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What’s On This Easter

What’s On this Easter

To help you plan your Easter break, we’ve put together the ultimate guide of things to do in the local area. Whether you’re staying with family or friends, there are some fantastic activities available on the Coniston estate, including clay pigeon shooting at The Coniston Shooting Ground, off-road experience at The Coniston Off-Road Centre and The Coniston Falconry Centre.

In addition to our estate activities, we’re extremely lucky to be located close by to some great local attractions. We’ve put together some of the events going on in the local area so you can plan your Easter stay.



Skipton Castle Woods Easter Eggventure

Saturday 20 April

A woodland Easter Trail with a difference! Join the fairies and wizard of Rusticus Theatre as you seek out clues in Skipton Castle Woods. Using your trail sheet, search for items in the wood and once complete, collect your handmade chocolate treat. Start your adventure at the main entrance to the woodland, just a 10 minute walk from Skipton High Street.

Tickets cost £2.50 for all children age 2 years and over. Click here to find out more.

Easter Egg Hunt at Thornton Hall Country Park

Sunday 21 April

Join the Easter Rabbit at Thornton Hall Country Park on Easter Sunday for Easter egg hunts and family fun! Open from 10am, you will be able to enjoy all the usual Farm Activities as well.

Normal admission applies so there is no need to pre-book. Click here to find out more information.



The Big Gin Experience

Sunday 21 April

Enjoy some 80’s tunes and board the Dalesman canal boat for a Gin Cruise like no other!

Hosted by local Gin expert Claire McGlashan, you will enjoy 5 gin tastings on a 2 hour canal boat cruise. Plus, take home a souvenir gin Copa glass!

Tickets cost £35 per person. Click here to find out more.

Skipton Beer Festival

Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 April

Skipton Beer Festival is back for its 13th year at Ermysted’s Grammar School. With over 60 real ales and a selection of real ciders, perries and bottled foreign beer, this is not a beer festival to be missed.

Admission on Thursday and Friday is £2.50 per person and admission on Saturday is £3.50 per person. Admission is free to CAMRA members. Click here to find out more.