Easter activities and family days out

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From spectacular gardens and zoos to theme parks and cinemas, enjoy a fun family day out this Easter break with our round-up of activities that won’t break the bank

This Easter, Boundless members can save money on a variety of days out suitable for all ages. Save up to 57% on days out and attractions around the UK using a Kids Pass. If you’re not yet a Boundless member, find out how to join on our membership page.

1. Marvel at marine life at the aquarium

Shark in aquarium 

Discover a hidden world of fascinating sea creatures at one of the UK’s best aquariums. Perfect for a fun family day out, aquariums around the UK are offering a range of exciting experiences this Easter with educational programmes, interactive displays and events taking place. 

Boundless members can enjoy exclusive savings at a number of aquariums, including Bristol Aquarium and Portsmouth Aquarium when you book through Kids Pass, making it a memorable day for a great price. Kids Pass provides a range of offers at the UK’s finest aquariums including a free entry for under-12s or up to 25% off admission for both adults and children. 

Explore the depths of the oceans and discover amazing creatures up close all while learning about the importance of ocean conservation. Find out more about Kids Pass at Boundless.

2. Enjoy Easter fun at Kew Gardens

 Bridge at Kew Gardens

This Easter, join Bluey (from the popular animated series for children) for a day of interactive fun at Kew. Children of all ages will enjoy exploring the magical botanic gardens and will learn all about the plants and wildlife found at Kew and in Bluey’s native Australia. There’s even a chance to meet Bluey throughout the day!

With spectacular gardens, tranquil water features and an array of exotic flowers and plants, Kew and Wakehurst offer a great outdoor activity for all ages. At Wakehurst, children can learn all about plants and the environment by becoming a Nature Hero.

As a Boundless member, you can benefit from unlimited access for one adult and up to five children, plus 50% off admission for one adult guest, and 10% off in Kew’s gift shops. Find out more about unlimited member access to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Wakehurst at Boundless.

3. Celebrate Easter with the National Trust


Hop along to a National Trust Easter Trail to discover the wonders of spring. There are 195 National Trust sites running Easter trails across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Designed for families, each trail offers a fun schedule of outdoor crafting and nature activities for all ages. Simply grab a paper map and explore the beautiful gardens and grounds found along the trail, before finishing with a chocolate egg.  

National Trust Easter egg trails cost £3 per child, plus normal National Trust admission/free admission for National Trust members.

Boundless members can also save 10% every time they purchase a National Trust gift card

To find your nearest trail, click here.

4. Go crazy for mini golf

Children at Go Ape 

Make the most of the spring sunshine with a round of mini golf. Easter is a great time to get together with the family to have some fun, so what better way to do this than over a game of crazy golf? An activity suited to all ages, crazy or mini-golf is an ideal way to bring your family together for some light-hearted competition.

Plus, when you book an experience with Kids Pass through Boundless membership, you can save up 23% on mini and crazy golf experiences up and down the country. Find out more about Kids Pass at Boundless.

5. Go wild at the zoo

Tigers in a zoo 

Enjoy a wild day out and introduce your children to the incredible animals found on our planet. Spot giraffes, elephants, big cats, apes and more at one of the UK’s best zoos, safaris or conservation parks this Easter. 

Head to Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire to join the Zoonormous Egg Hunt and find eggs hidden around the Zoo, while learning all about incredible wildlife on the way. Crack the clues during your hunt and you’ll be rewarded with a tasty chocolate egg. Easter crafts and other fun activities are also on offer. 

Boundless members can save up to 57% off a day out, with up to 32% off entry to Edinburgh Zoo and 10% off entry to Whipsnade Zoo, and more with Kids Pass. Not only will your kids get to observe the variety of animals, but they can often also take part in exciting activities like live shows, educational talks and tours, adventure playgrounds, and more. Make this Easter unforgettable with a day out at one of the UK's amazing animal attractions. Find out more about Kids Pass at Boundless.

6. Watch a film on the big screen

People laughing at cinema 

Easter is the perfect time to have some quality family fun and going to the cinema is the ideal way to do it and with a variety of movies to choose from, there's something for everyone to enjoy. This season’s must-see family films include Kung-Fu Panda 4, Migration and Goldbeak. 

And with Boundless membership, you can save up to 37% on cinema tickets through The Cinema Society, so there’s no excuse not to get out of the house and make some memories with your loved ones. So, grab your popcorn and head to the movies this Easter for a fun day out with the family. Find out more about The Cinema Society at Boundless.

7. Make some feathered friends

Family of ducks 

Spring is the most exciting season of the bird calendar, so why not hop to one of the WWT centres to welcome incoming visitors? You might spot an osprey, common cuckoo, willow warbler or hobby falcon stopping off for a well-earned rest. Keep an eye out for kids-centred activities – at WWT Martin Mere in Lancashire, from the end of April you can take the family on a canoe safari, or simply keep a lookout for the magical sight of fluffy ducklings or the resident flamingos. 

Boundless members get free unlimited access to WWT centres across the UK.

8. Learn about history on an English Heritage Easter Adventure Quest

Abbey ruins 

Step back in time while hunting for clues and playing traditional Easter games, such as egg rolling or egg and spoon races at the English Heritage Easter Adventure Quest. There are over 400 historic sites to visit across the UK, and a full schedule of Easter activities for children to enjoy, including egg decorating and other springtime crafts. 

Enjoy unlimited access to hundreds of historic sites with annual English Heritage membership starting from £57 a year. Plus free entry for up to six children*

9. Hunt for the Golden Bunny

Hampton Court Palace 

Explore the spectacular palace gardens and grounds at either Hampton Court Palace in London or the iconic Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland in search of Lindt Golden Bunny statues hidden from view. Once you find each statue you need to solve a clue to win a chocolate bunny. At Hillsborough, enjoy the best of the spring blooms with 76 varieties of flower on display, including daffodils, crocuses and tulips as the gardens bid farewell to winter. 

10. Swing from the treetops with Go Ape

Children at Go Ape 

Test your head for heights with a family fun day at Go Ape this Easter. Challenge yourself with a treetop adventure and swing, climb and zip through the trees. There are 36 sites* dotted around the UK with courses varying in difficulty, including a Nets Adventure softplay suitable for little ones. 

With Kids Pass, Boundless members get 10% off Go Ape nationwide (offer is only applicable at 34 locations).

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