Family Fun for the Easter Holidays

March 25, 2013


How are you planning to spend the Easter holidays? Wherever you live, there’s plenty of choice to keep you and the family entertained, with the UK’s most popular family attractions holding all manner of events and entertainment.

These are our top picks for an “Eggsellent” Easter!

Warwick Castle

This Easter, the foulest and funniest moments from history will be brought to life at Warwick Castle, with the first ever Horrible Histories® Foul Fayre.

Visit five interactive areas around the Castle, from Vicious Vikings to Terrible Tudors and the Measly Middle Ages, and enjoy various shows, games and characters for all the family – it’s history with the nasty bits left in!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not, London

Kids can take part in free circus workshops taught by Ripley’s London’s line-up of expert performers and street artists this Easter.

From mastering the art of balloon modelling, to learning how to juggle or practicing magic tricks, London’s most bizarre attraction offers something to keep the whole family entertained!

The free masterclasses will take place in 30-minute sessions from 12pm – 2pm, Monday 1st – Friday 5th April 2013.

Chessington World of Adventures

Packed with fun and excitement for everyone from the serious thrill-seekers to the tiny tots, Chessington World of Adventures offers a fun, exciting and educational day out that the whole family will enjoy.

Visit after 20th March 2013 and enjoy an amazing new expedition in a new land called ZUFARI. Journey through extreme terrain in the ultimate off-road adventure, encountering all kinds of exotic creatures such as majestic giraffes and powerful white rhino.


Cadbury World

With an action-packed programme of chocolatey fun for everyone, Easter is always eggstra-special at Cadbury World! From March 29th -1st April, families can look forward to Easter Egg trails, Easter bonnet competitions with the chance to win chocolatey prizes, and some fabulous seasonal treats in the World’s Biggest Cadbury Shop – including unique handmade eggs crafted by the resident chocolatiers.

There will also be a whole host of children’s entertainment over the Easter school holidays (2nd -14th April 2013).

The York Dungeon

York’s most blood-curdling attraction has been completely remodelled, re-imagined and will be opening its doors as a very different dungeon Friday March 29th 2013 – just in time for Easter visitors!

Take a journey back in time to the dark underbelly of Roman York with chilling live shows, thrilling rides, gruesome exhibits and creepy interactive special effects.

The sets and scripts have taken on a more theatrical aspect, for a more dynamic and thrill-filled journey through York’s murky past.

York’s most infamous rogues, villains and rascals, like Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin, have also enjoyed a makeover, courtesy of make-up artists from the smash hit movie “Pirates of the Caribbean”!

Whatever you get up to, have an Enjoyable Easter!

The AttractionTix Team

About the author

Phillipa Standley

Phill is a member of the Marketing team at AttractionTix. Her first love is travel, but it’s followed closely by cheese and wine! Her ultimate holiday is touring California, from theme parks like Disneyland to Alcatraz in San Francisco and not forgetting the Napa Valley vineyards!

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