Easter is upon us and we have a full house for the holidays. We are keeping our fingers crossed with the weather – we’ve had sunshine, wind and showers in the past few days so it’s anyone’s guess.
North Norfolk has a lot to offer all year round but I thought I would just offer up some of the special regular Easter events taking place locally.
Good Friday to Easter Monday always has a choice of fun-filled family events over the Easter holidays check-out their website for this seasons happenings Toys trails and Cotton Tails from Friday 7th to monday 17th April 2023. Check out opening times and details at www.holkham.co.uk
One of our guests’ favourite venues, Pensthorpe is putting on an Easter Eggstravagansa with a special self-guided trail around the site. Learn about the species that share our natural world and finish off at WildRootz. www.pensthorpe.com.
It may not be the home of the Grand National but Fakenham Racecourse is much more family friendly with its casual atmosphere and no formal dress code. Children under 17 are admitted free (must be accompanied by an adult). Racing on Easter Monday. www.fakenhamracecourse.co.uk.
Take part in their Easter trail and win a chocolate egg. Daily 2nd-9th April 2023
Sheringham Viking Festival
‘If you’ve never heard of the Sheringham Viking Festival, then you’re in for a treat. This unique festival brings together all sorts of Viking-era activities, from battles to boat-burning ceremonies. So, let’s get ready for a journey through time and all the excitement that comes with it!’ April 1st 2023.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
‘Spring has sprung down on Gressenhall as the workhouse wakes up from winter. Use your senses to explore Gressenhall in new ways, from their rare breed animals to the wildlife across the site. Meet newborn animals on the farm and find out more about how woodlands shape our world with activities all about our new exhibition, From Axes to Acorns. April 1st – 17 April 2023.
Not so local but well worth the drive, BeWILDerwood is one of the most amazing fantasy experiences for the family. Take part in their Peskie Bunnies Easter Eggs-pedition from Saturday 1st April – Monday 17th April 2023. ‘Hop to it and meet the Easter Bunny at the storytelling Stage, then bounce along the trail to find where thoses pesky bunnies are hiding around the woods. Will you be able to find them all and win an eggscellent prize?’
Have a great holiday!