Easter Holidays 2019

Easter holiday guide

The Easter Holidays are here!! There is SO much going on for all ages in Knutsford and nearby. Below we’ve sorted all the events by whether you should book now or can just drop in.

What’s on – Mon 1st to Fri 5th April
What’s on – Weekend 6th & 7th April
What’s on – Mon 8th to Fri 12th April
What’s on – Weekend 13th & 14th April
What’s on – Mon 15th to Thurs 18th April
What’s on – Easter Weekend 2019

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Please check details with the venue before you travel.

EVENTS TO BOOK

Room on the Broom

The Lowry, Salford
Tue 2nd  – Sun 7th April

Jump on board the broom with the witch and her cat in Tall Stories’ fun-filled adaptation of Room on the Broom, the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers – a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a frantic frog. Aged 3 and up. Tickets from £17.50. Click for more details


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Classes at Treehouse

Treehouse, Altrincham
From Mon 1st April

Treehouse’s usual PAYG classes will all be on over the holidays so why not try something new! There’s something for ages from 0 – 7, including football, Disney Dance, Morning with Peppa, Baby Music and Movement and Make your own Pizza! Click here for more details and to book


Bottle Feeding and Farm Walk

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Fri 5th, Weds 10th, Sun 14th, Thurs 18th & Sat 20th April 10:45am

Meet the new arrivals on the farm, help us to bottle feed the babies and then go on an escorted walk to meet and feed the other 4 legged residents. Aimed at toddlers / preschool and younger primary school children but older children and babies are welcome. £6 per participated child (1 accompanying adult free of charge). Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Please book in advance. Click for more details



Fun on the Farm Haybale Photoshoot

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford
Fri 5th April 10:30am – 4pm

Fun on the Farm Haybale Photoshoots on Friday 5th April. Just £50 for each 15 minute fun filled photoshoot and you will receive all the edited in images in a downloadable link so no buying your pictures afterwards. Taking place at the amazing Seven Sisters Ice cream Farm and suitable for all ages! We still have some spots left available to book please email info@wildchildphotos.co.uk or call 07977 156556. Click for more details


Easter Decoration Painting

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Sat 6th April 11am & Weds 10th 1pm & Weds 17th April 11am

Come and paint some handmade ceramic Easter decorations to add some spring colour to your home! This is a paint along session for children aged 2+. £10 per person. Choose 3 handmade ceramic Easter themed shapes and paint. Leave to dry while you go for a wander around the farm or visit the cafe and take painted items home the same day.  Session should take approx 30-60 minutes. Please book in advance Click for more details


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Junior Farmers: Chicken and Eggs

Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
Sat 6th, Mon 8th, Weds 10th, Fri 12th, Sat 13th, Mon 15th, Weds 17th

*BOOK SOON SOME SESSIONS SOLD OUT* Join us for the most anticipated Junior Farmers sessions of the year! We’ll learn all about our different breeds of egg-layers, their life-cycles and how we look after them. Best of all we’ll head into the hen run to feed the birds and each Junior Farmer will gather a freshly-laid egg from the hen house. We’ll then decorate an egg to take home. Suitable for children aged 3-11, the 45 minute session costs £5.50 per child. Advanced booking essential. Click for more details

Spring Wildlife Club at Reaseheath Zoo

Reaseheath Zoo, Nantwich
Sat 6th April, 10am – 12pm

Bring along your little Nature Detective to have fun and explore nature with us at Wildlife Club. We encourage all children to get outdoors, and learning can be so much fun here at the Zoo and in the College grounds. Find out about the Wildlife in your back garden, and what you can do to help it! Each Wildlife Club is themed for the season, and we perform wildlife activities to match. Age 4-7yrs. £5 per child. Book in advance online. Adult supervision required. Click for more details



Cockfields Easter Wonderland

Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne
Sat 6th – Mon 22nd April

A fantastic indoor wonderland has been created at the farm so no matter the weather your sure to have a great day out! Easter Entertainment Shows, Easter Egg Hunts , Decorate a Chocolate Egg, Bottle Feed the Goats, Cuddle the Baby Chicks & Ducklings,
Feed the Barn Animals, Meet the Reptiles and lots lots more!! All of our Play areas will be open including: Indoor Role Play Village, The Fabulous Jumping Pillow, Pedal Tractors, Swigs & Slides in the Park Area, Climbing Frame & Slides in the Beach Area. Everything is included in your all day farm admission price!! Book online now and save ££sss off the gate price. Click for more details.


