Celebrate Easter in Shakespeare's England with an eggs-cellent line-up of events over the school holidays! From vibrant face painting to exhilarating egg hunts and more, there's plenty of fun and excitement awaiting visitors of all ages. 

Egg-cellent Easter Adventures at Fairytale Farm

Children and looking at Easter bunnies

Join in the Easter festivities at Fairytale Farm in Oxfordshire from the 29th March until 14th April. 

Explore an Interactive Easter Display, enjoy spring-themed crafts at the Crafts Corner, and participate in the Easter Garden Games.  

Don't miss the Easter Bunny's Scrabble Challenge and the chance to meet adorable animals. Top off your visit with Breakfast with the Easter Bunny over the Easter weekend (29th March-1st April) for a truly memorable experience! 

Plan your visit and book via the Fairytale Farm website.


Easter Eggs-citement at Warwick Racecourse! 

On the 4th April, Warwick Racecourse invites you to a thrilling day of jump racing action. Enjoy seven exhilarating races while indulging in delicious food from local stalls.  

Entertainment for the little ones includes a Punch and Judy show, balloon modelling, and spring crafts, making it the perfect family outing. 

Plan your visit and book via the Warwick Racecourse website.

Easter Arty Tots at The Market Hall Museum 

Delight your little ones with Easter-themed crafts and activities at The Market Hall Museum. From discovering springtime animals to creating festive masterpieces, it's an opportunity for young minds to explore and create. 

Plan your visit via the Market Hall Museum website.

Get Mucky, Get Making at Compton Verney 

Children playing with colourful netting

Immerse yourself in art and nature at Compton Verney's Get Mucky, Get Making sessions. From decorating clay eggs to weaving mini baskets, let your imagination run wild while exploring different materials and themes. 

Drop in to the Adam Hall during your Easter visit and join artists from the renowned contemporary arts group Leap Then Look. Across four days, the historic space will transform into a playful creative studio with your help. You’ll explore materials, construction, movement, line, form, and space in an ever-changing installation.

Plan your visit via the Compton Verney website.

Step into WonderWorld at Magic Alley

Step into the enchanting realm of WonderWorld, an extraordinary event unfolding in the heart of Magic Alley, Stratford upon Avon. This unique puzzle-based adventure is perfectly tailored for children over 6 and adults alike, promising an unforgettable journey through a fantasy world where imagination knows no bounds.

WonderWorld is not just an event; it’s a gateway to a world of magic and mystery. As you navigate through an intricate maze of puzzles and challenges, you’ll encounter the most incredible creatures – from the mighty dinosaurs that once roamed the earth to the majestic dragons soaring through the skies. Be dazzled by the grace of unicorns, and let the twinkling lights lead you to the playful fairies in their hidden enclaves.

Plan your visit and book via the Magic Alley website.

Something Hatching at Beckett's Farm 

Experience the miracle of life at Beckett's Farm as you witness chick-hatching demonstrations and meet adorable baby animals. Craft activities and cooking classes are also available, making it a day of fun-filled learning for the whole family. 

The event runs from 23rd March – 7th April from 10am – 3pm each day. 
£3 Entry Per Person – Adults and Children (Under 1s free), no booking required.

Plan your visit via the Beckett's Farm website.

Easter Egg Hunt at Charlecote Park 

A family of four in front of a hay bale decorated with colourful Easter eggs

Embark on an Easter adventure at National Trust Charlecote Park with a fun-filled trail featuring ten family-friendly activities. From egg hoopla to jigsaw puzzles, there's excitement around every corner at this historic estate. Priced at £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears, and a chocolate treat! No booking required, normal admission applies.

Plan your visit via the Charlecote Park website.

Race into Easter at the British Motor Museum 

Children with Easter hunt baskets in front of a pink Rolls Royce

For those with a need for speed, head to the British Motor Museum for an Easter celebration of the Fastest Cars in Britain! Explore the museum's collections, join a Racing Drivers Tour, and create your own fast car with cut-out and keep kits to take home. All Easter activities are included in the price of admission.

Plan your visit via the British Motor Museum website.

Easter Adventure Quest Awaits at Kenilworth Castle 

Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

Embark on a thrilling adventure quest at Kenilworth Castle this Easter holiday! From hunting for clues amidst the castle's historic grounds to tracking down hidden Easter eggs, there's excitement around every corner just waiting to be discovered. 

This egg-citing quest is open to all young adventurers every day throughout the school holidays. For just £2 per child, whether you're an English Heritage member or not, you can join in the fun and seek out the clues that lead to a delicious chocolate treat. 

Plan your visit and book via the Kenilworth Castle website.

Step into a World of Easter Magic at Warwick Castle 

Embark on an unforgettable Easter adventure at Warwick Castle! Marvel at birds in flight, experience thrilling siege machine demonstrations and delve into the enchanting Realm of Zog.  

But that’s not all; witness archery demonstrations, brave the Castle Dungeon, get lost in the Horrible Histories Maze and experience the grandeur of the Great Hall and State Rooms. Complete your adventure with a delightful afternoon tea at the Conservatory Tea House.  

Plan your visit via the Warwick Castle website.

Discover Fairy Folk and Fearless Knights at St Mary’s Guildhall

A man in mediaeval costume showing a young boy a sword

Experience the enchanting world of Fairy Folk and Fearless Knights this Easter at St Mary’s Guildhall in Coventry. Join the Fairy Door Trail, indulge in creative craft activities, and immerse yourself in Knight School sessions.  

Step back in time with Tudor's living history experience days, featuring tales of fairies and captivating demonstrations.  

Plan your visit via the St Mary's Guildhall website.

Eating Out for Easter

From Monday 25th March-Sunday 7th April, one child can dine for free from the dedicated kids menu when accompanied by an adult ordering a Main Course at the award-winning Coach House Stratford-upon-Avon. A children’s Easter egg hunt is taking place on Good Friday at The Coach House between 11-6pm, followed by an Easter egg hunt for adults between 6-9pm – with both offering prizes. For more information visit www.thecoachhousestratford.co.uk

The AA 3-star Charlecote Pheasant Hotel is also running a “kids eat free” offer during the Easter holidays, where one paid adult meal can be accompanied by one free child’s meal. To book, call 01789 335 960.

Between 23rd March - 7th April, why not indulge in a delicious Easter themed afternoon tea within the glorious grandeur of Ettington Park Hotel? Take in the surroundings of the Great Drawing Room with views across 40 acres of beautiful parkland and the River Stour meandering through. A truly special location to partake in this much-loved English tradition.

Extend the Easter Magic with a Short Break in Shakespeare's England

There is a wide choice of accommodation in Shakespeare's England, from pretty and peaceful country retreats, and chic boutique town centre hotels to cosy bed and breakfasts, and self-catering stays. Find a place to stay in Shakespeare’s England here.

Keep an eye on our What's On pages for a full calendar of events and activities taking place in Shakespeare’s England this Easter.

Wishing you lots of cracking Easter fun in Shakespeare’s England - don’t forget to share your stories and adventures with us on social media – #MyShakespearesEnglandStory.