Ad-Venture into Easter: Best Easter events in County Durham

Posted on 10th April 2017

Spring is here and you know what that means – we’re hopping into Easter season!

With lots of egg-citing events for the family, you’re sure to have a cracking time in County Durham over the break.

Here are some of our favourites for you to enjoy!

Join the Mad Hatter for an Easter tea party at Lumley Castle

There’s no better way to celebrate Easter than hopping down the rabbit hole to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Caroll’s classic, Alice in Wonderland!

Enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea and Mad Hatter magic with your family on April 16th in the surreal surroundings of the historic castle and book today.

Hunt eggs at Wharton Park


An Easter favourite for the little ones – the excitement of an egg hunt!

Hop along to Wharton Park, Durham, to join in the self-lead hunt for delicious chocolate treats from the 14th to the 17th of April book now and keep both you and your children entertained during the holiday.

Get creative with felt at The Bowes Museum

Looking for something fun that you can enjoy even if the weather is not as Spring-tastic as you would hope?

Book in advance to get creative at The Bowes Museum with its wet felting workshop on April 10th!

Your child is guaranteed to love making a 2D felt Easter egg to take home, in any colour and pattern they choose.

Enjoy the grounds at Raby Castle

If your keeping active this Easter, this one is for you!

Collect an Easter Treasure Trail map at the entrance of the beautiful Raby Castle grounds and be rewarded with a tasty treat at the end, from the 15th to the 17th of April by booking in advance.

Join the tradition at Crook Hall

A visit to Crook Hall & Gardens has become an essential part of many families’ Easter traditions, with more and more people joining in the fun each year!

Join the infamous Easter Bunny in completing the egg hunt, one of the first events ever put on at the Hall, on the 16th and 17th of April and book here.

If you’re planning on going to any of our egg-cellent events, we’d love to see your photos, so tweet us by tagging @VentureProp!