2017 Easter Weekend Family Events In Northumberland

Published: Wednesday 12th Apr 2017

Written by: The Grace Darling Holidays Team

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The Easter Holidays are a great time to visit Northumberland and enjoy some quality family time.  There are many events taking place throughout the North-East this Easter, but some of the more popular family events are listed below.

  • Friday 14th – Monday 17th April 2017

Easter Bunny

QEII Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9YF

The Easter Bunny will be visiting Woodhorn over the Easter weekend! Find him on site and receive a small treat!

Price: Free. Time: 11:00am – 15:00 daily.

  • Friday 14th – Monday 17th April 2017

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Cragside, Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65 7PX

Follow the pram and wheelchair-friendly route, finding clues and filling in answers along the way, then show us your hunt map and receive a chocolate prize!

Price: £3 single (per hunt). Time: 11:00 – 15:00 daily.

  • Friday 14th – Monday 17th April 2017

Cadbury Egg Hunt

The Avenue, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, NE26 4QR

To celebrate the arrival of spring, Bunny's thrown an Easter tea party in the woods. To find the party, Bunny has set out some clues, with help from his woodland friends. Follow the clues, find the tea party then work out where Bunny’s hidden his secret chocolate stash! Complete the hunt and receive a yummy Cadbury chocolate reward.

Price: £2.50 Single (per hunt). Time: 11:00 – 16:00 daily.

  • Saturday 15th April 2017

Easter Family Fun Day

Ridley Park, Park View, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3AY

Free family fun day, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet Parade, Mad Hatter Tea Party, Street Theatre, Arts and Craft workshops for children. If the weather is poor then the event will still go ahead but at Blyth Sports Centre, NE24 5BT.

  • Saturday 15th April 2017

Easter Egg Run

QEII Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9YF

This year's Easter Run departs from Woodhorn in spectacular style between 11am and 11.30am on Easter Saturday. Hundreds of bikers take part in the Easter Run which sees donated Easter Eggs being collected and delivered to children's homes and hospital wards throughout the region. 

Price: Free. Time: 11:00 – 11:30.

  • Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th April 2017

Nutkins

The Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU

Enchantingly squirrel-like and riddled with intrigue, Mr. and Mrs. Nutkins are set to charm children and adults alike. This darling pair of red squirrels might be old but they are ready to take the world (and its nuts) by storm!

Price: Free (with entry to The Garden). Time: 10:00 – 18:00.

  • Monday 17th April 2017

Easter Half Term Kids Club

Manor Walks Shopping Centre, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6UT

Families visiting Northumberland’s largest shopping and leisure destination over the Easter break can enjoy getting up close and meeting the animals at the Manor Walks Petting Zoo. A mix of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and a few furry friends will be stopping by Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure in Cramlington on Monday 17th April 2017 as Animal Story visits Centre Mall. The interactive event, which aims to encourage an interest in wildlife and the natural world amongst the younger generation, will also give shoppers the opportunity to come face-to-face with a selection of creatures, while others can be handled and stroked.

Price: Free.

  • Monday 17th April 2017

Easter Petting Zoo

Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6UT

Families are invited to visit Manor Walks on Easter Monday so they can enjoy getting up close to all kinds of animals at its Petting Zoo. Animal Story will be stopping by Centre Mall, Manor Walks Shopping Centre, with a mix of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and a few furry friends!

Price: Free. Time: 11:00 – 15:00.

There are many self-catering luxury holiday cottages still with availability with Grace Darling Holidays.


The Grace Darling Holidays Team
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