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Ten top things to do in West Norfolk over Easter

PUBLISHED: 12:09 29 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:53 29 March 2018

The Wash Monster going out to sea. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The Wash Monster going out to sea. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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There's plenty to do in West Norfolk over Easter.

1/ Go on an egg hunt in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance through the pine woods at Sandringham. Clues will be laid along a secret one-mile path. The fun starts at 10am on Saturday. Clues can be purchased from a gazebo near the Visitor Centre for £3.

2/ See the lambs at Church Farm off the A10 at, Stow Bardolph. Daily bottle feeding sessions at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.

3/ Find hidden Easter eggs at Stories of Lynn to win a chocolate treat and pencil. All Easter activities are free with admission to the museum (10am - 4pm), on King’s Lynn’s Saturday Market Place. Admission is £9.85 for a family (five people, including up to two adults), £3.95 for an adult, £2.95 for a concession, and £1.95 for a child.

4/ Take a trip on board the Wash Monster at Hunstanton to see the seals. Trips on Friday, March 30 (12.15pm), Saturday, March 31 (1pm), Sunday, April 1 (1.30pm) and Monday, April 2 (2.15pm). To book call 01485 534444.

5/ Top riders will be heading to West Norfolk for the Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market International Horse Trials. Alongside the equestrian action from Thursday - Saturday, there will be more than 40 shops and for the children, bungee trampolines, bouncy castles and a climbing wall. Razz and Pearl will be performing circus workshops, on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. The venue, Sussex Farm, is off the B1153 Docking to Brancaster road and will be signposted from King’s Lynn and Fakenham.

6/ See the Humboldt penguins in their new extended enclosure at the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary.

7/ Nature reserves offer a feast of wildlife spectacles at the time of year, from the waders at Snettisham to the iconic booming bittern at Titchwell Marsh.

8/ Learn how you could help save the planet at the Green Easter Fair at the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham on Saturday, March 31 (10am). Displays include vegan food, organic skin care, fresh produce, upcycled and recycled clothes, crafts and jewellery.

9/ West Norfolk Artists Association is staging its spring exhibition at Thornham Village Hall from Friday, March 30 - Wednesday, April 4 (10 - 5pm). More than 120 local artists will be showing work including paintings, textiles, photography, ceramics and mosaics.

10/ Hunstanton Heritage Gardens will be hosting a family fun day on Wednesday, April 4 (1 - 4pm), where all activities are free of charge. Games and sports on offer include kite-flying, rounders

and crazy golf. Meet the activity leaders at 1pm at the bandstand on The Green. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.

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