Have an Eggsellent Easter: Enjoy the Easter break with Enjoy England

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Make the most of Easter this year with a whole host of event ideas from Enjoy England. Make every minute count and do something memorable.

Easter Egg Hunt Trails

Have fun this Easter at one of the many brilliant events, attractions and activities going on right across the country. If you are looking for some inspiration on things to over the Easter bank holidays visit the EnjoyEngland website.

Whether you are spending it with friends or family there are a wide variety of Easter activities, indoors and outdoor fun-packed treats. Easter egg hunts, craft sessions, themed days and eggstravaganzas. Go on; stuff yourself full of chocolate!

Hop on down to some of these Easter events:

  •     Fancy something a bit different this Easter? Eat dinner with the Snow Leopards at Twycross Zoo at the new Visitor Welcome Centre ‘Himalaya’. Follow the Easter Bunny trail around the zoo and see the some of the 1,000 animals at the zoo including the primates and Ganesh, the baby elephant.
  •     Join the Where's Wally Easter Egg Hunt from 2nd – 5th April at Seven Stories Centre for Children’s Books in NewcastleGateshead. Get ready to egg-splore with Seven Stories' own Wally and Wanda lead the hunt on an adventure as you search for hidden tasty treats – but with seven floors to search, will you spot them all?!
  •     See animals in a different light at Rainforest Life at ZSL London Zoo. The new Clore Rainforest Lookout is London’s only living rainforest where you’ll come face to face with a variety of amazing rainforest species including monkeys, sloth, armadillo and tamandua. Step out of the light and into the amazing Night Life experience, where you’ll discover the bats, rats and nocturnal wonders that call the dark their home.
  •     Take some luxury home from Claridge’s this Easter. Claridge’s pastry team gathers every year to create the iconic Easter eggs using the finest cacaos; the egg is filled with the hotel’s legendary chocolate truffles. The Eggs are available to buy from March 13th. For the ultimate luxury experience enjoy Claridge’s and its Easter egg together - the hotel offers a special promotion which includes three nights for the price of two. ‘Easter Eggstras’ is available from 2-5 April.
  •     For an alternative Easter, go back in time at Warwick Castle where they are bringing to life some of the castle’s most famous characters, legends and battles. From 2 – 5 April, the River Island will be transformed into a Mediaeval Battle scene. Visitors will be able to tour the site and see how an encamped army would live, cook, amuse themselves with arts and crafts and prepare their weapons for battle. Look out for Queen Elizabeth I, King Henry VIII, Robin Hood, The Dragon Slayer and King Arthur.
  •     Head to Bristol Zoo Gardens this Easter holiday for an eggstra exciting day out. From 2 April – 18 April, take part in the Zoo’s Easter trail by solving animal themed riddles to find eggs hidden around the Zoo. Complete the trail to win a prize. The Zoo’s exciting aerial adventure ropes course, ZooRopia, will be open every day throughout the Easter holidays where you can swing alongside some of the Zoo’s most popular inhabitants – gibbons, gorillas and lemurs.
  •     Have a Whizzpopping time at the Roald Dahl Museum from 2 – 5 April, and join the Easter fun and follow a trail of Roald Dahl clues around the Museum, find all the right answers and earn a chocolate treat. Decorate your own egg, hide some scrumptious chocolates inside and wrap it up as a special whipplescrumptious Easter gift.
  •     Enjoy Easter Weekend Fun at Harewood House from 2 - 5 April where you’ll find four days of spring fun for all the family. Discover demonstrations in the House and Easter activities in the Gardens and Grounds.
  •     Head to Cheshire and visit Cholmondeley Castle Gardens for the family Easter egg hunt, find the bunnies and win an Easter treat. Or walk off all that chocolate at Weaver Valley for the Easter walking quiz. Take Teddy along to Tatton Park for the Teddy Bear Easter Festival where teddy’s can be checked into the teddy bear hospital.

Enjoy Every Minute in England this Easter!

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For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Boyle / Yolanda Copes-Stepney
Tel: 020 7578 1446 / 1447
Email: stephanie.boyle@visitengland.org / yolanda.copes-stepney@visitengland.org

Notes to editors:

About VisitEngland

  •     In response to a clear call from industry arising from the 2008 British Tourism Framework Review, VisitEngland has been created as the strategic leadership body representing the public and private sector stakeholders of English Tourism. It works in partnership with VisitBritain, the RDAs and local authorities, and the private sector, creating a national tourism strategy, optimising marketing investment, and developing the visitor experience across England.
  •     VisitEngland continues to use its Enjoy England consumer brand in the domestic market and will market England under the VisitEngland brand in international markets.
  •     For more ideas on weekend breaks and day trips go to http://www.visitengland.com and http://www.enjoyengland.com

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