At last it’s started to feel like springtime, the sun is shining, the lambs are bleating and an array of buds and blooms are bursting, all in time for the Easter weekend. So why not leave the comfort of your kitchen and make the most of the great outdoors in your local area this Easter. Here are our top picks for Easter fun in Cheshire and Manchester:-

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National Trust Easter egg hunts in the North West

Enjoy an Easter adventure in nature at one of the many National Trust properties in the North West:-

  • Speke Hall, Liverpool
  • Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester
  • Lyme Park, Disley
  • Quarry Bank, Styal
  • Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Discover family-friendly trails with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. Remember tickets must be booked in advance at the National Trust.

Easter Donkey Experience, Medley Green Farm, Astley (27th March-11th April 2021)

Back due to popular demand following the success of the Christmas donkey event, the Easter donkey experience returns to Medley Green Farm, Astley. You can come in fancy dress with an Easter Bonnet or just as you are. The littles ones with love petting the donkeys and they also have ponies, bunny rabbits and Reindeer! What more could you ask for at Easter? Tickets available from Eventbrite.

Tatton Park Easter weekend with Percy the Park Keeper (2–5th April)

Enjoy a delightful family trail in Tatton Park’s spring gardens, inspired by Nick Butterworth’s book, ‘The Secret Path’. Follow winding pathways to help Percy take care of nature and wildlife. Stop off for a selfie or two at Percy’s potting shed where you can enjoy the sights and scents of spring before heading off to finally track down his furry animal friends. Collect your Easter chocolate treat and meet Percy along the way!

Bramhall RODE cycling Easter Treasure Hunt (2-5th April)

Join in this Easter bank holiday weekend for a treasure hunt like no other, solve the cryptic clues as you cycle around Bramhall Village. This family fun event will start and finish at RODE in Bramhall Village Square, where you and your team will collect your first clue and set off cycling around the 9 km route around the village. Each team will be given full instructions and a goody bag on check in. Buy your tickets from Eventbrite

Discover Tree Climbing at Capesthorne Hall, Siddington (11th April)

For an unforgettable experience try recreational tree climbing at Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire. Ascend high into the canopy of a magnificent oak guided by friendly instructors, using their safe climbing system to climb into the unique treetop world. Book online here.

Trafford Treetops Easter Egg Hunt, Trafford Centre (2nd April–5th May)

If you have a head for heights why not try an Easter egg activity at Trafford Treetops zip wire centre. Each participant will be given an egg to carry around the course with them, the aim being to complete the course without breaking your egg in order to receive a prize at the end! Book online here.

Easter Holiday Crafting

If the weather does take a turn for the worse you can always get crafty in the kitchen. Take some inspirational crafting ideas from Good Housekeeping. It is crammed full of Easter Crafting for kids and adults alike. From bunny ears headbands to a gorgeous centre piece for the Easter Sunday lunch, you will find lots of fun ideas to decorate your home in the holidays.


We wish you and your family a very Happy Easter however you are spending it this year. And after your Easter fun with the family why not give us a call on 0161 4837821 or complete our contact page if you would like us to assist you planning your new bespoke kitchen.