The Top 5 Things to do in Wiltshire this Easter

Looking for new and exciting things to do in Wiltshire this Easter? The fantastic team at our Wiltshire hotel have created the ultimate list of egg-citing activities for the whole family this Easter!

Easter Egg-spress Train on the Swindon & Cricklade Railway

On Friday 14th April 2017 the Swindon and Cricklade Railway will open for its first major weekend of the year bringing train rides, the Easter Bunny and chocolate eggs for the children. The steam trains will be running on Saturday & Sunday and the Diesel trains on Friday & Monday. An activity the whole family can enjoy whatever the weather forecast. The first 400 children will also receive a goody bag, with crayons, an Easter colouring card, and the chosen Easter egg!

Easter Sunday Lunch at the Mulberry Restaurant, Bishopstrow Hotel

This Easter, experience contemporary cuisine in our award-winning two rosette Mulberry Restaurant. Head Chef, Jon Los, passionately prepares his menus using fresh locally sourced produce from the surrounding counties utilising free range and sustainable produce as much as possible. Treat your family to a sumptuous three course Easter Sunday Lunch in one of Wiltshire’s best hotels for just £25.95 per adult. Children under 12 years will be charged half price and get a complimentary Easter Egg.

The Making of an Inventor Family Trail at Lacock Abbey

Fancy doing something a little bit different this Easter? From Wednesday 18th January to Friday 31st March 2017 you can follow this self-led family trail around the lovely grounds of Lacock Abbey near Chippenham and learn more the incredible mind of William Henry Fox Talbot, who invented the photographic negative. This revolutionary process was only superseded in 1975 by the invention of digital photography.

Be sure to visit the website or call 01249 730459 to confirm opening times and other details before visiting.

Easter Balloon Ride Over Wiltshire

Join Aerosaurus Balloons for an Easter Hot Air Balloon Ride on Saturday 15th April and various other dates throughout the Easter Holidays! For something special this Easter why not try a ballooning experience? Starting at the Larmer Tree Gardens you will enjoy an hours flight over beautiful Wiltshire countryside with champagne and you will even receive a flight certificate at the end of the trip. Prices start from £99pp, minimum age 7 years.

 Easter Egg Trail

For an activity children and adults will both enjoy get involved with one of the many Easter egg trails going on in Wiltshire this Easter. Our favourites are The Easter Egg-stravaganza in Swindon, The Easter Egg Trail in Salisbury, The Easter Holiday Trail in Romsey and The Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Mompesson House. For little ones and big kids alike, there’s some serious detecting to be done around Wiltshire this Easter holiday. Why not refuel after a day’s hunting with a delicious Easter Sunday Lunch at Warminster’s finest hotel?

So that’s just a small taste of things to do in Wiltshire this Easter. After all of that fresh air and chocolate consumption, you will need a place to rest your head. Book your stay at our family friendly Wiltshire hoteldirect, or give us a call on 01985 212 312 for more information.

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