15 Things to do this Easter Holiday
Easter Family Fun
Easter fun returns to Bransby Horses this April with lots of activities including the return of their Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be on throughout the holidays from Friday 5th- Tuesday 23rd April from 10am-3pm where you can follow the clues to find a jumbled word and collect your prize at the end (£3 per entry).On April 6th and 7th Bransby Horses will also be holding Easter Fun Days from 12pm-4pm where circus performers Feet First Entertainment (Saturday only) and Outta the Ordinary Animals - with a chance to meet and greet animals - will be just two of the highlights for visitors as part of a family day out that will also include egg decorating, face painting, bouncy castles and competitions to win a prize. This event is free to attend but some activities on the day are charged. Bransby Horses, Bransby, Lincoln, LN1 2PH.
Tea & Hats
Step into the prison to meet our Victorian duo from Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th April. Learn how the Mad Hatter should have welcomed his guest and discover the etiquette that would have been displayed. Castle day ticket or free to annual pass holders. From 10am-5pm. Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA.
Easter Trail at Far Ings
This Easter holiday, join us for a fun, self-guided trail with wildlife quiz questions from Sunday 7th-Monday 22nd April. Pick up your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre from 10am to 4pm, or collect from our leaflet box outside Centre opening hours. This event is free. Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Far Ings Road, Barton-Upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN18 5RG.
Make the most of the fresh springtime air with lots of things to do outdoors, from natural play to spotting wildlife from Monday 8th- Monday 18th April daily from 11am-4pm. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Also from Tuesday 19th- Monday 22nd April the Cadbury Bunny will bounce into Tattershall Castle and borrow Lord Cromwell's biggest treasure chest for his stash of precious chocolate. Our floppy-eared friend will leave clues around the castle so that you can unlock the chest and claim a choccy treat. Scour the great tower, hop across the moat bridges and hunt through the ruins to collect your answers. £2 Per Hunt. Sleaford Road, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, LN4 4LR
Slime Workshop - Lincoln Arboretum
It's slime time! Come and learn how to make slime with a few simple ingredients on Tuesday 9th April. Can you make it fluffy? Can you make it scrunchy? Can you make it look disgusting? There is a charge of £3.50 per child for this event and booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is aimed at children aged 4 to 13 years. Meet at 10am at the Café. From 10am-11.30am. Lincoln Arboretum, 16 Lindum Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 5RT
The Greatest Circus
Ladies & gents this is the moment you have been waiting for…Be prepared to be dazzled and delighted during the The Greatest Circus show during Eggstreme Easter. The circus will be with us from Saturday 13th – Tuesday 23rd April. The circus is FREE to all day ticket and annual pass holders. No pre-booking required. Seats to the circus are on a first come first served queue basis. Performances on the picnic lawns inside the big top at 12noon, 2pm and 4pm.
Bring along the children over Easter and have fun completing the Easter Trail from Saturday 6th-Monday 22nd April. The Easter Trail is only £2 and you win a prize. From 10am-4pm. Last entry 3.45 pm. Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Rd, Lincoln, LN1 3LY
Easter Bunny Bonanza
Visit the farm over the Easter break for our Bunny Bonanza event from Saturday 6th-Monday 22nd April. What's in stall? Meet our very own 'bunny in blue' and take a picture with him, egg hunt around the farm (WIN a family pass!), take part in various crafts & activities, enjoy themed food & drink (extra charge), plus lots more! Our much-loved tractor trailer ride & small animal handling will of course still be taking place for visitors to enjoy. Events such as Easter tend to be very busy, so visitors are strongly advised to pre-book tickets online to save disappointment. From 9am-5pm. Pink Pig Farm, Holme Hall, Holme, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN16 3RE
Wizard of Oz
Join us for Easter pantomime fun from Saturday 13th-Monday 22nd April. Family entertainment for everyone! Starring Sophie Towns as Dorothy, Chris Johnson as The Lion, Michelle Morris as The Witch, Jonny Weston as The Scarecrow, Georgia Hayes-Cowley as The TinWoman and Chris Hayes as Glindora Mama Munch. Running time: Approximately 2 hours ( including an interval ). Shows at 2pm & 6pm. On Monday 15th April there is a Relaxed Performance aimed at parents with babies and pre-school children and anyone with an Autism Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorder, or a learning disability. The overall sound is bought down by 25%, auditorium lights are up by 25% and we will not use loud bangs, pyro technics or strobe lighting.
Woodhall Spa Lions Easter Egg Hunt
An Easter Egg Treasure Hunt will take place in the grounds of the Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, starting at the Temple Gardens and then through the woods on Saturday 20th April (2pm-4pm). There will be an Easter egg prize for all participants. Hosted by Woodhall Spa Lions Club. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cadbury Easter Egg Trail
Join in the family fun and explore Belton's parkland in spring as you search for clues from Friday 19th-Monday 22nd April. Adventurers that complete a trail get a Cadbury chocolate prize for all their hard work. Trails £3 each. From 9.30am-4.30pm. Belton House, High Road Belton, Grantham, NG32 2LW
Follow the trail around the hall to find out about Tudor Explores, Mayflower Pilgrims and maybe run into a pirate or two from Saturday 6th-Monday 22nd April. Normal Admission applies. From 10am-5pm. Gainsborough Old Hall, Parnell St, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB
Explore the gardens and help Jolly the Unicorn find all of the rabbits to get your very own chocolate treat from Sunday 21st-Monday 22nd April. You can also look forward to family fun on the Croquet Lawn and a choice between an I-spy trail or Easter fact-finding trail in the gardens. The impressive Elizabethan Hall, which has more than 400 years of unbroken family history to explore, will also be open on Easter Sunday and Monday. All trails (and trail treats for children) are included in garden admission (Adult £7, Child £3.50, Family £18). From 11am-4.30pm.
The Great Big Easter Egg Hunt
Come along to our Farm Park this Easter and Join in the hunt for coloured eggs, collect one of each of the coloured eggs and claim your chocolate egg from the Easter Bunny and his helpers from Sunday 21st-Monday 22nd April. Keep your eyes peeled for the hidden golden eggs to claim special prizes. Join in for festive fun games, bunny hop, duck racing and more! From 11am-1pm. Tattershall Farm Park, Marsh Lane, Tattershall, LN4 4JR
Easter Bunny Extravaganza at Rand Farm Park
New this year - all families can meet Hopkins the Gardener and participate in the interactive show before moving through the warren to Miss Cottontail's Nursery to hold and cuddle the baby rabbits and then arriving with the Easter Bunny where every child will receive a chocolate egg to take home (or eat!) Available at intervals between 11am and 4pm every day from Saturday 6th to Monday 22nd April. All the above activities are included in the normal admission rate. Obviously attractions will be open (subject to the weather) including bottle feeding the baby lambs at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm, tractor rides throughout the day, Archery, Skyrider, Crazy Golf and much more.