Keep the whole family entertained over the Easter holidays with our pick of the eggcellent things to do in London over the holiday period.
From egg hunts and special events for kids and grownups, plan a fun-filled break in the capital.
Easter Weekend 2017 Events in London
- Embark on an adventure to Jurassic Kingdom, where 30 life-sized animated dinosaurs roar and screech in every corner of Osterley Park. 1-17 April
- From popping and locking, to parkour and skateboarding, sharpen your Urban skills with expert-led workshops, family activities, dance schools and parties in Southbank Centre’s concrete playground. 1-17 April
- See more than 30 majestic sailing vessels along the Greenwich and Woolwich riverfronts, and enjoy river-themed activities and fireworks at the Tall Ships Regatta. 13-16 April
- Watch a spectacular full-scale performance of The Passion of Jesus, featuring 100 performers, for free in Trafalgar Square. 14 April
Easter Egg Hunts and Trails
- Collect stamps and enjoy storytelling and activities along a self-guided trail around ZSL London Zoo, inspired by the classic children’s book Dear Zoo. 1-17 April
- Go in search of WWT London Wetland Centre’s giant yellow ducklings, hidden around the nature reserve, with a chance to win prizes. 1-17 April
- Follow Kew Gardens’ interactive Moomin trail among spring daffodils and crocuses, and see if you can glimpse Moomintrolls in the trees. Plus, visit on Easter Sunday for the Moomin chocolate hunt. 1-17 April
Easter Opening Hours
Good Friday and Easter Monday are both public holidays. Most attractions are open over the break, but check with individual venues in advance as some attractions may be closed. Shops are closed on Easter Sunday, except small shops which may open for a few hours. Public transport may be reduced, so plan your journey in advance.
For more fun activities go to Visit London