It’s Easter! If you’re looking for fun things to do in the Easter holidays, read this post
Looking for the best fun things to do in the Easter holidays? With the spring break upon us, you might be looking for days out and activities to do with your children.
We’ve rounded up ten free (or very cheap) cracking ideas to help you have an egg-celent adventure.
Go on an egg hunt: Surely the pinnacle of all Easter-themed activities, if you want to hunt down some chocolate, here’s a list of egg hunts across the UK.
Roll an egg instead...But if you don’t want to hunt an egg, roll one instead. The Scottish Highlands have plenty of hills to choose from! Here are 38 other things to do in Scotland over the holidays.
See Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun: If you're hankering for warm summer weather and open-air music festivals, take your little ones along to see the brand new Peppa Pig cinema experience, Festival of Fun. Read our Festival of Fun review and enter our brand new competition to win a VUE cinema gift card and a Wellkid Peppa Pig gift set.
Have fun at London’s Southbank Festival: A trip to London doesn’t necessarily mean spending a fortune. The Southbank has a host of free activities, from music and DJ sets to giant sandpits everyone can play in. More here and here are some activity ideas for London with a toddler.
Spend Easter with the National Trust: There are National Trust properties across the UK, and a huge range of Easter activities from egg hunts through to nature trails. Some of them have a small charge, and you might need to be a member to enter the properties - check the website first.
Find a bluebell forest: Bluebells are in season! Look on the Woodland Trust website to find your nearest forest full of the beautiful blue flowers, for a pretty family walk.
Join the library: Your local library will probably have free sessions over Easter, from storytelling through to Easter crafts. Join up and take out some books, too.
Visit a museum: Always a good bet for activities and entertainment, head over to a museum during the Easter holidays. The free GMP Police Museum in Manchester is located in a former police station and has regular open days and tours. Here are more things to do in Manchester.
Go down on the farm: If you’re not in the countryside but want to see animals in spring, fear not, you can still go to the farm - there are city farms in most big cities, and lots of city farms in London. Most of them will be free to enter.
Have Easter in Bristol: If you’re based in Bristol, there’s a lot going on this Easter, from free egg trails to cookery classes. Read more here.
We hope you find our list of fun things to do in the Easter holidays useful - have a brilliant holiday!