7 Eggcellent Family Activities in Bath this Easter

Planning to spend a weekend in the beautiful city of Bath this Easter? It can be hard to know where to start, but luckily for you we know the city like the back of our hands…

Here at our hotel in Bath we are endlessly surprised by all of the exciting things going on in the city. To help you make the most of Bath this Easter, we have put together a nifty guide to 7 eggcellent activities for you and the family!

1. As part of the Bath Comedy Festival you can go on an Easter egg hunt with comedian Arthur Smith. Great for children and adults alike with laughs, traffic hold-ups, shocked passers-by, chocolate prizes and possibly the odd glass of wine on the way. The hunt is happening on Saturday at 11am and 2pm and participants should meet at the Natural Theatre HQ, in Widcombe.

2. Need an activity for older children and teens? From 1st April 2017 you will be able to row, punt or canoe your way along the River Avon travelling from the Pulteney Bridge along to Bathampton Mill. On the water you will find an abundance of wildlife, such as otters, herons, kingfishers and moorhens. Wrap up warm and get out on the water this Easter at the Bath Boating Station.

3. The Easter Bunny has been to Prior Park Landscape Gardens and left a stash of chocolate eggs. Follow the hunt through the garden to unlock the clues to his secret stash, and earn yourself a delicious prize. The Easter egg hunt is running from 25-28 March 2017 and there’s no need to book ahead.

4. Bath Cats and Dogs Home’s Small Animal Weekend is back and they will be open for all four days of Easter this year with plenty for all the family to do. The weekend of events will show off some of its new arrivals, including rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and chickens. The small animal awareness events will be running from Wednesday 29th March – Saturday 1st May 2017.

5. On the Easter weekend football fans can watch Bath City Football Club take on Forest Green Rovers in an Easter Monday clash at Twerton Park. Kick-off is at 3pm and you will also be present for for the ground’s re-naming!

6. The No.1 Royal Crescent museum is hosting a Crazy Critters Trail Challenge across the weekend for youngsters to learn more about the role of animals in Georgian design. The events are free with normal admission and children will be rewarded with a chocolate Easter egg at the end of the trail!

7. Make the most of the spring sunshine and combine a riverside walk with a chance to see the refurbishment of the Great Waterwheel at Claverton. The Great Waterwheel is one of the largest working structures of its kind in the UK and passers-by are invited to view the progress of the work across the Easter weekend.

If you are planning on spending a weekend at a child friendly hotel in Bath this Easter we hope this guide will help you to make the most out of your visit. Need somewhere to stay? Stay in luxury with us from just £180 per night including our delicious Full English Breakfast. Find out more about our Easter Escape

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