Visit York’s website for more information.


4. Peter Rabbit Mini Egg Hunt in Bowness

The Lake District is a magical place to visit any time of year, but it is especially beautiful in Spring. For a bundle of Easter fun, get down to The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere. From 16th Р17th April, this touristy gem is putting on even more then usual to offer kids a brilliant, Easter-tastic day out. For all families visiting on these dates, there will be a treasure hunt in the garden, where the kids get themselves a chocolate egg and a sticker! Go on, make the most of Easter than with non other than Peter Rabbit himself!. 

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5. Canoeing Easter Egg Hunt

For something a little out of the¬†ordinary this Easter, why not join in the Canoeing Easter Egg Hunt?¬†Choose from¬†15th, 16th or 17th April¬†to get yourself to the New Forest, where this two hour tour of the beautiful Beaulieu River will see an Easter Hunt fit for your adventurous little nippers!¬†Experience isn’t required to join in,¬†with¬†Easter eggs to find along the way and¬†guaranteed¬†treats for the children. Take things off-land this Easter and enjoy a¬†fun, outdoorsy activity for the whole family.

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