It’s nearly that time of year when we give the kids carte-blanche to stuff themselves silly with sweets and chocolate. Yes, it’s nearly Easter! With a long Bank Holiday weekend starting on Good Friday 14th April and ending on Easter Monday 17th April, it’s the perfect occasion for catching up with family and friends.
Easter is all about new beginnings and what better way to welcome the warmer months of the year than by planning some family-friendly activities, namely a yummy Easter Egg Hunt?
Here’s our round-up of some ‘egg-cellent’ places in North Wales to take part in an Easter Egg Hunt this year.
16th April: Conwy Castle 10am – 4pm
Edward I was King of England from 1272 until 1307 and the monarch who had Conwy Castle built. One Easter, Edward commissioned artists to paint four hundred eggs in bright colours and gold leaf to be used as gifts. For Easter 2017, complete the castle’s very own trail to receive your a golden egg then decorate one of the castle chambers with your egg! Entry is free for CADW members. Non-members: adult tickets £8.95, concessions £5.80, plus there are plenty of offers for families and groups.
16th April: Beaumaris Castle 11am – 4pm
For a fun-packed day, head to Beaumaris Castle on Anglesey. Here the Easter Bunny has devised an egg-stra special trail for visitors! Follow the clues hidden around the castle to claim your sweet reward then take part in some Easter-themed activities, including mask making and bunny puppets. For history-lovers, historical reenactment group, House of the Black Star, will be setting up camp for the weekend to give visitors a taste of life in medieval Wales too. Entry is free for CADW members. Non-members: adult tickets cost £6.50, concessions cost £4.20, plus there are plenty of offers for families and groups.
16-17th April: Bodnant Garden 10am – 3pm daily
Bodnant Garden in the Conwy Valley always delivers a fun-filled programme of events for the school holidays and this Easter is no different. Can you and your little ones outsmart the Cadbury Chocolate Easter Bunny? He’s hidden clues all around the garden! Follow the trail to claim your reward and enjoy the glory of the garden resplendent in its springtime finery along the way. Entry is free for National Trust members. Non-members: adult tickets cost £12.00, concessions cost £6.00, plus there are plenty of offers for families and groups. There is an additional charge of £3 per child for the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.