The Easter school break in the Oxford area is from 11th to 22nd April this year, and if you live in the area and want some ideas for some local Easter family fun, check out our helpful list of activities below. There are lots to discover, from egg-citing Easter trails to character-themed attractions and more. Your little ones will have an Easter break to remember this year and some cracking stories to tell once they’re back at school.

Big Easter Bunny Hunt, Waterperry Gardens

7-24 April

Hop along to the Waterperry Gardens near Oxford for an Easter day out that’ll entertain the whole family. The kids can track down Easter bunnies hiding around the gardens and there’s a special Easter prize for those who find them all. Meanwhile, the adults can enjoy a relaxing stroll and breath of fresh air in the spring atmosphere.

Moana Workshop, Flintlock Theatre

19-21 April

If you have young fans of the Disney movie Moana, this three-day course will delight them. It’s full of songs, dances and characters from their favourite story, plus lively games and crafts.​ Designed for ages 5-8 years.

Spring Family Day, Science Oxford Centre

9 April

Head along to the Science Oxford Centre for a unique family experience this Easter holiday. Discover the Exploration Zone where you can pick up an activity sheet and follow the spring woodland nature trails. There are also interactive exhibits, including a water lab with water-based play and a cosy café to refuel with a bite to eat and a beverage.

Active Camps, Summer Fields School

Easter Holiday

Active Camps are ideal for children aged between 3-14 years who like having lots of variety. No two days are the same and there are plenty of activities for your children to enjoy, whether they attend for a day or a full week. There’s a range of sports, arts and crafts, team challenges, obstacle courses and much more. There’s also a swimming pool.

Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure, Oxford University Museum of Natural History

9-24 April 

Come along to eggs-plore the museum on an eggs-citing family trail. Can you spot the eggs?

Easter Family Yoga, Tara Yoga Centre

20 April

Fancy a spot of relaxing yoga? Bring the kids along too for an alternative family day out. There are mats available and it’s a spring/Easter-themed class with some yummy chocolate at the end. Family yoga is a great way to connect whilst moving, relaxing and managing your wellbeing. Suitable for children aged 2 years+.

That’s our list of Easter break activities for Oxford. We hope you find it useful and have a cracking time seeking out new adventures for you and your family to enjoy this holiday. Remember that spending time together as a family is invaluable so don’t try to put it off for other meaningless tasks or errands. Your family should be your number one priority. This quote by author Mitch Albom @MitchAlbom sums up why you should stick together as a family: “Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.”

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