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Easter Events Near Street, Glastonbury and Somerset

The Easter Holidays are approaching fast! Here are some ideas to keep your little ones entertained this Easter!

Jabberwocky open day, easter egg hunt and easter bonnet parade

Friday 7th April 10-12

See our Facebook Page or call Jabberwocky for details!

Easter at Farm and Field Cafe, Frogmary Farm

16-17 April

Head to the lovely Frogmary Farm between 10am and 3pm, for a fun-packed weekend of Easter treats, games and an egg hunt. 250 tickets per day (£5 per ticket) will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis and the takeaway hut will be open for children’s picnic boxes and yummy food. There’ll also be a raffle, with all proceeds going to Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Easter at Hestercombe

2-24 April

Whip up your own 3D fluffy bunny marshmallow lollipop, create Easter-themed art, meet furry friends (donkeys, ponies, sheep, goats) from a mobile petting zoo and get involved with some magical spring-themed science at Hestercombe this Easter.

There’ll also be two Easter trails – Bertie Bird’s Easter Trail to find the best nest and Bessie’s Spectacular Egg Hunt. Intrepid visitors must follow the clues around the gardens to find the golden egg and claim a chocolate prize.

Easter events at Museum of Somerset, Taunton

Various dates throughout Easter

The Museum of Somerset is buzzing with spring-themed Easter events. Head off on an Easter egg trail around the museum (£1) to win a prize, make an eco-friendly pot and plant a sunflower (9, 10, 18 April), create an Easter card (12 April), Easter decorations (23 April), a mosaic (19, 22 April), stained glass window (15 April), or bunny ears (16, 17 April), decorate an egg cup (13 April), learn about the lifecycle of bees (14 April), take part in flower crafts, a trail (20 April) or a day of eggy activities (21 April).

Easter at The Station, Dorset and Somerset Railway

17-18 April

Enjoy a day at The Station, ride a locomotive (or Queen Mary Brake Van as part of a freight train on Easter Monday), take part in an Easter egg hunt and chomp on hot cross buns and Easter biscuits. Check their website for timings and tickets.

Easter Steam Up at Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum

18 April

Marvel at over 30 stationary steam engines and pumps on display at Westonzoyland Pumping Station. Then test your eggtastic knowledge in a quiz for the chance to win an Easter prize for the kids! See their website for tickets and more details.

Easter events at Bishops Palace, Wells

8-24 April

Follow in the footsteps of Bishop Jocelin, who built Bishops Palace over 800 years ago and slayed the legendary Dinder Worm. You too can hunt for dragons from around the world – complete the trail to win a prize!

But the springtime fun doesn’t stop there! Get involved with Wildflower Seedbomb Crafting (12 & 19 April), be wowed by Easter Storytelling – A Spring in the Tail (14 & 21 April, 11am & 1.30pm) and Dragon storytelling (23rd April), go egg-hunting on the Easter Weekend Trail (15 – 18 April), watch amazing birds on a Falconry Day (18 April), and hear beautiful Folk singing (23rd April).

All Easter events are included in the general admission price. All full price tickets include 12 months re-entry to the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens.

Easter on the Farm, Somerset Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury

9-24 April

Somerset Rural Life Museum has come up with a great selection of egg-citing Easter events – watch Easter biscuits and simnel cake being made in the Farmhouse Kitchen (9 April), have a go at Easter bonnet making (12 April), get creative with Chick crafts (13 April), decorating your best egg cup (14 April), toast hot cross buns on the firepit (15 April), make your very own suncatcher (16 April), seek out eggs (17 & 18 April), discover how people kept they houses clean in the past and have a go at carpet beating (20 & 22 April), visit on Hen Day – whatever that is! (21 April), make an eco-friendly pot and plant a seed (23 & 24 April).

​​Easter half term activities are included in Museum Unlimited which means you pay once and can go back as many times as you like.