Alpaca Walks

Walton Hall and Gardens, Warrington
Various dates Sat 6th – Weds 24th April 9:30 – 10:30am

*Last tickets remaining* Join the rangers and our three beautiful alpaca – Jim, Topaz and Mally on this new event. We’ll start off with a brief talk about alpaca’s and introduce you to our three boys. The rangers will then demonstrate how to catch the alpaca and then we’ll take them on a walk around the park with opportunities for photographs! Each walk will have two alpaca that can be booked for just £25 each! The alpaca can be booked for either one adult or one adult and one child – children must be 8 years or older! Click for more details and to book


Toy Story Pyjama Club

Treehouse, Altrincham
Sat 6th April 6:30 – 8:30pm

Every fortnight we run a pyjama club so you can enjoy date night in style! Kids can enjoy 30 minutes of supervised play or activity with our hosts, followed by a 90 minute children’s film. This week we will be playing Toy Story! The special activity involves kids making their own wind up toy followed by a toy race! Popcorn and drinks included.  Parents/Carers can then enjoy a delicious dinner & drinks in our restaurant! Please check our terms and conditions.  £8 per child, Recommended age is 4+, however we accept 3 year olds at parental discretion. Click for more details


Usborne Farmyard Tales

Knutsford Library
Mon 8th April 11am

*Book in advance* A story and activity suitable for children under 5 years. Please book in advance. Free. Click for more details


Where Food Comes From

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Tues 9th April 10:30 – 12:30

Understand what role the farm plays in food production and what products animals provide. Learn about how food gets from the fields to our plate and how the seasons impact what can be grown. Suitable for children aged 7 – 11 years. £12. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day.  Click for more details


Make your own chocolate Easter Egg

Treehouse, Altrincham
Tues 9th April various times

Join us for a special workshop where children will be taught how to make, fill, and decorate their own Easter eggs! The five-stage workshop enables each child to produce their own chocolate egg, measuring 5.5 inches in length. £12, including free access to the play area. Book online to secure your place! Recommended age: 3+ although we welcome younger children who might enjoy this activity with the help of an adult. Click here for more details and to book


Happy Kids Yoga

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Tues 9th & 16th April preschool age 10:30 – 11:30; 5-9 yrs 1-2pm

A fantastic introduction to yoga in the beautiful surroundings of Tatton Park’s formal gardens. Happy Kids Yoga classes are exciting, creative and calming, combining fitness, fun and relaxation in each unique class. Must be pre-booked and £10 charge includes park entry (normally £7.00 per vehicle). Click here and scroll to desired date/age for more details


Painting and Farm walk

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Tues 9th April 1 – 2pm

Each child will choose a handmade ornament from our collection to paint and leave to dry while we take our farm walk. (These can be taken home on the day). This is a great opportunity to get a guided tour around the animals on our farm, feeding and petting as we go along. Don’t forget your wellies and coats – we will carry on come rain or shine! £6 per participating child. Click for more details


Slime Lab Eggstravaganza Workshop

Chelford Village Hall
Weds 10th April 10:30am – 12pm

Have some Easter fun creating Chocolate Scented Slime and Clear Spring Slime! Aimed at (but not exclusive to) children ages 5-11 years old. We will spend 90 minutes creating two different slime pots, experimenting with slime handling, joining our Slime stretching competition and hanging out with some new pals! Click for more details


Traditional Tales: Cinderella

Tatton Park Mansion, Knutsford
Weds 10th April 10:30am – 12pm

This engaging storytelling tour will bring to life the traditional tale, Cinderella, with the chance to meet characters and take part in hands on activities that will make you part of this truly magical tale. Recommended for children aged 3-5 years old. £12. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day.  Click for more details


Meet the Tudors

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Weds 10th April 10:30 – 12:00

Step back in time at Tatton Old Hall and meet our fascinating Tudor residents. Learn about what life was like in Tudor times through a range of engaging hands on activities. Recommended for children aged 7-11 years old. Adult accompaniment is not required, but the provision of an emergency contact number is essential. £12. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day. Click for more details


Easter Egg Painting at the Lambing Shed

The Lambing Shed Farm Shop, Knutsford
Weds 10th April. 9:30 – 11am

Join us for Easter Egg painting and arts and crafts! For 0-5s. £8 per child, including kids’ drink and toast. Booking required, please call 01565 631027  Click for more details


Teddy Bears Picnic

Bents Garden and Home, Glazebury
Weds 10th & 17th April 3-5pm

Little ones and their furry friends are invited for a picnic party, complete with a Bear Hunt around the store, finished off with a children’s picnic at the indoor beach.£9.95 Click here for more details and to book.


