Easter holidays 2019 – The best family activities in the UK with deals to Legoland, Thorpe Park and more

READY for some family fun for the Easter holidays?

From Thorpe Park and Go Ape adventures, to Safari drive experiences  – we’ve found something to suit every family.

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Easter Holidays is a perfect opportunity to spend more time with the family[/caption]

The UK Easter Bank Holidays falls on the 19th (Good Friday), and the 22nd of April (Easter Monday), extending a normal two-day weekend to four full days.

It’s the perfect excuse for a short getaway before the summer, but if you’re staying put, there’s plenty to do as well.

If you are in the search of the best family activities for the long weekend, check out our selected options below.

It’s a perfect opportunity to try something completely new or things you’ve always wanted to do.

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is famous for its themed rides: from the Walking Dead and Darren Brown's Ghost Train to Saw themed roller coaster experience
Thorpe Park is famous for its themed rides: from the Walking Dead and Darren Brown’s Ghost Train to Saw themed roller coaster experience
  • Thorpe Park 1 Day Ticket, from £33 – buy here
  • Thorpe Park Season Pass, £55 – buy here

If we’re talking about some real fun, Thorpe Park is at the very top of the list.

Located just outside of London, the park features over 30 rides, live events, the Thorpe Shark Hotel and an extensive food court.

And if you book an Easter break at Thorpe Park resort, you’ll get a second day’s free entry.

Horse riding

Buy A Gift
  • One Hour Horse Riding Experience, 51 locations, £29 from Buy A Gift – buy here

If you’ve always wanted to try horse riding, here’s your chance with this Buy A Gift bargain deal.

You’ll get an hour-long experience in your chosen location, guided by a trained professional instructor.

From the basics of halt, walking and trotting to hacking through the British countryside, there’s something for every level.

Go Ape

Buy A Gift

Outdoor adventure is a perfect way to make unforgettable memories[/caption]

  • Tree Top Junior Adventure for Two, 17 locations, £36 from Buy A Gift – buy here

If you are looking for an active outdoors activity especially designed for kids, this Buy A Gift package has got you covered.

Choose from 17 locations across the UK and let your kids experience outdoors adventure in the trees.

LEGOLAND Adventure

Virgin Experience Days

LEGOLAND features over 55 rides[/caption]

  • Family Package to LEGOLAND Windsor Resort with Lunch, £180 – buy here

An ultimate LEGO adventure awaits with this bargain deal at LEGOLAND Windsor from Virgin Experience Days.

The park features over 55 rides, live shows and attractions with its own LEGO themed hotel.

A lunch of burger, fries and a soft drink is included in the package for two adults and two children.

Knowsley Safari Park

Virgin Experience Days

This package to Knowsley Safari Park is a home to 700 exotic animals[/caption]

  • Knowsley Safari Park Family Ticket, £50 from Virgin Experience Days – buy here

Is your family a fan of nature, animals and seeking of a little bit of excitement?

This Virgin Experience Days deal gives all of that and more: a five mile safari drive encountering lions, antelopes and rhinos – and 700 other exotic animals in the park.

Knowsley Safari Park also features a zoo where events and attractions are taking place.

Kid’s Pizza Masterclass

Virgin Experience Days

Bread Street Kitchen is an award-winning restaurant[/caption]

  • Kid’s Pizza Masterclass and Family Brunch for Three, £70 from Virgin Experience Days – buy here

Any foodie knows that Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen is a real treat.

This Virgin Experience Days deal is the one to make the whole family happy: while a junior chef is mastering his skills with the Bread Street Kitchen’s resident chefs, parents will enjoy a relaxing brunch with a glass of Champagne.

Discover the world’s most incredible shots, from the National Geographic travel photo contest.

Are you a yoga fan and love animals? Check out Lake District’s hotel which launches ‘Lemoga’ classes, for practising yoga among some cheeky lemurs.

In need of a cheap holiday gateway? Here are some holiday deals that won’t break the bank. 

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