19 June 2024

What’s on in Salisbury this Easter Holiday?

There are fun activities for all the family happening this Easter in Salisbury.

The school Easter break will take place from Monday 11th to Friday 22nd of April but some of the Easter festivities have already begun. 

Families can enjoy a whole host of trails, hunts and activities. Here is what’s on in Salisbury this Easter. 

Easter Adventure Quest at Stonehenge and Old Sarum
Location: Stonehenge 
Near Amesbury, SP4 7DE. 

Stonehenge is playing host to all kinds of Easter fun, from egg hunts to egg rolling, to egg and spoon races! 

Adventurers can take on the quest anytime between 9.30am-5pm, with the last day being Sunday 24th April, with chocolate treats and certificates on offer. 

Tickets for the quest cost £1.50 in addition to regular admission prices. 
For more information visit click here.

Location: Old Sarum 
Castle Road, Salisbury, SP1 3SD.

The deserted settlement, Old Sarum will also be welcoming eager adventurers. The English Heritage site will be open 10am-5pm, finishing on Sunday 24th April. 
The same pricing and activities as available at Stonehenge apply. 
To get the best price, book online here.

Easter Bunny and the Lost Toys Trail at Wilton House
Location: Wilton House 
Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0BJ. 

Children’s hospice Julia’s house will be hosting a weeklong Easter Egg trail at Wilton House. 

The trail will be open 11am-4pm from the 11th to 18th of April. 

At £3 per child, children can help the Easter Bunny by solving clues and challenges to find his lost toy friends. Upon completion, super sleuths can collect an Easter chocolate treat as well as an ‘egg-tra’ special prize for those who can spot a golden egg. 

All proceeds will go to the local hospice charity, helping to support seriously ill children and their families across Wiltshire and Dorset. 

To find out more about the trail what’s in store at Wilton house click here. 

On the website, you can also find free Easter activity sheets. 
No need to book, pay on the day. 

Entry to the grounds costs £21 per family (2 adults / 2 children, under 5’s go free). 

Easter Holiday Eggcitement at Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm
Location: Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park 
Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, SP4 0EW 

“Spring it on at Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park”. 

Cholderton Farm is opening its Vineyard for the first time this Easter. 

The new Bluestone vineyards will be welcoming VIP visitor, the Easter Bunny, every weekend throughout the holidays (Saturday 9th to Sunday 25th). Kids can enjoy an Easter egg hunt- with a chocolate treat- and a chance to get a photo with the Easter bunny himself. 

Meanwhile, grown-ups can sample some English Sparkling Wine and learn more about the vineyards after a self-guided tour- featuring views of the wonderful Wiltshire countryside. 

The animals, play areas, farm shop, restaurant & café will also be open to visitors throughout the Easter break. 

To book tickets and to see the farm’s weekday activities click here.

The farm will be open 10am-5.30pm every day from Saturday 9th to Sunday 25th of April. 

Easter Craft Fair
Location: Clearway Craft Unit 
A30 London Road, Salisbury, SP4 6DT 

The Clearway crafting community will be running children’s craft activities 11am-3pm for in an outdoor craft fair on Saturday 16th April. 

Then on Sunday, the festivities continue with an Easter egg hunt and Easter-themed crafts. 

The weekend forms part of the Craft unit’s ‘crafty camping weekend’ from Friday 15th to Monday 18th of April, costing £10 a night.

The café will be open every day 10am-4pm in addition to a BBQ every evening of the camping weekend. 

To find out more visit the Craft Unit’s Facebook page here.

To book a pitch call Louise on 07522539649 

Easter Half-term Toy Swap
Location: Quench Café 
Unit 1 Sussex House, Newton Road, Salisbury, SP2 7QA 

Bring all your unwanted toys to Quench Café on Wednesday 20th April (10am-1pm) and go home with new ones. Kids will be able to take away a maximum of 5 toys each at this free event hosted by Quench Salisbury and Share Salisbury 

To donate, choose some new toys or both click here.

Refreshments will be available on a donation basis. 

Larkhill Cinema Screenings
Location: Larkhill Garrison Community Centre 
Willoughby Road, SP4 8DG 

The Army Welfare Service (AWS) Community Support will be screening two popular Disney films at the Larkhill Garrison Community Centre on Wednesday 20th April. 

Both films will be free to watch. New Pixar film, Turning Red (2022), will be shown at 10.30am whilst Disney’s (2019) live action remake of Aladdin will be screened at 2pm. Both films require parent guidance (PG) and tickets must be shown on entry. 

To get your ticket click here.

Drinks, sweets and popcorn will also be on sale with half an hour to get your goodies before the film begins.

Written by
Adele Bouchard
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Written by Adele Bouchard