Top things to do in the Easter holidays

With spring doing its thing the Easter holidays are the perfect time to get outdoors with the family. You can hunt for clues on a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt over the Easter weekend or become a nature detective on discovery trails at special places in the North West.

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Go on a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt in the North West 

Unleash your inner explorer and create some special family memories over the Bank Holiday weekend. We've teamed up with Cadbury for an ultimate family day with Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts taking place at special places in the North West.

Visitors enjoying the Easter trail

Get closer to nature at Quarry Bank

The gardens, woods and riverside at Quarry Bank are bursting to life with spring colour, sounds and smells. Head out on the spring nature trail to discover fluttering butterflies and pretty flowers that have woken up to say hello. Want to take a closer look at the wildlife? Pick up a tracker pack from the garden kiosks so you're all set to find birds and bugs.

Visitors at Dunham Massey looking at an activity trail

Enjoy 18 days of Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts at Dunham Massey

If you're busy over the Easter weekend, then there are still plenty of egg-filled days left at Dunham Massey to enjoy. But you'll need the eyes of an owl and the ears of a rabbit to help you earn your chocolate reward. Explore Dunham's gardens though the super senses of animals on a nature trail with a difference.

Children running through the daffodils

Find the dinosaur tree on a Victorian adventure at Speke

Travel back in time this Easter to the days of the Victorians to become a detective. As you explore the woodlands and gardens of Speke you'll need to keep your eyes peeled for signs of spring. There's also a pre-historic character waiting to be found...

Children running together at Lyme

More time at Lyme for Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter bunny is spending more time at Lyme this Easter, so there's extra days to take part in a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt after the Bank Holiday weekend. Follow a trail through the twists and turns of Lyme's gardens to find out which animals live here. Discover clues along the way to lead you to your chocolatey prize.

Children playing with bubbles on front lawn

Noses at the ready for Little Moreton's smelly trail

Little Moreton Hall will get right up your nose this Easter. Sniff out the smells of a Tudor garden and pick your nose's favourite smells to create your own very own floral journey filled with scents which make you think of memories.

Family trail in Rufford Old Hall Gardens

Fun indoors and outdoors at Rufford Old Hall

Discover who used to live in the house at Rufford, find clues of the mini-beasts who call the gardens their home or have a go at making your own house in the woodland. Whatever the weather, there's looks of homemade fun waiting for families at Rufford this Easter.