30 + Best Easter Family Friendly Events Yorkshire 2023

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Last Updated on March 1, 2023 by Suzy

This post covers all the main Easter events across Yorkshire in 2023. We have included events in all four counties of Yorkshire – East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

Many of the following attractions still require you to pre-book and many events sell out quickly so make sure you book as early as you can.

Burton Agnes Hall

Event – Easter at Burton Agnes A Bit About – Children are invited to take part in an Easter egg hunt with a difference. There are 25 huge, scaled-up, hand carved and painted wooden eggs hidden in the woodland and the task is to find them all.

An Easter trail of eight boards will take you around the magnificent grounds of the Hall, solving clues and learning about the history of this seasonal celebration while exploring the extensive gardens. We’ll also give you a little pouch of chocolate eggs to start you off setting your own egg hunt, if you’d like to. FIND OUT MORE about Burton Agnes Hall

When? 1st – 16th April
Address: Rudston Rd, Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4NB

Burton Constable Hall

Event – Easter Fun A Bit About – Our outdoor Easter Trail will take you on an adventure through our Grounds and Stables where you will have to follow the clues to find the Easter egg nests! Fill in the word from each nest you find and make a magical sentence. Bunny rabbits are on the loose around our Hall and they’ve gathered up all of our Easter treats – can you help us find them all? FIND OUT MORE about Burton Constable Hall.

When? 5th – 12th April
Address: Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LN

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Event – Easter magic and face painting A Bit About – Join Mr Bubbles for a fun and exciting Easter-themed magic show for all the family. Magic shows at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm in the Orangery. Face painting by our professional face painter (£3 additional charge cash only) will be outside at the front of the Orangery from 11 am – 4 pm. Standard admission charges apply. FIND OUT MORE about Sewerby Hall and Gardens

When? 5th, 8th and 12th April
Address: Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1ED

William’s Den

Event – Easter Adventures A Bit About – Kids will be Egg-static to join us for Easter Adventures, and get to make new friends, including the Easter Bunny! There are all kinds of Egg-cellent activities in store. The Celeggrity Egg hunt. Meet the Easter Bunny. Run wild with our new Play Pioneers. Design in Carrot Corner. Build a *Bear*payable separately. Plus, much more! FIND OUT MORE about William’s Den

When? 1st – 16th April
Address: Castle Farm, Wold Hill HU15 2LS

Easter Events North Yorkshire 2023

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, National Trust

Event – Easter Adventures – A Bit About – Visit Beningbrough to take part in the National Trust’s Easter adventures. Can you wander along the wiggly path? Are you brave enough to sniff the smell of wellies? Have a go at hopscotch and try skipping around the stakes to name just a few of the activities you’ll face on your way. It’s £3 per participant (plus usual admission charges) and for that get your trail sheet, pencil, bunny ears and Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg at the end. FIND OUT MORE about Beningbrough Hall.

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, York YO30 1DD

Bolton Abbey

Event – Easter Trail – A Bit About – Wind your way through Strid Wood, an ancient woodland, whilst on the lookout for our eggs-traordinary bunnies amongst the trees. On arrival, you’ll receive a trail sheet and pencil to help you with your adventure. Find all of our decorated bunnies, each of which holds a clue to help you on your quest. FIND OUT MORE about Bolton Abbey

When? 1st – 16th April
Address: 6EX, B6160, Skipton

Bolton Castle

Event – Easter Events – A Bit About – Easter, with all its traditions, is something children often know little about and our castle trail is a great way to give your little ones some fun facts by taking part in a find-and-seek trail, ending with a chocolate reward and some Maundy money as a token.

Our lovely friend the dragon Alfraeda has returned to her favourite castle. Having lost her egg, she needs help to find it. Can you help?  Our trail is free with entry, so pick up our sheet at the ticket desk and bring an adult with a mobile phone (as we’ll need a quick snap of you with the egg) FIND OUT MORE about Bolton Castle.

When? 1st-14th April
Address: Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4ET

Fountains Abbey

Event – Easter Egg Hunts – A Bit About – Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Come along and explore the beautiful gardens and abbey ruins of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. The price of the trail includes a trail map, a pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. FIND OUT MORE about Fountains Abbey

When? 1st – 17th April
Address: Fountains, Ripon HG4 3DY

Hesketh Farm Park

Event – Easter – A Bit About – Our annual Easter trail takes place around the farm park. Join in the fun of searching out the hidden eggs, untangling the letters which reveal the winning word to collect your edible prize. More About Hesketh Farm Park

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6HA

Kiplin Hall

Event – Buckets of fun Easter – A Bit About – Discover buckets of fun activities hiding in the grounds of Kiplin this spring. Play games, explore trails, learn, and laugh as a family in the fresh air.

