Spring is the time of making plans
“Spring is the time of plans and projects” Leo Tolstoy
Easter and Summer, Britain’s best outdoor seasons are approaching. The seasons when every UK holiday has significantly more chance of being spent outdoors. Make a plan, grab your family and friends together and head to the Norfolk coast for a weekend of reconnecting.
Here are some ideas of what you could do this easter in Norfolk
(not just for easter)
Good Friday 25th–Easter Monday 28th March, Join them for an easter full of ‘egg-citing’ things to do. The farming exhibition and walled garden are open 10am-5pm and the hall is open from 12noon-4pm. A Cracking Time in Holkham Hall event you can meet our Easter rabbit, who will have a chocolate egg for you. They’ve got Easter decorations, bunny cups to make, fun factoids and a chance to join the Kiddy Cook team in the Old Kitchen who will be on hand to help you practice your icing skills to decorate your very own delicious biscuit. It sounds fantastic fun.
Adult: £15.00, Child (2-16 years inc): £7.50, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children 2-16 years inc): £41.00. Farming Exhibition and Walled Garden: Adult: £8.00, Child (2-16 years inc): £4.00, Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children 2-16 years inc): £22.00. You can save 10% online.
At Norfolks Hidden Gems we have some beautiful accommodation to stay in, sleeping from 2-11 people, we can fit you all in. Take a look http://www.norfolkshiddengems.co.uk, we have many properties that allow dogs too. Theres also some with boats, hot tubs and games rooms. All have lovely gardens for BBQ’s. Think ahead, May bank holiday, or a weekend in June with friends.
2)BEWILDERWOOD, Bewilderwood is a tree top, forest tree top outdoor adventure. Bouncing Boggle Bunny Egg Hunt, Sat 19th March – Sun 10th April. Meet the Easter Bunny at the Bouncing Boggle Bunny Egg Hunt this Easter at BeWILDerwood. BeWILDerwood is getting ready for a very special Easter 2016 with Cedric, the Easter bunny, making his way to the woods to meet you. The Twiggle Team are putting on a Boggle bunny-bouncing bonanza!!! This is a brilliant place to visit any time during the dryer seasons. Check out http://www.bewilderwood.co.uk for more info and pricing. You can buy tickets online.
3)LAMBS AT SNETTISHAM PARK,
From February to April the barns at Snettisham Park, a busy working farm consisting of 329 acres, will be filled with over 400 ewes that will be lambing. It’s a great time to see the new born lambs and you may even see one being born! After March, activities include bottle feeding the lambs, collecting and grading freshly laid eggs, pony grooming, feeding the friendly goats, watching the young calves being fed, plus guinea pig and rabbit cuddling. Another highlight is the amazing tractor and trailer Deer. Safari ride where you can get up close to some friendly deer. For details visit www.snettishampark.co.uk. There is also a lovely Tearoom and much more. Come and explore this spring & summer.
4)THE GREAT OUTDOORS From the beach to the woodland walks, there are stacks of places to walk, cycle, meander and even catch a boat. It’s a good idea to invest in the local ordinance survey map to get the fuller picture of all the walking paths and beaches close to your accommodation. OS map 132 North West Norfolk, covers Kings Lynn , Fakenham and Norfolk coast line.https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/landranger-map-north-west-norfolk.html?gclid=CIHJjo7Ez8sCFZadGwodqUAATA There around £8.99.
Don’t forget to check out http://www.norfolkshiddengems.co.uk for accommodation.