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.

Outside 

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. 

Inside 

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

Sun 22 Jul 2018
10:00-17:00
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.

Landmark in the Landscape

Sun 22 Jul 2018
10:30-11:15
This 45 minute outdoor guided tour takes in the theatrical architecture of Wray Castle together with its picturesque setting.

Upping Sticks at Sixty

Sun 22 Jul 2018
11:00-11:15
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.

The Women of Wray Castle exhibition talk

Sun 22 Jul 2018
12:00-12:15
Accompanying the 2018 exhibition, 'The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control'.

Hoist the sails (boat one: adults & children)

Tue 24 Jul 2018
09:30-11:15
A chance to take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a skill and compete in a team race. Who will win the Dawson's silver cup?

Hoist the sails (boat two: children aged 7 - 16)

Tue 24 Jul 2018
09:30-11:15
A chance to take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a skill and compete in a team race. Who will win the Dawson's silver cup?