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Easter Holidays 2019

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If you’re looking for a holiday club or for our guide to Easter Egg Hunts in Warwickshire, just click on the images below.


Monday 15th April – Mini Arts Craft Session

Easter Holiday Family Fun Session for children aged 2 to 9 years

Monday 15th April 9.30 am – 10:30am & 10:45am – 11:45am Cubbington Village Hall £6 pp.

These are parent and child Easter theamed art and craft sessions aimed at 2yrs to 9yrs. Instructor-led class, includes all materials and refreshments for adults & children

The sessions are so much fun with several art and crafts to create based on the theme the ocean we will be painting, creating a collage picture and printing so lots of exciting pieces to make and take home.

Refreshments available.


Easter Family Bushcraft at Ryton Pools Country Park

Saturday 13th April 2019 14:00 – 17:00 – £8

Come along this Easter and try to survive in the woodland. Have a go at shelter building, cordage making, fire lighting, and relaxing on a hammock before you tuck into a fire-baked jacket potato and fire-cooked marshmallow S’mores (dairy free option available). Learn new skills, laugh a lot and spend a day in the great outdoors.

Ratio 2 children to 1 adult, cost is £8 per head attending.

Please bring: Your own fillings for the jacket potatoes, a drink and a camping chair if you have one.

Suitable for families (Children aged 5yrs + )

Click here to book.

Easter Fairy & Elf Adventure at Ryton Pools Country Park 

Monday 15th April 2019 – 10:30 – 12:00pm (1.30pm session also available)

Come and make a magic Easter willow wand and join the Easter Bunny on a magical mission to find the fairies Easter eggs. See if you can find the key to the magic kingdom and use some wishing magic to see if the fairies are about in Fairy Forest while keeping a wary eye out for those pesky goblins! If we succeed the fairies may let us share their Easter eggs! (Dairy free option available) 3 Years + £4.00

Book here for the morning session  

Book here for the afternoon session

For more details on further events during Easter at Ryton Pools & Kingsbury Waterpark click here

Becketts Farm Easter Event 13th – 28th April 2019

Come along and welcome new chicks into the world and say hello to some of our other animal guests including lambs, ewes and donkeys!

The event will be held 13th April – 28th April on the Becketts Farm site. It will be under a covered marquee, so don’t let the weather put you off.

Entry is £1 per person, and under 1’s are free!* Click here for more information 

Holiday Art Club – Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

18th April 2019 & 25th April 2019 – 13:30 – 15:30

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Every Thursday during holidays. Half hour sessions starting at 1pm, 1.45pm & 2.30pm

18 April

Make a clay nest with chicks

25 April

Make your own clay bunny

Suitable for children up to 12 years

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Cost: £2.50 per child. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Book at the Box Office in advance (card payments accepted) or on the day (cash only).

Meet the lambs at Hill Top Farm

18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & 27th April 2019

During the Easter holidays our lovely little lambs will be making some guest appearances at Hilltop Farm to meet our customers. They will be at Hilltop Farm on 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & 27th April 2019 and will be available to hold and feed throughout each time slot.

This is a ticket only event and one ticket per person entitles you to entry into the lambing tent/area. Anyone who would like to come into the lambing tent/area needs a ticket. No ticket, no entry – sorry but we have to be strict with numbers to avoid over crowding.

Many tickets are already sold out so do book sooner rather than later if you’re planning a visit. – Nikki

Click here for more information

Compton Verney Easter Trail

Fri 19, – Sun 28 Apr, 11am – 4pm

Search for hidden eggs around the park, inspired by the hand decorated eggs in our Marx-Lambert collection. To complete the challenge, you have to find the seven missing eggs from the gallery! Once completed, collect your chocolatey reward.

£3 per trail. Easter Egg Hunt maps are available to purchase from the Welcome Centre. BOOK NOW online or call 01926 645 500

Please note you will need a valid Membership, Annual Pass or Day Ticket.

Click here for more info

British Motor Museum

6th – 28th April 2019

Join us for some ‘Mini Madness’ this Easter holidays. You can follow the Mini Trail, join our costumed Mini Mad Mechanic characters, Madge or Martin on a family tour, as well as design your own Mini in our air drying clay workshops!

  • Family Mini Trail – Back to the drawing board
  • Make a Mini using air drying clay
  • Meet our Mini factory costumed characters – Patsy and Victor
  • Family Tour with our Mini Mad Mechanic costumed characters

Click here for more info 

Coventry Transport Museum 

Made in Coventry – Taxis 10.30am – 15.30pm

£3 per child (Cash only) Easter egg machines galore! Will we be able to create a chain of reactions to get an ‘egg’ from one point to another?

Click here for more information

If you’re visiting the Coventry Transport Museum, why not pay a visit to the nearby ….

Into The Wild: Easter Holidays – 13 April 10.00am – 27 April 2019

Get creative with wildlife themed activities this Easter as we explore ‘Under the Sea’ (week 1) and ‘Wild Beasts’ (week 2) during the school break. With a variety of activities throughout the Easter holiday there will be plenty to keep you entertained.

£2.50, under 2’s are free | Drop-In Designed for age 3+, but all are welcome. 

There are different activities on every day!

Animal Face Painting – Tuesday 16th April, Tuesday 23rd April: 10:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 3:30pm

With an exhibition full of amazing animals we couldn’t resist the chance to transform faces into terrific tigers, beautiful butterflies and more. Be sure to get your face painted as part of your visit. £2

Behind The Scenes Family Store Tour – 25 April 2019 10.30am – 3.00pm

Join our Curator for a 30 minute behind the scenes tour of our Natural History store, where you will encounter fossils, mammals, birds and insects. This is a rare opportunity for family groups to see objects from our collection not on display in the museum.

