Easter Holiday Family Days Out in and around Wellingborough
8th April 2011
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A few ideas to keep the whole family entertained this Easter Holidays


Irchester Country Park is running an Explorers Trail. Available daily from Quarrymans Rest Cafe.   £2 per pack includes a small prize.  Suitable for children aged 5 to 10 years

Santa Pod has an action packed weekend planned for April Friday 22nd to Monday 25th 2011 with the Auto Trader Easter Thunderball "Motorsport Extravaganza" 

Stanwick Lakes has a network of over 7 miles of footpaths/cycle paths (wheelchair accessible). In addition to circular routes around the lakes there is a four mile linear route running from Irthlingborough towards Thrapston, providing safe off-road walking and cycling.

If you haven't had your bike out much over the winter it might be worth getting it serviced, or if you need a new one, go and see Darren and Avril at Cyclelife in Wellingborough they have a fantastic range of bikes, accessories and do on site repairs aswell.

Feeling Creative: Watch chainsaw carving demonstrations, and take part in a community willow sculpture or make a dream catcher to take home at Stanwick Lakes on the Thursday 21st April 2011, 11am - 4pm.

Stanwick Lakes have a fun run, 5km, 10km, and half-marathon to Celebrate St George's Day on April 24 starting at 10:00am.  Enter online at www.ultramarathon.org.uk  (it could be the way to work off all that chocolate!)

The 33rd Rushden Cavalcade of Transport - over 1,000 different exhibits April 30th 

The Jungle Park in Irchester is open ever day - great fun and adventure for the whole family in an exciting and safe environment! There are two courses, Adventurer Course for age 4+ and Explorer Course for teens and adults.

Easter Egg Trails

Easter Eggstravaganza at Irchester Country Park 24th April, 10 - 4pm

Easter Egg Trail at Stanwick Lakes near Rushden.  April 22,23,24, 25 Follow the trail, solve the clues and win a small chocolate egg! 


The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough are running an Easter Holiday Theatre and Dance Event for three days for budding Thespians (7 - 12 yrs), April 11th - 13th

Waendel Leisure Centre have a number of structured sessions for children aged 5 to 13 years old that include football, athletics, cricket and badminton.

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