There’s plenty going on this Easter in north Norfolk; enjoy train rides, egg hunts, watching lambing live, dinosaur adventures, nature trails and magic shows! Here's a round up of what's on during the school holidays. For more events and ideas, see the what's on pages.

Wroxham Barns (2 to 19 April 2022). There is a fun filled Easter planned at Wroxham Barns. You may be lucky to see lambs being born as well as enjoy lots of other animal advenutres on the Junior Farm. Tickets permit unlimited rides and play at the fun park. Find out more and book.
You can also meet talented makers in the craft studios and have a go at crafting yourself at Made By You. Browse shops offering gifts, toys, clothing, homewares, food & drink and more. Take a break in the Courtyard Café or Farmyard Café for snacks, hot food or traditional Afternoon Tea. 

Bewilderwood (2 to 19 April 2022). Join in with the The Pesky Bunnies Easter Eggs-pedition! There will be plenty of fun as you wind your way through the tunnels and tree houses and fly through the trees! Spend the day at this huge, award-winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure with treehouses, wobbly wires, slippery slopes, Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles. Take lazy boat rides across Scaaaary Lake, dress up and join in with the enchanting daily story telling; get befuddled in the marvelous Muddle Maze; snaking through the peaceful pathways and revealing treacherous trails - this is a world with more than a little sprinkling of fairy dust. Find out more and book here.

Holkham Hall (2 to 19 April 2022). Head to Holkham for a range of egg-citing activities to keep the family entertained this holiday. Choose your destination(s) and find a range of egg-stra special family fun included in the price of your ticket.

There’s even more over Easter weekend too! The Food, Drink & Gift Market is taking place in the Lady Elizabeth Wing. Charlie Cheesecake will be entertaining all with his marvellous and magnificent magic show, taking place in the ‘Big Top’ in the Walled Garden at 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm, Friday 15th-Monday 18th April inclusive. Admission tickets must be purchased. Find out more.

Hop Aboard a Steam Train. Take a journey on a heritage steam train through the north Norfolk countryside. Wells & Walsingham Light Railway is the world's smallest public railways and enjoy a ride between Wells and Walsingham.

At North Norfolk Railway, there is the Spring Steam Gala (1-3 April 2022) featuring visiting locomotive No 41241 making a very rare appearance. There will also be five or more locomotives in steam operating a varied and intensive timetable using rarely seen rolling stock. The Steam Gala delivers over nine hours of on track entertainment each day. 

Over the Easter weekend (15-18 April 2022), three historic trains will be in action. Grab your tickets, watch the guard wave his green flag, listen for the sound of the whistle and a whoosh of steam as you set off on a timeless journey through some of Norfolk’s most stunning coastal scenery and beautiful countryside.
On Bure Valley Railway, take a ride on the Easter Eggspress (2-18 April 2022) for an exciting day out for all the family. There is a free Easter egg for every child on completion of Easter Trail. Stop off at the decorated shop and Whistlestop Café for the Easter themed event.

Pensthorpe Natural Park (2 to 19 April 2022). Join in the Great Easter Eggs-ploration and embark on an exciting journey of discovery this Easter with a family-fun egg hunt with plenty of other activities to keep everyone busy! There will be a mini treasure hunt around WildRootz outdoor play, free arts and crafts activities, as well as Pensthorpe Explorer Tours. Head indoors to Hootz House where you can scuttle across rope bridges, climb ginormous tree towers and race down winding slides. Explore the nature-rich park and build a den.

Hindringham Hall once again opens its gates to the private gardens from 30 March 30th until 28 September on Sundays (2pm-5pm) and Wednesdays (10am-1pm).  Explore the walled vegetable and fruit garden, daffodil area, water garden, medieval fish ponds and moat, which dates from 1150 and is one of only a handful of complete moats in Norfolk. Hindringham Hall, looks like it's straight out of a story book with its medieval moat and fishponds. The current owners have developed the gardens over the past 25 years and is a real hidden gem. End your visit with tea in the Café beside the moat.

Fakenham Racecourse Easter Race Meeting (18 April 2022). On Easter Monday, Fakenham Racecourse will be hosting its Easter race meeting. And as children aged 17 and under are admitted for free, it makes for a fun and affordable family day out. 

National Trust Blickling Hall (2 to 19 April 2022). Treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Blickling Estate on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail, finding nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Children can pick up a trail map, pencil and a Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg at the end. (Allergen alternative prizes available, please ask when you've finished your trail). Enjoy a walk around the garden; a result of three centuries of inspired planting, and the gently undulating historic parkland which is great for exploring. Grab a map of way-marked walks or our cycle trail and head out into the park. Keep your eyes open for lost buildings, stunning views and wildlife who call it home.

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure (2 to 19 April 2022).  Join Dippy and friends at the Easter Eggstravaganza at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure for a day of fun. The park will be festooned for Easter and guaranteed to put a spring in your step. Help Dippy find the missing Easter eggs hidden across the Park, and head to the theatre, a perfect place for your family to put their feet up and be entertained. Children can also enjoy the indoor play area ‘Dinomite’ with three levels of fun including climbing nets, bridges and three massive slides. For high wire adventures, whizz over to Predator High Ropes and go on the world's first parallel sky rails, an exhilirating high ropes adventure. Find out more and book here.

Amazing Attractions. There is a whole range of attraction in north Norfolk open over Easter for fantastic family days out. Visit Wroxham Miniature Worlds with model railways, a Lego city and interactive flight and train simulators and try your luck in the Old Penny Arcade. Immerse yourself at the largest privately owned military museum in the United Kingdom at the Muckleburgh Military Collection where you can see over 150 artillery pieces, tanks and other vehicles, most of which are in working order. Visitors can enjoy rides in a military vehicle or take a tank driving session in a FV432. 

Learn some interesting facts about wildlife conservation and see the exotic creatures of Asia and South America at Amazona Zoo. Have an underwater adventure at Sealife Hunstanton.  For a water adventure, head to the beautiful Norfolk Broads, Britain’s magical waterways by hiring a boat, canoe or SUP, or stroll through peaceful gardens like Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden and Gooderstone Water Garden.

If art is your interest, watch expert local craftsmen revive traditional skills at Langham Glass and Alby Crafts and Gardens. At Langham Glass, you can experience a fascinating live glassmaking demonstration with informative commentary from the expert glassmaking team. You can also create your very own glass masterpiece ranging from tealights to glasses and vases. Visit art galleries and browse around independent shops where you can buy the works of local artisans such as Gallery Plus ShopBircham Gallery and Creake Abbey.

Marvellous Museums. North Norfolk has many museums and historic sites, open to visitors, explaining the area’s fascinating and unique heritage. At RAF Air Defence Radar Museum Neatishead, explore the country's only original Cold War Operations Room, which formed a critical link in the RAF's Command and Control system in the years following WW2.

At the free to enter RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, relive the courageous history of life-saving at sea in Cromer or head to the Museum of the Broads where you can discover the stories of the Broads and take a boat trip.




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