Easter fun for all the family in Nottinghamshire

Whether you have a relaxing Easter break planned or you’re on the lookout for something to entertain the kids, there will be plenty for you to do in Nottingham this Easter break.

Here are just a few events and activities we found that are happening around Nottinghamshire which might keep the kids happy for a little while.

  1. Rushcliffe Country Park Easter Holiday Den Build and Egg Hunt

Search the woodland trial to learn all about the park’s animals and their eggs to claim a reward – all before building your very own den among the trees.

Where: Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JS

When: April 4-5 and April 11-12.

Opening times: 10am until 12pm

Prices: £5 per child- including chocolate reward (Pre-booking required)

Book and pay in advance at the Ranger’s Office to ensure place

2. Easter Bunny Trail

Take part in an special Easter egg hunt by following the clues along the trail to discover the eggs and win a chocolate treat when you reach the end.

Where: Rufford Abbey, Rufford, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

When: Friday March 30 until Sunday April 15.

Opening times: 10.30am until approx. 4pm

Prices: £2 per trail

3. Easter ‘Egg-spress’ Steam specials

The great central railway Nottingham will be hosting their annual Easter ‘Egg-Spress’ featuring:

Historic steam services on both days, children will get to meet the Easter bunny on the train and receive a chocolate gift, free Heritage Bus rides to local picturesque destinations, and much, much more.

Where: Mere-Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 6NX

When: Sunday, April 1 – Monday, April 2.

Opening times: 10am until 5pm

4. Easter Holiday Fun – Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt at Green’s Windmill

Explore Green’s Windmill and the community garden for a hidden Easter egg hunt and be in with the chance to win some amazing prizes.

Where: Green’s Windmill and Science Centre, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, NG2 4QB

When: Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 1

Opening times: 10am until 3pm

Prices: Tickets are £5.

5. Family Easter Rave at The Saltbox Bar

Where: The Saltbox Bar, Bolero Square, Nottingham NG1 1LY

When: Saturday, March 31.

Opening Times: 2pm until 4pm

Prices: £7 per person or £25 for a Family ticket

This disco event will be the perfect activity for both children and adults and it’s a great opportunity to break out your dance moves this Easter. Along with face painting, a craft area, soft play and baby area, there will be a visit from the Easter bunny himself.

6. Easter Egg Hunt – Nottingham International Market

Head down to Old Market Square to join an exciting Easter hunt. Bunji the Easter Bunny will be coming along to meet the children and help them in finding hidden eggs amongst the trader’s stalls for their chance to win a free chocolate egg.

Where: Old Market Square, Smithy Row, Nottingham, NG1 2BY

When: Sunday, April 1

Opening Times: 10am until 6pm

Prices: FREE