Cracking Ideas for a Family Excursion this Easter!

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Who else is planning to spend Easter devouring a gazillion chocolate eggs? It’s compulsory right?! Just like planning an Easter Break should be!

We’ve got some cracking deals on offer this year, so why not treat the kids (and the grown-ups too) to a fun-fuelled family excursion this Easter?

Warner Bros. Studio Tour


Harry Potter fans out there simply MUST visit the incredible Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London. From learning more about the costumes and special effects to moseying around the sets that made the film, it’s sure to be a day to remember! Starting on 30th March, just in time for the Easter holidays, the legendary Goblet of Fire returns to Warner Bros. Studios for the first time since the film was made. There will be exciting live demonstrations showing visitors how the parchment pieces were propelled out to reveal the Triwizard champions. Many new props and costumes from the Triwizard tournament will also be on display.

Alton Towers


A world first at Alton Towers this Easter – the first rollercoaster to fuse wood and fire, Wicker Man, is due to open in time for the Easter Holidays. The first wooden rollercoaster to open in the UK in over 20 years, Wicker Man promises to be an experience like no other.  Add this to Alton Towers other world-class rides and attractions such as Nemesis, Galactica and The Smiler and you’ve got a thrill-filled day out for the whole family. For younger families there is CBeeies land which features rides and attractions based around all your favourite shows including Furchester Hotel, Octonauts and Go Jetters!

Warwick Castle


This year, Warwick Castle is celebrating the 950th anniversary of William the Conqueror establishing a motte and bailey castle on the site with a new interactive exhibition, The Conqueror’s Fotress. The history of Warwick Castle’s original fortifications is told using Bayeux Tapestry style storytelling as you explore the oldest parts of the castle.  The castle’s usual events will also be running during the holidays including the mighty trebuchet, birds of prey displays, archery demonstrations and medieval combat skills with Warwick Castle’s resident knight.

York Pass


York is one of the UK’s most popular short break destinations and it’s mix of shops, restaurants and family-friendly attractions make it a great place to visit for families of all ages. Explore the historic city with a York Pass Sightseeing Card which gives free entry to the city’s top attractions including York Minster, JORVIK Viking Centre, Clifford’s Tower, York Castle Museum and York Chocolate Story. Card holders also benefit from exclusive offers and discounts in shops and restaurants around the city, a City Sightseeing “Hop on Hop off” Bus Tour ticket and entry to other attractions outside York such as Castle Howard and Eden Camp.

The Tower of London


Journey to the Tower this Easter and help the heroic guards defend the ancient fortress against attacks from all sides. “Defend the Tower” an exciting, interactive live action show takes place 3 times daily during the holidays, make sure you catch it during your visit to Britain’s most famous fortification!

Are you taking a family break this Easter? Check out our Easter Breaks 2018 deals and let us know what you’ve got planned using the comments box below. 

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