Lotherton has lots of fairy tale themed family fun planned this Easter.
Fall down the rabbit hole, follow the white rabbit’s trail and get creative with kooky crafts. The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party will be taking place each Wednesday during April along with Flamingo Fun in the Nestbox Education Centre. There’s also plenty of feathered flamingo friends in Wildlife World if you want to take inspiration from the real thing!
So much to keep the kids entertained this Easter at Stockeld Adventure Park, including a daily Giant Easter Hunt in the Enchanted Forest with a free chocolate treat for all! Other activities include:
Hatching chicks – help the ‘Hatch-it Team’ with their fluffy new arrivals (1st – 4th & 8th – 11th April)
The Easter Circus – roll up, roll up for the Greatest Show! (13th – 22nd April)
The Songbugs Easter Show (30th & 31st March, 5th, 6th, 7th & 12th April)
Lambs in the paddock – Daily
Easter crafts – Daily
There will also be all the usual Stockeld fun to be had including the enchanted forest and adventure playgrounds, magical maze, inflatable play, peddle go-karts, roller skating, Buccaneer boats on the lake (additional charge), indoor jumping pillow and MORE!
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Hop on down for a great garden adventure with The Rhyming Rabbit at RHS Garden Harlow Carr this Easter.
Keep your eyes peeled for the Rhyming Rabbit on a hop about the garden trail and enjoy craft activities based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks and brought to you in association with Macmillan Children’s Books.
Children can get their creative juices flowing and create rhymes for the Rhyming Tree, enjoy storytelling and rhymes with the Garden Detectives, make rabbit hand puppets and watch birds-of-prey demonstrations (activities vary daily check website for timings).
Over the Easter weekend, there’s a chance to meet the Easter Bunny himself as well as real-life versions of some of the book’s best-loved animals.
Visit Newby Hall this Easter for a Woodland Trail inspired by Lewis Carroll’s story Alice in Wonderland. Follow the enchanting trail throughout the Woodland Walk and Gardens, solving the clues on the way to finding the Cheshire Cat and golden ‘flamingo egg’ Alice has hidden! You can also have a game of Flamingo Croquet & discover a giant Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
On Easter Sunday and Monday there will be the chance to meet the Queen of Hearts, Alice, The Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit!
The fun continues with the Adventure Playground to explore, miniature train to ride on, pedalo boats to (well, pedal!) and fountains to splash in!
Alice In Wonderland Trail running 13th – 28th April 2019 (Newby opens 30th March)
Hop along to Mother Shipton’s during the Easter Holidays and follow the trail to help Little Bo Peep find her sheep! You can also meet bunnies Betty and Clover and solve puzzles and clues for a chocolatey treat.
The park will be transformed with props and actors, creating an engaging and interactive Easter event suitable for all the family.
You will also see the famous Petrifying Well and Mother Shipton’s Cave. The park has several scenic picnic areas alongside the popular River Nidd and a great adventure playground.
Hoppy Easter Adventure running from 1st – 28th April 2019
This Easter join The Deep’s special agents as they take a trip to our native coastline to find out what can be uncovered at the seaside. Help the team solve the crimes as they go and you might even earn a CSI badge of your own! Lend a hand in the interactive presentation at 11.30am and 3.30pm, follow Inspector Sharky’s trail (available all day) and make your very own sand art (additional charges)
With new egg-citing activities, cute baby animals and lots of family fun, there’s plenty to see and do this Easter at Piglets Adventure Farm. Take part in the new Easter Egg hunt, collect eggs from hidden chicks around the farm to earn a special treat. There’s also new live Animal Shows and The Magic Hatter returns with comedy magic and Springtime silliness too! (See website for timings of shows as vary by day)
The fun doesn’t stop there, take a tractor and trailer ride to the Bale Play Baaarn with 3 incredible new slides, straw bale mountain, junior tractor drivers’ area and dig’n’play.
The Eureka! Steampunk Scientists will amaze you with their science demonstrations and you’ll get to experience a brand new Steampunk Science Show. The Eureka! Tinkering Space will be open daily, with a range of maker activities and crafts.
Plus over the Easter weekend meet an Easter bunny with a difference!
This Easter at Cannon Hall Farm children get to go on an adventure and help fix the Easter Bunny’s egg-cellent egg making machine, finding the lost cogs and making the Easter magic work again! Once the machine is fixed they will get a golden ticket to visit the Easter Bunny and receive a chocolate egg! (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 amazing soft play centre.
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 19th – 22nd April 2019.
Admission is £10 per vehicle, payable on arrival at the car park kiosk (Riverside car park), where trail sheets will be distributed.