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Easter holiday activities to keep your kids busy

Easter holiday activities to keep your kids busy
5th April 2019 Event Essex
In Activities

Spring is officially here which means the Easter holidays are just around the corner. It is finally time to put winter coats back in the wardrobe and start planning activities in the sun for Easter 2019. After the cold winter months, everyone is excited to get out of the house and feel the warm sun rays. However, if you have children the question arises…how to entertain them during the school holidays? Why not spend Easter this year differently? Southend offers the great combination of a coastal location alongside activities to makes your holiday memorable.

Southend on Sea pier

Why Southend?

Located along seven miles of the seafront, Southend on Sea offers guests a vibrant and exciting visitor experience. There are many options for activities to do on a day out with your children. Discover stunning views, water sports, theme parks, have a walk along the seafront and so much more.

Make the most of your time here and stay at our Southend accommodation whilst visiting the region. