Easter Holiday Activities in and around Bristol

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A cup of hot chocolate topped with whipped cream, colorful sprinkles, a small chocolate bar, and marshmallows is held up close to the camera. In the background, the scenic Clifton Suspension Bridge stretches over a river with hills and trees in the distance.

This Easter holiday there’s plenty of family-friendly fun to be had - here are our picks of what’s on offer this Easter Holiday in Bristol!

The Giants’ Easter Hunt at Clifton Observatory

Clifton Observatory, Litfield Place, Bristol BS8 3LT | 28th March - 14th April | 10am-5pm

Head to Clifton Observatory for the Giants’ Easter Hunt 2024! Those silly giants have lost their eggs again and need your help to find them all. You will have to search high and low through across all of the attractions, from the top of the tower to deep down at the bottom of the Giant’s Cave, all while learning about Bristol’s infamous giants, Goram and Ghyston. Return all the lost Easter eggs in order to exchange them for an edible prize.

Tickets include full access to the Camera Obscura, Museum, and Giant’s Cave.

£3.50 for kids aged 4-14, and £5.00 for adults

Go on a Bear Hunt at Bristol Zoo Project

Bristol Zoo Project, Blackhorse Hill, Bristol, BS10 7TP | 23rd March - 1st September | 

Bristol Zoo Project, located just off Junction 17 off the M5, is home to many amazing animals including giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, lemurs and gelada baboons. Starting this Easter holiday, pay a visit to jump into the world of the the classic children’s story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’; get ready to swish, splash and squelch your way through a brand-new sensory trail to find a real-life bear - you can’t go over it. You can’t go under it. You’ve got to go through it!

Tickets start from £12.68 for children aged 2-14, and cost £16.32 for adults, with Under 2s and carers going free. Click here to book.

Every visit supports the charity’s conservation work.

Easter Events at Whitehall Garden Centre

The Nursery, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0BT | 1-12th April 

Celebrate the springing of Spring by enjoying (and perhaps taking home) the plants and flowers at Whitehall Garden Centre, which is putting on a number of great activities for kids across the two weeks from April 1st, including Garden Making, Slime Making, Bird Box Painting and more!

Click here to see the various events and to book