08/04/2019

Easter at Longleat

Easter eggs and chocolate are just some of the treats we love most about Easter time. Even better are all the goings-on at Longleat of course! Keep reading to learn more about our favourite things to do in Wiltshire this Easter.

Easter Egg Hunt

For thousands of years eggs have been a symbol of fertility, new beginnings and rebirth. Decorating eggs is a custom that is practiced all around the world at different times of the year, but it was only in the 19th century that the eggs we know and love today came into existence. Did you know that the first chocolate egg in the UK is believed to have been made by JS Fry of Bristol in 1873?

We’re sure all this talk of eggs is making you hungry, so once you have had your fill of your favourite chocolate eggs why not head to Longleat for an Easter Egg Hunt around the estate! From the 15th – 22nd April nine unusual eggs will be hidden for you to find. Grab your trail sheet and your family and see how many you can find. There might be a treat waiting for you at the end…

Koala Creek

Opening on the 29th March at Longleat Safari Park, you will be able to see koalas for the first time ever! What can’t think of a better treat for Easter. Boasting indoor and outdoor habitats you will be able to get up close to Australians beloved animals – so close in fact, that you could almost touch them (but we obviously don’t advise that!) This new exhibit makes Longleat the only English collection of koalas around – not forgetting that they are the only place in Europe where you can see southern koalas.

Experience Longleat with the Bath Arms

Did you know that we are official Longleat Accommodation? Not only do we offer a convenient and welcoming home from home during your visit, we’re located right on the edge of the Longleat estate so you can get where you need to go quickly. We can even arrange tickets thanks to our Longleat Package. Once you’re all tired out from the fun, why not join us for a bite to eat?

These are just some things to do in Wiltshire this Easter. What will you and your family decide to experience? Remember, book direct at The Bath Arms and you can call us home for your trip.

 

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