Tropical Stained Glass

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Thurs 11th April 11am

Paint along with us. Stained Glass frame with a tropical flamingo scene. We supply glass paints and frame with picture outline, making it easier to get a great looking faux stained glass effect! This session is suitable for age 8+. £15 per person. Please book in advance. Click for more details


Secrets of the Lambing Shed

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Thurs 11th April 10:00 – 12:00

Join Tatton Park’s resident sheep expert, to discover the secrets of a successful lambing period. Meet our ewes and new born lambs and help out during one of our favourite times of year. Suitable for both adults and children aged 12 years old and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult, who must also purchase a ticket. £15. Must be pre-booked and includes park and farm entry admission on the day. Click for more details


Lego Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Knutsford Library
Fri 12th April 10am – 12pm

*Book in advance* You liked the LEGO Movie, right? Why not have a go at creating your own!? Please be prepared to work in pairs. £3.50 per child. 8yrs+ Click for more details


Easter Fun Factory Party

The Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
Fri 12th April 4:30 – 6:30pm

Join us for the Eggciting Fun Factory Party here at The Ice Cream Farm! £10 per child. Booking is essential – 07570774491, full payment due at time of booking. Includes: Play in The Fun Factory, Food Box, Ice Cream, Egg Hunt, Craft Activities, Return Play, Ice Cream Farm Balloon. Click for more details


Baby & Toddler Storytelling & Play

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Sat 13th April 9:30 – 10:15am

Bring your little ones to Quarry Bank for a special storytelling and play session just for them. Suitable for children 6 months – 4 years. With storytelling, games, toys and sensory elements, our special baby and toddler sessions are a fun way to start your weekend. Sessions last 45 minutes. £1.50 per child please book in advance. Click for more details


The Highway Rat

Tytherington Family Worship Church
Sat 13th April 10:30 – 11:10am

Join us for a fun morning of storytelling & music as Open The Door bring this wonderful story The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson to life. A relaxed interactive event for all ages, inspiring a love of stories, creativity & reading, developing speech & language. Our StoryBasket craft & colouring will be available too. £5 per child. Book in advance. Click for more information and contact details to book


Easter Bunny Run

Blakemere Village,  Northwich
Sat 13th April 12 – 3pm

Family friendly fun run suitable for all ages. We encourage you to walk, jog or even hop in aid of Neuromuscular Centre. 5km route within the stunning woodland area surrounding Blakemere Village… along the route will be 100 hidden paper eggs. Bring these back to the finish line in return for real chocolate eggs! ‘Hop’ to see you there! Adult entry £7.50 and Child Entry £5. Entry includes flashing bunny ears and chocolate! Click for more details


Flight Academy – Airport Life

Runway Visitor Park, Altrincham
Sat 13th April – Mon 22nd April (excluding Easter Sunday)

*For ages 4-12* Learn about the different job roles at Manchester airport! Try your hand at being a pilot, cabin crew or air traffic controller in our role play session. We will go outside to see if we can see any of the job roles that we have covered in action on the runway! 2 sessions available for ages 4 to 7, or 8 to 12yrs.  £7 per child. Book in advance. Please see our What’s On page for T&C’s & guidelines for this tour before you book. Click for more details.


Easter Afternoon Tea at Cottons

Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford
Mon 15th April to Sun 28th April from 12:30pm 

Treat the family with our Easter afternoon tea! There’s an adult and children’s version, both including sandwiches and an amazing selection of sweet treats. Kids will also get an Easter egg to take home! £12.95 per child, £23.95 per adult.  Call the Restaurant Team on 01565 650333 to book.


Meet Peter Rabbit and his animal friends

Grange Farm Country Store, Lowton
Mon 15th April – Sun 21st April

Come & join in our spectacular Easter holiday fun down on the farm and meet Peter rabbit & his friends. Enjoy a story from Peter himself. Meet and brush his rabbit and guinea pig friends and feed all his bigger animal friends. Bottle feed the lambs and take his baby alpacas for a walk. Booking times are: 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm. Adults £5 children £15. Discount on family tickets please enquire or book via telephone: 01925 290062 or 07585040503. Click for more details. 


