10 things to do during the Easter break in West Norfolk

Some of the many lambs at Snettisham Park Farm. Picture: Ian Burt

Some of the many lambs at Snettisham Park Farm. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

From traditional egg hunts to meeting a witch, there is plenty to do for the family in the run up to Easter weekend. Here are some events happening in West Norfolk during the final week of the Easter break.

Sandringham House. Picture: Ian Burt

Sandringham House. Picture: Ian Burt

Sandringham

Saturday, April 15, 10am - 3pm

Kids can enjoy an Easter egg trail in Sandringham, a charity event being run by the Priory Rotary Club of King's Lynn in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance. Sandringham House will also reopen for visitors to tour the royal family's country retreat, with the gardens and museum open between Saturday, April 1 to Thursday, April 13.

www.sandringhamestate.co.uk

Lynn Museum. Picture: Ian Burt

Lynn Museum. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Lynn Museum, King's Lynn


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Tuesday, April 11 - Sunday, April 16, 10am - 5pm

There are exciting prizes to be won with the Easter fun family trail at Lynn Museum, with eggs to be found within the two galleries. Get creative with the Easter-themed arts and crafts session on Tuesday, April 11, 10.30am - 1.30pm.

www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

The King's Morris dancing up and down the county on Easter Monday. Picture: Ian Burt

The King's Morris dancing up and down the county on Easter Monday. Picture: Ian Burt

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The King's Morris

Monday, April 17

King's Lynn's much-loved morris dancers are polishing their bells and ironing their britches ready to kick off their summer season.

They'll be performing on Easter Monday, April 17, at the Rose and Crown, Snettisham (11.30am); Norfolk Lavender, Heacham (12.30pm) and the Lifeboat Inn, at Thornham (2pm).

The first lambs of spring have arrived at Church Farm in Stow Bardolph. Picture: Ian Burt

The first lambs of spring have arrived at Church Farm in Stow Bardolph. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

MORE: Look out Snettisham, Heacham, Thornham, Brancaster and Wells - here come the King's Morris

Church Farm Stow Bardolph

Friday, April 14 - Monday, April 17, 2pm

An egg hunt with a twist - each person will be given a picture of half an egg with the other half hidden in Church Wood, complete your egg to win a prize. Head down to Church Farm to bottle feed lambs and see their furry friends - Flemish rabbits, Gloucestershire Old Spot piglets and Suffolk Punch horses.

Easter fun at The Spinney. Photo from Pexels/Unsplash.

Easter fun at The Spinney. Photo from Pexels/Unsplash. - Credit: Pexels/Unsplash.

www.churchfarmstowbardolph.co.uk

The Spinney, Hunstanton

Saturday, April 15, 10am - 2pm

If you're heading to sunny hunny for a day out on the beach, check out The Spinney for a day filled with activities, including an Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle, owl display and face painting.

Burnham Market Horse Trial - Pippa Funnell Billy the Biz. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Burnham Market Horse Trial - Pippa Funnell Billy the Biz. Picture: Matthew Usher. - Credit: Matthew Usher

For more information, visit the Hunstanton Lions Club Facebook page

Burnham Market Horse Trials

Thursday, April 13 - Saturday, April 15, 8am - 7pm

Visitors can see olympic and championship athletes competing on home turf with a dressage test, show jumping and cross country along with bungee trampolines, bouncy castles, a climbing wall and camel racing.

The Stories of Lynn museum in King's Lynn. Pictured is The King John Cup. Picture: Ian Burt

The Stories of Lynn museum in King's Lynn. Pictured is The King John Cup. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

www.musketeer.co.uk

Stories of Lynn, King's Lynn

Tuesday, April 11, 11am - 3pm

The 'Curious Creatures' event is packed with fun activities for the family to enjoy. Meet medieval falconers and their live birds, create animal masks and a bird feeder for your own garden and meet a witch in the cells of the Old Gaol House.

Red Deer calves have been born at Snettisham Park. Picture: Ian Burt

Red Deer calves have been born at Snettisham Park. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

www.kingslynntownhall.com/storiesoflynn

Snettisham Park

Friday, April 14 - Monday, April 17, 9am - 5pm

Children will be hunting for words on the Easter trail in Snettisham to win an Easter egg. Each will be equipped with a sheet of paper with words to look for around the farm.

Inside The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton. Picture: Ian Burt

Inside The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

www.snettishampark.co.uk

Three Little Pigs, Princess Theatre, Hunstanton

Sunday, April 16, 2.30pm

The all-time, children's classic fairytale is brought to life on stage and will leave you squealing with laughter. The ideal Easter entertainment for families and children aged three and above.

Inside the new enclosure Rainforest Rangers at The Sea Life Centre in Hunstanton is Rob Pedley with

Inside the new enclosure Rainforest Rangers at The Sea Life Centre in Hunstanton is Rob Pedley with a Giant African Millipede. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

www.princesshunstanton.co.uk

Rainforest Ranger, Hunstanton

Monday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm

A new tropical rainforest enclosure at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary lets you get up close and personal with creepy crawlies from the jungle, including leaf-cutting ants, a royal python and bearded dragon.

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