5 Best Things to do with the Grandkids in Yorkshire this Easter 2022

5 Best Things to do with the Grandkids in Yorkshire this Easter 2022
March 17, 2022

Easter is here and so are the mountains of chocolate eggs, happy kids' faces and exciting events. But what can you do to keep the little ones entertained? We’ve done the hard work for you and put together our top 5 best things to do with the Grandkids this Easter in Yorkshire!

Easter is here and so are the mountains of chocolate eggs, happy kids' faces and exciting events. But what can you do to keep the little ones entertained? We’ve done the hard work for you and put together our top 5 best things to do with the Grandkids this Easter in Yorkshire!

1) Mother Shipton's Cave - Knaresborough

 

Mother Shiptons Cave Knaresborough

 

A classic amongst the Yorkshire locals, Mother Shipton's Cave is transforming itself into an Eggcelent wonderland this Easter. The kids will be able to hop down the Bunny Door Trail and look out for giant eggs, with cracking photo opportunities and fascinating Easter scenes throughout the beautiful woodland. If you get a little peckish on the walk around, there are lovely spots to stop for a picnic and a bite to eat, whilst soaking up the scenery.


The event is on every day from Saturday 2nd April, to Sunday 24th April and open 10am to 5.30pm (last admission 4pm) - booking is essential, so don’t miss out!

2) Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens - Driffield

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens - Driffield

Burton Agnes Hall in Yorkshire, known for its beautiful gardens and historic culture, is inviting children this Easter to attend their Easter egg trail with a difference. You’ll explore the gardens whilst searching for clues, but make sure you have your thinking caps on, as you need to solve the conundrum to take home the treats! Afterwards, the kids can let off some steam at the park, while you sit back and relax with a nice brew or a cup of coffee… you might need it!

 

The event is running from 9th April to the 24th April. Adults are £9.00, Children (4-15 years) £6.50, and Under 4's go FREE! 

 

*This site is accessible

 

3) Worth Valley Railway - Keighley

 

easter express keighley

 

Fancy something a little different? Worthy Valley Railway 'Easter Express' is not one to be missed. Hop aboard this Easter for a unique train journey, with fun Easter characters and excellent scenery!

 

What's included? 

 

There’s plenty to keep you busy at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, whatever the weather.

Experience the sound & smell of a steam railway:

 

- Five miles of heritage railway to journey along

- Six individual stations, full of character

- An Exhibition Shed displaying vintage coaches and historic engines

- The Carriage Works Museum, one of the finest collections of restored railway carriages

- The Engine Shed, full of exhibits and memorabilia of how railways used to be

- Gift shops at Haworth & Oxenhope

- On train Buffet Car, selling real ale, drinks, snacks & confectionary

- The Learning Coach based on Ingrow Station platform will be having a fun-filled week, provided by RailStory.

 

Once you've completed all your activities & filled in your Eggspress Passport, you can head to the shop for a delicious prize!

 

Trains will be running every day from Saturday 9th April to Sunday 24th April and ticket prices can be found on the booking page!

 

*Accessible by different platform

4) Stockeld Park - Wetherby

Stockeld park Easter

A true family favourite. Would it be a top 5 without Stockeld Park?…of course not. With events running all year, it's definitely worth the trip over for their famous Easter Adventure. Whether it’s meeting the Easter Bunny himself, taking the kids on the Rainbow Bunny Hunt or admiring the giant eggs, you certainly aren’t short for choice. Add that little bit ’eggstra’, with a trip to the cafe for a hot chocolate or a few choccy treats to finish.

 

Stockelds Easter Adventure will run from the 2nd to the 24th April, and tickets are on sale now! (Ticket prices can be found at checkout).

*This site is accessible

5) Piglets Adventure Farm

Piglets Adventure Farm

On your marks, get set, GO!.. Your little hunters can join in with Piglets Farms Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt. Not only that, but you can see some live lambing, a Mad Hatter magic show, a clamber in the indoor play area and much more. Hungry? Piggy Pizza Parlour has got you covered, serving delicious sourdough stonebaked pizza with a variety of toppings to choose from… how could you resist?

 

Easter Egg-Stravaganza runs from the 2nd - 24th April and will sell out quite fast, so be sure to book your tickets soon! (Ticket prices may vary depending on the day chosen and independent circumstances).

 

*This site is accessible

 

So, if you’re looking for a memory-filled day out with the grandkids this Easter, you won’t be disappointed picking one of the above...Enjoy!

 

*All information was correct at the time of publishing and could be subject to change.

 

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