The Easter School Holidays are fast approaching, so we’ve pulled together some of the best activities on offer around the UK to help you plan your family’s fun!
It’s officially spring, so it’s time to shake off the winter chill and jump straight into some Easter fun! Even better, we’ve included any donations you could raise with our suggestions, to help make your family-time even more rewarding!
Bristol: We The Curious
Situated in the Bristol harbourside, We The Curious is an interactive centre that aims to answer all those curiosities and questions. It’s definitely not your average science museum, and there’s a schedule jam-packed with family activities over two floors AND the UK’s only 3D planetarium!
Even better, the centre is run by an educational charity meaning that when you book your ticket you’ll be helping disadvantaged children!
UK Wide: National Trust Days Out
From helping feed new-born lambs to learning wild survival skills there’s lots to do at National Trust places this Easter. Whether you’re after things to do with the kids or somewhere to shelter from the April showers, there’s plenty to get stuck into over the holidays.
Even better, National Trust membership is only £10 per year for kids, or £10.50 per month for a family of 2 adults and up to 10 children and grandchildren! Plus, you’ll raise 1.5% for the charity of your choice when you buy via Give as you Live!
Forget egg hunts and chocolate! The Deep in Hull is inviting you to join their team of special agents and help them to crack clues along the coastline and solve crime!
There’s also an ocean-load of live shows, the famous glass lift and the chance to see live sharks, rays and Europe’s only pair of Green Sawfish!
UK wide: Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts
Fill your Easter with family fun, delicious Cadbury treats, and eggciting egg hunts! Cadbury has partnered with the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland to create lots of action-packed days out.
With a few clues to crack along the way, why not join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and enjoy the fun!
London: Mini-Keeper Experience at London Zoo
Become a mini-keeper at London Zoo this Easter at no extra cost! From animal dentistry to dung sweeping, this Easter holidays they’re giving kids the chance stuck in and experience Zookeeper life!
After arriving through a secret entrance within the Zoo, new recruits will be kitted out in uniform and given their daily checklists, before embarking on a journey behind the scenes into the specially-recreated keeper kitchen.
Becoming part of the action, children will help keepers prepare lunch for the squirrel monkeys, create fun activities for the meerkats and experience the biggest job in a keepers’ daily life – mucking out!
After the uniforms come off, a packed schedule of demonstrations and activities throughout the week will take families further inside the exciting world of the Zoo: explaining everything the ZSL team does to care for its 19,000 residents.
The mini-keeper experience is included in the ticket price, but advance booking is recommended. Even better, when you book online via Give as you Live you’ll raise 2.5% in FREE funds for your charity!
Midlands: Ice Age: The Lost Kingdom at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The first outdoor Ice Age experience of its kind in the UK and a truly entertaining and educational experience for families. Visitors will explore gardens and parklands and uncover epic life-sized beasts (including the Woolly Mammoth, Smilodon (Sabre Toothed Tiger), Cave Lion, Woolly Rhinoceros, Mastodon (giant elephants), Megatherium (Giant Sloth), Short Faced Bear, Giant Beaver and many more..) along their walkthrough journey with scenery and props recreating the Ice Age period. Along the route will be a mini cinema, street food and drink stalls and a fossil excavation pit!
Berkshire: Legoland Windsor
This Easter guests to LEGOLAND Windsor can enjoy Easter fun and LEGO building on top of a jam-packed day out that the whole family can enjoy.
From 14 to 17 April 2017, budding builders can make their own LEGO Easter eggs with Ollie the Dragon, whilst over in Miniland, little ones can take part in a L-EGG-O hunt and spot miniature LEGO eggs hidden amongst some of the world’s most iconic landmarks!
Book your day our at Legoland via Give as you Live and you’ll raise 1.5% for the charity you support!