What’s on – 1st to 5th April

Here’s a round up of everything happening nearby this week for those who’s kids have already broken up! Click here to view the rest of our Easter Holiday guide.

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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). Sessions approx 1 hour long. Please book in advance. 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

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

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

Room on the Broom

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

IGGETY ZIGGETY ZAGGETY ZOOM! 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 picture 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. But this broomstick’s not meant for five and – CRACK – it snaps in two… just as the hungry dragon appears! Aged 3 and up. Tickets from £17.50. 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 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

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

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

Paint a Pot Sale

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Tues 2nd, Fri 5th, Tues 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 as it will be first come first served. 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

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. Check dates and times on our website. Race down the Racing Zip-Wires, bounce on the Jumping Pillow, drop down the Drop Slides, and exterminate opponents on the Eliminator. And lots more! You can take cover in our large covered play areas in the event of wet weather (now heated!). 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

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.

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.

Spring Slime Time

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Weds 3rd April 11am – 12pm

Slime making! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL… If your kids want to make slime but you don’t want the mess in your house then this is the perfect session for you! This session will last approximately 1 hour where we will make a selection of slime and get messy. £10 per child. We will provide all the equipment to make the slime and each child will take 3 pots of slime home with them that they have made! Suitable for school age children Age 5+. Click for more details

Make a Llama or Sloth Necklace

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Thurs 4th April 11am – 12pm

Come and make your own necklace – choose between a llama or a sloth! This is a crafting session for children aged 5+, £8 per person. We will provide everything needed to create a shrinky dink necklace for your little one to take home on the day. This session should take around 45 minutes. If you would like to attend this session, please book your place as numbers are limited. Click for more details

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

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

Paint, Hide and Find a Rock

Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, Northwich
Weds 3rd – Thurs 4th April 10am – 4pm

Decorate a stone and hide it in the museum grounds for someone else to find. Drop in, £2 per child. Click for more details.

Monkey Forest Easter opening

Monkey Forest, Stoke – on – Trent
From Sat 30th March

The Monkey Forest is open every day from 30th March! Walk amongst monkeys and enjoy a unique day out for all the family. Monkey Forest is home to 140 free-ranging Barbary macaques. Visitors walk along the 3/4 of a mile pathway. Walk, watch and be AMAZED as the endangered monkeys live as they would in the wild. Situated in an ancient Staffordshire forest Trentham Monkey Forest is the perfect day out for all ages. There are also feeding talks, adventure play areas and more. From 13th April there are special holiday activities such as facepainting and an Easter trail. Click for more details

The Crocky Trail Easter opening

The Crocky Trail, Chester
From Sat 30th March

The Crocky Trail will be open every day from 30th March!! Why not bring the whole family and get down and dirty with us at the Crocky Trail outdoor adventure playground? The fun starts the moment you arrive, with all the rides, the trail and the challenges it’s the perfect way to have some quality family time and get that all important exercise for everyone. Enjoy a mile long adventure of pure adrenaline drenched fun as you run along the famous Crocky Trail scrambling through trees, climbing over crooked bridges and swinging over the fast flowing Crocky stream. Click for more details

Manley Mere Adventure Trail Easter opening

Manley Mere, Frodsham
From Sat 30th March 

Manley Mere Adventure Trail  is open every day over the holidays. The trail meanders through woodland, alongside a stream with obstacles and challenges on the way! All equipment is self-propelled and cleverly fits into the surroundings. It is a country walk as well as an adventure so there is always an easy way around – just walk past! The trail is about 1½ miles long and tickets are valid until the centre closes.  Click for more details

Days out inspiration

Check out our days out page for ideas including houses and gardens, museums, galleries, farms, zoos, and other indoor and outdoor fun! Click here to see the full list. Please make sure to check seasonal opening times!


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