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Check out our round-up of cracking Easter activities, great events and fun finds to keep the whole family entertained this spring.

Discover egg-cellent activities for the whole family. From treasure trails and egg hunts to hands-on crafts, fun on the farm and special steam train rides with the Easter Bunny, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Peak District and Derbyshire this Easter. Find out more

Severn Trent’s Easter Trails
The Easter Bunny has left a trail of eggs at Tittesworth Water and Carsington Water and needs your help to find them. Follow the trail, from 23rd March to 14th April, to find all the eggs and answer the questions to collect a prize. £3 per sheet. No need to book.

Tree-top adventures
Whether you’re looking for something action-packed, or you’re simply after some quality time with friends and family, Go Ape has adventure covered. Join them in the heart of Buxton Country Park for 2-3 hours of tree-top fun and experience free-fall Tarzan Swings and super-fast ziplines. There’s a 15% discount up for grabs too.

Matlock Farm Park Fun
Spring is in the air at Matlock Farm Park! Enjoy daily Easter Treasure Trails, appearances from the Easter Bunny, and the famous Easter Egg Hunt over Easter Weekend, when special events include The Snow Sisters, Circus Skills Workshops and more, plus the unmissable Golden Egg feature, with a super prize to be won!

Spend quality family time at Darwin Forest
Darwin Forest is a great place to enjoy a family holiday this Easter or summer. The luxury lodges are located in a stunning forest on the edge of the Peak District with fantastic on-site facilities including a swimming pool, play centre and restaurant. Hot tubs and pet friendly options available. Perfect for all ages.

Ready, set, hop at Peak Wildlife Park!
Immerse yourself in Peak Wildlife Park’s Easter celebrations, from 23rd March to 14th April. Prepare for a fun-filled fest that promises unforgettable moments, with highlights including an Easter Trail Adventure, Bluey and Bingo on 3rd and 4th of April, daily talks, animal feeds, and a Golden Egg Giveaway.

Discover a brand new Food & Drink Trail
Pack your appetite and discover some of North East Derbyshire’s fantastic producers, pubs, restaurants and cafes on a new Food & Drink Trail. Find everything from award-winning pubs to coffee shops, patisseries, tea rooms, farm shops and more! See how many you can tick off.

Great Easter discounts when travelling by train
Easter egg hunts, fun days out and spring walks. Whatever you have planned this Easter half term, travel to the Peak District and Derbyshire by train with Northern and discover great discounts, including half price children’s tickets – under 5’s go free! T&Cs apply.

New Peak District pub now open
The Ashford Arms at Ashford-in-the-Water has been given a new lease of life, a new look and a new favourite spot to drink, dine and stay thanks to Longbow Venues. This charming country inn showcases the best of Peak District produce with delicious dishes, great local beers and locally sourced furnishings. A must visit!

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