Free Easter activities in Birmingham

5 Things to Do with Kids in Birmingham This Easter

Easter is a holiday of decadent chocolate eggs and Easter egg hunts. With all this hopping mad energy from your little ones, you will likely need to keep them occupied. Buying chocolate as well as keeping the kids entertained may sound expensive. Well, we have done our homework to make these holidays memorable and inexpensive. Here are our five favourite free or budget-friendly things to do this Easter 2024 in Birmingham.

Alice in Easter Wonderland at Dudley Canal and Caverns

Under 3’s go free! (otherwise, tickets are £12.50 per person). From the 29th March – 2nd April 2024, follow Alice and her mad friends down into Dudley’s underground tunnels and caverns and enjoy the dreamlike world of Lewis Carrol’s eccentric novel on an extraordinary boat trip! You will be given a trail sheet for your exciting journey and a special free gift before you climb aboard. For more information and to book your tickets (don’t be late for this very important date!), visit here.

Something’s Hatching at Becketts Farm

Just a £3 entry (under 1’s go free) and no need to book, learn about the adorable chick hatching process at Becket’s Farm this Easter from 23rd March – 7th April 2024! If you’re lucky enough, you may even get to witness one hatching! There will also be ewes and lambs, goats, and chickens. There will also be Easter-themed crafts and activities taking place, however some of these may come at an additional charge. For more information, visit here.

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Wind in the Willows Easter Egg Hunt at Selly Manor

From the 25th March – 5th April 2024, head to Selly Manor to join the characters from Wind in the Willows to take part in their Easter egg hunt! Join Mole, Ratty, Badger, and Toad to enjoy some Easter-themed crafts and activities in Selly Manor’s stunning gardens. Adult tickets are priced at £5, children £3, and under 3’s go free. To book your tickets, visit here.

The Thinktank Science Garden

Open from 3pm daily, Birmingham’s Thinktank popular outdoor Science Garden is suitable for children of all ages and is entirely free! The hands-on garden is packed with interactive and educational exhibits with themes of engineering, mechanics and transportation – it’s even home to a giant human-sized hamster wheel which reaches a speed of 30 revolutions per minute! It is also only a ten-minute walk from the bullring which also makes it the perfect pause from your busy shopping day. Closing times may vary (depending on the light).

Touchdown at Touchwood Solihull

A free, immersive and interactive space-themed activity is set to land on Jubilee Walk in Touchwood this Easter! From the 23rd March – 30th March and 1st April – 7th April 2024, between 11am – 3pm, children are invited to step into a spacecraft and help assist its mission to be launched to the moon. You will be invited to take part in a series of tasks to get to the next level, with games to play and astronauts to guide you through on selected days. Ever wanted to learn how to walk on the moon? There will also be an opportunity to dress up like an astronaut and learn how to walk on the moon!

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Park Regis Birmingham

Fancy a treat for the whole family? For £13.95 per child, kids can enjoy Children’s Afternoon Tea at Park Regis Birmingham. Think cake pops, chocolate mud pots, mini milkshakes, marshmallow stacks – and some healthy bites too, such as carrot sticks and hummus, cheese sandwiches and cucumber sandwiches. Grown ups can enjoy the Classic Afternoon Tea for only £20 per person Monday to Friday in the Easter Holidays, or keep it casual and order from the 1565 Bar & Terrace menu.

Bookings are open now! Visit here to treat your little ones this Easter. Would you like to upgrade to a stay? Check out our Time For Tea package.

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