Thursday 14 March 2024

Easter adventures with the National Trust in Lincolnshire!

Taking place in the run up to Easter and the bank holiday weekend there are more than 195 National Trust Easter trails to choose from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Every single National Trust Easter trail is different and celebrates nature, history and beauty. Follow winding garden paths, crash along muddy woodland trails or time travel with adventures to castles and mansions.
Designed with families in mind each National Trust Easter trail features activity stations, showcasing the cheery signs of spring, from bursting buds, daffodils in bloom to frolicking lambs and spring birdsong.

assorted color faberge egg on brown grass

These are the one's in Lincolnshire!

Every trail ends with a chocolate egg, or a vegan ‘Free-From’ chocolate egg, made here in the UK using cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. National Trust Easter egg trails cost £3 per child, plus normal National Trust admission/free admission for National Trust members.

Easter adventure trail - 27th March until the 14th of April.
Home to the Brownlow’s for three centuries, spring is the ideal time to explore this beautiful 17th century house and gardens. Wander through the Pleasure Grounds and discover this space transformed with blankets of daffodils and bluebells as far as the eye can see.

Discover ‘A Gardener’s World’ and give Belton’s gardens team a hand preparing for spring on the Easter trail, with a range of activities inspired by nature, wildlife, and gardening. Enjoy a wheelbarrow race, learn bird calls, look after the many plants in Belton’s care, and learn some garden yoga poses!

Normal admission plus £3 per trail, includes a chocolate egg, or a vegan ‘Free-From’ chocolate egg, both made using cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, nr Spilsby
23rd of March until the 14th of April.
Where will your Easter adventure take you?

An ‘egg-citing’ time awaits you at Gunby this Easter. Explore eight acres of garden and discover ten spring and daffodil themed family fun activities along the Easter Adventure Trail. Who will be the best at the wheelbarrow race? What music will you create on the ‘Spring tune maker’?

Easter adventure trail the 23rd of March until the 14th of April.
Free entry. 

As part of the Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park, the National Trust is embarking on an exciting project to transform the former golf course at Sandilands to create a year round nature experience for everyone. Come and discover the beauty of spring on the Lincolnshire coast. Listen to the sound of waves crashing on the shore, watch the rolling clouds over the Lincolnshire Wolds, and enjoy an Easter Adventure at Sandilands.

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Enjoy an egg and spoon race, build a giant bird's nest, learn bird songs and have a go at welly wanging!

Tattershall Castle, between Spilsby and Sleaford
23rd March until the 14th of April.

Rising proudly from the flat Lincolnshire fens, Tattershall Castle with its huge Gothic fireplaces and church like windows, was designed to impress. Built by Lord Ralph Cromwell, Treasurer of England, it was designed to show off his wealth, position and power, and the Great Tower offers many rooms to explore as well as secrets to uncover.

This Easter Tattershall is inviting visitors to make their way along our exciting outside trail and find a range of nature inspired activities which can be enjoyed by the whole family. Prices are £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, pencil, and bunny ears.

Try something a little different this Easter and head to Isaac Newton’s childhood home for some science activities. The knowledgeable volunteers will be hosting activity days based on the electromagnetic spectrum on Thursday the 4th and 11th of April. Guess which x-ray belongs to which animal, paint a plate, recreate Herschel’s infra-red experiment, and measure the speed of light using a microwave and some chocolate! There will be two sessions on each day, running 10.30am until 12.30pm and 1.30pm until 3.30pm. £3 per child, book on arrival. Continue the fun by joining an interactive family tour around the Manor House and enjoying the UV trail.

Have you got anything planned for the Easter holidays?

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