Chocolate eggstravaganza at Cadburys World, Birmingham
When you’re thinking of Easter ideas you’re sure to think of chocolate eggs and there is no place more chocolatey than Cadburys World in Birmingham. Dive into the delicious creamy world created by the iconic British chocolate company, Cadburys. They have special themed Easter activities and eggs galore just ready for you devour! An Easter getaway to Birmingham would not be complete without sampling a Cadburys Creme Egg or taking a traditional afternoon tea in their chocolate café. Birmingham itself is Britain’s second largest city and is a buzzing cultural hub. With picturesque canals and historic buildings intertwined with state of the art shopping malls and art galleries, this city is sure to give you enough Easter ideas to keep you entertained on your spring break.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall
Cornwall, on the South coast, is magical in the springtime. With its typically warm climate and delightful beaches, it is the perfect destination for your Easter getaway. Visit the mystical Lost Gardens of Heligan in Mevagissey, Cornwall for an out of this world experience. One of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK, this 200-year-old restored garden is a wonderful way to spend a day. Its pleasure gardens are a carnival of colour at this time of year. Children and adults will love wandering among the woodland sculptures hidden in the natural landscape or climbing along the rope bridge stretched across the tropical jungle area. The estate also contains a working farm, so expect to see a host of baby animals. Cuteness overload!
Get Back to Nature on the Northumbrian coast
Northumberland is an area of outstanding natural beauty. With its sweeping beaches, sandy dunes and tiny islands, the landscape is dramatic and provides the habitat for a vast array of wildlife and birds. Visit the isolated Farne islands and see the baby puffins or visit Lindisfarne on Holy Island where you can see grey seals all year round. During your Easter getaway in Northumberland, you should take a trip to the magnificent Alnwick castle and the annual cherry blossom festival where the orchard becomes awash with blush coloured blossom.
Adventure in the New Forest
If you’d prefer an Easter getaway full of adventure and thrills, then the New Forest is the ideal destination. Walking, cycling, watersports, archery, this area offers plenty of opportunity for an adrenaline pumped holiday. Don’t forget to pack your walking boots and go exploring through the ancient woodlands carpeted by bluebells. You might even glimpse the wild New Forest ponies which are in foal this time of year. Travel on a miniature train to the gardens of Exbury with their legendary displays of Rhododendrons and Azaleas. A trip to the New Forest is a trip to remember.
Daffodils in Caerphilly
Daffodils are the national emblem of Wales and also an iconic image of spring. At this time of year, the whole of Wales is a blanket of yellow as the Daffodils blaze into bloom. Take an Easter getaway to Caerphilly with its medieval castle and marvel in the floral displays. Sample the crumbly white cheese of the same name and don’t forget to feed the ducks while wandering in the grounds.
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