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Countryside events this weekend!

Make the most of the mild weather forecast this weekend by taking part in some Countryside events!

Image Courtesy The Forestry Commission

Image Courtesy The Forestry Commission

If you’re in Yorkshire, the highlight of the weekend is the Countryside Live show which takes place at the Great Yorkshire Showground over Saturday and Sunday, offering attractions for children, parents and grandparents alike! More details on their website here.

The National Trust continue with World War 1 commemorative events, and also many exciting  indoor including White Water Watch, Deer Spotting and Garden Photography courses! For those who prefer to be inside, there is dancing, drawing and an exhibition of paintings hosted by the National Portrait Gallery (although this is in the 2nd floor of Montacute House, with no lift access :() The full rundown of weekend events is here

The Forestry Commission has events from Gruffalo’s to Glow Worms and Bats to Bikes! More here on their website

And finally, should the weather turn horrid, get out your pencils and crayons at one of many BigDraw events! Find details here.

Easter fun with Cadbury & The National Trust

Once again, The National Trust and Cadbury are joining forces to create some special fun events for all the family.                                                           Screen shot 2013-03-18 at 10.29.55

Taking place at 250 locations over the Easter weekend, there will be various events including Easter Egg hunts, face painting and giant games.

You can find exact timings and locations from the official EasterEgg Trail website

And you never know, the weather might be kind enough for a picnic 😉



National Trust Easter events for the family

There are 80 events for the family at National Trust sites over the Easter Holidays, ranging from costume days to craft sessions, and of course the obligatory Easter Egg Hunt!!!

You can find all details on the National Trust website.


Image courtesy the National Trust