Easter Egg Hunts & What’s on in Warwickshire 2018
If you’re looking for something to do with the children in Warwickshire this Easter we have everything you’ll need, from local Easter Egg Hunts, activities happening across the holidays and a handy holiday-club listing.
We update these pages daily so please do check back for more!
Charity Easter Egg Hunt – Friday 30th March (Good Friday) 9:00 – 12:00 noon.
A fabulous treasure trail around St. Nick’s Park, Warwick. £2 per child and there will be chocolatey and non-chocolatey prizes available. All proceeds to Warwick Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit. No booking required.
For more information, see the event on Facebook here
Bagot’s Castle – Fri 30th March – Mon 2nd April
Draycote Water – Easter Bunny Hunt
Friday 30th March – 15th April
Collect a trail leaflet from the Visitor Centre and follow the clues that lead to the missing Easter Bunny.
£2 each, prize for every entry. More details on the website here
Easter Adventure Quest at Kenilworth Castle – Fri 30 Mar – Mon 2 Apr 2018
11am – 5pm – hunt for legendary dragon eggs. Set off on a quest to crack the clues, meeting characters from the past along the way, then claim your chocolate reward.
11am Meet St George, the great dragon slayer!
12pm St George and the Dragon
1pm Squire Show – learn how to become a knight
2pm Meet St George, the great dragon slayer!
3pm St George and the Dragon
4pm Squire Show – learn how to become a knight
Please note: some activities may change depending on weather conditions. To check the timetable, please call the site on 01926 852078 before your visit. Visit the website here for more information
Easter Bank Holiday at The Royal Pump Rooms
Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April, 11am – 4pm
Join in the celebrations with a treasure hunt, face painting and Easter crafts.
FREE Drop in & join in. Suitable for the whole family. Info on the website here
The Great Ryton Egg Hunt at Ryton Pools Country Park – Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Come and join us for Easter fun! Collect your mystery egg sheet from the centre and follow the trail collecting the clues as you go. Complete the password to enter the egg hunt and claim your prize from the Easter bunny. Suitable for children aged 3 years plus who must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: Drop in anytime between 10.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. Meet: The Information Centre Cost: £3.00 per child
National Trust – Cadbury Egg Hunts 2018
Some National Trust properties are operating a pre-booked ticket system this year, please see below for more details.
Baddesley Clinton – Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April, 9.30 – 4pm
You will only be able to visit us over the Easter weekend, Fri 30 – Mon 2 April, if you have pre-booked a ticket. Once you have purchased your ticket you are welcome to visit at any point between 9am – 5pm.
This will make your visit more relaxed and enjoyable and you’ll be helping us conserve the places you love. You can book online through the events page on the website or call the box office on 0344 249 1895. The trail for the Cadbury Egg Hunt can be purchased on the day from the Easter tent.
Packwood House – Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt on Packwood’s Welly Walk from Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April, 9.30am – 4pm.
This Easter weekend you will only be able to visit us if you have pre-booked a car park ticket. This will make your visit more relaxed and enjoyable and you’ll be helping us conserve the places you love. You can book online through the events page on the website or call the box office on 0344 249 1895. The trail for the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt can be purchased on the day from the Easter tent, £3 per trail.
Charlcote Park – Thursday 29th March – Tuesday 3rd April 10:00 – 4.00pm
BOOKING NOT REQUIRED Explore the parkland at Charlecote with our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Follow the trail to discover some interesting facts about the property and pick up a scrummy Cadbury prize at the end.
Easter Egg Hunt – The British Motor Museum
30th March – 2nd April 10am to 4pm
Collect your Easter basket from the Family Station and search for the eggs around the Museum. When you have collected six different coloured eggs come back to the Family Station to claim your chocolate reward.
Easter Egg Hunt at Foundry Wood – Sunday 1st April (Easter Sunday) 2:00 – 4:00pm
Join us for an Easter egg hunt! Make an Easter gift, do a craft activity, sow seeds & watch them grow at home. Tea, coffee, cordial & home made cakes available.
Suggested donation £3. All funds will be donated to The Ecotherapy@Foundry wood Group & Friends of Foundry Wood.
What’s on for families in Warwickshire Easter 2018
Here’s everything happening throughout the Easter holidays in Warwickshire, please keep checking back as this listing is updated daily!
Family Parties – Royal Priors Mon- Fri over Easter Holidays
Family Parties are back again upstairs in The Royal Priors shopping centre with a Bouncy Castle, Soft Play, Ride-On’s, Colouring in, Music with Disco Lights, and Giant Bean Bags for the Adults to relax on.
We ask for a suggested donation of £1 per child, with every penny being donated to Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice in Coventry.
Easter Fair at Stoneleigh Abbey – Sunday 1st April
Mini Mornings and other films at The Vue Cinema – Leamington Spa
Children and adults go from £2.50 at selected viewings at Mini Mornings all year round.
