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With warmer weather and longer days, April is the perfect month to spend some time together as a family. Have you made plans for Easter yet? Shropshire combines beautiful countryside with a range of attractions, so is a great option for keeping the whole family entertained.


Easter Adventure Quest at Stokesay Castle

Take part in a cracking adventure quest at Stokesay Castle! Explore the grounds and gardens to hunt for clues and challenges and discover traditional Easter games. Track down the Easter eggs and you’ll be rewarded with an adventurer’s certificate and a tasty chocolate treat!


Sat 1 – Sun 16 April 2023



Explore Weston Park

The entire estate of Weston Park opens for a great day out this Easter!

Enjoy woodland walks, soaking up the fresh air, taking in breath taking views and strolling through the gorgeous gardens.  The Forest Friends of Weston Park app unlocks a magical world where children can find each character, turn themselves into woodland creatures with funny filters and unlock new activities and adventures.


11Th – 24th April



Attingham Park Easter hunt

This Easter, bee-adventurous on a family friendly trail around the Mile Walk at Attingham. Complete the bee themed activities to earn your chocolate egg at the end.

Older children can join the Hive Mind and take on the challenge of working out the bee language sypher. This extra loop of the trail which takes you over the river and around the Woodland Walk before re-joining the main trail route. Ask for a Hive Mind challenge sheet at Visitor Reception when you arrive.


25th march – 16th April



Easter Train rides

Get ready for a eggs-celent Easter dining experience!

Join the Severn Valley Railway for Sunday Luncheon, one of the best dining experiences in Worcestershire and Shropshire.

Your experience on The Severn Valley Railway dining train starts at Kidderminster Station in Worcestershire where you’ll be greeted by the Stewards and taken to your seats. On your journey to Bridgnorth, your train passes through idyllic country stations, Britain’s largest woodland National Nature Reserve, the Wyre Forest, and over the magnificent Victoria Bridge, the longest single-span cast iron bridge in Britain when built in 1861, all whilst sumptuous food is served to your seats.

There is 30 minutes to explore the station at Bridgnorth with its refreshment room, pub and gift shop, before the dining train returns to Kidderminster. The experience lasts approximately 3 hours.


9th April



International Zoo Lovers Day at Hoo Zoo

Head to Hoo Zoo Easter Saturday (8th April) for the reduced fee of £10.00 per person. With over 100 species of animals, 30 animatronic dinosaurs and activities taking place all day Hoo Zoo really is a fun day out whatever the age!



Take the Easter Bunny Trail

The Easter Bunny is coming to Apley! Enjoy one hour in the Apley playbarn then head down to the field to find the Easter Bunny. Once found, he’ll reward your child/ren with a chocolate treat!


2nd – 9th April



Sail away on Sabrina Boat

Take a relaxing 45 minute trip along the river Severn this easter! With live commentary on the history and sights of Shrewsbury, it’s a great way to spend an afternoon!


11am – 4pm on the hour all easter weekend


Fairy Tale Easter at Park Hall Farm

Join Park Hall and it’s animals for an Easter event with a difference!

Take part in the Alice in Wonderland Egg Hunt (win a creme egg for a small extra cost of 80p)

Meet and Greet Alice and the White Rabbit

Cheer on your favourite bunny in our hilarious Easter Bunny Race

Plus follow the White Rabbit around the woods to find an Easter egg!


1st April – 16th April 2023

Join in the Street Circus on Bailey Head in Oswestry

This FREE EVENT has a whole host of amazing Street Circus Acts and Walkabout Performers!
Saturday 8 April from 11am till 4pm

A 2 week eggtravaganza at the British Ironworks Centre!

An entire two weeks of an eclectic mix of absolute awesomeness!

Daily Easter egg hunts special days such as Cos play, Live music, Choirs, Minions, Dancers, Musicians, Crafts, Easter bonnet parade.

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Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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