School Holidays

Easter Events

Easter holidays in Cheshire this year will be a little different to the norm – but with places hoping to reopen on 12th April, there will be day trips to be had during the second week of the holidays (all being well!)

Here are some pleaces we know are hoping to reopen, along with some events and other things to keep you busy in Macclesfield, Congleton, Knutsford, Wilmslow, Poynton, Sandbach and surrounding areas.

If you are running an easter event or club and would like us to add it to our list please get in touch here.

If you’d like to search by day, all Easter events as well as other local family friendly events are on the Events Calendar.


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BeWILDerwood Cheshire

BeWILDerwood Cheshire is a huge woodland full of family fun, adventure, and imagination. Enjoy a day out for the whole family and create wonderful memories together!


The 70-acre adventure park is filled with huge slides, muddled mazes, treetop structures and magical treehouses. There is also storytelling, crafts, activities and so much more! Grown ups are encouraged to play alongside their children, so ALL of the family can run WILD at BeWILDerwood Cheshire.


Make sure you check the wibbly website for seasonal opening dates. The woodland opens 10am – 5pm and is a full family day out. Plus, everything from car parking, activities, crafts and storytelling shows are included in the ticket price.


Admission prices are based on height rather than age, as there are some things in the park that require longer arms and legs! Under 92cm free; 92–105cm £17.50; over 105cm £19.50; over 65’s £12.50 (2021 prices).

Visitors must book their tickets online ahead of their visit. Book your adventure today at: https://cheshire.bewilderwood.co.uk/

You can contact the Twiggle Team by emailing them at yoohoocheshire@bewilderwood.co.uk or calling 01829 830730.

BeWILDerwood Cheshire is located on the A49, 5 miles north of Whitchurch, use the postcode SY13 4JF.


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Discover Tree Climbing

Discover Tree Climbing arose from the need for tree climbing experiences in the North of England. Co-director Neil was looking for somewhere to learn tree climbing but there was nowhere available locally, so after going further afield to learn the techniques, he is bringing it back home and making it available to you. Terry jumped at the chance to put his knowledge of trees and climbing techniques gained from years as an arborist to use in a socially conscious and exiting new way.

As seen on Blue Peter!! 



Neil has 25 years’ experience as a teacher, he has been running outdoor and environmental education events with the Wildlife Trust since 2010 and loves climbing trees in his spare time.
Co-director Terry has been working as an arborist since 2002 and has a passion for all things tree. His office space is the tree-tops of North West England and he would like nothing more than for you to share the experience of looking at the World from the crown of a tree.

Why not come and experience recreational tree climbing with us at the following locations this Easter?! This is a fantastic experience for anyone aged 6 and above to safely ascend into the canopy of a tree!


April 3, 2021 – Arley Hall and Gardens 

April 11th, 2021 – Capesthorne Hall

April 17th, 2021 The Forge, home of Wild Rumpus (Cheshire ST7 3QL)


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Alton Towers

Reopening 12th April 2021

Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB

 

Arley Hall and Gardens Easter Garden Trail

Friday 2nd – Sunday 18th April 2021
Open 10am – 5pm.
 As you explore the gardens collect the clues to find the ingredients for an Easter Carrot Cake and when you have them all head for the Tea Cottage to collect your prize.
Arley Hall & Gardens Northwich Cheshire CW9 6NA
T: 01565 777 353

Blue Planet Aquarium

Reopening the outdoor area on the 12th April for Free.

They will be opening the –

Pelicans Cove
Ice-cream parlour
Gift Shop
Play area and a very exciting new outdoor area for 2021 about local conservation

Cheshire Oaks, Longlooms Rd CH65 9LF

Brookside Miniature Railway

Hoping to open again at 10:30 on Monday 12 April 2021.

London Rd N, Poynton, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK12 1BZ

Tel: 07818 070723

Capesthorne Hall Easter Trail

Family Easter Trail around the garden with prize at the end.

Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2021, 11am – 4pm.

Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield SK11 9JY

 

Cheshire Aqua Park, Manley Mere

Cheshire’s first aqua park, a fun and exciting day out!

Repening on –

Watersports hire, launches & takeaways – 1st April 2021

Open Water Swimming – 3rd April 2021

Adventure Trail – 12th April 2021

Cheshire Aqua Park – 1st May 2021

Manley Ln, Frodsham WA6 0PE

T – 01928 740243

Chester Zoo

Reopening 12th April 2o21.

Chester CH2 1EU

 

Chill Factore, Manchester

Reopening 12th April 2021.

7 Trafford Way, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M41 7JA

Tel:  0161 749 2222

Easter at Dunham Massey

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

1 to Sunday 18 April 2021 (while stocks last), 10am – 4pm

Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, WA14 4SJ

T: 01619411025

Easter at Quarry Bank

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

Friday 2 to Sunday 18 April 2021 (while stocks last), 10.30am – 4pm

Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LA

T: 01625527468

Easter Egg Hunts at Biddulph Grange Garden

Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

Please check with organiser for dates – at least from 29th March – 4th April 2021.

