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Things to do in Northamptonshire this Easter

Travel & Leisure

If you're looking for inspiration for your a day out this Easter, you’ll be surprised at how much there is to see and do in Northamptonshire. Here are some of our top picks…

West Lodge Farm Park

  • Where: Kettering

West Lodge Farm is an award winning farm park where children and adults can have hands on experience of farm and country life. Especially at Easter, they have so much to entertain the kids with. Including photos with the Easter bunny, egg and spoon races and lamb feeding.

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Delapre Chocolate Factory

  • Where: Delapre Abbey, Northampton

A fun day out with the family, explore Delapre chocolate factory and solve the factory puzzles to earn golden tickets. Golden tickets mean prizes such as chocolate lollipops and chocolate experiences.

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Abington Park Museum

  • Where: Abington Park, Northampton

Learn about some history with a trip to Abington Park Museum. The museum is home to Northamptonshire Regiment and Yeomanry gallery. Once you have soaked up all the knowledge you can join their annual egg trail around the museum.

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Staycation at Highgate House

  • Where: Highgate House, Creaton

Holiday in the UK and enjoy a family getaway at Highgate House which includes accommodation in a family room with breakfast. It will also include a fun Easter Trail around the hotel for the children to take part in.  Whilst you here, indulge in our Easter Afternoon Tea or Easter Lunch.

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Aquatic Playground

  • Where: Wellingborough

If the weather is fine, take a trip to the Aquatic Playground. A public park with a difference. It has sprays, mists and sheets of water and is the perfect place for the children to have a fun day in the sun.

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Salcey Forest

  • Where: Salcey Forest, Hartwell

Wear the kids out with walks around Salcey Forest woodland. There are 3 walking trails, 1 cycling trail, a horse riding trail and a play area. The forests are also hosting a range of fantastic Go Ape adventures. Perfect for those who aren’t scared of heights!

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Althorp House

  • Where: Northampton

Althorp is a Grade I listed stately home. Visitors are invited to explore the house by guided tour. You can also explore the park and stroll through the gardens. After you have worked up an appetite you can stop for a snack at the Stables Café on the grounds.

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  • Where: Kettering

If you are ready to face your fears, head over to Bugtopia. Experience hands on education about the mini beasts of the world. Nothing will get the children more excited than the chance to hold a Tarantula or a Milipede.

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Book a break at Highgate House here