Kiplin’s buckets of fun will be placed in the grounds and gardens for you to find. Filled with games and ideas to help you and your family enjoy your time at Kiplin. The contents have been designed to encourage children and adults to talk, play and work together. More About Kiplin Hall

When? 31st March-19th April
Address: Richmond DL10 6AT

Lightwater Valley

Event – Dino-roar Adventures – A Bit About – Come along and meet the newest member of the Lightwater family, REX the Valleysaurus! REX. Paint your own Dino Egg in our Young Fun Workshop and take your creation home with you. Twice a day, 10 am – 11.30 am and 2 pm – 3 pm, next to the Show Barn. Plus stories, face painting, UV Disco and more. FIND OUT MORE about Lightwater Valley

When? 25th March-1st May
Address: North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT

Mother Shipton’s Cave

Event – Easter – A Bit About – Nestled within our enchanting Easter Village tons of CRACKING surprises are waiting to be found. Follow the Bunny Door Trail through our BLOOMING beautiful woodland and watch it come alive with the colours of Spring. Be sure to look out for giant eggs and see if you can find all the charming Easter scenes and EGG-CEPTIONAL photo opportunities along the way. You might even get to meet the Easter Bunny himself! FIND OUT MORE about Mother Shipton’s Cave.

When? 1st-17th April
Address: Prophecy House, Harrogate Rd, High Bridge, Knaresborough HG5 8DD

Piglets Adventure Farm

Event – Easter Egg-stravaganza – A Bit About – We can’t wait to welcome you and your little piggies back to the farm for lots of Easter Fun this April. There’s so much to discover. From NEW indoor play to lambing live, Magic Hatter show and adorable baby animals, there’s plenty to see and do this Easter at Piglets. FIND OUT MORE about Piglets Adventure Farm.

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Ln, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST

RHS Harlow Carr

Event – The Giant Easter Egg Hunt – A Bit About – Hop on down to RHS Garden Harlow Carr this Easter holiday and search for giant eggs hidden around the garden to win a chocolate prize. Go on a larger-than-life egg hunt, get stuck in with forest school and family workshops, and enjoy adventure walks with the Garden Detectives. FIND OUT MORE about RHS Harlow Carr

When? 1st-17th April
Address: Crag Ln, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate HG3 1QB

Scampston Walled Garden

Event – Easter Bunny Trail – A Bit About – Join us at Scampston this Easter for an adventurous Easter Bunny-related trail that will take you around the garden and parkland! There will be an Easter-related prize at the end for everyone who takes part. FIND OUT MORE about Scampston Walled Garden

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Scampston, Malton YO17 8NG

Easter Events in Yorkshire For Families

Scarborough Castle

Event – Easter Adventure Quest – A Bit About – Explore the castle grounds to hunt for clues and challenges and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race. Track down the Easter eggs and you’ll be rewarded with an adventurer’s certificate and a tasty chocolate treat. The quest costs just £2, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price. FIND OUT MORE about Scarborough Castle

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Castle Rd, Scarborough YO11 1HY

Stockeld Park

Event – Easter – A Bit About – Meet the Easter Bunny! Say hello and snap a photo next to the Easter Bunny on the forecourt. Easter Hunt in the Forest. Take part in our Easter Hunt around the Enchanted Forest and Gaze upon our GIANT Eggs and Rainbow Bunnies along the way! Complete the trail to receive a chocolate treat. Easter Yolks – Get lost in our Maze & giggle along the way as you find our Egg-cellent Easter Yolks. FIND OUT MORE about Stockeld Park

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN


Event – Easter Egg and Fairy Hunt – A Bit About – We have our very special, and popular, Great Studfold Easter Egg and Fairy Hunt event. It’s a day the whole family can enjoy. Pick up a clue sheet and then explore and discover large willow nests, brightly coloured eggs, golden rabbits and the famous Studfold spring fairies and their countryside friends. The woodlands at Studfold are always magical but spring sees an extra level of enchantment! More About Studfold

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Studfold Farm, Lofthouse, Harrogate HG3 5SG

Thorton Hall Country Park

Event – Easter Eggstravaganza – A Bit About – Join the Thornton Hall gang, and help them prepare for the Thornton Hall Easter EGGstravaganza in this FREE 25-minute live, interactive show featuring song, dance and magic. Springtime Trail: Keep your eyes peeled for all the hidden letters throughout the park to win a prize (redeemed at reception). FIND OUT MORE about Thornton Hall Country Park

When? 1st-17th April
Address: Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton BD23 3TS

Easter Events South Yorkshire 2023

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Event – Easter Adventure Quest A Bit About – Join us for a cracking adventure quest at Brodsworth Hall this Easter holiday. Explore the gardens to hunt for clues and challenges and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race. Track down the Easter eggs and you’ll be rewarded with an adventurer’s certificate and a tasty chocolate treat.