Wellies in the Wild – Spring Pond Safari

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve
Mon 15th April 10am – 12pm

Grab your wellies and your sense of adventure to join Nature Stuff on a special all new springtime Pond Safari. We’ll be hunting out signs of spring and learning all about life in the pond. Booking and payment in advance is essential. £7.50 per child per session. Click for more details


Flight Academy – Up Up and Away

Runway Visitor Park, Altrincham
Mon 15th & Thurs 18th April

*For ages 3-5* Children taking part in this session will take part in activities to help us as we get ready for our holidays! Lets pack our suitcase, learn about getting the aircraft ready & role play your inflight service! Lots of fun for all. £7 per child. Please book tickets in advance.. Please see our What’s On page for T&C’s & guidelines for this tour before you book.  Click for more details.


Easter Crafts at the Library

Knutsford Library
Mon 15th April 11am – 12pm

*Book in advance* Come and make something eggcellent for Easter…Easter hats, feathered chicks and Spring baskets with a treat! £2 per child. 4yrs +. Click for more details


Easter Crafts at Lymm Village Hall

Lymm Village Hall, Lymm 
Weds 17th April 1:30pm – 3pm

Join Papertown Crafts to make some brilliant crafts for every child to take home and play some fun Easter inspired games. Children of all ages are welcome and tickets include a drink and snack for the children and a hot drink for grown ups. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are £6 per child and £4 for siblings and places must be prebooked. Click for more details and to book.


Kids Crafts at Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford
Weds 17th April 1 – 3pm

Join Crafty Bear Club at Seven Sisters Farm for Easter egg bag decorating. Decorate a felt Easter bag using a variety of fun craft items including; felt shapes, felt letters and sequins, perfect for keeping your Easter eggs in. Drop in session however payment is required to reserve your Easter bag. Last time of entry to the session will be at 2.40pm. (During busy times there may be a 10 minute wait). Aimed at 3-8 year olds. £5 per child. Click for more details


Tatton’s Fairytale Postman

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Weds 17th April 10:30am – 12pm & 1 – 2:30pm

Tatton Park’s postman has got himself into a muddle! Can you help him deliver his mixed up letters to all the fairytale characters living in our Gardens? Recommended for aged 3-5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult – one ticket required per child and this includes free participation for one adult. £12. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day. Click for more details


Easter Wheels Time

Tytherington Family Worship Church
Weds 17th April 10 – 10:50am

Join us for a fun filled session of ‘wheels’ this Easter. There’ll be a variety of ride-ons for little ones & lots of you’re favourite music too. Older siblings are welcome & you can bring your own scooter if you’d prefer. A great chance to run off some energy! Places are limited so booking ahead is essential. £5 per child & siblings £3. Click for more information and contact details to book


Incredible, Edible Adventures

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Weds 17th April age 4-7: 10am & 11:20am; age 7+: 1pm & 2:30pm

Join The Mini Makery for a hands on workshop! Our multi-sensory sessions engage young (and old) minds, and transform relationships with food. Expect sensory games, drinkable potions made from natural pressed juices, and fresh fruits and veggies to create your own incredible, edible artwork. Allergies catered for. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry on the day. Ticket price includes participation for 1 child and 1 adult. Click here for age 4-7 details Click here for 7+ details


Easter Eggsplorer at Brereton Heath

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve
Thurs 18th April 10am – 12pm

Join Nature Stuff to learn all about nature in springtime. Solve the eggs-quiz-ite scrambled eggs challenge, make your very own bird’s nest and collect Easter eggs, to take home, on the ‘Signs of Spring Treasure Trail’. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child per session. Click for more details


Easter Crafts at Grappenhall Heys 

Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden, Grappenhall
Thurs 18th April 10 – 11:30am or 1 – 2:30pm

Join Gemma from Paper Town Crafts for some Easter crafting fun! We will be making some brilliant craft projects for every child to take home and going on an Easter trail around the beautiful gardens. Children of all ages are welcome and tickets include a drink and snack for the children and hot drink for the grown ups. All children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 per child and £4 per sibling. Must be prebooked.  Click for more details and to book


Gingerbread decorating

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Thurs 18th April 10:00 – 12:00 various sessions

Firstly watch how gingerbread is made and then create your own sweet masterpiece, taking in the magnificent aroma of fresh gingerbread. Includes entry into the Farm where you will meet all our rare breed animals including newly hatched chicks and even our newly born lambs. £10. Age 5 yrs+ only and accompanied by at least one full paying adult. Normal Park admission charge applies. Click for more details


Tatton’s Teddy Hunt

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Thurs 18th April 10:30am -12pm & 1 – 2:30pm 

Tatton’s mischevious teddy bears are playing hide and seek in the Gardens! Can you help us find them all so that they can join in our themed story and rhyme time?  Recommended for ages 3-5 years old. Must be pre-booked and includes park entry admission on the day. Click for more details


