Woman and her young daughter spending Easter at Whitby and painting decorative eggs

Spend Easter in or near Whitby

Spending Easter at Whitby is a great idea with all the fun events going on in and around the town this year. We’ve brought together some of the awesome activities you and the family can get involved in this Easter holiday in and around Whitby.

Whitby Abbey events

Whitby Abbey events are always fun, and this Easter is set to be no different! Set out with an intrepid character from the past to crack clues on a hunt for legendary dragon eggs to claim your chocolatey reward.

Date: Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April
Time: 11:00 – 17:00
Price: £1 per child plus normal admission price

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The Moors National Park Centre Easter egg hunt

The Easter Bunny has been naughtily hiding the Wish Dragon’s eggs this year and you and your family can help find them for her. There’s no booking required, just turn up on the day with your best egg-hunting team!

Date: 30th March
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Price: £4 per child, adults go free

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Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

The Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park are hosting an Easter treasure hunt. Spend some time working out the riddles to find the lettered eggs that are hidden around the park to win a Cadbury’s crème egg and entry to prize draw for a £10 Thorntons voucher.

Date: Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Price: The hunt is included in your entry price, £6 for over 16s, £5 for 2-15 year olds, under 2s go free

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Pannett Park Easter fun

Pannett Park is hosting a series of Easter themed activities. Join them for an old fashioned Easter egg hunt, Easter egg rolling competitions, PNSA Easter play, craft activities, and games.

There’ll even be a stall or two for you to browse.

Date: 4th April
Time: 11:00 – 13:30
Price: Entry to the park is free

Click here to find out more.

Easter background with Easter eggs and spring flowers

Robin Hood’s Bay Easter treasure hunt

Robin Hood’s Bay is taking part in the Cadbury Easter egg hunts that are happening all over the country. The bunny has been very busy this year and has called in at the Old Coastguard Station to hide clues that you and your family need to solve. Become seaside detectives and learn facts about life on the coast.

Date: Friday 30th March – Sunday 1st April
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Price: £2 per hunt

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Ravenscar Easter egg hunt

A series of clues will take you on a walk that starts and ends at the Ravenscar visitor centre. Pick up a map from the centre, spot all the clues and return to claim your chocolate prize.

Date: Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April
Time: 10:00 – 15:30
Price: £2 per hunt

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Peter Rabbit at the Whitby Pavilion

Another bunny is up to mischief, but this time it’s not your responsibility to save the day. After completing all those Easter egg hunts and using your detective skills to solve Easter riddles, relax at the Whitby Pavilion and keep the Easter fun alive by watching their screening of Peter Rabbit (PG).

Date: 6th April – 12th April
Time: varies with each showing, head to the website for more details
Price: £6.50 adults, £5.50 children and Friends of Whitby Pavilion, £22 for family of 4

Other things to do in Whitby this Easter holiday

Don’t forget to check out all the other great things there are to do in and around the town when you choose to spend Easter at Whitby! We’ve got activities, museums, galleries and more to keep you and the family entertained this Easter.

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