Tuesday 15th of March 2016
Looking to entertain the children this Easter? Escape to historic London, Easirent can accommodate all your car hire needs. Our depots are located at major London Airports and the surrounding areas, call reservations and collect your vehicle from Kings Cross, Heathrow, Stanstead, or Luton. Our Heathrow Car Hire branch has recently moved location so please check it out.
With a variety of larger category cars available, make sure your car is big enough to fit everything you will need for your stay! London is the perfect choice to entertain the family this Easter offering something for everyone, it will be hard to decide what to choose!
Below are a few suggestions!
Good Friday, 25th March 2016
To celebrate Easter in traditional style, head to Trafalgar Square for 12.00pm Good Friday. Watch the Wintershall Players re-enact in an open air theatre ‘The Passion of Jesus’, in a 3hr 15minute performance with a volunteer cast over a 100, complete with horses and donkeys! ‘The Passion of Jesus’ portrays the final days of Jesus’s life with realistic scenes of the crucifixion and resurrection. The informative show is educational for older children, however the back drop of Trafalgar Square and the expected crowds of 10,000 offer a sensational experience for all ages. Giant screens will be situated around to square, to ensure a good view for all.
Saturday 26th March 2016
For ‘chocolate lovers’ of all ages head to Duke of York Square Chelsea, now in its third year the chocolate market runs alongside the regular fine food market. Appropriately in the presence of the Hans Sloane statue, who was a pioneer of chocolate, after his return from Jamaica in the late 17th century. Here you will find luxury brands, such as Amelia Rope, Han Sloane and Diana David as well as independent artisans. Why not treat yourself to salted caramel truffles, macaroons or a homemade Easter egg. Delicious!
Sunday March 27th 2016, EN9 1AB
Visit the River Lee Country Park, a brilliant family day out! Don’t forget your wellies for this two day event! The children will be enthralled by the unique entertainment such as joisting and the bird of prey display. Children can participate with a miniature pony display or head to the arts and craft tent. A great event for family fun, the ‘goat show’ allows the children to bottle feed the lambs and kids. Head to the Medieval Village to see the knights dressed in full costume. Family tickets are £19.00 which is great value.
Sunday 27th March 2016, SW15 1JN
Soak up the atmosphere and see the world famous Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race, which attracts 250,000 spectators, so get there early! The course spans four and a quarter miles and runs along the Thames from Putney Bridge to Mortlake. Cambridge holds the record for the fastest time of 16-18 sec! The event commences at 3.10pm with the Women Race for Cancer Research at 3.10pm followed by the main event which starts at 4.10pm.
Kew Gardens Easter 2016
Kew gardens is a great day out for all the family especially at Easter, with their themed events endorsed by Lindt Gold Bunny for ‘chocolate sensations’. Entrance for a family costs 32.00, collect a map on arrival and follow the trail collecting each clue. There are many family friendly events run specifically for Easter such as the ‘storey of chocolate’, which can be dated back 3,000 years. Get creative in the ‘bean to bar’ workshop or make chocolate cookies. Coca trees can be found in the onsite green house. With family focused craft opportunities and the fantastic indoor play centre for very young children upwards, Kew Gardens is a must this Easter for a young family.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Why not treat the family this Easter with a trip to see this classic Roald Dahl storey, directed by Sam Mendes.
With so many great eateries in London there are many options, for Easter Sunday Lunch it is advisable to book ahead. The City Barge, Princess Victoria and the Spurstowe Arms Dalston all come highly recommended.
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