Things to do this Easter in Yorkshire

April 2017

April 1st – April 20th

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Nostell, Wakefield.

Head down to Nostell Priory and Park, take part in Cadburys Easter Egg Hunt! Cadburys have partnered with the National Trust and National Trust for Scotland to create a series of action-packed family days out.
To claim your Cabury chocolate prize, you will need to wind your way through the wild woodlands and alongside lakes to find the clues and puzzles left behind!
Nostell Priory and Park is an 18th century architectural masterpiece with Landscape Park and gardens. Take a walk around the kitchen garden and follow the winding paths through the pleasure grounds.
The Easter Egg hunt is open 10:00am – 4:00pm and admission only costs £2!

April 6th 

Eggstrodinary Science Show at Thwaite Mills Watermill.

Every Thursday afternoon in the school holidays Thwaite Mills will be running fun science and experiment sessions suitable for all the familily. This week they are exploring eggs in the Eggstrordinary Science Show.
Admission is free to the museum and no booking is required.
The show starts at 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

April 8th to 24th

Easter Adventure at Stockeld Park

There are all sort of fun events happening at Stockeld Park this Easter, from giant egg hunts through the Enchanted Forest to meet and greets with the Easter Bunny and Little Bo Beep. Visitors can also design their own chocolate bar, get lost in a giant maze, have a go on some Bumper Boats, visit the Stockeld Park Ponies and catch the Doris the Dragon Easter Show.
Day pass from £12.50


April 12th

Easter Extravaganza at Stirley Farm

Hunt for eggs (of the chocolate variety) at Stirley Community Farm in Huddersfield and enjoy lots of Easter themed fun. The farm, leased from Kirklees Council since 2011, is an exciting rural adventure into the world of food and farming covering 240 acres. Expect to get up close and personal with beef shorthorn cattle and find out more about food-growing, apples and beehives.
Admission fee £3 to £4

April 14th to 17th 

York Chocolate Festival

The city of York has had a long and distinguished history with the confectionery and chocolate industry. Even back in 1781 the city boasted 8 confectioners for its 17,000 inhabitants. The annual York Chocolate Festival celebrates the industry, chocolate lovers, artisan chocolatiers, museums and attraction and shares a piece of York's chocolate history.  To complete the chocolate experience, local chefs and chocolatiers will be demonstrating how to make chocolate and how to use chocolate in sweet and savoury dishes.
Admission is free and you can find the days full programme here:

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