Hoppy Easter at Marston Park

17th April

Take your little chicks along to Marston Park for a day of Easter fun (10.30am – 3pm) in beautiful woodland and beside the lake.

Wear your best Easter Bonnet for a chance to win a prize from the Easter Bunny at 1.30pm, go egg-sploring for Easter eggs, decorate your Sing-a-ling Easter instrument (11.15-11.45), take part in wreath-making and pottery painting, decorate an Easter tree and get involved with fun and games with Sharky & George in the Hideout!

National Trust Easter egg hunts

9th-24th April

Pick up an adventure pack (£3 per child) for nature-inspired Easter trails at Barrington Court (13-24 April) Lytes Cary Manor (9-24 April), Montacute House (9-24 April), Prior Park Gardens (15-18 April), Fyne Court (9-24 April) and Tyntesfield (9-24 April). Navigate your way around the picture-perfect estates to complete ten 10 activities that are hiding along the way, in return for an Easter treat!

Easter at Farringtons Farm

9th-24th April

Let kids fling themselves off straw bales into a straw, tear around the Playbarn, meet baby animals and take part in the Easter Trail (which raises money for Children’s Hospice South West) to win an Easter egg! Afterwards, tuck into an Easter-themed Gert Posh Tea or Lamb Roast Dinner!

Easter Open Weekend, Secret World Wildlife Rescue, Highbridge

15th-18th April

Take the small animal lovers in your life along to Highbridge for Secret World Wildlife Rescue’s 4-day Easter animal bonanza. Alongside talks by Chris Sperring MBE from the Hawk and Owl Trust (15th April) and Spring/Autumn Watch presenter Martin Hughes-Games (18th April), you can enter your prized pooch into a dog show (16th April, £2 per category) and head off on a Golden Egg hunt on 17th April, finder wins £20!

Easter events, Yeovil Country Park

12th April

Collect a Spring trail sheet from Ninesprings cafe between 11am and 2pm on 12th April and discover the wonders of springtime around Yeovil Country Park, motivated by a chocolate egg at the end! For fairy fanatics, there’s a chance to paint two fairy doors for free (20th April, 10am-12pm).

Easter family nature trail at RSPB, Ham Wall Nature Reserve

9th-24th April

See how many different eggs you can spot while learning about wildlife during Springtime. Trail packs (£2.50 with a small prize included) and activities are aimed at children aged 3-11 years and can be purchased from the Info Point.

Easter at Mendip Activity Centre, Winscombe

9th-24th April

Take part in Mendip Activity Centre’s Easter-themed orienteering adventure around the woodland, finished off with hot chocolate and Easter eggs in the Alpine Lounge. Win your score in mini eggs on the air rifles, pop an Easter balloon with a bow and arrow to win an Easter egg, seek out ultraviolet dragon eggs in an underground cave and find hidden yeti eggs hidden in trees above ground!

Childrens’ Easter Party, The George Hotel, Castle Cary

16th April

This quaint 15th-century inn in the market town of Castle Cary is hosting a Childrens’ Easter party! Drinks for the adults and activities for burning off chocolate highs for the kids! Call 01963 350761 for tickets (£3 per child), or ask behind the bar. The party starts at 3pm.

About Us:

Jabberwocky Children's Nursery is a Nursery and Preschool dedicated to providing the best that an Early Years setting has to offer in a colourful, spacious, purpose built environment. We believe in creating magical places for children and engaging children’s curiosity and imagination to inspire lifelong learning in a safe, loving, enabling environment. We embrace the fact that all children are unique and special and we strive to offer a programme of care and education that not only ensures children experience all areas of the ‘Foundation Stage Framework’ but that also appeals to every kind of learner. Jabberwocky is easy to get to from Street and also Glastonbury, Butleigh and Meare. So if you are looking for a Day Nursery in Street or looking for a Day Nursery in Glastonbury or other local Mendip Somerset towns then please come and see us! Visit the Jabberwocky Nursery website at:

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