Looking for something to do with the kids this Easter half term break? We have picked out 10 Fun Easter Events for Kids and Families in the UK for Easter 2020:
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Fun Easter Events For Kids And Families In The UK
#1. Science Festival at National Museum of Scotland
Dates: April 4th to 19th 2020
The whole family can enjoy sensational science at this year’s Science Festival at National Museum of Scotland 4th to 19th April 2020, with drop-in events, bookable workshops and shows.
#2. Free Easter Trail at House of Marbles
Dates: 10th to 13th April 2020 (except 12th)
This Easter at House of Marbles there FREE Easter Egg Hunts with prizes on Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Bank Holiday Monday.
This year along with the traditional Easter Egg Trail, families can enjoy a bonus Digital Easter Egg Hunt!. There will also be free face paining from 10am to 3pm daily.
#3. Easter Family Fun – The Secret Garden Trails at RHS Gardens
3 locations – Essex, Surrey & North Yorkshire
Dates: April 4th to 19th 2020
Celebrate the launch of the new film The Secret Garden by visiting the garden trails and joining in Easter family activities ath the 4 RHS gardens below.
Easter activities will be at the four RHS gardens:
For more information on what’s on at each garden visit www.rhs.org.uk
#4. Eggs & Tales at Kirkstall Abbey
Dates & Times: April 12th 2020 from 9.30am to 15.45pm (6 hour long shows)
Enjoy a family theatre show this Easter at Kirkstall Abbey. Join your favourite characters as they guide you through the Abbey ruins where you can expect dancing, story telling, rhyming and loads more enchanting family fun. Each child will also receive a free chocolate egg to enjoy.
#5. Easter Activities at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Dates & Times: April 12th to 17th 2020, 10.30am to 3pm daily
Easter fun begins on Easter Sunday, April 12th with an Easter Egg Hunt from 11am to 3pm, arts and crafts entertainment with Bibbledy Bob and much more. Then on Easter Monday April 13th enjoy fun activities on the lawn with Bibbledy Bob!
On April 15th enjoy Peter Rabbit Storytime from 11.30 to 2.30pm on the main lawn. (4 sessions in total)
Throughout the Easter holidays children can enjoy the Children’s trails which are available from reception for a small fee. These include a Scavenger Hunt (50p), Beautiful Birds Trail (£1), Orienteering Trail (£1).
#6. Easter Golden Egg Challenge at Paradise Park
Dates: 28th March to 19th April 2020
Paradise Park, Falmouth will have eggs aplenty this Easter 2020 with an Easter Golden Egg Challenge daily. A great time to catch up with all your favourite birds and animals. You might even spot some dinosaur eggs!
Visitors can also enjoy a magnificent ‘Eagles of Paradise’ display a free ‘Birds Flying Show’ where you can get up close to eagles, cockatoos, owls macaws and more wonderful birds. And the indoor Jungle Barn play centre will be open throughout the Easter holidays.
Recommended Reading: A Family Holiday to Cornwall: From Camels to Eden
#7. Cadbury National Trust Easter Egg Hunts
Join in the fun this Easter by taking part in the Cadbury Easter Egg Trail. Find your nearest trail this Easter.
#8. Easter Family Fun at Hever Castle
Dates: 2nd to 19th April 2020
For some magical family moments this Easter, hop through Hever Castle & Gardens , following the trail of colourful carrots to claim your delicious chocolate treat.
Celebrate spring by making and decorating an egg shaped decoration to hang on the Easter tree then challenge yourself in the Yew Maze!
If your little ones are aged between 7-14, they can can explore the Tudor Towers adventure playground with its own moat, drawbridge and three turrets. Or if they are under 7 the natural play area, Acorn Dell, has a 2 metre high living willow structure, a giant sandpit, a mound with tunnels to clamber in and a climbing frame.
#9. The Big Museum Easter Trail at St Fagans National History Museum
Dates & Times: April 10th to 13th, 10am to 3pm
Join in the fun at St Fagan’s National History Museum this Easter, with their Big Museum Easter trail. Solve the clues and follow the trail around the museum, then it’s back to the start to claim your egg-citing prize!
No advance booking needed for this event – pay at the desk on arrival, then collect your trails from the activity station. Suitable for children aged 4+ but younger children can work as part of a family team.
Then get close to nature and discover beech woodland and learn all about wildlife on their nature trail.
#10. Easter Easter Fun with the Junk Orchestra at Leeds Castle
Dates & Times: April 10th to 13th 2020, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3pm
Join the Junk Orchestra at Leeds Castle for daily musical ‘jamming sessions’. Create and play with instruments that have been cleverly constructed using bits of old rubbish.
Children can also let their creative skills shine through at the free ‘mad hat’ workshops and round off the family fun with an Easter Trail in the grounds where they may receive a chocolate reward!
#11. English Heritage Easter Events
Dates: Various dates from April 4th to 19th 2020
Release your inner adventurer and join the hunt for dragon eggs this Easter weekend at English Heritage locations.
Follow the trail, crack the clues and claim your reward at one of their Easter Adventure Quests taking place at historic sites across England.
Over to you now. Are you planning to go to any of these Easter events for kids and families in the UK? Tell us in the comments below.