MINI MORNINGS AT VUE IN LEAMINGTON DURING THE HOLIDAYS ARE at 10:00 am
Click here for mini mornings listings
Easter Arty Tots – Market Hall Museum – Tuesday 3rd April 10am – 3pm
Have a cracking arty time at the Market Hall with a selection of Easter-themed crafts to take home, like a hatching egg and Easter cracker. Suitable for under-5s, older siblings welcome. £2.50 per child, no need to book just drop in. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Jephson’s Jungle Club – The Glass House, Jephson’s Gardens, Leamington Spa.
Tuesday 3rd April – Plant a sunflower feed & sunflower craft 10am – 12.30pm – Free
Tuesday 10th April – Bee Crafts – 10am – 12.30pm – Free
Ryton Pools miniature railway – Opens Sunday 1st April
The railway will begin its summer timetable from 1st April! Trains run from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays until Sunday 30th September. Rides are £1.00 and accompanied children under 3’s ride for free!
Friday 30th March to Saturday 15th April – Poached Egg Fun Trail at Ryton Pools Country Park
Follow the clues around the park to crack the Easter poached egg code! collect your badge prize afterwards – fun for all the family. Collect your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre.
Cost: £2.00 per trail sheet.
We love Ryton Pools for a day out as they have an adventure playground and miles of bicycle track to travel.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only 10 – 4. Redwings is a lovely place to visit with the children where you can see horses and donkeys being looked after by the sanctuary. You can ‘adopt’ a horse and enjoy the small cafe and playground. Redwings is all outside so wait for good weather.
CDP Dance Workshop – Friday 13th April
The day will run as follows:
9-9:45 – Drop Off/Sign In
9:45-10:00 – Welcome/Rules
10:00-11:00 – Ballet Workshop
11:00-12:00 – Contemporary Workshop
12:00-1:00 – Lunch (bring your own lunch)
1:00-2:00 – Jazz Workshop
2:00-3:00 – Street Workshop
The British Motor Museum – AutoScience Easter Holiday Activities – 3rd – 15th April
Teddy-cation Easter Classes – Thursday 5th April
Teddy-cation will be running 2 Easter Activities on Thursday 5th April – 9.30 – 10.15am & 10.45 – 11.30am
At the new Children’s Play Village (in their Village Hall) £6 per child.
Spaces are limited and filling up fast!
Come and join a fun packed 45 minute session 🐻 Contact Becky through my Facebook page Teddy-cation or email me on email@example.com
Lego Challenge – Market Hall Museum – Thursday 12th April 10am – 3pm
Join us for Lego fun at the Museum this Easter. Explore the treasures of the Museum and challenge yourself to make your favourite out of Lego. Take part in an Easter Egg Hunt around the museum. £2.50 per child, no need to book just drop in. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Mini Arts – Friday 13th April
10:45 – 11:45 at Cubbington Village Hall. Mini Arts will be hosting a family fun arts & crafts session for ages 2yrs to 9yrs. £6 per child, with a sibling discount available. Please visit www.miniarts.co.uk for more details/to book your place.
ON THE STAGE THIS EASTER…
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Warwick Arts Centre
Looking to travel for adventure?
You could try one of these:
Go Plane spotting at Sheldon Country Park, right next to Birmingham airport, the planes fly right over your head! Perfect place for a picnic in nicer weather and it also has a children’s play area and cafe.
Salcey Forest – About an hour’s drive from Leamington Spa, Salcey Forest is a Forestry Commission forest which has an adventure playground, cafe, long stunning walks with opportunities to off road, build dens and climb the stunning tree top walk with gorgeous views from the top. We love it because its dog, pushchair, bike and scooter friendly, Just pay for parking £4 all day.
Cannock Chase Forest – Woodland walks, the Midlands best bike trails and adventure playground. Cannock Chase is highly recommended for a fun day out a little further afield. You can even Go Ape if you fancy extra adventure!
Looking for bigger days out, or something to do indoors, just click on the pictures below to visit the websites:
Holiday Clubs Running over Easter 2018
Saltisford Church – Saltisford church in Warwick’s Easter Holiday Club is happening 3-6 April, 9.30-12.15 with a Family Finale 8 April 10.30 til 12.00. It’s for primary age children. Book your little people on here
GoGoMakers – Run at Whitnash Primary school and can accept childcare vouchers and children from age 4 please see their website for more information here.
Belgrade Theatre – Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th April – 2 days of action-packed workshops for young people aged 8-13. Filled with drama games and practical activities, we’ll keep your young people entertained during the school holidays. During each 2-day Camp we explore a different theme or topic to enable young people to continue learning, while having lots of fun. Click here for more info & to book
Aspire Sports – North Leamington School age 4 – 14 – Sports activities holiday club
Go4Goals – Football Camp – Stratford – Tuesday 3rd and 10th April at the Stratford High School & Leamington – Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th at Kingsley School Playing Fields.
Onside Coaching Holiday Clubs – Multi sports, dance, football, dance, forest schools at Aylesford School, Stratford School, Meon Vale Leisure Centre, Southam College & The Warwickshire.
For more information visit their website here