Easter Events Across Maidenhead: Egg-citing Family Fun Days

With the Easter holidays almost upon us, families will be looking for fun and exciting things to do around the Maidenhead area. To help you plan your Easter break, we’ve put together a list of fabulous action-packed activities that everyone can enjoy.

From cracking Easter Egg Hunts to the historic Changing of the Guard, here’s a selection of fabulous Easter events for adults and children alike. So, when the schools break up on Friday, March 29, you won’t be stuck for ideas that will entertain the whole family.

Easter Events Maidenhead: Egg-citing Things to do During the Easter Break 2024

Easter 2024 – which takes place between Friday, March 29th and Friday, April 12 - is another opportunity for families to spend precious time together while enjoying the local sights and attractions.

If you live in the Maidenhead area, you’ll be spoilt for choice for things to do that will keep the little ones happy and occupied during the Easter break. Below is our pick of the top 6 Easter events near Maidenhead.

1. Norden Farm Centre for the Arts – Maidenhead

If you’re looking for ways to keep the whole family entertained over the Easter Holidays in the Maidenhead area, then get along to Quest Family Fest at the fantastic Norden Farm.

At Norden’s Farm you’ll find an activity for everyone from the huge range of events, shows, and workshops on offer for children of ages all ages throughout the Easter break. Those with preschool children can book a sensory play session with inflatables, lights, colour, and movement. Older children can learn circus skills, street dance, pottery making, or take part in drama sessions and art workshops. Or you could take a class in chocolate egg making and decoration in preparation for Easter Sunday, learn to play the ukulele, or discover the art of DJing.

At Norden Farm there really is something for everyone this Easter, so book your favourite activity or class now and join in the fun.

When: Starting on March 29th and running throughout the Easter Holidays

Where: Norden Farm, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Sl6 4PF.

Tickets: Ranging from £4.50 to £10.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Maidenhead.

2. Easter Egg Hunt – Cliveden

Treat the family to a world of fun and adventure at the Easter Egg Hunt trail at historic Cliveden. Running throughout the Easter Holidays, families can make their way along the trail while taking part in nature-themed activities and collecting chocolate eggs along the way.

The interesting trail winds its way through the beautiful gardens at Cliveden that overlook the River Thames and include some amazing woodland and riverbank walks. The price is £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears, and dairy or vegan chocolate egg. Dogs are also welcome at Cliveden, and a Dog Walkers’ Guide is available from the on-site Information Centre.

When: March 29th – April 14th (10am – 3.30pm).

Where: Cliveden, Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, SL1 8NS.

Tickets: None required. £3 entry per trail.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Maidenhead.

As well as Cliveden, you’ll find more organised Easter Egg Hunts throughout Berkshire and surrounding counties this year, including:

Big Easter Egg Statue Trail – Painshill, Cobham, Surrey.

Berkshire Egg Run – Tilehurst, Reading.

Binfield Easter Egg Hunt – Binfield Village.

Easter Eggsplorers – Windsor Castle.

Easter Egg Hunt – Danesfield House and Spa, Marlow.

3. Changing of the Guard – Windsor

The Changing of the Guard is one of the main attractions of any visit to Windsor, and Easter is a great opportunity to witness this historic ceremony with the whole family. Whether you want to watch the procession from the stunning surroundings of Windsor Castle or join the crowds as the famous 1st Battalion Welsh Guards with their bearskin hats and red tunics march up Windsor High Street, you won’t be disappointed.

Performed by soldiers on active duty from the Foot Guards who have guarded the Sovereign and Royal Palaces since 1660, the ceremony is steeped in history and attracts spectators from all over the world. Changing of the Guard, which also takes place at Buckingham Palace, will be accompanied by music provided by the Band of Coldstream Guards, adding further excitement to this colourful military tradition. Windsor is only five miles from Maidenhead and easily reached by road and public transport.

When: Saturday, March 30 (11am).

Where: Windsor Castle / Windsor High Street.

Tickets: Free.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Maidenhead or Windsor.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation: Maidenhead.

4. Easter Eggstravaganza – Wellington Country Park

Perfect for children up to the age of 8 years old, there’s a wide variety of activities in store at Wellington Country Park’s Easter Eggstravaganza. There’s so much to do that you’re bound to find something to keep the little ones occupied and entertained.

You’ll find regular Easter craft sessions, live interactive stage shows, children’s storytelling, Circus Wellingtonia with the popular Big Top Mania team, and a Mega Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 31st only. Other attractions include a new Welly Tots Showcase featuring 6 exciting new play zones, an Easter-themed miniature railway, petting sessions at the animal farm, and even mini golf with clubs and equipment provided.

In addition to the Easter Eggstravaganza, families will also have access to the park’s everyday facilities, open spaces, and exciting play areas.

When: March 29th – April 7th (9.30am – 4.30pm).

Where: Wellington Country Park, Odiham Road, Riseley, Berkshire, RG7 1SP.

Tickets: Easter Eggstravaganza is included in the price of a normal adult ticket (£21.45) and child ticket (£21.45). Infants aged 1 and under go free.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Reading.

5. Daisy Fest Family Fun Day – Peacock Farm, Bracknell

Keep the kids entertained this Easter at the action-packed Daisy Fest Family Fun Day in Bracknell near Maidenhead. There’s loads of fun for all the family on offer including an Easter Egg Hunt, face painting and hair braiding, and art classes.

Children can burn off some energy on the bouncy castle or explore the Basil & Crew Farm where they can meet, pet, and feed a variety of gentle and cuddly farm animals. The event also includes local stalls and crafts plus a tombola, raffle, and lots more.

As well as providing a range of family entertainment, Daisy Fest Fun Day will be raising funds for the Daisy’s Dream charity which supports children through bereavement.

When: Saturday, March 30th (1pm – 6pm).

Where: Peacock Farm Pub, Peacock Lane, Bracknell, RG12 8SS.

Tickets: Free.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Bracknell.

6. Ascot Carriages – Windsor Great Park

Perfect for all the family, take a relaxing carriage tour through beautiful Windsor Great Park on an old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage over the Easter Holidays.

Carriage tours depart from the award-winning Savill Garden Visitor Centre before meandering their way through the iconic royal park with its impressive landscapes and plethora of wildlife. You’ll be able to enjoy the comfort of your elegant carriage while your driver and tour guide provide valuable insights and historic facts about the surroundings Windsor Great Park’s links with the Royal Family.

Organised by Ascot Carriages, tours run at various times of the year and throughout the Easter Holidays on March 29th and 30th as well as April 2nd, 6th, and 8th. Each carriage can comfortably accommodate four adults, and booking in advance is recommended. Parking is available at the Savill Garden Visitor Centre where you’ll also find a café, shop, and visitor facilities.

When: March 29th and 30th, April 2nd, 6th, and 8th  (11am-3pm).

Where: Savill Garden Centre, The Savill Garden, Wick Lane, Englefield Green, TW20 0UJ.

Tickets: Starting at £85 per carriage.

Nearest Berkshire Rooms serviced accommodation location: Maidenhead or Windsor.

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