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What’s on in Penrith for Easter 2017?

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat offers breath taking views of the Lake District, and is ideally located to help you explore the local region this Easter!

Enjoy the peace that Thanet Well has to offer, with stunning views of the Lake District and the Cumbria region, you will not be disappointed! Perfectly located along the winding country roads, you can explore the region with Thanet Well as your base, and with so many activities this Easter now is the perfect time to explore Cumbria!


Billy Buzzard’s Wild Garden Trail


At: Allan Bank & Grasmere When: From 1st April

Billy Buzzard will be soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings, she sees all the wild creatures at Allan Bank, and wants to know if you can find them too? Explore the beautiful Allan Bank and see all the wild things that call it home.


Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt


At: Fell Foot When: 16th April

With an extravaganza of Easter activities, you will have endless fun in the park, including traditional Lakeland egg rolling, lawn games, traditional games and crafts, plus so much more! Go on an Easter egg hunt around the park for a chocolatey treat!


Dumbledore & Horniegoggle


At: Wordsworth House & Gardens When: Every Saturday

Hunt for wild words and wonderful creatures in the house and garden, as well as getting some tips on how to turn your garden into a nature haven! Explore the Wordsworth childhood home, take a step back in time and enjoy the sights of a 1770’s house, and learn all about one of the UK’s best poets!


Gruffalo Spotters Trail


At: Whinlatter Forest When: 21st Feb – 31st Oct

Make sure to download the Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then visit Whinlatter Forest and follow the trail! Look out for clues which lead to a footprint marker post, then watch as mouse, fox, owl, snake and the Gruffalo appear before your eyes! This is aimed at younger children, but the whole family will enjoy following the clues and collection the evidence in the forest. Drop into the visitor centre and start your Gruffalo spotting adventure with the Gruffalo Activity Kit, containing an evidence bag, 5 fact and activity cards, stickers of the Gruffalo characters, a special magnifying glass, plus more!


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt


At: Borrowdale & Derwent Water When: 17th April

Just a short stroll from Keswick town centre, you will be able to let the children go wild in nature, with over 50 things and activities among woodland and on the lakeshore. Make sure to follow the trail for a chocolate treat at the end.

Cumbria offers breath taking views, adventurous walks and family fun activities this Easter, with Thanet Well as your base, you can retreat to peacefulness before heading back out to adventure!

Enjoy you Easter 2017 holidays in Penrith!


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