Whether you’re looking for ways to enjoy a four-day weekend off work, or trying to work out how to keep the kids busy during the Easter school holidays, Bath has lots to offer this Easter...
Family Fun This Easter
Activities for Kids
Bath’s wonderful and varied museums are putting on a number of different activities for children and the whole family this Easter.
Get creative at The Holburne Museum decorating eggstraordinarily colourful eggs: make Easter cards and crafts and create a portrait at the Victoria Art Gallery; celebrate spring by making a mini Roman garden at The Roman Baths; and design your own 1980s-inspired geometric outfit at the Fashion Museum. You can also explore traditional Japanese rabbit tales at the Museum of East Asian Art, and let off some steam at Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park with their Egg Drop Challenge.
Easter Egg Hunts and Trails
Eggs-haust the kids with a fun egg hunt or trail at one of the many museums and attractions in and around Bath this Easter. Follow the World War I trail at The American Museum of Britain, inspired by their current exhibition; hunt down glow-in-the-dark eggs at the atmospheric Cheddar Gorge and Caves; discover the women who, over history, have stood up for themselves on the trail at No.1 Royal Crescent; search for Cadbury's eggs at Prior Park and Dyrham Park; and eggs-plore the woodland at Bath Skyline.
A Slap-Up Roast Dinner
Of course, we can’t talk about Easter without thinking about roast dinners, and roast lamb is probably the most popular Easter Sunday tradition! If you’re looking for the perfect place to book your big family roast dinner in Bath, our Ultimate Guide to Roast Dinners is a great place to start, or browse all of Bath’s fantastic pubs to discover more.
Make the Most of Your Easter Bank Holiday Weekend
If the races are your scene, make sure to head to Bath Racecourse for their best ever race day this Easter bank holiday - their Good Friday Racing event.
The tenth annual Bath Comedy Festival is set to be the biggest and best ever, with side-splitting stand up from household names and the best up-and-coming stars. There will also be cabaret, dining experiences, boozy wine trails and even a pop up theatre bus too.
It Wouldn’t Be Easter Without Chocolate!
Bespoke Selection Box from Charlotte Brunswick
Pick and choose from a variety of extraordinary chocolates from Charlotte Brunswick Chocolates and create your perfect chocolate box. All the chocolates are inspired by Charlotte’s original eighteenth-century recipes which revolutionised Bath’s chocolate scene in the Georgian era.
Become a Master Chocolatier at The Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School
Embark on a delicious two-day journey through the ancient art of chocolate making with the Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School. You’ll master the technique of tempering, and create your very own pralines and caramels. Take away your couture creations after the course, and we completely understand if you don’t want to share them!
Stay the Weekend
Visit Bath work with the finest hotels, bed and breakfasts, and self-catering apartments in Bath and surrounding areas, so why not browse our Where to Stay pages and spend the whole Easter weekend in Bath?
By Rosie Hurley