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All the Fun Ways to Spend Easter with Your Family in the North East and Yorkshire

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April 2015
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There's plenty to do this Easter in the North East and Yorkshire

Take your pick from these fun activities for the family.

Crack The Clues
3rd–6th April
Meet the Easter Bunny and join in an egg trail at this baroque mansion near York. Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the challenges in order to earn some chocolate. The play area is a great place for children to run off a sugar hit.
Beningbrough Hall, York YO30 1DD 01904 472027

Choo Choo Chocolate
3rd–6th April
All aboard the Easter Eggspress to meet the Easter Bunny at Shelley where he has dropped off some golden eggs around the playground. It’s a fun day filled with egg and spoon races, entertainment, train rides and face painting.
The Kirklees Light Railway, Huddersfield HD8 9XJ 01484 865727

Egg Them On
3rd–6th April
Solve the clues to find your way round the gardens and grounds of this enchanting Georgian House then head to the farm shop to claim your Easter treat. The acres of land are free for children to run, play and explore.
Sledmere House, Driffield YO25 3XG 01377 236637

Read More: What to do to Have an Egg-cellent Easter Weekend

Farming Fun
5th–6th April
An opportunity to visit the lambing shed, see some newly born lambs and even join in with their feeding. There will be a bouncy castle, children's craft activities and family lawn games too. To add to the spring spirit there will be thousands of beautiful daffodils coming out in the gardens and parkland.
Sledmere House, Driffield YO25 3XG 01377 236637

Good Eggs
3rd–6th April
Look out for the Easter Bunny at this egg hunt with a difference. This trail takes its inspiration from good egg superheroes and bad egg villains, your task is to save the Easter Bunny's carrots from the bad egg: The Yolker. Visitors on Easter Monday will even get to meet and feed some rabbits too.
Wentworth Castle Gardens, Barnsley S75 3ET 01226 776040

Arts Attack
1st April–3rd May
As the county gears up for the inaugural Tour De Yorkshire, this festival will once again celebrate Yorkshire's great arts. Expect to see a variety of musicians, comedians, performers and artists. Beginning Easter weekend, the festival will feature over 200 events across the regions theatres, concert venues, galleries and museums.

Chocolate Spectacular
Until 13th April
Easter and chocolate have long been associated and this Easter at York’s Chocolate Story, you can find out why on exclusive themed tours. York is the UK’s home of chocolate and brands such as Rowntree’s, Terry’s and Cravens have an illustrious history in the city creating some of Easter’s most famous confectionery.
York's Chocolate Story, King’s Square, York YO1 7LD 0845 498 9411

Read More:  How To Create The Perfect Easter Table

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