There are so many incredible attractions in Britain, but where are the best places to visit at Easter?
There are so many incredible attractions in Britain, but where are the best places to visit at Easter? Should you hunt for eggs in the depths of the New Forest, roam the rolling hills in Yorkshire or escape to the Cotswolds for an Easter weekend party with family and friends? From glorious blossoming gardens to country parks filled with stunning wildlife, Britain truly comes to life in the springtime. So where will you go? Fret not. Whether you’re planning a family getaway or a holiday with friends, the team at kate & tom’s is here to help you find the ideal location. Read on for our guide to the best places to visit at Easter.
With lambs and daffodils filling the fields and the sun starting to creep out, there’s no better time to visit England’s countryside than at Easter.
If you want a spot to take in the true beauty of English Easter, the Cotswolds is the place to go. With stunning, colourful landscapes and quaint honey-coloured villages, you can while away the hours wandering along tranquil country lanes and pottering around local shops and delis. Or, bring the kids along with you and enjoy a fun-filled Easter weekend, with plenty of activities to keep you all busy. Cotswold Farm Park has bucket-loads of fun things for the whole family, including lambing season where you can visit the new arrivals, interact with them and even feed them!
Head to the south-west of the country to experience Easter in Wiltshire. The large county is home to a number of unique cities, towns and villages. Visit Salisbury Cathedral for their annual Easter trail, accompanied by a range of fun craft events for children. If you’re looking for a truly English country escape for Easter, look no further than the New Forest in Wiltshire. The acres of beautiful landscapes come to life in spring, filled with daffodils, primroses and tulips. Keep your eye out for family-fun events, including egg hunts, Easter crafts and perhaps even spot the Easter Bunny himself!
Blow away the winter cobwebs on the English coast this Easter, enjoying a fresh breeze on a warm day by the sea.
Cornwall is easily one of the best places to go for Easter by the coast. With over 400 beautiful beaches to explore, there are certainly plenty of stunning place to hide eggs. Parents and children will both love the Lost Gardens of Heligan, where you can explore secret gardens recognised as a ‘living memorial’ in 2013.
Teach the little ones about the new life in Easter with a trip to Old Macdonald’s Farm, where they can interact with lambs, pigs, chickens, cows and ponies. Children can even help you bottle feed the lambs and calves, who will just be babies when visiting at Easter.
An Easter getaway doesn’t have to mean a tranquil escape to the country. English cities are packed with exciting festivities too…
While Yorkshire boasts its fair share of idyllic country landscapes, its cities make it the ideal Easter escape. York, Leeds, Sheffield and so many other bustling cities are full of fun, exciting Easter events for the whole family. Discover the beauty of these Northern cities as you search for hidden Easter eggs, or head to a nearby farm for a taste of the local delicacies.
Castle Howard, in the north of Yorkshire is home to the famous annual Easter Egg Hunt, keeping the entire family entertained as you race around the grounds collecting chocolate treats. The city of York has the richest chocolate history in the country, being produced here as a substitution for alcohol for Quakers. Take the family on York’s Chocolate Story tour to discover more about the origins of the delicious treat.
Our list of cities wouldn’t be complete without featuring England’s capital. Jam-packed with entertainment year-round, London is full of Easter events to keep you and the kids busy. With plenty of Easter egg hunts and chocolate shops to discover and explore, you’re sure to have a memorable trip to London this spring.
If you’re visiting London during the Easter break, be sure to take a trip to Fortnum & Mason to browse their huge range of delicious Easter chocolates and treats. Or, bring the kids and enjoy some of the annual Easter family fun events, such as building your own sundae or hunting for special eggs.
Spend Easter with kate & tom’s
With plenty of stunning destinations, fun family-friendly events and delightful spring sunshine, there’s no better time to escape to the UK than in Easter. However you want to spend your festive break, you can do it in style with a luxury cottage from kate & tom’s
From large country manors and quaint rural cottages to modern holiday homes, we have the perfect destination for all kinds of Easter escape. Get in touch with our team of travel experts today to start planning your dream holiday at Easter