Anotherplace

Easter activities

ON OUR DOORSTEP

Get active down at the lakeshore with a range of activities over the Easter holidays. Let the children try their hands at archery or join you in the water for raft building, as well as canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding with our experienced instructors.

Saturday 24 March – Sunday 15 April.

ACTIVITIES IN KIDS’ ZONE

Throughout half term there will be a series of exciting, age appropriate activities and games in our supervised sessions

3-7 years & 7-12 years

Morning supervision – 10am to midday
Evening supervision – 6.30pm to 10pm

In the cabin and the safari tent.

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ARCHERY

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Our coaches run through the basics of archery for children. Theory and safety, then shooting at targets a stone’s throw from our front door.

Archery is suitable for children 7 years and over and is part of Kids’ Zone supervised sessions.

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RAFT BUILDING

Dates: Fridays

Raft building out of barrels, posts and ropes with the whole family. Qualified instructors will be on hand to adjudicate and dispense handy advice, but the responsibility is still yours. Will it float? Find out as you set out on the lake.

Raft building is for the whole family and does not form part of the Kids’ Zone supervised sessions.

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STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING

Dates: Monday 10am-12, Wednesday 10am-12, Saturday 10am-12

Family session 5+ years
Dates: Tuesday 10am-12, Thursday 10am-12, Saturday 2-4pm

A great family activity, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUPing) is accessible, easy to learn and seriously fun. Our fully qualified instructors tailor every session. There’s no age limit and no special skills are required.

CANOEING

Dates: Tuesday 2-5pm, Thursday 2-5pm, Friday 9.30-12.30pm, Saturday 9.30-12.30pm & 1.30-4.30pm

Canoe taster session
Dates: Tuesday 11.30-1pm, Thursday 11.30 – 1pm, Friday 3.30- 5pm, Sunday 9.30-12.30

Starting from the hotel, paddle and float your way around the lake in the company of a qualified instructor in either a kayak (adults) or a canoe (families) and take in all that the valley has to offer.

OTHER PLACES

We’ve spent some time curating a list of local ‘must-see’ events so you can strike out for Lakeland adventures at other places.

PETER RABBIT AT THE RHEGED CENTRE

Friday 30 – Sunday 15 April, daily

Celebrate the release of Peter Rabbit with The Rheged Theatre this Easter.

Bunnies will be bouncing all over the Gallery, as Cumbria’s most famous literary character Peter Rabbit jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potter’s first creation.

Learn all about the creation of Peter Rabbit and see original artwork and manuscripts which are rarely exhibited.

Kids can play a giant Peter Rabbit board game, perform scenes from the Tales and play shop. Help Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle hang out the washing and aid Mr. McGregor plant carrots in his garden, just like in the film.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AT THE RHEGED CENTRE

Wednesday 11 April – 11.30am and 2.30pm

A magical adaptation of the classic story, join your host the Mad Hatter as he helps Alice find her birthday party whilst avoiding the evil Queen of Hearts. Along the way they meet all your favourite characters including the Tweedles, the White Rabbit, the Cat and Caterpillar in this most colourful of adventures. Fun for everyone – Book your tickets now, don’t be late!

MONSTERSAURUS AT THE RHEGED CENTRE

Friday 6 April – 11.30am, 2.00pm, 3.30pm

Follow young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters. This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family, with original music and plenty of audience participation!

©National Trust Images/Paul Harris

NATIONAL TRUST EASTER EGG HUNTS

Cadbury Easter egg hunts are taking place all over the Lake District at National Trust properties and gardens, including Allan Bank which is just a short drive from Another Place, as well as Easter Egg hunts in Derwent Water, Townend and Wray castle. Every time you head out on a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, you’ll help fund vital conservation work to protect special places for future generations to explore.

DRAGONS AND CHOCOLATE AT LOWTHER CASTLE

The dragons have been busy laying eggs at Lowther Castle for you to find. Join in the dragon Easter egg hunt and enjoy a chocolate treat. There is lots to see and do at Lowther Castle, including a giant outdoor play area inspired by the main castle, designed with families in mind. See the new exhibition that tells the story for Lowther or take a walk in the beautiful and charming gardens that surround the castle.

THEATRE BY THE LAKE

Hymn to Love is where past, present, and future merge into this thrilling performance by Olivier Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Mansfield. An extraordinary musical homage to Edith Piaf, Hymn to Love explores love, loss and longing with 13 of Piaf’s songs, each given fresh meaning in vibrant new translations. Passionate, memorable and unmissable theatre.

A streetcar named Desire at rheged theatre, is a new revival of Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece is a fiery portrayal of what it means to be an outsider, in a society where we’re all desperate to belong.