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What’s on this Easter Weekend in Berkshire: 19 – 22 April 2019

What’s on this Easter Weekend in Berkshire: 19 – 22 April 2019

Barely has one weekend past and I’m practically drooling over the long 4 day Easter weekend, hurrah indeed! If you want a break from the overindulgence of chocolate eggs and large sleep-inducing roast dinners, then you’ve come to the right place. Check out our oh-so-handy guide to what’s on for families in Berkshire this weekend (19 – 22 April).

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Windsor Great Park Wildlife Trail, Savill Garden

6 – 22 April 2019, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Windsor great park wildlife trail easter april 2019

This Easter, use all your senses to become nature detectives and learn more about the treasure trove of plants and wildlife that makes Windsor Great Park their home. Working alongside Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust come on a journey to discover the amazing local wildlife. Starting from the Savill Building, follow the trail and use your detective skills to look for clues in nature, whilst enjoying the beauty of the Great Park around you.

The trail is suitable for all ages as well as being suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs, and at approx. 2km should take about an hour. The trail costs £3.50 per sheet and there’s a small prize available at the end of the trail. We did this trail at the weekend and highly recommend it.

To find out more, click here.

 

Binfield Easter Egg Hunt

13 – 22 April 2019

Binfield Easter egg hunt april 2019

This year the Binfield Easter Egg Hunt is running from 13 – 22 April 2019. It’s back for the 4th year, and it’s going to be another fantastic hunt. There will be over 25 eggs to be found around the village, simply buy a map for £2.00 from either Crema Coffee Shop or Binfield Village Stores, have some fun and return for a treat at the end (one per map). With pubs, cafes, shops, playgrounds and a library en-route, come and have a fun day out.

To find out more, click here.

 

World Horse Trail, Windsor Town Centre

Now until 31 July 2019

World Horse Trail windsor berkshire 2019

Bring the children into Windsor Town Centre to find the 10 unique horse statues around town until 31 July 2019 in the World Horse Trail. All you need to do is pick up a location map from Royal Windsor Information Centre or Windsor and Royal Borough Museum and see if you can find all ten! Each horse is unique and has their own story and design, painted by patrons and supporters of World Horse Welfare including Sara Cox and Martin Clunes. The trail is aimed at highlighting the World Horse Welfare’s work.

To find out more, click here.

 

Visiting Farm Animals at Cobbs Farm Shop, Hungerford

Monday 22 April 2019, 11.00am – 3.00pm

Farm animal cobbs farm shop hungerford berkshire april 22 2019

They’re back for a special Easter Monday visit! Furry friends from Farms 2 Ewe will be at Cobbs on Easter Monday, why not bring the kiddies along to say hello to some very cute little animals. It’s totally free to meet the animals (entrance fee still applies for the Play Barn) and it will run from 11.00am – 3.00pm.

To find out more, click here.

 

Easter Family Fun Day at Grenfell Park, Maidenhead

Saturday 20 April 2019, 11.00am – 3.00pm

Family fun day grenfell park 20 april 2019 berkshire maidenhead

Don’t miss the Easter Family Fun Day at Grenfell Park in Maidenhead this weekend on Easter Saturday, from 11.00am – 3.00pm. The event is aimed at families with children from 0 – 12 years and is free to attend. During the day there will be an Easter egg hunt, face painting, bunny mask painting, and many other children’s activities. There will be refreshments available for visitors, including ice creams, hot food and freshly made tea and coffee.

Click here to find out more.

 

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Basildon Park

6 – 23 April 2019, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Easter egg hunt at Basildon Park april 2019

Hunt for clues around the Estate to win a Cadbury chocolate prize, with two separate trails this year. Pick up a trail map from the visitor reception area for £3 per child. Suitable for children of all ages.

To find out more, click here.

 

Easter Fun at Oakley Court Hotel Windsor

19 – 22 April 2019

Easter egg hunt trail oakley court hotel windsor april 2019

Keeps the kiddies entertained this Easter break with a egg hunt at Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor from 19 – 22 April 2019.

