Easter is a time for fun activities with the family whether that be Easter egg hunts, petting farm animals or watching a show.

However, it can be hard to know what to do over the Easter break. Here is our pick of the top five things to do to keep all the family entertained.

Easter egg hunt at Speke Hall

Take part in the family-friendly Easter egg hunt at Speke Hall. Credit: Unsplash

Date: 11-18 April, between 10.30am-4.30pm

Price: £3 each plus general admission

Follow the family friendly trail full of activities around the Tudor house grounds and earn a chocolate egg at the end. Visitors can explore a nature trail around the National Trust’s garden and woodland with an activity pack full of activities. Take as long as you like to follow the Easter egg hunt and there is no need to pre-book tickets.

Easter Wonderland

Follow the white rabbit down into Wonderland at Otterspool Adventure Centre. Credit: Unsplash

Date: 9th – 24th April, between 9:30am-6pm

Price: £6.50-£17

Families can join Alice, the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts and other characters on their journey through Wonderland at Otterspool Aventure Centre. Children can meet the Easter Bunny and receive an egg as well as taking part in an Easter egg hunt and a parade. There will also be chicks, bunnies, ducks and lambs in the Spring Farm for guests to visit. Tickets allow guests to stay all day to make full use of all the activities.

Strawberry Fields celebrations

Wander through Strawberry Fields for an Easter surprise. Credit: WikiCommons

Date: 15th-17th April

Price: £7.95-£10.95, children go free

The iconic Strawberry Fields gates will be welcoming guests for their Easter events. On Good Friday, an Easter egg hunt will take place around the grounds where John Lennon played as a child. The hunt will be full of activities and of course, chocolate. There will also be a number of religious services taking place across the weekend. There will be a Service of Shadows on Good Friday and a worship at the original red gates on Easter Sunday.

Egg takeover at the World Museum

Explore unusual eggs at the World Museum. Credit: Jonathan Oldenbuck, WikiCommons

Date: 14-22nd April

Price: Free

Join the museum in showcasing eggs from the animal world. The alternative Easter egg hunt will allow families to learn about all the weird and wonderful eggs that have been washed up on our local beaches. Children can also make their own beach-themed card to take home.

Easter on the Farm

Meet the lambs at Bates Farm. Credit: Unsplash

Date: 15th-18th April

Price: £15

An Easter extravaganza is taking over Bates farm with the chance for families to meet and pet animals. The farm tour will last an hour and families will be able to cuddle lambs, see other farm animals and finish with Easter activities including an egg and spoon race. There will also be photo opportunities throughout the visit. A café is available to refuel afterwards.


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