Spring has arrived, bringing with it an array of colour across the region and the long-awaited lighter nights. The best bit – there’s more daylight hours to get out and explore Yorkshire!
At this time of year, many attractions offer wonderful experiences for all the family, just in time for the school holidays coming up. We’ve rounded up a selection for you to explore.
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Easter at Kirkstall Abbey: The Lost Sheep Trail
The monks of Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds were famed for their love of sheep farming, and now you can try your hand at rounding up a flock with the sheep trail. It’s free to enter and the grounds around the abbey provide a wonderful spot for a picnic.
Easter Holidays: Making Your Mark
Visit Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield to find out more about stamps on metal, you can even design your very own Makers’ Mark. It’s a lovely free day out.
William’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza
William’s Den in East Yorkshire is celebrating this cracking time of year with a whole host of activities from egg hunts to chick handling and much much more alongside their usual indoor and outdoor play.
Easter Adventure Quest at Scarborough Castle
Explore the site to hunt for clues and challenges, and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race. Track down the Easter eggs and you’ll be rewarded with a chocolate treat and an adventurer’s certificate.