Spring is here and with it the Easter holidays. And while all restrictions haven’t lifted just yet, there’s still lots going on in the Northwich area.

So we’ve compiled a cracking list of events just for you to ensure egg-citement for the kids this April.

Keep reading for more details and maybe you can pop one or two days out in the diary!

Please adhere to all current government guidelines when planning activities. The latest guidance on recreation and visiting outdoor attractions can be found via the below link.

Arley Hall Easter Garden Trail

This Easter Garden trail at beautiful Arley Hall is perfect for children of all ages. You’ll have to explore the garden and collect clues to find the ingredients for an Easter Carrot Cake.

The trail runs from Friday 2nd to Sunday 18th April and normal entry fees will apply.

Head to Arley Hall’s website for more information.

Tatton Park

Tatton Park Spring Adventure Trail

This delightful family trail takes place in Tatton’s spring gardens and is inspired by ‘The Secret Path’ by Tim Butterworth.

There’s lots to see and discover on the trail and it’s sure to provide bags of fun for everyone taking part. The gardens are open from 10am-6pm with last entry at 5pm.

For prices and how to book, please visit Tatton Park’s website using the link below.

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Al Fresco in Northwich

From Monday 12th April, many of Northwich’s cafes and restaurants will be offering an al fresco dining service.

Why not pop in and treat the kids to a tasty lunch or slice of cake in the fresh air?

Northwich’s businesses would love to see you following lockdown so keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest news and service updates.

Salty Dog Al Fresco
BEAR Al Fresco

Treats in the park

Vickersway Park’s shop will be open daily throughout the Easter holidays from Good Friday (April 2nd).

Treats such as takeaway ice creams and toasties are available as well as drinks. Amenities such as crazy golf and table tennis will be available from 2nd April too and there’s also plenty of space to have a pleasant walk or a sit down to watch the world go by.

The park is open 8:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-5:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Visit Northwich Town Council’s Facebook page for more info and the latest updates.

Vickersway Park
Vickersway Park Shop

Fun in the forest

Situated just a short drive from Northwich, Delamere Forest is a great place for Easter fun.

Walk, cycle, enjoy a picnic or maybe even go and see the Gruffalo! Some restrictions may still be in place for visitors so check the official website before planning your trip.

Delamere Forest by Richard Evans
Great Budworth Ice Cream

Enjoy an ice cream

A short drive from the centre of Northwich, Great Budworth Ice Cream Farm is currently open for weekend takeaways.

As well as delicious ice cream, visitors can also enjoy coffees or a tasty traybake. Opening times may change so keep checking their Facebook page for updates.

Superhero & Princess trail at Blakemere Village 

A spell has been cast leaving everyone’s favourite Superheroes and Princesses frozen in time.

Now trainee Superheroes and Princesses are required in the fantasy forest to get the main team back together!

There’s also a fantastic competition running as part of the trail where children could win their favourite character from the trail. Follow the link below for all the information you need. The trail begins on Monday 12th April and will run throughout spring and summer.

Superhero and Princess Trail