Five Great Lake District Days Out in the Easter Holidays

Looking for suggestions for family activities in the Lake District over the Easter holidays. Here’s a few we’ve selected for you …

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Easter Treasure Trail

Wednesday 12th April 2017, from 10 am

Suggested minimum donation of £4 to WaterAid project, Malawi

 

Search around some lovely Lake District landscape for 100 hand-crafted limited edition ceramic eggs until they are all found. Great prizes to be won, including tickets for fantastic family attractions.  To participate register online. You will then receive an email with a link to an interactive Google map and clues, which goes live on April 12th.

Boat Hire on Lake Windermere

Low Wood Bay Watersports

Explore England’s largest lake at your own pace in a rowing boat. Breathtaking views. Public jetties along the eastern shore allow you to get off the boat and explore the lakeside towns.

£16 per hour for 1-2 people
£21 per hour for 3 – 4 people
£24 per hour for 5 people
Hotel residents can enjoy a discount of 10%

Mini Monster Fun

Brockhole on Windermere

Friday, 21 April 2017, sessions at 10.30am, 12.15pm, 1.45pm and 3.15pm
£5 per child

Bug Hunt in the Brockhole Gardens. Investigate plants and creatures in the gardens and then create a monster on a stick to take home with you.  Age 6 plus (children must be accompanied by an adult).

 

Night Sky Safari

Hawkshead

Saturday, 22nd April

Adults £10 Child £5 and Family £25

Join professional astronomer, Robert Ince, for an evening of Stargazing at Grizedale. Suitable for children 8 and over. Bookable online.

Ulverston Walk Fest

With an Archaeological Theme

Saturday 22 April – Monday 1 May 2017

Thirty-two guided walks to suit all abilities. Discover a wealth of information about the areas mining past and other historic sites. Walks programmes available in South Lakes and Furness outlets, libraries etc  from the beginning of March 2017.

 Great Places to Finish the Day

No day out is complete without some well-deserved refreshments. Stop off at Low Wood Bay, Waterhead or The Wild Boar for some tasty treats.

 

 

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