The Easter bunny has hidden clues across the Oakley Court Hotel and the grounds and your little ones need to help to solve the puzzle. Pick up your clue sheet from Reception, and off you go!

A delicious treat will be waiting for children who solve the puzzle. Best of all there’s no charge to take part. Winner!

For more information, click here.

 

Toy Box Explorers Show at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell

6 April – 7 July 2019

Toy Box show lookout bracknell berkshire 2019

This fun show looks at the science behind toys! Come and help the presenter play with the toys and

Shows run at the weekends and during the school holiday at 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm and 3.15pm. The show costs £1.95 per person on top of your admission fee to The Lookout. Shows are suitable for primary school aged children and don’t need to be booked in advance, just buy your tickets from reception when you arrive.

To find out more, click here.

 

Easter Egg Hunt at Highclere Castle

Sunday 21 April 2019

easter egg hunt highclere castle berkshire april 2019

Hop along down to Highclere Castle this Easter Sunday for a fantastic family day out and Easter egg hunt with a bonnet parade too. Runs from 11.00am – 3.00pm and tickets need to be pre-booked. To find out more about this event and book your tickets now, click here.

 

Nature Eggspert Trail at the Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

7 – 23 April 2019

eggspert trail easter april Nature Discover centre thatcham 2019

This Easter bring the kiddies to The Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham for the Nature Eggspert Trail. The trail will be available over the Easter holidays from Sunday 7 – Tuesday 23 April. You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled as you make your way around the centre grounds and take in everything that’s on offer.

The trail costs £1.50 per child (50p per additional child) and includes a small prize at the end of the trail. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

To find out more, click here.

 

Breakfast or Tea with the Easter Bunny at Wyevale Garden Centres

5 – 28 April 2019

Easter at Wyevale Garden Centre Berkshire april 2019

Hop along to your local Wyevale Garden Centre and meet the Easter Bunny! Tuck in to a delicious meal, and enjoy a bunny hunt and chocolate treats. Children will receive a cuddly toy and an activity sheet, afterwards they’ll get to decorate their own Easter chocolate. Costs £10.95 per child and is suitable for children 3 – 8 years.

Participating garden centres in and around Berkshire: Hare Hatch, Heathlands Wokingham, Marlow, Sherfield on Loddon, Thatcham, and Winnersh.

For more information and to book online, click here.

 

Easter Events at Wellington Country Park

6 – 21 April 2019

Wellington country park easter school holidays april 2019

There’s absolutely loads going on at Wellington Country Park over the Easter holidays for families. Here are the highlights:

16 & 17 April – Family Circus Skills and Trapeze Workshops

18 – 22 April – Circus Wellingtonia Easter Circus Spectacular

21 April – The Mega Egg Hunt and Easter Crafts- come to Wellington Country Park for the annual mega egg hunt and help find 12 giant easter eggs hidden around the park. Use the treasure hunt map to solve the clues, forms are available from 9.30am at the main reception.

To find out more about all of these family days, click here.

 

Cadbury’s Easter Trail – Springing into Life at Cliveden National Trust

6 – 23 April 2019, 10.30am – 3.30pm

Cadbury easter egg trail cliveden april 2019

Explore Cliveden’s Spring gardens on the annual Easter Trail where children will leap into spring with an interactive, nature-themed Easter trail. At the end of the trail children will receive a special Cadbury chocolate egg, or a non-sugary alternative.

The trail runs from 6 – 23 April, 10.30am – 3.30pm and costs £3.00 per child. No need to book, just turn up, collect your trail map from the visitor centre in the main car park and enjoy the great outdoors. To find out more now, click here.

 

Easter Biscuit Decorating & Easter Trail at Stubbings Garden Centre, Maidenhead

5 – 26 April 2019

Easter at stubbings garden centre maidenhead april 2019

Throughout the Easter school holidays bring the kiddies to Stubbings to decorate their own Easter biscuits. This popular activity returns in the café, this time with an Easter theme. You’ll get a gingerbread bunny with all the trimmings to create an edible masterpiece. Costs £3.25 per child.