Junk Modelling

Knutsford Library
Thurs 18th April 2:30 – 3:30pm

*Book in advance* Make some really fabulous rubbish art! 4yrs +. Free. Click for more details


Easter Gruff

Messuage Farm, Marton
Sat 20th April

Our Easter Gruff Event for children is ready to go. Come and join us for some springtime fun down at the farm! £8.50 per child. Click for more details


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

The Market Café, Knutsford Market Hall
Sat 20th April 9 – 9:45am and 10 – 10:45am

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Tickets £5, include kids breakfast, soft drinks ,and a gift. Two sittings available! Pop in and see us for tickets from Saturday 30th March. Click for more details.


Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs Pyjama Club

Treehouse, Altrincham
Sat 20th April 6:30 – 8:30pm

Every fortnight we run a pyjama club so you can enjoy date night in style! Kids can enjoy 30 minutes of supervised play or activity with our hosts, followed by a 90 minute children’s film. This week we will be showing Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Popcorn and drinks included.  Parents/Carers can then enjoy a delicious dinner & drinks in our restaurant! Please check our terms and conditions.  £8 per child, Recommended age is 4+, however we accept 3 year olds at parental discretion. Click for more details


Lymm Duck Race

The Dingle, Lymm
Mon 22nd April 12:30pm

Our annual Duck Race is held each year on Easter Monday at 12:30pm. The event hosts a variety of stalls and rides in Lymm Village Centre all raising money for good causes open from 10:30am. Tickets are available online until midday, or on the day in the village 10:30am until 12:30pm. Click for more details and to book

DROP IN EVENTS

Please check details with the venue before you travel

Daffodil Walk

The Whitegate Daffodil Farm, Northwich
Weds 27th Mar – Sun 7th April 10am – 4pm

If you love daffodils, fairies, beautiful countryside, and a lovely day out, then come along to The Whitegate Daffodil Farm Open days. You can enjoy a self guided walk at your own pace (following a map and information points) or join a guided tour daily at 10.30am (booking required). For the little ones follow the ‘Foxwist Fairy Trail’ and see the Magic Oak & Fairy Village. Entry £2 adults, £1 children (or £5 for guided tour) Event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Click for more details


Lambing Week at the Farm

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Sat 6th – Sun 14th April (closed Mondays)

Will you be lucky enough to see our lambs being born? This year we have synchronised our ewes to lamb within a 10 day period. Informative talks on the imminent signs of lambing by the farm staff. Normal farm admission applies. NT members half price. Vehicle entry charge applies to all Click for more details


Meet the Lambs at the Lambing Shed

The Lambing Shed Farm Shop, Knutsford
Weekends 6th/7th & 13th/14th April. Sat 12 – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm

Meet the Farmers who look after the lambs! If you are luck you may even see some lambs being born or some take their first steps. Entry £3 per person, no booking required. Under 2s free. Click for more details


The Makers Market

Knutsford town centre
Sunday 7th April March 11am – 4pm

The Makers Market is back!!! An amazing location to showcase, fabulous shops and restaurants and what a great feel and buzz in the town on market day. Even though we say so ourselves, this event is pretty special. One of the largest artisan markets of this type in the UK, with only the very finest food, drink, art and craft. This event you do not want to miss! Click for more details 


Paint a Pot Sale

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Tue 2nd, Fri 5th, Tue 16th April 11am

Crafting Corner are having a huge sale to get rid of their bought in paint a pot bisque items! Lots of money boxes and ornaments. Everything £5!! This session takes as long as it takes for your child to paint… it will be first come first served – when we run out of items, we run out! These items will be poster painted and taken home the same day – no need to return to collect. No need to book. Click for more details


Family Sports Session

Knutsford Leisure Centre
9th, 11th, 16th & 18th April 10am – 12pm

Sports session for the whole family to enjoy, play badminton, short tennis, quik cricket, rounders and more. Family session for adults with their children or grandchildren. Play sports all together led by our instructor, also enjoy the bouncy castle. For families with children up to 8 years. Child £2.00, Adults £free (Members free). Click for more details


Fun Inflatable Swim

Knutsford Leisure Centre
10th, 12th & 17th April

Loads of fun in the pool with our ‘Determinator’ inflatable. Included in your everybody membership. Session 1 – 1:15pm – 2:15pm (6-11 years), Session 2 – 2:15pm – 3:15pm (11+ Years). £4.20 per junior, Adults £5.00, Families £12.00. Normal under 8’s admission policy applies. Ages are a recommendation. Click for more details


