Easter at Anglesey Abbey
There's lots to see and do at Anglesey Abbey over the Easter school holidays. Here's a few suggestions for a great family day out.
Head to the Hoe Fen Wildlife Discovery Area for a real family adventure in the woods.
Record what you see from the Wildlife Watch Hut and check-out the guests at the Insect Hotel. See the amazing views from the giant Limetree Lookout Treehouse and burn off some energy in the natural play area.
Fancy living here?
Take a peak at Lord Fairhaven's luxurious house, including the recently restored Newmarket Corridor. Lookout for the amazing clocks, including the magnificient Pagoda clock - what happens when it chimes.
See how the servants kept the house running in the Domestic Wing and watch our Encounters volunteers make afternoon tea, hand churn Lord Fairhaven's favourite ice-cream and mix a 'salty dog' cocktail.
We are also holding Family Pop-In's on Tuesday 29 March & Monday & Tuesday, 4 -5 April, where you can pop into the house and discover some of its secrets. Explore the collection in a 30 minutes activity, which will be available in various rooms three times a day, morning, lunchtime and afternoon - a small fee applies.
Find hidden treasure
Can you find the six secret geocaches we've hidden around the gardens.
You can download the co-ordinates to your GPS or mobile phone from www.geocaching.com
Take a tour of historic Lode Mill. Watch as the giant waterwheel turns the millstones to produce lovely wholesome wholemeal flour.
Why not buy a bag of flour fresh from the chute and bake a tasty Easter treat for your family.
50 things to do before you're 113/4s
You can tick off a number of the 50 things challenges including Climb a tree (no.1), Build a Den (No4), Make a trail with sticks (no.12), Create some wild art (no.18).
If you haven't got a 50 Things scrapbook you can get one from the Inspiration Station in the Visitor Centre, where you will also find lots ideas and equipment for your adventure at Anglesey Abbey.
A two wheel adventure
For a real adventure why not cycle from Wicken Fen along the Lodes Way cycleway to Anglesey Abbey.
It's eight miles each way and the route is virtually flat all the way. Look out for Wicken's herds of konik ponies and highland cattle and marsh harriers floating on the breeze.
Wicken Fen cycle open daily from 10am - 5pm (last hire 3pm).
Our Redwoods restaurant will be serving a tasty range of hot a cold drinks, sandwiches, hot meals and plenty of homemade scones and cake.