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what’s on in York for easter 2019?

  • family-friendly
  • places to visit
March 15, 2019

York is a city full of activities and fun for Easter, where all ages can enjoy this chocolate-filled time of year. The KP Resort offers a stunning venue in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, with a championship golf course, dedicated wedding team, onsite gym, onsite restaurant and beautiful accommodation, our beautiful resort is the ideal place to base yourself while exploring the local area.

The Glasshouse Restaurant will be serving a delicious Carvery on Easter Sunday, make sure you contact us to book a table to avoid disappointment at one of Pocklington’s favourite eating spots!

Kilnwick Percy Resort will also have a fantastic Easter Hotel Break offer, where you can relax in a King room, enjoy a 2 course meal, a wonderful breakfast and use of the Nordic Spa, which includes the swim spa, hot tub and barrel saunas, all for £95, this offer is for double occupancy only and will be running from 15th to 22nd April.

For more information on these offers and how to book, please call our amazing team on 01759 303090.

csi seashore

When: 30th March – 28th April / Where: The Deep Aquarium

Join in with The Deep’s secret special agent team and take a trip to the coastline to see what you can find out to help solve the crimes and earn a CSI badge! There will be a number of activities available, including creating your own fun sand art, following Inspector Sharky’s trail and decipher the clues, and don’t forget to get stuck in with the interactive presentation too!

easter fun days out

When: 6th – 28th April / Where: Lightwater Valley

The theme park will be offering a wide variety of activities throughout the Easter holidays, including the new ‘Outer Space’ Magic Lights Puppet Show for the little ones to soak up, as well as Riggmoor Farm offering animals encounters that all ages will enjoy, with animals including lambs, donkeys, alpacas and even adorable pygmy goats. Explore the park with the help of the treasure map and solves the puzzles for a chocolatey treat!

easter school holidays

When: 13th – 28th April / Where: Beningbrough Hall

There will be a plethora of activities to get stuck into in the Beningbrough Hall gardens, including watching out for all the baby animals wandering around in the spring sunshine, along with learning how to plant a patch, discovering what’s in the pond and of course, the annual Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt on Easter weekend.

cadbury easter egg hunt

When: 13th – 22nd April / Where: Treasure’s House

Explore this hidden and lavish stately home created in 1897 by following the trail and claiming your chocolate prize. Treasure’s House will also be hosting activities inside and outside, including garden games, creating fun bunny ears and following the magical and mythical creatures that live in the gardens.

York chocolate festival

When: 18th – 22nd April / Where: Parliament Street

York is the home of chocolate in the UK and enjoys a rich history of the coca bean, which can be heard on the many walks and tours around the city, but is taken full advantage of during the York Chocolate Festival. Make sure to taste as many mouth-watering samples as you can and learn some tips of making your own chocolate treats during the demonstrations.

Embark on The Great York Bunny Search throughout the whole city of York, from 2nd to 23rd April there will be 26 hidden bunny sculptures around the city for you to find, each with their own special and colourful designs, they will be hiding in all kinds of places (including shop windows…) and don’t forget to share your pictures on Instagram while tagging @visityork and #YorkEaster.

Easter in York is sure to be chocolate filled for you and your family, The KP Resort offers a whole host of luxury lodges and hotel rooms, from one night stays and full holiday breaks in York, we will have something for all your needs!

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