Family Fun Swim

Knutsford Leisure Centre
8th, 9th, 11th, 15th, 16th & 18th April 1-3pm

Family Fun Swim – Loads of fun in the Pool with toys, balls, floats & rafts.  Click for more details


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt – One Springy Day

Dunham Massey
30th March – 28th April

Join Percy the Park Keeper and his woodland friends on the first of four seasonal activity trails across the year. Based on the new book ‘One Springy Day’ by Nick Butterworth. Complete the trail around the garden to receive a Cadbury chocolate reward (while stocks last). Pick up your tickets and trails from Visitor Reception on the day. £2.50 per trail. Normal admission applies. Click for more details


Percy the Park Keeper Storytelling – Easter

Dunham Massey
1st – 28th April

Join Percy and hear about his adventures in nature’s playground with his woodland friends. Dress up and become part of the story with our interactive storytelling sessions all through the Easter holidays. Booking not needed. Free event (normal admission applies). Click for more details


Free Easter Cupcake & Cookie Decorating

Goostrey Home and Leisure
Tues 16th April 2 – 4pm drop in

Pop in to decorate a cupcake or ice a cookie to take home with you. There is no charge although a small voluntary donation to MacMillan Cancer Support would be gratefully received. Pre-booking not necessary. Just turn up and look out for the Lily Grace Baking Gifts signs as you enter the craft hall. Click for more details


Spring Holiday – Right to Play

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Mon 6th – Mon 18th April

Join us as we launch our Rights of the Child exhibition with two weeks of activities all about the right to play. In the past children at Quarry Bank didn’t always have the right to play. This spring holiday, we’re playing in the great outdoors and finding out why play matters. Join in with nature-themed adventures in the garden and woods.  Booking not needed. Free event but normal admission applies. Click for more details


Easter Egg Hunt

Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
March 21st – April 21st

The Easter Bunny has visited the farm and hidden eggs with six of his animal friends. We need you to follow the series of clues to find them all! Our Easter Egg Hunt is a fun outdoor activity aimed at children aged around 2-11 years old. It takes 20 – 30 minutes and costs £2.50 per child with supervising adults and babes in arms (under 18 months) going free. The children receive a small prize at the end. Click for more details


20% off Safari

Knowsley Safari Park, Knowsley
31st March  – 21st April

Struggling with Easter holiday plans? Well get ‘egg-cited’ for 20% OFF safari tickets all Easter when you book online! Take an eggs-ilarating (we’ll stop now) trip around our safari drive and discover how much our animals love springtime too. So come on, hop over to the safari for a family adventure this Easter with 20% off online! Click for more details and to book 


Spring Trail

Biddulph Grange Garden
6th – 28th April during garden opening times

See the Garden bursting into life as you spot the hidden bunnies. £2.50 per child (including Sprout pencil prize). Admission fees apply. No need to book. Click for more details.


Easter Holidays Get Set, Blast Off! (Under 7s)

Jodrell Bank, nr Goostrey
Mon 8th – Mon 22nd April (not on Sundays) various times

Join us on a fun-filled rocket trip into space, exploring our Solar System and playing lots of games along the way. Sessions last around 20 minutes and are designed for children aged 7 and under. These sessions are very popular and have a limited availability. Places can’t be pre-booked and are allocated upon arrival. If you’re not able to join a session, don’t worry, there’s lots of other fun activities to get involved with throughout the day. Free with general admission. Click for more details


Science Show: It’s Elemental

Jodrell Bank, nr Goostrey
Mon 8th – Mon 22nd April (not on Sundays) 11am, 12pm, 2:30pm

Why do some things burn, or float, or stick to magnets? The answer – It’s Elemental! This Easter, spark your curiosity by joining us at Jodrell Bank to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table. Be surprised and excited by the elements you encounter every day in our Science Show, which takes you from the Big Bang to life on Earth via an exploding star or two! Our fun and interactive, family-friendly science shows last for 30 – 40 minutes.  They are aimed at adults and children aged 7+. Warning: may include loud bangs! Please note that while science shows are free with general admission, places cannot be guaranteed. Sessions are allocated on arrival depending on availability. Click for more details.


