Things to do in Lincolnshire this Easter

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Easter is one of the favourite holidays of the year, with celebrations happening weeks in advance.

If your child wants to do something fun this Easter break, check out our selection of events and activities for the whole family.

Belton House

Belton House. Photo: National Trust Website

  • When: March 31 to April 23
  • Where: Belton House, Grantham

This Easter, Belton House will be offering events for every day of the school holidays. Enjoy puppet shows, a 50 things challenge and spring bulb planting throughout the month of April. Find out more information here.

Chocs Away at Cranwell

The RAF Cranwell visitors centre.

  • When: April 1 to April 17
  • Where: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Sleaford
  • Price: 50p

Charlie the Cran has been delivering Easter eggs to pioneering aviators in the exhibition at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, but has mixed them all up! Help Charlie deliver his eggs before collecting a chocolate prize.

Sleaford Easter Trail

Cogglesford Watermill. Photo: Neil Roberts

  • When: April 1 to April 17
  • Time: Monday – Friday: 12pm to 4pm, Weekends and Bank Holiday Monday 11am to 4pm
  • Where: Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford
  • Price: 50p

Cogglesford Watermill’s Molly the Mill Mouse is visiting Floyd the Fish in Navigation House with some Easter eggs, but she has lost some along the way. Help Molly find them before collecting a chocolate prize.

Easter Egg Trail

  • When: April 1 to April 17
  • Where: Gibraltar Point, Skegness
  • Price: £3 per child

A self-guided family Easter egg nature trail. Collect your trail map from the Gibraltar Point Visitor Centre and win a prize at the end when your exploring is complete.

Easter Weekend Fun

Newly born lambs at Rand Farm. Photo: Rand Farm Park Facebook

  • When: April 14 to April 17
  • Where: Rand Farm
  • Price: Free for children under 2 years old, £10.95 for adults and children over 2 years old

Rand Farm has Easter events running from April 1, but on Easter weekend will have an extra special Easter egg hunt. There will also be daily lamb feedings and springtime crafts available, along with archery and a climbing wall!

If you need childcare for the Easter holidays too, the farm is offering spaces on their Activity Day Camps.

Tattershall Castle Cadbury Egg Hunt

Tattershall Castle. Photo: National Trust

  • When: April 14 to April 17
  • Time: 11am to 4pm
  • Where: Tattershall Castle, Tattershall
  • Price: £2 per child

The Cadbury Bunny has bounced into Tattershall Castle and hidden his eggs in Lord Cromwell’s biggest treasure chest. Find the clues to unlock the chest and get a chocolate treat.

Duck Race

  • When: April 15
  • Time: 12pm
  • Where: Wyndham Park, Grantham
  • Price: £1 a duck

The Rotary Club of Grantham are holding their annual duck race on the River Witham in Wyndham Park on Easter Saturday. Ducks cost £1 and all proceeds will go to Air Ambulance and other Rotary charities.

Wragby Maze

Wragby maze. Photo:

  • When: April 16 to September 30
  • Time: 10am to 5pm
  • Where: Wragby Maze, Wragby
  • Price: £5.50 for all mazes and games, or £3.50 for just the maze

Wragby Maze opens for 2017 this Easter, with a brilliant Easter egg hunt happening on Easter sunday.

Easter Eggsploration

Doddington Hall, near Lincoln

Explore the gardens and help to find all the rabbits for a chocolate reward and entry into a special prize draw! Also take part in Easter themed challenges, such as bunny hoopla and an egg and spoon race.

Easter Family Extravaganza

  • When: April 17
  • Time: 12pm to 6pm
  • Where: Market Rasen Racecourse, Market Rasen
  • Price: Prices vary, with under-18s free

An afternoon filled with fun for all the family. Enjoy a carnival, bars and eateries where kids can eat for free. More information here.

For Easter events in Lincoln, follow this link.

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