Click here for more info

Foundry Wood Pizza Making

Sunday 21st April 12-2pm

Regular Pizza Making sessions take place on 3rd Sunday of the month from February – October

Come and make a pizza, watch it being cooked in our wood fired pizza oven and eat it in the woodland clearing.

£5 per pizza. There is no need to book – but be prepared to wait if it’s busy as we can only cook one pizza at a time! Drop in at any time during the session.

See more information here

Belgrade Theatre

Wow It’s Night Time

Tuesday 16th – Thursday 18th April 2019

The curious little owl is back in Wow! It’s Night-Time, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the other owls? When the wind blows the leaves from her tree, you’ll soon see.

Running time: approx 35 minutes followed by a 10 minute meet and greet with the puppet.

Age recommendation: 2 to 5 years Book your tickets here 

Pongo’s Party – Saturday 20 April 2019

You are invited to a very special celebration, its… PONGO’S PARTY! – the show with a free Easter gift for every child!

Book your tickets & see more info here

Grandad’s Island – Wednesday 24 to Saturday 27 April 2019

Syd’s favourite person in the whole wide world is Grandad. And Grandad’s favourite person is Syd. Join this intrepid duo as they head off on a heartwarming adventure filled with songs, laughter and jungles, which will change their lives forever.

More info & booking here

Jill Murphy’s – The Worst Witch – Wednesday 24 to Saturday 27 April 2019

Long before Harry Potter there was Mildred Hubble. An ordinary girl who found herself in an extraordinary place: a school for witches. Now in her final year, accident prone Mildred and her fellow pupils are about to embark on their biggest and most important adventure yet…

More info & booking here

Warwick Arts Centre

Warwick Arts Centre have lots happening over Easter including the buildy-uppy dance show and a creative week,

Monday: Sculpture Making Day – Modelling and Carving, Tuesday: Tote Bag Tuesday, Wednesday: Drawing Day, Thursday: Sculpture Making Day – Casting, Friday: Sculpture Making Day – Constructing

See more details on their website here 

Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre – Swim or Clip & Climb!

Try out Newbold’s Climbing wall for £12 a session in the holidays or perhaps it’s swim fun you’re after? Click here for more info on swim times & to book the climbing wall.

Mini Mornings and other films at The Vue Cinema – Leamington Spa

Vue Cinema Leamington Spa

Children and adults go from £2.50 at selected viewings at Mini Mornings all year round. So if you’re looking for a rainy day activity, it’s possible to go without breaking the bank!


Click here for mini mornings listings, this week in Leamington Spa the movie is Bumblebee – PG

Click here for the Vue website 

Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays 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.

Click here to see the website

All Things Wild

* HAWKS OF STEELE * – 15th – 19th April

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, the fantastic Hawks of Steele Falconry will be joining us again this Easter.  Come and enjoy their amazing display and get close to their birds of prey.
Please note: Displays are on at selected times during the day.  Please see our itinerary when you visit, for up to date display times.

* WINGS OF THE WORLD * – 6th-28th April

Come and learn about the wonderful world of birds at All Things Wild this Easter, we have lots of fun planned!

Visit the website here for more info

Hatton Adventure World

Local Favourite Hatton Adventure World had to get a mention! Visit their website here

Spring Spectacular – Easter Holidays – Saturday 13th April – Sunday 28th April

With lots of new baby animals, Easter egg hunts, children’s shows, tractor rides and plenty more family fun we’ll help you have an eggsellent Easter!

Warwick Castle –

  • The Mighty Trebuchet Show
  • Horrible Histories® Maze
  • The Castle Dungeon
  • Winter Birds of Prey Show
  • The Bowman Show

Click here for more information

Easter Adventure Quest at Kenilworth Castle

Saturday 13th April – Sunday 28th April 2019 – 11am – 5pm

©️Kenilworth Castle

Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail around the castle. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate to prove it, and there’ll be a chocolate treat too!

You can get questing at Kenilworth Castle every day of the school holidays. It costs just £1 per child, and there’s no need to book.

The quest costs £1 per child (member and non-member) in addition to the normal castle admission price. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

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 


In need of some fresh air?

Here’s our favourite places to visit to let the children scoot, bike or run, click for more information:

Do you National Trust? There’s loads of local National Trust properties in Warwickshire, Baddesley Clinton, Packwood House, Charlecote Park , Coughton Court.

Thinking of getting a National Trust membership? Here’s a top tip..

A family membership for two adults & up to 10 children BUT if you buy on the National Trust Scotland site here it will cost less and National Trust Scotland Membership is world wide, so includes all the UK properties, you can see the list here.

Run free at:

St Nicks Park, Warwick – With large playground, cafe, crazy golf, fun fair in summer months, skateboard ramps and a nice measured mile walk St Nicks is a popular choice. – Pay for parking.

Oakley Woods – Yes there’s a cemetery there but park to the left and you can explore beautiful woodland for miles and miles, dog friendly and the seasons are stunning with snowdrops in winter and bluebells around Easter. Build dens, explore & remember your wellies! Free – no parking charge.

Victoria Park, Leamington Spa – Playground, sandpit for small people, skate ramps and a circular path perfect for biking, scooting and running off steam. – Free Parking

If you’re heading to Victoria Park you can head over the road to Foundry Wood where you can spend an hour or so exploring woodland and watching the trains go by.

Ryton Poolsit’s in our guide above but Ryton Pools deserves a special mention aside from the activities they run during the holiday, it’s a beautiful place to visit all year round, again perfect for bike rides, it has two big adventure playgrounds a cafe and gorgeous long walks. Perfect for running off steam. Just pay for parking and enjoy.

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, just click on the pictures below to visit the websites:


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If you’re looking for a holiday club or for our guide to Easter Egg Hunts in Warwickshire, just click on the images below.


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