Meet the Expert

Jodrell Bank, nr Goostrey
Mon 8th – Thurs 18th April (weekdays only) 1pm

Here’s your chance to meet one of our resident science and astronomy experts. You’ll learn all about their work, plus have the chance to ask the space questions you’ve always wanted to ask! Suitable for adults and children aged 10+ Free with general admission, places cannot be guaranteed. Sessions are allocated on arrival depending on availability. Click for more details 


Big Cats made with LEGO® Bricks

Chester Zoo, Chester
13th Feb – 30th April

We’re bringing you an incredible collection of BIG CATS to the zoo, made completely out of LEGO® bricks! You’ll be able to explore the BIG CATS exhibition and discover more about these incredible species, as well as boosting your brick-building skills by having a go at creating your own animal model. Plus there will be plenty of playful cat-themed events and activities for you to get involved in! There are also be ten endangered brick animals hidden around the zoo for you to discover in our LEGO Brick Trail, with a chance for you to WIN your own in our competition! Normal admission applies.  Click for more details.


Discover The Tale of Madagascar

Chester Zoo, Chester
From 30th March

Take a trip to Madagascar this spring! Wander through our NEW lemur walkthrough habitat, opening 30 March! This Easter we’re bringing the incredible island of Madagascar to you!  Join us as we celebrate this amazing habitat, the wildlife found there and just what makes this part of the world so unique!  We’ll be celebrating with an playful programme of activities including storytelling, dance, music and art – sharing the unique characteristics and culture of Madagascar. Click for more details.


Tudor Roots: Easter holidays at Speke

Speke Hall, Liverpool
Sat 6th April – Thurs 18th

Enjoy Easter at Speke and discover how the Tudors were rooted in nature. Create your very own floral posy to protect you from Tudor smells, enjoy some tales told by our resident Tudor bard and solve the Apothecary’s Trail around the grounds. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Click more details


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Speke

Speke Hall, Liverpool
Sat 6th April – Thurs 18th

Enjoy a great family day out at Speke this Easter. Search for clues in the grounds and gardens and receive your delicious Cadbury reward at the end.  £2.50 per child which can be paid in cash at the event start point in the Dairy Courtyard, or by card at Reception when you arrive on site. Booking not needed. Normal admission applies.Click more details


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Lyme 

Lyme Park, Macclesfield
Sat 6th – Sun 28th April

Come and explore the garden at Lyme and take the whole family on a nature adventure. Complete the trail to receive a chocolate prize. £2.50 per child. Normal admission applies. Click for more details.


The Lost Words at Lyme 

Lyme Park, Macclesfield
Sat 6th – Sun 28th April

Acorn. Ivy. Heather. Explore Lyme to seek out words like these that are disappearing from children’s vocabulary. Pick up your Lyme dictionary and Investigate the garden to discover words from Robert McFarlane and Jackie Morris’ spell book brought to life. £2.50 per trail. normal admission applies. Click for more details.


Easter at the Hideaway

The Hideaway, Partington
Mon 1st – Tues 23rd April

We’ll have lots of our regular activities happening along with some special Easter activities! We’ll be telling the Easter story everyday (child friendly PG version  ) in a fun interactive session for any children that wish to take part. We also have Easter themed messy play, our active sports session (football, tennis etc), crafts all day plus an egg hunt and of course our Hideaway chicks that will be hatching! You can book in for the Easter holidays to avoid any waiting on arrival now. Click for more details


Easter Bunny Trail

Blakemere Village,  Northwich
Sat 6th April – Mon 22nd April

Join in this fun adventure trail to help the Easter Bunny find his friends who are hiding around the Village, collect a prize with each completed trail map purchased. Purchase your trail maps for just £3 per child from the Visitor Information Centre 10am-4.00pm Daily. A great trail for children aged 3-11yrs. Click for more details


Fun at Redhouse Farm

Red House Farm, Dunham Massey
Sat 6th – Mon 22nd April

Easter fun at the farm returns with some brilliant new additions! There’s an Easter egg and Bunny hunt, the climbing wall, the barrel train, jumping pillow, pedal cart fun and a giant sand pit.  We also have more animals to come and visit, some of our free range hens and the 3 Kune Kune pigs! The barn with the inflatables will be running during the week if we have wet weather (we will still use these for private parties at weekends). Price per child (3+) £10; Children aged 1 – 2 yrs £5; adults free.  Click here for more details.


