Our Favourite Events This Easter in Yorkshire

Where better to hide chocolate eggs than amongst the miles of rolling coast and countryside of Yorkshire?

Looking for an activity to keep the little ones entertained during the holidays? There’s a whole host of events to celebrate Easter in Yorkshire. Even some for the biggest of bunnies to enjoy!

With the warmer Spring weather making an appearance, there’s no better reason to head to the coast or country of Yorkshire this Easter!

We’ve compiled a handy list of all of our favourite easter events in Yorkshire. Keep reading to find out more…

Easter Adventure Quest, Scarborough Castle

Saturday 23rd March – Sunday 14th April 2024

Ruins of Scarborough Castle and the sea beyond

The annual Adventure Quest at Scarborough Castle is one not to be missed this Easter in Yorkshire. Hidden amongst the medieval ruins of Scarborough Castle are a host of Easter surprises!

Keep your eyes peeled for eggs, clues and challenges scattered throughout the Castle grounds. Not only will you be rewarded with a delicious chocolate egg, but you’ll be also given an adventurers certificate for your efforts!

There’s lots of fun and games to be had here, including a classic egg and spoon race. Can you carry your egg to safety the fastest?

Entry to the Adventure Quest is only £2.00. Please note that this charge is in addition to the ticket price for Scarborough Castle.

Easter Treasure Hunt, Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park

Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April 2024

A little girl wearing bunnie ears picking up a chocolate egg

This Yorkshire Easter egg hunt takes place at the much-loved Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park. Paired with the stunning scenery and wildlife, this event is sure to get inquisitive minds racing. The event costs £1 each to take part.

Open daily from 10am – 4pm, there’s plenty of time to see the wildlife whilst you’re here!

Easter Woodland School, Swinton Cookery School

Friday 29th March 2024 and Friday 5th April 2024

A chocolatier using an egg mould to create a chocolate easter egg

Idyllically positioned amongst the 20,000-acre grounds of Swinton Estate, there is an Easter Woodland School available on both the 29th March and the 5th April. Each day of Easter Woodland School is split into a morning and an afternoon session.

In the morning session, there is an Easter Craft and Egg Hunt where children will craft wooden Easter chicks and bunnies followed by an Easter egg hunt through the forest.

For the afternoon session, children will learn about fire lighting and cooking and prepare their own snacks.

Each session costs £15 per child and is aimed for children aged 6-12.

Hebden Bridge Easter Duck Race

Monday 1st April 2024

Rubber ducks racing on the water

The annual Hebden Bridge Duck Race returns in 2024, taking place on Easter Monday! Not your average Easter event in Yorkshire, the day will see hundreds of rubber ducks race along the River Calder to reach the finish line.

Held in the centre of town, the duck race begins at 3:15pm from County Bridge and concludes at West End Bridge.

There’s plenty to see and do on dry land too. Entertainment, live music, fairground rides and food and drink concessions will decorate the streets.

Tickets to enter the Duck Race cost £1, with all profits going to the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge Trust Fund. You can purchase tickets on the day at St George’s Square and West End or from the website here.

Easter Eggventure, Thornton Hall Farm

Friday 29th March 2024 – Monday 1st April 2024

A young girl petting some baby goats on a farm

You’ll enjoy hours of joy at this fun-filled Easter event in Yorkshire! There’s countless family-friendly activites taking place throughout the weekend at this much-loved farm.

Looking for an Easter egg hunt in Yorkshire? You’re at the right place! Follow the Eggventure Trail in the hopes of winning an egg, or take a seat and enjoy the eggsperimento live show. You can even feed the animals at the petting zoo and enjoy a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny!

For the littlest bunnies, there’s also an on-site soft play, go karts and a dedicated baby and toddler area.

If you’re feeling peckish, choose from mouthwatering homemade burgers, pizzas, light bites and tasty sides from The Diner.

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