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6 Things to do this Easter in Birmingham

6 things to do in Birmingham for Easter

"Chick" out the best things to do this Easter!

Although it feels like Christmas was only yesterday, the reality is that the next big holiday of the year is fast approaching; Easter. ‘Tis the season of chocolate eggs, bunnies and (for those who practice) the end of Lent. Easter Sunday falls on the 31st of March this year, and we’ve done some digging to find the best activities for you and your family to get involved in! Let’s take a look at our top picks for things to do in Birmingham this Easter!Check out our Birmingham addresses!

1. West Midlands Safari Park

West Midlands Safari Park is arguably one of the top Safari’s in the whole of the UK and they don’t do things by halves! This fantastic attraction has enough to do on a regular day, let alone Easter! The park is home to over 600 animals, including Elephants, Lions, and Tigers (oh my)! You can also get up close and personal with the animals with their incredible Lodges, sleep in a beautiful Nepalese-inspired accommodation, and observe the animals in their habitats away from the bustle of the crowds! If that wasn’t enough to tempt you to visit, I’m sure their Easter Eggstravaganza will! From the 23rd of March – the 7th of April 2024 West Midlands Safari will be hosting an incredible Easter event for all the family, bring the kids along and hunt for eggs, take part in challenges, and maybe even win some chocolate treats if you’re lucky! Admission costs £22 per person (children 0-2 go free) or £32 if you want to add on admission to the rides.

Where – Spring Grove, Bewdley DY12 1LF

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VHQ top tip – This fantastic attraction isn’t far from our Dudley and Birmingham Virtual Offices, why not pay a visit to the park with the family before taking advantage of one of our bookable meeting rooms?

2. Canon Hill Park

Canon Hill Park, a little oasis in the bustle of busy Birmingham! The park is filled with fun activities for all ages, and offers a chance to get adventurous in the outdoors. From mini golf to swan lake boating, this attraction really is a fantastic day trip. If you want to see some animals but can’t quite make it to West Midlands Safari Park, Canon Hill Park has its very own wildlife sanctuary, home to reptiles, monkeys, lemurs, and even red pandas! A family day ticket to the wildlife centre will cost you just £25, and provide you with memories of a wonderful family day out. The park will be open during the Easter holidays, so why not pack some chocolate eggs and plan your own easter egg hunt, then take the kids to the fun park, or play some mini golf!

Where Russell Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8RD

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3. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Birmingham Botanic Gardens is one of the UK’s most significant historic Botanic Gardens. This plant conservatory is home to over 7000 plants and even has alpine gardens and a Japanese garden outside. The gardens also have a fantastic cafe and a play area for the little ones, there really is something for all the family at this attraction. Join in with Farmer Paul’s lost lamb Easter trail, and help him find his 5 lost lambs scattered around the gardens to win a chocolate treat! To join in on the Easter trail it’s just a £3 ticket upgrade. The Botanic Gardens are also hosting Easter crafts during the half term. So, why not pay a visit to the gardens to get into the Easter spirit?

Where – Westbourne Rd, Birmingham B15 3TR

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There's still so much more!

4. Becketts Farm

Now, Easter is a symbol of new life and Springtime, and what better way to celebrate new life beginning than learning all about the chick-hatching process at Becketts Farm? This fantastic, and educational Easter experience is one for the diary. For just £3 you and the family can learn all about the chick hatching process, and if you’re lucky, you may even get to see one hatch. The farm also has a range of craft activities to take part in, and the chance to see some lambs, ewes, and goats! So, pack a packed lunch, or visit the cafe and enjoy a day of celebrating all things new, the Easter events run from 23rd March – 7th April.

Where – Becketts Farm (A. E. Beckett & Sons Ltd), Heath Farm, Alcester Road, Birmingham, B47 6AJ

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5. Selly Manor Museum

Selly Manor is home to two beautiful medieval buildings with a fascinating history, the buildings have been home to a wine merchant, an infamous burglar, and even a world-famous chocolatier! Selly Manor has been operating as a museum since 1916, Selly Manor has extended a warm welcome to numerous visitors and schools, offering people of all age groups the chance to delve into its fascinating history, along with the history of Bournville. This Easter there’s lots of fun to be had at the museum, with a WInd in the Willows-inspired Easter event. Explore the garden, take part in an egg hunt, create Easter crafts, play games, dress up, follow the family trail, and visit the Tudor manor. The event runs from March 25th to April 5th, 10 am-5 pm (last entry at 3.30 pm). Tickets: Adults £5, Concessions £4, Children £3, Family (2Ad, 3Ch) £15, Under 3s free.

Where – Maple Rd, Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE

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These activities really are eggsellent!

Selly Manor has a wind in the willows inspired Easter activity.

Visit Selly Manor this Easter.

Visit West Midlands Safari Park this Easter

Celebrate Easter with the animals at West Midlands Safari Park.

Chick hatching activities are available at Becketts Farm.

Will you see a chick hatch at Becketts Farm?

6. Hatton Country World

The highly anticipated Spring Spectacular programme is back at Hatton Country World! Their farm is teeming with adorable baby animals, including piglets, lambs, and goat kids, all housed in their specially designated Spring Arrivals Marquee. Visitors can interact with the animals through engaging animal handling sessions and baby animal chats. And if you’re lucky, you may even witness the miracle of birth! No matter the weather, there are plenty of activities to enjoy. Get up close and personal with their charming baby animals, be entertained by captivating Magic and Puppet Shows in the family theatre, cuddle a guinea pig in Guinea Pig Village, or marvel at the fascinating lizards and snakes in Scales & Tails. Don’t miss the breathtaking Falconry Shows, where you can watch birds of prey take flight. Laser Combat is available for those aged 8 and above, and they also have Snorty’s Superslide Mania & Soft Play for endless fun. And that’s not all, rain or shine, there’s so much more to discover! Make sure you pay a visit to Hatton Country World this Easter!

Where – Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick CV35 8XA

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As we wrap up our journey through Birmingham’s delightful Easter attractions, it would be rude not to mention that Virtual Headquarters provides prestigious virtual offices in Birmingham and Dudley, strategically located for booking meeting rooms amidst the excitement. So, why not choose Birmingham for your Easter celebrations this year, and provide your family with an unforgettable experience at one of our top picks for things to do in Birmingham for Easter?

Alexandra handles all things marketing here at Virtual HQ

Alexandra O'Hagan

Marketing Executive

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