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Things to do this Easter

Posted by admin on February 29, 2016

Easter 2016 - Things to do

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Spring is a great time to visit us at Rivercatcher. The daffodils are out, the spring lambs are all around and the nights are lighter…at last! Easter holidays have arrived and we’re feeling good. So let’s get out and do something.
 

Specific Easter Activities 

Rug Chapel

Never judge a chapel, or a church for that matter, by its exterior. Step inside 17th-century Rug Chapel and prepare to be wowed by its decorative flourishes. Only a short distance from Rivercatcher .
Hop along to Rug Chapel this Easter and participate in an Easter Egg Hunt.
27th March 2016 - 11.00am - 4.00pm
http://cadw.gov.wales/daysout/rugchapel/?lang=en

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt at Bala Lake Railway

Can you find all the Easter Eggs that the White Rabbit has hidden around the railway? We’ve found one – there are 14 more to find to complete the puzzle and claim your yummy prize. It’s great fun and takes place on every train from Good Friday to Easter Monday.

http://www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk/events/default.html

 
Nantclwyd y Dre, Ruthin

Hunt for eggs and clues around the garden, find them all and win a chocolate prize! Can you spot where the animals are hiding too? You can also get creative at our Easter arts and crafts table in the Parlours.
Nantclywyd y Dre is Wales’s oldest dated timbered town house. The house was started in 1435 and has been added to, updated and upgraded throughout the centuries. Nantclwyd y Dre has been beautifully restored to demonstrate the changing fashions and the lives of its residents.
https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/visitor/places-to-visit/museums-and-historic-houses/nantclwyd-y-dre.aspx

Ruthin Castle

Ruthin Castle hosts an Easter themed medieval dinner modeled upon the legendary feasts the Earl of Warwick held at The Castle in the 16th century.
http://www.ruthincastle.co.uk/dine/medieval-feasts

 

CadburyEaster Egg Hunt at Erddig

The Easter bunny will be hopping over the wall into our 13.5 acre garden to offer families the ultimate day out with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Unleash your inner explorer to solve the clues dotted around our garden and outbuildings to claim a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat from 25 March to 28 March.
While bunny has hidden clues, his friends - the Easter chicks, are inside the house. Can spot them on a visit to our historic house. They'll be in our house from 25 March to 17 April.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/f08bea7f-d358-413b-b83f-9272e93d5875/pages/details 

 

General Activities

Bear Grylls Survival Course (Caernarfon)

Half day courses available over the Easter holiday period.
All Half Day Adventure courses include a combination of survival skills and various adventure tasks set out by Bear Grylls and his team of highly experienced instructors. These are incorporated into an exhilarating, adrenaline and fun fuelled learning challenge that is ideal for families, adults, schools, occasion parties, and for corporate team building exercises.
March 2016: Saturday 12th, Saturday 26th & Wednesday 30th (all at 1:30pm)
April 2016: Saturday 2nd, Wednesday 6th, Saturday 9th.
http://www.dragonraiders.co.uk/half-day-adventure/

White Water Rafting

White Water rafting is one of the MUST DO activities in North Wales. There are a few choices and locations which both offer a great rafting experience. The first choice location in the River Tryweryn in Bala which is natural river controlled by a dam release. Should the dam not be releasing we use the River Dee in Llangollen.  This can be booked through us at Rivercatcher but for further details please take a look at the Get Wet Company website. 

http://www.get-wet.co.uk/activities/white-water-rafting/

 

There are so many activities available in the area and you can find many more on our Things to Do page of the website. We are passionate about the local area and will be happy to help you find what it is you wish to do.

 

Happy Easter!

 

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