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Make the most out of this Easter Bank Holiday in London

26 Mar 2024

Four day weekends don't come around often! Get planning your Easter Bank Holiday weekend with this guide to London's most exciting events.

If there's a city where last minute-plans happen, it's London! With the Easter bank holiday right around the corner, we've put together a guide of schedule-fillers which will keep you and your group entertained over the four day weekend. Whether you're with friends, family or both, take a look at some of the cities most invigorating events and activities for you to enjoy during your stay!

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter at Kew Garden: Make memories with the whole family amidst the stunning botanical beauty of Kew Gardens. Join the Easter Egg Hunt and explore the gardens while hunting for chocolate treats.

Easter at Hampton Court Palace: Make the most out of the ground's history while enjoying a fun-filled Gold Lindt Bunny hunt within the immersive grounds of Hampton Court Palace. You can also get involved in a kite making workshop over the weekend. 


The Velveteen Rabbit: Toys come to life through the magic of storytelling, music and dance, at this captivating family show at Sadlers Wells.  Make the most out of the neighbourhood's restaurants for a post-show lunch by staying in the area. 

The Lion King: Experience the magic of Disney's The Lion King with special Easter performances in Covent Garden's Lyceum Theatre. 

Matilda the Musical: Delight in the enchanting tale of Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre, perfect for the whole family.

Easter Markets

Easter Chocolate Festival at Duke of York Square: Indulge your sweet tooth at this chocolate lover's paradise, featuring artisanal chocolates, sweet treats and a visit from the Easter bunny himself. 

Easter Weekend Market at Covent Garden: Explore the vibrant stalls offering everything from handmade crafts to delicious Easter treats. The shopping doesn't end here either, with the infamous Oxford Street just a short walk away. 

Family Fun

Easter at ZSL London Zoo:  Enjoy an Easter egg hunt like no other at London Zoo's Zoonormous Egg Hunt! This free family trail will guide you around the grounds of the Zoo, where eggs of all sizes are waiting to be discovered! We'd recommend making yourself at home in the centre of the city to avoid feeling like you're rushing through the day!

Easter Eggstravaganza at Battersea Park Zoo: Join in the Easter fun with egg hunts, animal encounters, and crafts at Battersea Park Zoo., the perfect place for little explorers. 

Cultural Events

Easter at the Tower of London:  Fairytales and frolics are unfurling at the Tower this Spring! Hear the mythical stories, experience the merriment and marvel at the mayhem on the South Lawn as the medieval folk tell their stories. 

Easter Weekend at the V&A: South Kensington's home of craft and desing is hosting a free pop-up performance Easter holidays! It's all hands on deck for this sea-faring adventure!

Outdoor Activities

Easter on the Thames: Celebrate Easter in style with a scenic cruise along the River Thames, complete with live commentary, a two-course lunch and of course, stunning views of London. 

Easter Bike Tours: Explore London's iconic landmarks on two wheels with guided Easter bike tours, perfect for enjoying the spring weather. Stay in an elite pocket of London's best parks to really make the most of the cities outdoor spaces.