2nd June 2022
Whether you a lover of all things chocolate at easter time, or you enjoy the new excitement that spring brings, this is the blog post for you. There is so much to love about Easter and in this blog post we share some of the many great easter activities you and your family can enjoy in Darlington. As your local Darlington storage company, our team will be out enjoying some of these easter activities too. Maybe we will see you there?
Below we have listed a wide selection of events and attractions that offer great easter activities in Darlington. These were correct at time of print, so make sure you check the events are up and running before you leave home as these events are subject to change, or you may need to book in advance.
So, let’s take a look at some of the great easter activities you can get involved in, in and around Darlington this spring.
- The Discovery Museum
The Discover Museum in Newcastle hosts a range of fantastic family fun each Easter. This has been known to include spring themed crafts, a toy train and a scientist’s area too. There will also be a chance for your children to win prizes while learning about the exhibitions throughout the museum.
- Urban Green
What better way to celebrate the spring season than in the great outdoors? Urban Green Newcastle visits many of Tyneside’s parks to offer free guided bug hunts throughout the easter holidays. They take place at the various parks looked after by Urban Green Newcastle and you’re sure to be able to find a bug or two!
- Sight Seeing
The famous open-top bus in Newcastle and Gateshead returns at the start of every Easter holiday. This is your chance to sit back and relax while you are taken around all the sites and attractions of the city. You’ll hear all about your home town and you may even learn a thing or two as well. You may come across some cultural hotspots that you haven’t seen before. With your family or friends, you can hop on and hop off to explore different locations on route.
- Beamish Museum
The Beamish Museum is one of the most loved attractions in the North East. With new additions and elements being added regularly, there is always something new to see and learn. The museum also put on various Easter themed activities. In the past these have included egg rolling, egg decorating and easter hunt across the museum.
- National Trust Easter Egg Hunt
The National Trust is running easter egg hunts across some of the most picturesque and beautiful spots in the North East. Check out their website to see where these easter egg hunts are taking place and when. Previously, they have taken place at Cragside, Wallington, Gibside and Seaton Dalavel Hall to name a few. There is nature inspired activities and chocolatey goodness for the whole family to enjoy.
- Life Science Centre
Each year the easter holidays come round you will see that the Life Science Centre has an easter program jam-packed with exciting and educational activities for all ages. The Life Science Centre is the perfect way to break up the easter holidays while letting he kids have fun while they learn new things.
- The Sage Gateshead
The Sage Gateshead is well worth a visit any time of the year. It is one of the regions most iconic buildings and for good reason too. During the easter holidays you will find that they put on a variety of events and activities. These include a musical egg hunt, colouring challenges, easter themed arts and crafts, live music and more. The Sage Gateshead kindly put on the event for free, but there will be a small charge for the activities.
- Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
Every springtime the Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal put on a selection of events and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Previously, their events have included the little lambs craft workshop, the hunt for the tiny golden egg, an egg and spoon race and egg rolling competitions. There is often a competition for the best decorated egg too, so make sure yours is ready.
- Castle Howard
Spring time is about baby animals and new beginnings for many people. Why not go along to Castle Howard where you can go to their mini farm and meet rabbits, ducks, lambs, mini pigs and the mini pony? In previous years the castle has put on various easter craft activities and even bought in the fair for the whole family to enjoy.
- The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt takes place at various locations in the North East. Where there is a Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt you will often find lots of craft activities and workshops for kids of all ages. While it is worth checking the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt website for easter hunts near you, they have previously taken place at Harlow Carr Garden and Alnwick Garden.
- Lamb Feeding
A favourite easter activity for many families is lamb feeding. It’s like the perfect spring activity and the children will remember it for years to come. You can feed lambs yourself at Hall Hill Farm while watching the newly born lambs cuddled up with their mum, or even being born if you’re lucky! There will be gorgeous fluffy easter chicks on site too that will melt your heart with their cute fluffiness.
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