The quest costs just £2, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price. FIND OUT MORE about Brodsworth Hall

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Brodsworth, Doncaster DN5 7XJ

Cannon Hall Farm

Event – Easter lambing A Bit About – Spring is our favourite time of year at Cannon Hall Farm, where we see the triumph and tragedy of the lambing season with daily activity in our roundhouse. Our lambs are due to arrive just in time for the Spring school holidays – so make sure you pay us a visit for the very best chance to see a live birth. Join us and help us welcome our new lambs (and hopefully see a brand new life brought into the world). FIND OUT MORE about Cannon Hall Farm

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Bark House Ln, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT

Gullivers Valley

Event – Spring Spectacular A Bit About – Join the Easter Bunny and Candy Crew for mad-cap antics and candy activities this April at Gulliver’s. Discover Lollipop Trees, and Colossal Candy Canes and take some Sweet Selfies along the way. The Easter Bunny will be making special appearances plus you’ll be able to take part in brand-new family games and attractions, all with a candy-themed twist. FIND OUT MORE about Gullivers Valley

When? Selected dates in April
Address: Mansfield Rd, Sheffield S26 5QW

Longshaw Estate

Event – Easter Egg Hunts A Bit About – Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Come along and explore the beautiful woods and moorland of Longshaw. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes an activity sheet, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. More About Longshaw Estate

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Sheffield S11 7TZ

National Emergency Services Museum

Event – To the rescue A Bit About – Join us for a jam-packed Easter weekend of fun for all the family as we celebrate our everyday superheroes of the emergency services! Take part in our Easter hunt around the building and see if you have the superhero skills to solve the clues. More About National Emergency Services Museum

When? 7th-10th April
Address: Old Police/Fire Station, W Bar, Sheffield S3 8PT

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Event – The Wildest Wizard of Oz A Bit About – The park will be transformed into the magical Land of Oz. Imagine live shows featuring your favourite characters, including Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, as they bring the beloved story to life.

Get your cameras ready, as you’ll have the chance to meet and take pictures with the characters scattered throughout the park. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience, all included with your Yorkshire Wildlife Park admission. FIND OUT MORE about Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

When? 1st-3rd April
Address:  Hurst Ln, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3HQ

Easter Events West Yorkshire 2023

East Riddlesden Hall

Event – Easter Adventures A Bit About – Join us at East Riddlesden Hall for our Easter Trail! Complete the 10 activities from barrow racing to building a giant nest! Don’t forget to collect your Easter treat at the end! This year we are supplying an allergy-friendly egg which will be suitable for people with milk, egg, gluten, peanut and tree nut allergies. A full ingredient list is available on request.

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Bradford Rd, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5EL

Golden Acre Park

Event – Easter Adventures A Bit About – Same Difference Arts are bringing their brilliantly interactive Easter Trail to Golden Acre park! Expect storytelling, games and puzzles to solve and of course, our eggcellent characters will be there too! Come and join our trio of characters hidden around the park – we need you to help Mrs Greenfingers to get all her lost fruit and vegetables back from the naughty creatures who have raided her garden! An eggciting mix of theatre, storytelling, games and puzzles, with a prize at the end!

When? 7th April
Address: Otley Rd, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 8BQ

Kirkstall Abbey

Event – Peter and Friends A Bit About – Hop, Skip and Jump into our enchanted family adventure for a lovely day out this Easter holidays with Sneaky Experience. Join Peter and his friends for a cheeky and charming adventure within the enchanted setting of Kirkstall Abbey in one of Sneaky’s unique pieces of promenade theatre that will keep the whole family entertained. Children’s tickets include a full-sized Easter Egg.

When? 8th April
Address: Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH

Nostell Priory

Event – Easter Egg Hunts A Bit About – Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Come along and explore the beautiful gardens of Nostell. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. FIND OUT MORE about Nostell Priory

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wragby, Wakefield WF4 1QE

Pigs in the wood

Event – Eco Easter Egg Hunt A Bit About – Hunt around the wood for the eco eggs, games, Tom Tombola, Hot Vegan food, bar, music and of course the pigs!! More About Pigs in the Wood

When? 9th April
Address: Wakefield Road, Scissett, Huddersfield

Temple Newsam

Event – Easter at Temple Newsam A Bit About – Celebrate the school holidays at Temple Newsam! We’ve got two weeks packed full of trails and family fun crafts across the estate. Find our feathered friends hidden around the house and be sure to explore the brand-new Outside In exhibition!

It’s also a wonderful time of year to meet our new arrivals at Home Farm. Come face-to-face with our springtime babies, from little lambs to piglets, chicks and loads more! FIND OUT MORE about Temple Newsam

When? 1st-16th April
Address: Temple Newsam Rd, Leeds LS15 0AE

Whistlestop Valley Railway

Event – Easter Eggspress A Bit About

  • See if you can beat the White Rabbit in an egg & spoon race
  • Enjoy a round of croquet with the Queen of Hearts 
  • Make an Easter bonnet with the help of The Hatter
  • Will you be able to find all the March Hare’s clues in their Easter hunt?
  • Tram platform rides
  • Outdoor playground
  • Meet & greet with the Easter Bunny at 11 am, 12.30 pm, 2 pm & 3.30 pm

FIND OUT MORE about Whistlestop Valley

When? 7th – 10th April
Address: Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield HD8 9XJ

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