From Good Friday to Easter Monday come and take part in the Easter Trail through the beautiful listed Victorian Walled Garden at Stubbings. Hand your completed forms in at the café till and receive a chocolate treat.

Create your own bug hotel – The nursery will be focussing on gardening to promote insects and wildlife and so there will be a free create your own bug hotel activity.

To find out more about this event, click here.

 

Crowthrone Spring Trail

13 – 22 April 2019, 9.00am – dusk

Crowthorne easter trail april 2019 berkshire

Crowthorne Trails are fabulous, low cost, all weather outdoor activities providing an entertaining way for the whole family, young and old, to explore the Crowthorne area. Residents living within the area of Nine Mile Ride, Old Wokingham Road, Dukes Ride, Heath Lake, and New Wokingham Road, have created an Easter themed display to show outside their homes. There are also displays at Hatch Ride School, on Crowthorne High Street and at the Pinewood Centre. Families can purchase a map revealing the location of each display, and visit as many as you wish by foot, cycle or scooter. Maps are just £2.00 each. Return the map where you got it to receive a yummy treat.

To find out more, click here.

 

Easter Family Fun at Bel & the Dragon Cookham

Saturday 20 April 2019, 10.30am

Bel and the dragon cookham easter egg hunt april 21 2019 berkshire

The annual Easter egg hunt at Bel & the Dragon in Cookham offers plenty of fun for children of all ages. The chocolate egg-stravaganza takes place from 10.30am on Saturday 21 April.

To find out more, click here.

 

Tilehurst Easter Egg Hunt Trail

6 April – 23 April 2019

Tilehurst easter trail april 2019 berkshire

Bring the kiddies along to the Tilehurst Easter Egg Hunt Trail this weekend. Running until 23 April, each trail sheet costs just £1 and can be collected from C&G News. This will be a great way to get outside as a family, enjoy the weather and the long Easter weekend. Find the eggs in the local businesses and shops around the village, and see if you can find the golden bunny!

To find out more, click here.

 

What’s on at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts this Weekend

Friday 19 April 2019

Whats on at norden farm this weekend easter school holidays april 2019

As part of the Quest Family Fest children are invited to ‘Explore’ lots of fun workshops and activities over the Easter Holidays at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts. You’ll find a range of fantastic activities over the break to keep children busy and having fun, including; The Great Little Yoga Company Taster, Circus Skills, Bollywood Dance Party, Chocolate Egg Decorating, Robots and Drawbots, Contemporary Dance, 3D Cartooning, and loads more.

To see the full list of activities, click here.

 

Our Favourite Family-Friendly Beaches on the South Coast

Best family friendly beaches south coast

With the loooong Easter weekend on the horizon and (dare we say it out loud) the weather actually looking good at the moment, we started thinking about sunny days on the beach. Check out our guide to some of the best family-friendly beaches on the south coast, all easy to get to from Berkshire.

Click here to find out more.

 

Best Places for a Family Walk this Spring in Berkshire

We love nothing more than getting out in the fresh air with the kiddies and the pooch at the weekend, it’s free, healthy and fun. There are loads of amazing places to go for a family walk in Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together our favourites here for you. From the Long Walk in Windsor, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon this Spring!

Click here to check out our suggestions for Berkshire, and just beyond.

 

Eating out this Weekend – Family Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire

Eating out with the kids this weekend in buckinghamshire

Fancy getting a bite to eat out and about this weekend? If you’re looking for a fantastic family friendly restaurant in Berkshire we’ve done a lot of research (tough job but we took one for the team), and you can check out our guide to eating out with kids in Berkshire, click here. From great children’s menus, to outside play areas, and entertainment at the table, there’s something for everyone.

 

 

We hope you found this post useful and have a great weekend. If you’d like to see ideas for days out with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, click here.

 

 



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