Easter holidays in Yorkshire

There’s still time to book for the first big holiday of the year!

Look at where to stay, what to see and plenty to do in Yorkshire this Easter, from seaside, to forests, to walking challenges and wonderful days out for all the family:


  • Good Friday 2024 is on Friday 29th March
  • Easter Monday 2024 is on 1st April

School term dates may vary, but the majority of schools in the UK have a two week break – use the England and Wales term checker here.


Easter activities and celebrations across Yorkshire:

Easter at Stump Cross Caverns

Easter at Stump Cross Caverns

Stump Cross Caverns, Greenhow Hill, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire. HG3 5JL

Date & Time:

March 23rd, 2024 9:00am

Huddersfield Easter Egg Hunt

Huddersfield Town Centre, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Date & Time:

March 23rd, 2024 9:00am

Easter Brunch Party

Scarborough Flyer, 4 St Nicolas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Date & Time:

March 31st, 2024 12:00am

Head to the coast

The East Yorkshire coastline beckons:

Take the full holiday by the beach at the Yorkshire coast and enjoy fresh air and time on the sand. You could even stay in the aptly named Easter Ende Cottage:


Barmston is located in the middle of a long stretch of sand. Try the Black Bull retreat for easy access to quality sand time.

The Old Milking Parlour

Barmston, YO25 8SW, United Kingdom

Rhodale Cottage

Barmston, YO25 8SW, United Kingdom

Remarkable 2-Bed Villa caravan in Driffield

Barmston, YO25 8TZ, United Kingdom

Hunmanby Gap

Located in the middle of a huge stretch of beach, Hunmanby is a great place to get away from it all if you prefer self-catering, beach & quiet.

Wold Cottage

Hunmanby, YO14 0LE, United Kingdom

Caravan Primrose Valley WW

Primrose Valley Road, Hunmanby, YO14 9RF, United Kingdom


llamedos, 34 Hungate Lane, Hunmanby, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 0NN, United Kingdom

More beach time

For more facilities and lots of beach access, go to Filey (which includes the Primrose Valley resort) or Bridlington.

Explore the forest

Try Go Ape! at Dalby Forest which also has extensive mountain biking trails.

Walking Challenges

Take on a walking challenge such as the 3 peaks and spend a few days in charming accommodation near Ingleton or Settle. Try The Dairy for self-catering or Harling House for B&B.

Rainy day adventures

In fair weather or foul, the wonders of Stump Cross Caverns are a great family activity – with above-ground fun too in the form of gold-panning, dragon scultpures, mosaic maze, shopping and a cafe, there’s plenty for young children and adults alike. Check out the special Easter activities.

Family get-togethers

Get together with the extended family – try these places for easy and interesting places to meet up with the extended family – great for all generations and needs:

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