Grange Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD

T: 01782517999

 

Easter Egg Hunts at Lyme Park

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

29 March to 11 April 2021 (whilst stocks last), 10.30am-4pm (last entry at 3.30pm).

Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR

T : 01663 762023

 

Easter Pony and Unicorn Trail

Ride a pony or unicorn around an Easter trail collecting goodies along the way
An hour/hour and quarter of pony fun with either a pony or a unicorn.

Groom and decorate

Available from 29th March – April 13th 2021 

2 households or rule of 6.

All booking fully covid flexible so either rebook or refund.

Brookfield, Willington Rd, Oscroft, Chester CH3 8NL

T: 07954 016179

Cockfields Farm

Cockfields Farm is reopening on 12th April 2021!

Tickets must be booked in advance.

Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8AR

T: 0161 331 3322

Funfair at Blakemere Village

From 12th to 18th April 2021 open daily; then the weekends only – Friday evening Saturday and Sunday.

Chester Rd, Northwich CW8 2EB

T: 01606 883261

Glebe Farm

Outdoor animal paddocks can be accessed still as they are along a public footpath.

Feel free to wander through and say hi to the alpacas in the back field at the top of the hill.

Hoping to be able to reopen the animal barn and play area on the 12th April 2021.

Peel Ln, Astbury, Congleton CW12 4RQ

Tel: 01260 273916

Go Ape, Delamere

Already open for bookings.

Delamere, Forest Limnere, Northwich CW8 2JD

Tel: 01603 895500

Gullivers World, Warrington and Gullivers Kingdom, Matlock

Planning to reopen the theme parks on 12th April 2021.

Gulliver’s World – Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ

T – 01925 444888

Gulliver’s Kingdom – Temple Walk, Matlock Bath DE4 3PG

T – 01925 444888

 

Handforth Miniature Railway

Running trains again but please check their Facebook Page as to which days they are operating.

Meriton Rd, Handforth, Wilmslow SK9 3HB

Handforth Scarecrow Festival

Homes and businesses from across Handforth will be taking part in Handforth’s first ever Scarecrow festival!

For more info, head over to the Handforth Scarecrow Festival Facebook Page – click here.

3 and 4 April 2021

 

Hover Force Adventure Activity Centre Cheshire

Adventure Activity Centre with Hovercraft, Buggies, DTV Shredder and Shooting Range.

Already open.

Moorditch Ln, Marsh, Frodsham WA6 7BT

Tel: 01928 240444

Jurassic Cove, Warrington

Dino themed pitch and putt.

Already open. No booking required.

Bents Garden and Home, Warrington Rd, Warrington WA3 5NT

Tel: 01942 266300 x708

Kenyon Hall Farm

Play area open; cafe open for takeaway.

Kenyon Hall Farm, Winwick Ln, Croft, Warrington WA3 7ED

T: 01925 765531

Knowsley Safari Park

Reopening 12th April 2021.

Prescot L34 4AN

T – 0151 430 9009

Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park will be re-opening from 12th April.

All guests (including pass holders) will need to to pre-book their time-slots online.

Winkhill, Leek ST13 7QR

T – 01538 308880

Percy the Park Keeper Trail at Tatton Park

Pick up your trail sheet, explore secret paths and play a while in Tatton’s picturesque Spring gardens.

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA166QN Knutsford

T: 01625 374400

 

Pye Ash Farm Lambing Weekend

The lambing shed will be opening up on the weekend 10th/11th of April 2021 for you to come and (hopefully!) see some lambs being born.

🐥Introduction to the farm and the animals
🐏Lamb cuddles & bottle feeding
🎨Sheep crafts
💡Farming education
Dene House, Bosley, Macclesfield SK11 0PN

Reddish Vale Farm

Reopening 12th April 2021

Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE\

T – 0161 480 1645

Superhero and Princess Trail at Blakemere Village

Superhero & Princess Trail daily from 12 April 2021 10am – 4pm.

Chester Rd, Northwich CW8 2EB

T: 01606 883261

The Crocky Trail

Outdoor adventure playground reopening 12th April 2021

Guy Lane, Waverton Chester, Cheshire CH3 7PH

T: 01244 336084

 

The Farm at Tatton

Reopening 12th April 2021.

Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

T: 01625 374400

The Ice Cream Farm

Family friendly tourist attraction bursting with all of the fun you need for a great day out in Cheshire.

Reopening 12th April 2021 – now taking bookings.

Drumlan Hall, Newton Ln, Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Totally Roarsome at Mottram Hall

In an untouched woodland, in Mottram, St Andrew, dinosaurs, bears, lions, and tigers roam free. There may even be a unicorn or two.

Hoping to open 12th April 2021

 

Trentham Monkey Forest

Hoping to reopen on 12th April 2021.

Trentham Estate, Stone Rd, Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent ST12 9HR

T – 01782 659845

 

Walton Hall and Gardens

Gardens open as usual.

Set to re-open on 12 April are the following:

  • Adventure Golf
  • Pitch ‘n’ Putt
  • Bowls
  • Putting
  • The Children’s Zoo

Walton Lea Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington WA4 6SN

Tel: 01925 262908

 

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