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With the joys of spring in full swing, there’s no better way to celebrate than with one of these Easter events in the Lake District. 

We know how to do things a little bit differently here in the Lakes, and of course, with all this beautiful scenery, that means lots of time outdoors in the wonderful fresh air.

We’ve compiled a handy list of our favourite Easter events in the Lake District. Continue reading to find out more…

Egg Hunt at Wordsworth House and Garden

Dates: 29th March 2024 – 3rd April 2024

Embark on an exciting Easter adventure at Wordsworth House and Garden, where fun awaits the whole family! Delve into the enchanting childhood home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, nestled beside the picturesque river Derwent in Keswick. The Easter trail beckons with 10 engaging activities scattered throughout the house and garden, promising delightful discoveries at every turn.

Pick up your activity pack from the welcome desk and immerse yourself in a world of creativity and play. From crafting Easter wonders to experiencing a taste of the Wordsworths’ tea time rituals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Dive into wild art projects and partake in lively games, all while soaking in the historic ambience of this literary haven.

As you complete the trail, claim your well-deserved reward: a delectable chocolate egg! Choose from a traditional chocolate egg or opt for a vegan and Free-from alternative, both crafted with Rainforest Alliance Certified cocoa. Admission is £3 per trail, in addition to regular admission fees.

Easter Egg Hunt at Brockhole on Windermere

Children taking part in an Easter Egg Hunt.

Dates: 29th March – 5th April 2024

Join the excitement at Brockhole on Windermere as they host their annual Easter Egg Hunt! Bring the whole family and explore the stunning grounds while hunting for hidden eggs nestled amongst the flora.

With activities for all ages, including crafts and games, it’s a delightful way to celebrate Easter amidst nature’s beauty.

Easter Festival at Muncaster Castle

Dates:  29th March – 1st April 2024

Dive into a weekend of Easter festivities at Muncaster Castle, where a plethora of activities await.

From egg decorating workshops to guided tours of the historic castle, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss the spectacular bird of prey displays and the chance to explore the enchanting gardens in full spring bloom.

The Big Muncaster Egg Hunt will take place every day – with Easter Treats waiting for those who successfully complete the hunt.

Easter Bunnies Breakfast at Dobbies

Dates: 29th March – 1st April 2024

Get ready for an egg-stravagant adventure with the return of the Easter Bunny at Dobby’s Garden Centre, Carlisle.

Enjoy a tasty breakfast before the little ones take part in some Easter activities. Follow the bunny’s footprints to discover where the Easter Bunny is hiding in the wildflower meadow, then join in on the egg-cellent games that await.

Plus, the Easter Bunny and expert team will guide the kids in planting their very own miniature wildflower meadow to take home, adding a touch of nature to your Easter celebrations.

Easter Egg Hunt at The World of Beatrix Potter

Two children playing a field with easter bunny ears on.

Dates: 30th – 31st March 2024

Experience the thrill of a mini egg hunt as you explore the enchanting World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness on Windermere! Embark on a delightful quest to discover all the hidden eggs scattered throughout and be rewarded with a sweet chocolate treat for your efforts!

No need for pre-booking, just keep your eyes peeled for those elusive eggs as you immerse yourself in the wonders of Peter Rabbit and his friends. It’s the perfect way to add a dash of excitement to your visit to The Lake District and create lasting memories with family and friends.

Don’t miss out on this egg-citing adventure!

Easter Egg Hunt at Wray Castle

Dates: 23rd March – 7th April 2024

Embark on a thrilling Easter egg hunt along the trail at Wray Castle filled with fun activities for the whole family. Swing by the West Lawn for some hula hoop fun, test your aim at the South Terrace target, make a splash at the shingle beach, and master the egg-on-spoon challenge in the woods!

Explore the picturesque grounds of Wray Castle as you search for hidden treasures and enjoy a day of outdoor excitement. Admission is just £3 per trail, which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears, and your choice of a dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg.

Don’t miss out on this eggcellent opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones amidst the stunning beauty of Wray Castle.

Easter Steam Eggstravaganza at Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Dates: 29th March – 14th April 2024

All aboard for a steam-powered Easter adventure at Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway!

Hop aboard the historic steam trains and journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District. Enjoy special Easter-themed activities along the way, including egg hunts, face painting, and visits from the Easter Bunny himself.

This year there will also be a “High-Speed Easter Egg Hunt” competition for children to complete on the train journey.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Walby Farm Park

Children taking part in an Easter Egg Hunt in the Lake District.

Dates: March 23rd – April 14th 2024

Celebrate Easter amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Lake District with a plethora of egg-citing events and activities at Walby Farm Park!

From March 23rd to April 14th the Farm Park will transform into a hidden nest for 15 golden eggs each day. These golden treasures hold delightful surprises, ranging from sweet treats like stickers and lollies to the grand prize of having your visit paid for! Plus, one lucky family will win a Family Day Pass, ensuring an unforgettable Easter experience.

Picture a day filled with joy as you explore both indoor and outdoor adventures, including meeting the adorable newborn lambs and enjoying the fun at the Animal Barn. Enjoy a range of Easter activities, including the Chocolatiers’ Kitchen where kids can decorate their own chocolate treats, daily Egg-stra special Giant Easter Egg Hunts, and the thrilling Hunt for the Golden Egg.

Come to the Lake District for the perfect Easter break. Browse our range of Easter cottages and book today!