The Great Eggscape

The Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
Sat 30th March  – Sun 28th April various times

Can you Eggscape? Work together in your teams (up to 5 people) to solve the puzzles and escape the room with the golden egg. Come and show us what you’ve got! Only £5 per team. Booking is essential on the day (at The Playhouse) as spaces will fill up fast. VIP Play Pass holders receive 10% off! Click for more details


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Hare Hill

Hare Hill, Over Alderley
Sat 6th April – Mon 22nd April

Follow the nature-themed clues to solve the puzzle and win a chocolate prize. Hunt maps are available at the Visitor Centre, £2.50 each  Normal admission applies. Click for more details


Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt at Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Fri 19th – Mon 22nd April

Follow the springtime nature trail around the gardens at Quarry Bank to get your Easter chocolate treat. Normal Admission charges apply. Don’t forget to buy your admission ticket before heading to the gardens to start your trail. Click for more details


New inflatables at Energi Trampoline Park

Energi Trampoline Park, Wilmslow
From March 30th

The Easter holidays is almost here! Have you booked your tickets to try out our new inflatables?! The Big One is the larger of the two and replaces our dodge ball area. Complete with our giant slide and obstacle course you guaranteed to have loads of fun. The Junior One is the a smaller version of our big one, Designed for our smaller ones but big enough for mum or dad to chase them down the slide.  Click here for more details and to book


Applejacks Adventure Farm Holiday Opening

Applejacks Adventure Farm, Warrington
From Sat 30th March

Applejacks Adventure Farm is open every day of the holidays! Enjoy magic shows for children put on at noon each day by a professional magician. Race down the Racing Zip-Wires, bounce on the Jumping Pillow, drop down the Drop Slides, and exterminate opponents on the Eliminator. You can take cover in our large covered play areas in the event of wet weather (now heated!). Check dates and times on our website. See our website for bargain tickets based on The More the Merrier pricing introduced for 2019. Click for more details


Easter Hunt at Great Budworth Ice Cream Farm

Great Budworth Ice Cream Farm
Sat 30th March – Mon 22nd April

It’s that time of year again the eggs have gone to hide around the garden!! Easter hunt starts on Saturday 30th March! Small charge applies, fill in the worksheet & receive a chocolate treat! Click for more details


Brereton Heath Easter Hunt

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve
Sat 6th – Sun 28th April

Ranger Mark’s Easter Eggs have been stolen! Can you help him find the wildlife that has taken them and collect their names? Pick up a map from the visitor centre (between 9am and 4pm) and get searching around the park. Click for more details


An Egg-Chanted Easter

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Fri 19th April – Mon 22nd April

We have fabulous trails with the Fairy Godmother in the Mansion, spot Rapunzel in the Gardens and run around with the Gingerbread Man at the Farm. Visit Dairy Wood in the Parkland and help Little Red Riding Hood find her easter eggs – watch out for the Wolf!  Plus, all this Easter, we have lots of cracking good entertainment going on in the Stableyard including magic show fun, puppet shows, glitter tattoos and seasonal food and gifts (times apply on the day)! Normal admission applies. Click for more details


Easter Family Fun Day

Bents Garden and Home, Glazebury
Sat 20th April 11m – 3pm

Join the Bents Easter Bunny and their friends for a whole host of activities, including; face painting, Easter themed crafting activities, treasure hunt, stilt walkers, mystic ball jugglers and even a visit from a miniature farm were children can get up and close and personal helping to feed the animals. An Easter themed treasure hunt will be on throughout the school holidays! Add to this the outdoor play area, indoor beach and Bents’ Jurassic Cove Adventure Golf there’s every opportunity to treat yourself whilst the little ones play.  Click here for more details and to book.


Easter Eggstravaganza at the Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift
Fri 19th – Mon 22nd April

We’re going all out at our Anderton Boat Lift annual Easter Eggstravaganza! For the little ones, there’ll be arts and crafts in the marquee, meet and greet with all your favourite characters, plus a special Easter Treasure Hunt with a prize for everyone that can solve the mystery. This is a free event but for a small extra cost, you can also enjoy a river cruise or boat trip into the lift on the Edwin Clark trip boat! Click for more details


Knusford Bunny Hop

Knutsford town centre
Sat 20th April 10am – 4pm

Our annual Bunny Hop is back! Our bunnies will be lining the streets of Knutsford on 20th April. Find the bunnies, write down the letter and when you have all 9 unscramble the words and find a phrase associated with Easter. Pop your entry into the special post box in Knutsford Heritage Centre. Along the way enjoy the treats, & fun! Click for more details


Meet the Birds weekend at Glebe Farm

Glebe Farm, Congelton
Fri 19th April – Mon 22nd April 10am – 4pm

Join The Feathery Folk at Glebe Farm for Easter weekend! Meet our birds up close in our flying demos at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. We will also have lots of fun activities for the kids, making bird feeders, dissecting owl pellets, Easter owl hunt with prizes and craft activities. Only £3 per person or £10 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children, extra children only £2) under 2’s go free. Click for more details.

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