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Best Easter days out 2019

Published 9 April 2019

Spring has sprung and Easter is well on its way

It’s finally time to make the most of the (slightly) warmer weather and see what the UK has to offer. With half-price travel for kids this Easter, it's never been easier to ‘hop’ on a coach and enjoy a ‘cracking’ Easter event.

We’ve rounded up the best of the best in April activities, so continue reading and get inspired.

Easter events in Bath

This scenic city is jam-packed with great things to do, like visiting the Roman Baths, exploring Victoria Art Gallery, and climbing Bath Abbey’s Tower.

Top Events

  • Easter Crafts, Holburne Museum, 9 April 2019
    A crafty escape in the heart of the city.
  • Egg Hunt, Prior Park, 19-22 April 2019
    A free festival of food, music, shopping and performance.
  • Bristol Zoo, April 2019
    Take a tour of spring plant life, learn how to identify the early birds of the morning by their song or even enrol in a two-day children’s conservation academy. 

Easter events in Edinburgh

The compact, hilly Scottish capital has a reputation for being one of the UK’s most beautiful cities. There are plenty of fantastic things to do and see in Edinburgh - so many, in fact, that we’ve just written a whole other blog post about them!

Top Events

  • Easter Eggstravaganza, Hopetoun House, 21 April 2019
    A family centred day of fun with a great atmosphere.
  • Easter Trail, Botanical Gardens, 6-21 April 2019
    Search for the first traces of spring on this Easter themed trail through the gardens.
  • Blood Bar, Edinburgh Science, 6-20 April 2019
    Put your make-up skills to the test and learn how to create fake wounds that will make your skin crawl!

Easter events in London

It’s all going on in our thriving capital! Home to loads of top tourist attractions like Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, and Big Ben, you’ll never be bored in this city.

Top Events

  • Magic Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, from 30 March 2019
    It's playtime at Hampton Court. Let your imagination run wild as you explore the magical gardens and secret grotto.
  • The Animal Hunt, National Maritime Museum, from 9-16 April 2019
    Explore the museum on a hunt for unusual animal-related objects to discover their fascinating stories.
  • Rapunzel, Dugdale Centre, 6-22 April 2019
    Who said the panto was a Christmas-only thing?

Easter events in Manchester

Manchester is packed with sights to see, and there's lots of fun to be had as spring starts to come around. The kids will love a visit to the Legoland Discovery Centre or a tour of the CBBC studio, and there’s something for the whole family at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Top Events

  • Easter Funfair at Manchester Centre, 13-22 April 2019
    A chance to enjoy classic fairground attractions in the city centre.
  • Ordsall Hall Easter Egg Hunt, 21 April 2019
    Because you can never have too many Easter egg hunts.
  • Manchester Duck Race, River Irwell, 19 April 2019
    Which duck will be victorious? All proceeds go to children’s charity, Brainwave.


Do any of these Easter events take your fancy? It’s so easy to visit Bath, Edinburgh, London and Manchester by coach. So, why not book your Easter travel now and plan an adventure for the whole family?

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