For families living in Cambridge, the upcoming Easter break from school means it’s time to start planning some fun days out to keep the children entertained. We’ve decided to make things easy for you and have listed several ideas for Easter break fun that you can enjoy together as a family. Some are Easter-themed and some can be visited at other times of the year too.

Easter Egg Hunt, Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill

2-18 April

Kids love Easter egg hunts so why not let them explore the great outdoors in the National Trust’s Anglesey Abbey? They can make their way along the trail, finding nature-inspired activities along the way. At the end a yummy chocolate egg will be rewarded.

Easter Special Storytime, Cambridge Central Library

4 April

Do your little ones love to read story books? Come along to the Cambridge Central Library for a free story time session. The special story time celebrates the Easter holidays and will be followed by a simple family craft for all to enjoy.

Si5 Spy Missions

Do you have some little investigators on your hands? Si5 Spy Missions in Cambridge offers an escape room experience with exciting spy-themed quests and interactive puzzles. Suitable for all the family, you can work together to solve the puzzles and win the quest within the time limit. The guides will tailor the mission to your skill level to ensure you all have a great time.

VR Happy, Cambridgeshire

If your children are into technology and gaming, they’ll be absolutely in their element at VR Happy. It’s a virtual reality gaming experience with a variety of different games and difficulty levels making it suitable for all of you. 

Punting

It’s something that Cambridge is renowned for, so why not try a spot of punting in Cambridge with the kids? It’s especially enjoyable when the sun is shining. You can hire a boat on the River Cam with the 90-minute session taking you past some historical and pretty sights including King’s College Chapel, the Wren Library, New Court, the Mathematical Bridge, Clare College, the Bridge of Sighs, and Jerwood Library.

Easter Bunny Hunt, Scotsdales Nursery and Garden Centre Ltd

4-18 April

Hop over to the Scotsdales nursery this Easter and let the kids take part in the egg-citing Easter Bunny Hunt. All they have to do is collect a trail sheet, search for bunnies and write down where they found them. If they manage to find them all, there’s a special Easter treat on offer.

The Little Prince: An Easter Holidays Performance, Waterstones Cambridge

6 April

Watch the funny story of The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery performed by Matthew Dexter at the Waterstones store in Cambridge. Featuring the Flower, the Fox, the Snake and many other vivid characters, The Little Prince will appeal to children aged 7 years+. The tale tells the story of a young prince who travels the universe while gaining wisdom.

We hope you enjoy your Easter break in and around Cambridge with your family. It’s a beautiful part of Britain and American poet Louise Gluck @LouiseGluck seems to agree with this quote: “I thought my life was over and my heart was broken. Then I moved to Cambridge.”

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