Easter is almost upon us the resident bunnies are hopping about the wild meadows, the birds are nesting, the blossom and wildflowers are putting on a beautiful display, and spring is well and truly on its way.
If you can pull yourself away from soaking in your private hot tub whilst enjoying the nature and wildlife surrounding you we’ve tracked down a few fun things to do this Easter.
If you’re holidaying with children pop along to Bosworth battlefield between 26th March and 15th April to take part in their Easter bunny hunt. Exploring the Heritage Centre and country park looking for clues with a prize at the end. Full details can be found here
Head over to visit this beautiful Arts and Crafts inspired cottage and gardens in the Leicestershire countryside. Approximately 22 min drive away, see the amazing collection of arts and crafts treasures and unique handcrafted furniture housed in Stonewell cottage and then explore the 11-acre woodland with daffodils, bluebells and rhododendron. Their Easter trial is from the 7th – the 10th of April, full details can be found here.
Cocoa Amore is a chocolate shop and workshop in Leicester city centre. Take your chocolate skills to another level and book a place on their Easter egg chocolate workshop! Subject to availability full details can be found here.
Just 35 mins drive away is Calke Abbey, a Grade 1 listed un-stately stately home. With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, it tells the sorry story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. The parkland and gardens are great to explore and with lots of flora and fauna, it’s dog friendly too. 1st – 16th April they have a choice of 2 Easter trails around the grounds. Full details can be found here.
This is a free family event, 5th – 8th April, follow the clues around the town look out for the bunnies in the shop windows and win an Easter treat! Full details can be found here.
Happy exploring! For other places to explore check out our other ‘Chatter from the Meadows’ posts here.