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Easter Holiday Activities and Events in Oxford

Are you looking for things to do in Oxford this Easter Holidays? We've featured some attractions, events and activities in and around Oxford this Easter 2024 so you can spend less time searching and more time having fun!

Looking for a holiday club or activity camp this Easter? Visit our Holiday Club Guide.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Blenheim Palace

Visit Blenheim Palace for a perfect family day out during the 2024 Easter weekend. Hop along to the Walled Garden to enjoy a whole host of egg-citing activities including circus skills, balloon modelling, bubble performances, bungee trampolines and a travelling vintage variety show, not to mention appearances from none other than the Easter Bunny throughout the weekend too. 

  1. 10:00 - 17:00
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    Keep little ones busy with the Easter egg hunt around the grounds and why not visit the Walled Garden Pizzeria to refuel with a delicious wood-fired pizza.

    All activities will take place in the Walled Garden!

Find out more here!

Egg Drop Challenge at Science Oxford Centre

How can you drop an egg without breaking it? That’s the challenge at Science Oxford's egg-citing workshop for the spring holidays! Fledgling engineers build towers to support rubber eggs, then design an ‘egg-protection device’ for the drop made from balloons, plastic-bag-parachutes or crack-proof vests!

  1. 10:00 - 11:30 | 12:30 - 14:00 | 15:00 - 16:30

A great opportunity to think and experiment, have fun with the laws of physics – and drop some eggs!

Find out more here!

Adopt a dragon this Easter!

Would you have a dragon as a friend? Join the Dragon Masters this Easter at Oxford Castle & Prison!

Decorate your dragon egg, make dragon masks, construct your own nest, then adopt your very own dragon to take home with you.

Saturday 30 Mar - Sunday 7 Apr | 10:00, 12:00, 14:30, 16:30

Each ticketed child will take home their egg, nest, crafts and soft toy dragon along with a certificate of adoption and a fact sheet for them to fill in for their fiery friend.

This activity is perfect for children who love to be creative with arts and crafts – and who love dragons too!

Accompanying adult goes free. Ticket covers entry to the event only.

Find out more here!

Easter Adventure Trail at High Lodge Farm

Are you ready to hide and sheep? Follow the flock to High Lodge Farm this Easter for this action-packed sheep-themed Adventure Trail which is back for a third year!

Seek out the 10 baa-liantly decorated sheep hiding in the woodland waiting for you to discover them from Friday, March 29th to Sunday April 7th. 

Once you've completed the trail, head to the Field of Fun to explore the woodland games, farm tractor, bales and food and drink.

Friday 29 March - Sunday 7 April


Child: £6.50
Child Under 1: FREE
Adult (17+): £4.50

Find out more here!

Easter Trail at Tumblestone Hollow

This popular Easter Trail returns to the beautiful gardens of Tumblestone Hollow and adventure playground.

Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April

An exciting selection of wholesome fun awaits! Discover the Easter Trail, nature walk, craft activities and storytelling sessions, all within the picturesque backdrop of the gardens and woodland adventure playground.

Children are free to weave their way throughout the gardens, walkways, playground and woodland, solving riddles, spotting signs of spring, listening to stories and getting creative.

You can refuel at The Rumble Hut, savouring delicious wood-fired pizzas made by the Italian Pizzaiolo Salvatore Di Giacomo. Classic hamburgers and fries, American-style milkshakes, Italian gelato ice cream and a range of hot and cold drinks will also be served.

Find out more here!

Easter egg hunt at Basildon Park

To celebrate two decades of filmmaking at Basildon Park, experience ten film and cinema themed game and activity stations. Wheelbarrow race to get the props to set, bean bag toss to the giant popcorn buckets and hopscotch the Hollywood walk of fame! The whole family can star in this action-packed day out.

Saturday 23 March - Sunday 14 April | 10am - 5pm

Make your way along the trail and find activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 23 March - 14 April 2024, from 10am to 5pm, with last entry at 4pm.

Find out more here!

Spring Family Fun at Millets Farm

Farmer Carters Courtyard is open this Spring! Open from 1st-14th April! With quizzes to complete, go-karts to race and many more games to entertain, it's sure to be a fun filled day that the whole family can enjoy out in the fresh air.

Millet Farm's Spring event is open daily from 1st-14th April and is located at the Millets Maze Courtyard!

 Monday 1 April - Sunday 14 April

Spring into the great outdoors to help Farmer Carter play great quiz trails and activities within the three woodlands, courtyards and castle! Then enjoy the go-karts, pedal tractors, sand pits, family games and much more!

Find out more here!

Easter Biscuit Decorating at Millets Farm

Spring into decorating fun this Easter!

Join Millets Farm for a delightful Easter Decorating Workshop designed for children aged 2 and above. Let your kids enjoy decorating a delicious biscuit, followed by some creative colouring and a story with Bonnie the Easter bunny.

Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th March | 09:30-10:30am / 11:00-12:00pm / 12:30-1:30pm
Workshops last approximately 45 minutes

Find out more here!

We hope you enjoyed this guide and found it helpful!

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