Things to do in Cambridge

10 glorious things to do this Easter in Cambridge

easter in Cambridge Daffodils in Christ's College Fellows Garden

Easter in Cambridge – 10 glorious things to do this Easter

Spring into Easter in Cambridge. 

From traditional Easter egg hunts to cutting-edge digital art exhibitions, there’s something for everyone this Easter in Cambridge. Why not enjoy some good old-fashioned shopping in Cambridge’s bustling town centre or if you’re feeling adventurous, explore Cambridge’s beautiful countryside. Here are our top ten things to do.

Anglesey Abbey – National Trust

Located just outside Cambridge you can visit the historic House and beautiful gardens for pretty Easter views. There’s also an adventure trail for Children set in the woods of the Abbey along with a fantastic giant treehouse perfect for the little ones to explore.

They also have an Easter Egg trail taking place between Friday 29th March 2024 – Sunday 14th April 2024, from 9.30 – 3.30 pm, set in the beautiful gardens of Anglesey Abbey. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil, and a chocolate egg at the end. Booking is essential. 

Wimpole Hall Farm – National Trust

Visit Wimpole Hall Farm in Cambridgeshire and experience the countryside in all its glory! Explore the farm, take a stroll around the grounds, and discover why this National Trust property has been part of Britain’s landscape for centuries. Experience nature at its finest and don’t forget to stop by the tearoom for a treat after your adventure. Depending on the time of year you can also see the newborn spring lambs!

They also have an Easter trail taking place. Click here for more details

Shepreth Wildlife Park

This little gem of a wildlife park is fantastic and allows you to get up close to some amazing animals. Keep a look out for the cute otters and see if you can spot the maned wolf. It’s easy to travel to  on the train and is a short way from the station, or there is plenty of parking on-site if you wish to drive.

This year they also have Join us for our annual Easter Treasure Trail daily between 29th March and 1st April (Tesco vouchers not  valid those dates).

Kettle’s Yard

There are some great exhibitions taking place at Kettle’s Yard including . The Gallery hold a variety of events for young children which can be found here. Admission is free but tickets need to be booked

Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is one of the finest art and antiquities collections in Europe. With over half a million works of art, it’s a must-see destination for any traveller visiting Cambridge. From its famous Chinese Porcelain to its incredible Egyptian mummy, there’s something here for everyone.

The current Exhibition Tensions of Belonging: Connecting Cambridge. Bringing together 20 objects chosen from our collection, Tensions of Belonging explores what happens when local people collaborate in the creation of displays.

This display is a first for the Fitzwilliam Museum, exploring the tensions that can arise between local people and staff and students of University of Cambridge it also considers wider themes of identity, belonging and the climate crisis.

Burwell Museum

The Burwell Museum is about a 25 minute’s drive from Cambridge City Centre. The museum depicts life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens and includes a Windmill, rare vintage vehicles and an old schoolroom. Opened in 1992, it is housed in a collection of different periods and period-style agricultural buildings.

This Easter they have an Easter fun weekend taking place which includes an Egg hunt, Easter Bonnet competition, and windmill tours. Taking place Easter Sunday (31 March 2024) 10-4pm.

Cambridge University Botanical Garden

Check out the stunning botanical gardens in Cambridge this Easter. There’s something magical about exploring all the different plants, trees, and flowers that make this garden so special. They often have a special Easter Trail on for families and little ones to enjoy. 

Punting

This Easter in Cambridge why not explore the city by punting along the River Cam? Punting is one of the most unique ways to take in the beauty of Cambridge and is a must-do activity for anyone visiting this beautiful city. Whether you rent your punt or book a guided tour, it’s sure to be an experience you’ll never forget! 

Duxford Imperial War Museum

Visiting Duxford Museum in Cambridge is a must! It’s a great place to explore the rich history of aviation, with lots of incredible aircraft on display and fascinating stories. Plus, there are interactive activities for all ages so you won’t get bored.

Wandlebury Country Park

This historic Iron Age hill fort in Cambridge, UK is a great place to explore and experience local history. Not only can you visit the site of this fascinating fortification, but there are also numerous walks, views, and plenty of wildlife. Make sure you check out the herd of Highland cows who help keep the meadows in good condition.

South Angle Farm Park

At this Farm you can feed many of the animals by hand, including llamas, pigs, goats, chickens, ducks and geese, as well as enjoy rabbits, guinea pigs, donkeys and tortoises and many others. The Farm also includes over 17 acres of beautiful farm walks and trails.

It is open over the Easter period and also has a special Easter Day taking place  on April 8th 2024.

So why not come along and join us this Easter in Cambridge? You won’t regret it, especially if the sun is shining.

Our Cambridge accommodation rooms are affordable and classically simple and many have an en-suite bathroom. As a guest of the College, you are welcome to explore the beautiful grounds which are steeped in history. 

Our dedicated team of staff recently won a Gold Bid Award for Best Overall Customer Experience 2022, so you can be sure of a warm welcome.

To find out more about the Bed and Breakfast accommodation we offer visit www.christscollegehospitality.co.uk

Book directly with us and you will receive 10 percent off our publicised rates and a welcome pack on arrival. Just set up a member login on our website before you book.

 

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