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April Adventures And Special Family Events

The Easter School Holidays are here and whilst there are plenty of Easter events (please see the bottom of the article to head to our dedicated post) there are also so many more things to do and see this April!

A few attractions have opened exciting Dinosaur attractions such as the World of Dinosaurs at Paradise Wildlife Park , Land of the Living Dinosaurs at West Midland Safari Park , and enjoy the Easter Egg hunt through Dino Dig at Flamingo Land .

As well as special dinosaur events there are also plenty of other treats such as the Hamleys Easter Sale, visiting new animals at the wildlife parks, enjoy journeys on trains and boats, outdoor activities, special events, plus ideas for the perfect kids’ birthday party!

 

Here’s our pick of what to do this April…

 

paradise wildlife dinosaur

Paradise Wildlife Park opens World of Dinosaurs in time for Easter! Hertfordshire

Hop over to Paradise Wildlife Park this Easter and check out the NEW World of Dinosaurs attraction (opened Sunday 25th March), where you can get up close and personal with over 30 moving and roaring life-size dinosaurs. You can even meet the Easter Bunny and take part in free games around the site, as well as face painting, Easter arts and crafts and Easter themed animal feeds. More…

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Purchase a Season Ticket to Hatfield Park Farm this Easter and enjoy all year! Hertfordshire

A visit to the lambing marquee at Hatfield Park Farm is a must this Easter! This season there is also the perfect ticket for loyal farm visitors…visitors will be able to buy a season ticket for Hatfield Park Farm. The season ticket will give you unlimited visits to the farm – perfect for the school holidays. More…


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Enjoy the Easter Eggstravaganza and Land of the Living Dinosaurs at West Midland Safari Park, Worcestershire

Easter Eggstravaganza returns to West Midland Safari Park on 24th March 2018. Visit for three weeks of extended opening hours, extra exciting activities and competitions for all the family! The Adventure Theme Park and Land of the Living Dinosaurs will be open every day! With over 40 life-sized, animatronic beasts, including the gigantic T-Rex and Spinosaurus, you’ll be amazed as you see them move, breathe and roar! Book online now and save! More…


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Visit the Dolls House and Teddy Bear Exhibition at Newby Hall and Gardens as they open for the season! North Yorkshire

Newby Hall is the perfect day out for the whole family! Amazing Adventure Gardens, Miniature Train, Water Play, Swing Boats, Award winning, beautiful gardens, Dolls House Exhibition, Teddy Bear Exhibition, Boat Rides, Events, Restaurant and Shop. NEW for 2018 the Lauren Child Exhibition (from July-September). More…


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Spa Valley Railway – “A destination at every station!” Kent

Explore Eridge, Groombridge, High Rocks or Royal Tunbridge Wells throughout your visit and make a day of it, with plenty of local attractions easily accessible by train you will find something for all the family to enjoy. Look out for lots of experiences for you to enjoy on the railway itself such as Days out with Thomas, Character Days & Santa Specials for the children, plus some special treats for adults too. There is something for everyone at the Spa Valley Railway. More…


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Don’t miss the Hamleys Easter Sale! London

Visit Hamleys this Easter and take advantage of Easter SALE up to 50% off on selected lines in store and online! Plus get the chance to meet Bunny Bear in selected times in store. More…


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Flamingo Land Easter Egg Hunt, North Yorkshire

Join in the Easter Egg Hunt in Dino Dig between Good Friday 30th March and Sunday 15th April. Across every day of the Easter School Holidays you can also join in the Zoo Trail and complete your sheet whilst walking around the award-winning animal collection. Meet Peter Rabbit live, see him for a Story Time with Lily Bobtail and explore the Peter Rabbit Adventure playground. And keep an eye out for Menya, the Sumatran tiger cub that was born last August. Find out about prizes to be won and book your tickets today. More…

ferry on the water

Buy the River Explorer and Spaceport Ticket for Mersey Ferries and enjoy a fun family day out! Merseyside

Enjoy a day out for all the family with the Mersey Ferry River Explorer & Spaceport Family Ticket online for only £37 (2 adults and up to 3 children). Enjoy breath-taking views, visit the fantastic U-boat Story and the brilliant Sci-Fi Icons exhibition at Spaceport. More…


science event at Eureka

Enjoy the amazing world of science and technology at Eureka! West Yorkshire

Eureka! in Halifax is bringing Steampunk and science together for a madcap, zigzag journey through the amazing world of science and technology this Easter holiday – on every day from 24th March to 15th April. Easter will also be the last opportunity to experience the interactive tech of digiPlaySpace in the Spark gallery before a new digital exhibition arrives in May. More…


girl looking at Tapir

Find out more about the animals you love at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Lincolnshire

Visit Lincolndshire Wildlife Park during April and enjoy many animal encounters. The park run daily animal talks where you can find out more about Ring Tailed Lemurs, Tapir, Asian Short-clawed Otters and Meerkats. Families will also love being able to feed the birds and Meerkats whilst walking around the park. For more information on times of talks and prices visit the site. More…


children looking at meerkats

Adventures for the family at Wicksteed Park, Northamptonshire

Wicksteed Park has a host of new attractions for 2018 and something for all the family. With some Easter Holiday Craft Activities on selected days during Easter Holidays, kids can make Easter puppets and baskets! Also during the holidays, there is a chance to take part in the Wicky’s Easter Trail. To celebrate St George’s Day on 23rd April, there will be a pre-school event where kids can make a flag and create a dragon using playdough! Visit the site for more information on times and prices. More…


snow tubing

Coolest Birthday Parties at Bracknell Ski Slope & Ice Rink, Berkshire

You can choose from a wide range of different activities for a birthday party including ice-skating, skiing, broomball or sno-tubing throughout the year. Prices starting from £6.50/person.  Two different party menus are available and can be added to your party.  For more information call 01344 789 000 or email jnl-bracknell@nikegroup.co.ukMore…


bird of prey

Willows Bird of Prey Centre, Kent

The six-acre nature trail is a woodland setting full of wildlife and birds perfect for the family to explore. It is an area of old nursery land previously used for growing specimen tress. It now houses various animals including goats, chickens, wallabies, ferrets, rabbits, raccoon Dogs, rare-breed pigs, sheep, a falabella miniature horse and birds of prey. Visit this April for a great family adventure. More…


alice in wonderland and mad hatter at a tea party

Visit Chiddingstone Castle this Easter for Alice in Wonderland themed fun, Kent

On 12th, 13th and 14th April you can meet The Mad Hatter, The Queen of Hearts, White Rabbit, Tweedledum and Alice herself and take part in activities and games suitable for 6 – 10 year olds in Chiddingstone Castle’s house and grounds. Click here to find out more and to book tickets. More…


children on rubber rings in water

Kids activity days at Nene Whitewater Centre, Northamptonshire

Get your children involved in one of our activity days that run throughout the school holidays. These two day events provide an exciting introduction to a range of activities including canoeing, kayaking, tubing and raft building along with a variety of water based games and a lunchtime trip down the river! More…


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