This week saw the reintroduction of the rule of six meaning that we can finally meet up with much-missed loved ones for a social-distanced catch up just in time for Easter!
What better way to celebrate than to take part in one of the many Covid-safe Easter events happening across Northamptonshire from today through to next week?
There is something for everyone here from beautifully prepared Easter trails to egg hunts, including one exclusively for adults where you can win a variety of boozy prizes - sign me up!
1. Easter Eggstravaganza - Delapre Abbey
Delapre Abbey is hosting a free Covid-safe Easter egg hunt in the Walled Garden from March 27 to April 11! It is recommended for children ages 11 and under. Find the eight decorated eggs and match the patterns to the trail sheet to win a prize! If you find the special golden egg then you’ll unlock a special password that will give you 10% off hot chocolate and other hot drinks in the Common Ground cafe!
Photo: Delapre Abbey
2. Easter Eggstravaganza - Evenly Wood Garden
From March 30 to April 5, Evenly Wood Garden in Brackley will be hosting their annual Easter hunt. There is a sensory trail to complete for little ones and a bunny burrow where you might catch a glimpse of the Easter bunny! The elusive golden egg is hidden somewhere in the wood, will you be able to find it to claim the giant egg?
Photo: Evenly Wood Garden
3. Golden Easter Egg Hunt - Brothers Pub Co
One for the adults! Brothers Pub Co have hidden eight golden Easter eggs for you to find in eight Northampton parks. The hunt starts on Saturday, April 3 at 11am. Once all the eggs have been hidden, you will receive an email containing eight photos of each egg's location. Prizes include two VIP opening night tickets for when their new venue launches in Northampton this year, Brooklyn Brownie Co vouchers and a cocktail masterclass. To take part, follow this link https://brotherspubco.involve.me/golden-easter-egg-hunt .
Photo: Brother's Pub Co
4. Children's Easter Hunt - Rockingham Castle
Rockingham Castle - from April 4 to 7 - is hosting a children's Easter egg hunt! Collect your activity leaflet and find the brightly coloured eggs, which have been hidden in the magnificent gardens surrounding the historic castle. Each egg has a letter, which makes up an Easter word. After completing the booklet, you can claim a chocolate prize! There will also be a takeaway service available for hot food and drinks. Tickets are £8 for adults, £5 for children aged 4-15 and £2 for children aged 0-3.
Photo: Rockingham Castle