Thinking ahead to Easter? Two whole weeks of keeping the children entertained may seem a daunting task but there’s so much to see and do in the UK that if you decide to holiday in this lovely part of the world, you will be spoilt for choice!
Head to Drusilla’s Park in East Sussex and watch the Fat Controller take charge at the Thomas and Friends Railway on 29th March! Enjoy a wonderful train ride around the track and meet some familiar faces along the way – look out for James, Cranky Diesel and Bulgy the Bus! Regarded as one of the best zoos in England, visit the thousands of different species of wildlife, big and small – a great day out for all.
For a good old fashioned Easter hunt – Borde Hill Garden in Hayward’s Heath is hosting an Easter Bunny Trail all through the half term for ages 3-11 years. Solve the puzzles and find the bunnies to win lovely chocolate eggs. Take part and dress up on Easter Monday – the best dressed wins a lovely giant teddy bear!
Over in West Sussex, visit Petworth House and Park and participate in Bunny in the Park! Running from 29th March – 7th April, take part in a ‘bunny makeover’ – follow a trail of woodland creatures to find bunny ears, tails and whiskers and be rewarded with a yummy chocolate treat at the end!
Make your stay eggstra special and stay in one of our many cottages in Sussex still available for Easter!
This lovely holiday home is right in the heart of cosmopolitan city Brighton, East Sussex! Sleeping 4 + 1, this contemporary Georgian townhouse is beautifully spacious and within walking distance to the famous Brighton Pier and beach. Around a half hour drive from Drusilla’s and Borde Hill, this makes for the perfect base to really make the most of your Easter break!
Alternatively, this beautiful cottage is just ten minutes’ drive from Petworth House in West Sussex and comes with its own treehouse!
Enjoy a family day out at Penshurst Place in Tonbridge for some Easter holiday fun! Running through the whole of Easter, make your own very special medieval bonnets, hunt for dragon’s eggs and take part in plenty of other arts and craft activities!
For some festive fun, head to the Powell-Cotton Museum at Quex Park in Birchington, Kent and take part in an egg trail! Hunt through the beautiful gardens to find egg shapes and receive a chocolate prize at the end! While you’re there, take the time to explore the beautiful park and galleries. Please check website for dates.
From 30th March – 1st April, grab some local goodies at the Spring Fayre in Broadstairs, Kent. They’re also hosting an Easter Bonnet competition and an egg hunt so the children will be entertained too!
How about some suggestions on places to stay? This lovely cottage sleeping 15 is right near Penshurst Place and Tonbridge Wells! Get the whole family together this Easter – this property is perfect for special occasions and reunions. With so much to see and do on your doorstep, this wonderful holiday home is perfectly located to explore Kent and Sussex.
If you’re opting to stay further East, this apartment sleeping 4 + 1 is situated near Quex Park and is close to the sea at Ramsgate!