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Easter events in Cheshire: Where to go and what to do

Egg hunts, adventures and meeting the Easter bunny

There's lots of egg-citing events happening in Cheshire this Easter

Looking for something to do on this Easter? If you fancy an egg hunt, a castle adventure quest or a sea shanty festival on the waterways, we have something for you in our Easter guide.

Lindt Story Time Easter in the Gardens, Tatton Park

Go on a magical journey with the Lindt Gold Bunny through the fairytale world of the Brothers Grimm. Lindt Gold Bunny treat for all children.

When: March 28-April 19.

Ticket price: Normal park entry charges apply.

More info: events.tattonpark.org.uk

Easter Holiday Eggstravaganza At The Jungle, Warrington

Easter treasure hunt, games and lots of eggcellent fun in The Jungle.

When: March 30-April 17 (except Easter Sunday) 10am-6pm.

Ticket price: Normal entry fees apply.

More info: www.thejungle.uk.net

Treetops Oaklands Easter Bonnet Creative Session, Neston

You are invited to come along and create your very own Easter bonnet with Oaklands Nursery. Bring along a friend, take a look around and meet the team.

When: April 2, 2.30-3.30pm.

More info: www.treetopsnurseries.co.uk

Cadbury Easter Trails

Erdigg and Chirk Castle, Wrexham,

Quarry Bank, Styal,

Dunham Massey Hall, Altrincham,

National Trust Formby,

Little Moreton Hall, Congleton,

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Bodnant Garden, near Colwyn Bay

Head to one of the National Trust venues for a special Cadbury Easter Egg Trail.

Hunt for clues around the grounds and then enjoy a delicious Cadbury chocolate Egghead as a prize.

When: April 3-6

Ticket price: From £0-£2.50 per trail, plus standard admission.

More info: www.eastereggtrail.com

Church Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Thurstason

This is not your average Easter Egg Hunt! Hop on down to Church Farm for a unique Bank Holiday treat.

Ride on the tractor up to the Church Farm forest. Adults and children will love working together to complete the games of skill and solve the Easter puzzle.

Play hook-a-duck, basketball dunk, see-saw, ring toss, target practice, eye-spy and lots more.

You’ll then meet the cuddly Easter Bunny, who’ll reward the children with a chocolate gift.

When: April 3-6

Ticket price: £8.50 per person (on the day £9.50 if spaces remain).

More info: www.churchfarm.org.uk

Easter Adventure Quest at Beeston Castle

Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! You’ll meet a courtly character from the past with stories of times gone by. This lively figure will be happy to help you on your quest as you explore Beeston and crack the clues. Rise to the challenge and win your chocolate reward.

When: April 3-6, 11am-5pm

Ticket price: Adult £6.30, child, 5-15 years, £3.80, concession £5.70, family £16.40.

More info: www.english-heritage.org.uk

Easter Boat Gathering and Sea Shanty Festival, National Waterways Museum

A great weekend to visit the museum with lots of visiting boats, music, mini-beer festival, fun activities and evening talks and concerts.

When: April 3-6

Ticket price: Standard museum admission charges apply.

More info: canalrivertrust.org.uk/national-waterways-museum

Big Easter Beer Hunt at the Yew Tree Inn, near Tarporley

An Easter weekend packed with beer and music delights will be rolled out by the multi-award winning Yew Tree Inn at Spurstow, near Tarporley.

When: April 3-7

More info: www.theyewtreebunbury.com

Easter in the City, Chester

Quality city centre street entertainment free of charge courtesy of the city centre businesses within the CH1ChesterBID area. Balloon artists Twistina and Twistopher creating balloon art on Watergate Street; face painting on Bridge Street; circus skills performances on Eastgate Street; a birds of prey display at Town Hall Square; photo opportunities with the enchanting cheeky squirrels The Nutkins across the city centre and five popular family films showing at the Chester Grosvenor Museum.

When: April 3-12

More info: www.ch1chesterbid.co.uk

Easter Fun at the Port Arcades Shopping Centre, Ellesmere Port

The Port Arcades Shopping Centre is looking forward to bringing some Easter delight to shoppers at the centre. Including an Easter egg hunt, free face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

When: April 4, from 10.30am.

Ticket price: Free.

More info: www.portarcades.com

Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival, Chester Racecourse

Gregg Wallace and Jean Christophe Novelli lead the way this Easter together with roster of local chefs

When: April 4-6

More info: chesterfoodanddrink.co.uk

Easter Eggstravaganza at Mayer Hall and Park, Wirral

Easter trail in the park (with sounds and textures), egg rolling competition, Easter bonnet competition, crafts and games. They are prepared for all weathers and will be in the hall in the event of rain. Sandwiches and refreshment will be available in Mayer Hall.

When: April 6, 11-4pm.

Ticket price: Children £3.

More info: www.blueyandbaloo.co.uk

Easter Bunny Hunt at Norton Priory

Catch the Easter Bunny with the help of the storyteller guide on a fun Easter hunt around the Walled Garden.

There will also be fun crafts in the straw bale classroom.

When: April 6-7, 11am-4pm.

Ticket price: Adults £3.50, children £2.70, under 5’s free.

More info: www.nortonpriory.org

Easter Hunt at Delamere Forest, Northwich

The annual forest Easter Hunt in search of clues left by the Easter Bunny. A self led hunt around the forest. The Delamere Easter Bunny has left questions around the forest. Can you answer them and spell out our Easter phrase? Can you solve the Easter Hunt to receive your chocolate egg prize?

When: April 7, 10am-4pm.

Ticket price: Children £5.

More info: www.forest-explorers.co.uk

Rainbow in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Make a section of the vivid piece of installation art which will hang in the museum for one day only. Made entirely by the visitors and based on shapes from their collections, this vibrant installation, made of laminated cellophane, will grow throughout the day and reflect the rainbow of colours in their Open Art Exhibition.

When: April 7, 2-4pm.

Ticket price: Free.

More info: www.cheshirewestmuseums.org

Spring Chicken at Norton Priory, Runcorn

Help the hens hatch a plan to escape. With fun family crafts and trails.

When: April 13-14, 11am-4pm.

Ticket price: Adults £3.50, children £2.70, under 5’s free.

More info: www.nortonpriory.org

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