Family things to do this Easter at Wray Castle

Mother and daughter eating lunch next to daffodils at Wray Castle

On the hunt for things to do this Easter holiday? Look no further, at Wray Castle we have lots going on that the family will love, both inside and out.

Cadbury Egg Hunt 

Friday 14 – Monday 17 April
Follow the trail around the castle grounds; find all of the clues to win a chocolately prize. £2 per trail.

50 Things - Survival Skills  

8, 13, 20 & 22 April
Learn basic survival skills with the help of our rangers, like building a shelter in the woods, then you’ll be ready for any adventure.


Go wild on the outdoor play trail, with new improved features for this year. Build a den, climb the tree house and look out for Charlotte the giant spider! 

Let the imagine run wild as you explore the woods and wander down to the lakeshore. 


If rain stops play, get crafty indoors and make your own castle crown. 

Have a go at dressing up  - we’ve got lots of outfits fit for a Knight or Princess in all sizes so this one isn’t just limited to the kids!

Upcoming events

The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control

Sat 17 Nov 2018
This year sees us reflecting on the lives of two prominent women from Wray Castle's story. The exhibition encompasses artistic installations, research material and poses questions for reflection.

Upping Sticks at Sixty

Sat 17 Nov 2018
This 10 minute talk introduces the Dawsons, the upwardly mobile middle class couple from Liverpool, who built Wray Castle and made a new life in the Lake District.

Hard Hat Tour

Sat 17 Nov 2018
Grab a torch for this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. It'll be a rare opportunity to explore the highs and lows of the castle (literally).

Reading Wray Castle

Sat 17 Nov 2018
This 10 minute talk will equip visitors with the skills to understand the architecture of Wray Castle - inside and out.

“Are we still debating this?”

Sun 18 Nov 2018
To celebrate our 2018 ‘Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control’ exhibition, local community groups will be holding presentations and debates revolving around women’s experiences today.