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The best ways to spend you Easter break

Feature: Easter In Yorkshire

There’s plenty going on in Yorkshire over the Easter break. From Easter eggs and Easter cakes, to steam trains, star gazing, feeding the new born lambs and duck racing here are just a few of the activities and events you can enjoy this bank holiday.


Star Watching at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest

2 April

Join Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society for a tour of the night sky.


Go Continental this Easter at York NRM

2 – 18 April

Join us for a big day out as we celebrate the thrill of travel to the continent. Take an authentic steam ride on a Harwich Hook locomotive* and experience a little bit of Holland as you go. The kids can make their very own dutch-style windmill and discover how to make a train move with wind! Engage in fun storytelling sessions, new interactive science show, Energy! See the turntable transformed in to an amazing roll-on roll-off ferry, enjoy a ride at the funfair and relax in our restaurant with some internationally-inspired tasty treats!


Easter Weekend Fun at Harewood at Harewood House

2 - 5 April

Four days of spring fun for all the family at Harewood. Plus demonstrations in the House and traditional Easter cake baking on Easter Sunday. Included in normal admission price.


Day Out with Thomas The Tank Engine at Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

2 - 5 April

Yorkshire’s friendly line welcomes back its favourite visitor to host ‘Day out with Thomas’ Bank Holiday weekend events. Thomas with Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller, will be hosting the event that always proves so popular. Thomas and his fellow saddle tank engine Percy are looking forward to their visit to the railway, which runs between the new award winning Bolton Abbey station and Embsay station.

Easter Egg Hunt at Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

4 - 5 April

Pop along to Burton Agnes Hall over the Easter weekend and enjoy searching the grounds and woodland walk for chocolate Easter eggs. Fun for all the family! Adults: £4.00
Child £2.50
Senior: £3.50


Feed the Easter Lambs at Malham Tarn Estate Office, nr Settle

4 - 5 April

Feed the lambs - feeding time every half-hour. Displays and information; craft activities. Easter Trail - follow a trail of clues and questions around Malham Cove, starting at Town Head Barn. Suitable for all ages. £1.50 per Easter trail.


Lambing Time at Hurries Farm at Yorkshire Dales National Park

2 - 4pm 4 April

Join David Wellock on his farm for a short walk to meet new born lambs, prize winning Aberdeen Angus and Rhea. The walk starts promptly at 2pm - this is not an Open Farm visit. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult: £3, Concessions: £3, Child: £3


Posted on Tuesday 16th March 2010
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