Whether you live in Lincolnshire, are having a holiday here over Easter or are wondering if it’s worth a visit to Lincolnshire, East midlands then look no further. The is a round up post for family friendly things to do over Easter. We have a blank week for the first week so hopefully we will get to do a few of the things on our list.
What’s on and where
Easter egg hunts
So many different attractions have Easter egg hunts on, mostly over the Easter bank holiday weekend. A few of our favourites are:
From Saturday 10:30 am on the 1st April until Monday 17th April at 3pm you can go on a self-guided Easter egg nature trail. The cost is just £3 per child with a prize at the end when you take back your completed trail.
Hardys Animal farm
Their Easter hunt runs from Friday 14th April-Monday 17th April. Help answer all their clues to win some Easter chocolate. They will also have a fun packed itinerary of Easter activities. More information can be found on their website here.
William the Conqueror Domesday trail. Junior visitors can explore the castle grounds to seek out and count the sheep and livestock of the mills and manors for King William’s great survey. Once you find the clues your reward will be a yummy treat. This event is from 1st-17th April.. Every Sunday they will have Easter sheep and lambs at the castle.
Lincolnshire wildlife park
On Easter Sunday the park is offering a free Easter egg to the first 50 children through their doors. Throughout the Easter weekend they will also have an Easter trail quiz. They will also be opening their new Bengal gardens tiger enclosure. I am very excited about this! For more information on the park click here.
The National Trust – The Cadbury egg hunts
Tattershall castle egg hunt is on from Friday 14th April until Monday 17th April, Gunby Hall Egg hunt is on Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April and Belton house egg hunt from Friday 14th April until Monday 17th April, all have egg hunts on over Easter. You follow clues to collect letters. Once you have spelled our your word you can collect your prize. We have done this trail twice before at Tattershall castle and had a great time both times.
Rand farm park
Over the Easter weekend they will have their Easter egg hunts with their very own Rufus rabbit. From Friday the 14th – Monday 17th April. There will be lots of prizes to be won. They also have other Easter crafts and lamb feedings over the Easter holidays. Click here for more information.
Tattershall farm park
Tattershall farm have easter egg hunts on the Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April. They are doing the hunts at selected times of the day. See their website for further details and to pre book tickets.
Other places worth a mention
They have so much on over Easter. From the 1st until the 25th April they have a guided tour with a difference. Beastly boring Burghley will be with costumed guides and you can find out all about the gruesome history of Burghley. From the 3rd until the 21st April there will be Easter crafts. There’s a fine food market on the 8th & 9th April. An Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday and much more. For full event information click here.
Joseph and the amazing Technicolour dreamcoat
This is on at The Embassy theatre in Skegness from Tuesday 11th until Saturday the 15th April. See X-Factors winner Joe McElderry star in the role. Tickets still available
Market Rasen racecourse
What a great idea to bring children’s entertainment to a racecourse. On Monday 17th April Market rasen racecourse is running a special event day for everyone. As well as horse racing there will be a kids carnival with appearances at intervals throughout the day from CBeebies Bing and Flop. Plus much more. Market rasen racecourse , a family ticket is very reasonably priced.
The very hungry caterpillar
On the 9th April the Very hungry Caterpillar will be on at the New theatre royal in Lincoln. The critically acclaimed production features 75 puppets. Running time is 55 minutes with no interval. Tickets are still available here.
Whisby Nature reserve
There is always lots on here and it’s a favourite place to visit of ours. On Friday 7th April from 2-4pm there is a duckling disco for the under 7’s. £3.50 per child with juice and a biscuit included. Easter bonnet workshop on Tuesday 13th April from 11-12pm. Suitable for children aged between 4-7. They also have bear hunts on at £4.50 per child. Ring 01522 688868 to book and for more info.
Woodside Wildlife park
The 1st April sees the opening of a new exhibit for the attraction. Endeavour is a transformation of the former Sir Joseph Banks conservatory. Woodside are highlighting the epic journey of the Endeavour. The attraction includes a wobbly bridge over crocodiles. Do you dare cross it?
I wish we could fit everything is as we would go to all if we could. What fun there is to be had in this great county over Easter. What do you fancy doing?
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