What’s on – Weekend 6th & 7th April

If you fancy meeting some newborn lambs, this is your weekend! Both The Lambing Shed and Tatton Park Farm have lambing events on. It’s also the last chance to do the Daffodil walk at Whitegate, and of course it’s the Makers Market on Sunday!

If you’re wondering what to do with the kids over the holidays, click here to view our Easter Holiday guide.

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On this weekend:

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

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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

Alpaca Walks

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

*Last tickets remaining* 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

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


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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

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 

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

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

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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

On this weekend and much of the holiday:

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.

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

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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 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.

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

Spring Holiday – Right to Play

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Sat 6th – Thurs 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 at Kenyon Hall Farm

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.

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.

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

 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

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

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.

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

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