Easter is fast approaching, are you all set? To make sure you make the most of your Easter holidays we’ve put together a list of days out ideas across the UK.
Cadbury World, Birmingham (West Midlands)
Get very egg-cited to celebrate Easter with Cadbury World! Hop to Cadbury World to enjoy an action-packed programme of chocolatey fun for the whole family, including an egg-cellent Easter Egg Trail for children. A must day out for some Easter fun and anyone who loves chocolates!
Visit http://www.cadburyworld.co.uk/ for more information.
Nearest train station: Cadbury World is a fifteen minute walk from Bournville Station.
Cardiff Castle, Cardiff (Wales)
If you want to tour an historical site visit the wartime tunnels last used as air raid shelters in the Second World War and take the family trail to explore the castle together. There is also a children’s dressing up corner with child-sized costumes.
Visit http://www.cardiffcastle.com/ for more information.
Nearest train station: Cardiff station – then just a ten minute walk.
Borde Hill Garden, Sussex (South East)
Become an explorer for a day! Hunt the hidden creatures and their eggs in the Garden, answer clues and solve riddles. A fun and educational trail for all ages. Find the Easter Bunny to claim your reward. Giant garden games available and activities for visitors young and old!
Visit http://www.bordehill.co.uk/ for more information.
Nearest station: Haywards Heath – then just a short taxi ride.
Blair Drummond Park, Stirling (Scotland)
If safari and adventure are what you are after visit Blair Drummond Park and experience a great day. From the Wildlife Animal Reserves to the Adventure Playground and many more attractions, there is plenty of fun and excitement for all the family.
Visit http://www.blairdrummond.com/index.php for more information.
Nearest train station: Stirling station – then just a ten minute bus or taxi ride.
Visit http://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/events/easter-explorers/ for more information.
Nearest train station: Oakham station
Oasis leisure centre, Swindon, Wiltshire (South West)
Visit the Oasis leisure centre and enjoy a tropical environment which all the family can enjoy. The main pool has a slopped entry and there is a smaller pool for toddlers with an elephant slide and Pirate Ship. The main pool has a giant wave machine, water cannon, three hydro-slides, the ‘Lagoon Falls’ waterslide and the Domebusters.
Visit http://www.oasisleisure.co.uk/ for more information.
Nearest train station: Swindon station – then just a ten minute walk.
There’s plenty of free activities on offer in London that make great days out without taking a toll on your pocket. If you fancy being indoors the Natural History Museum in London is a great place to visit. The architecture of the building, fascinating tours and archaeological exhibitions makes the museum an interesting visit for all ages.
Visit http://www.nhm.ac.uk/ for more information.
Nearest tube station: The museum is next to South Kensington station on the District, Circle and Piccadilly underground lines.
If you’re up for outdoor activities and something a bit different visit Newham City Farm, one of London’s longest established as well as one of its largest farms. Animals here include shire horses, goats, rabbits, peacocks, sheep and pigs to name a few! It’s a great day out to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and the best part is it’s free to enter!
Visit http://newhamcityfarm.co.uk/ for more information.
Nearest tube station: East Ham and Plaistow. Nearest Docklands Light Railway is Royal Albert.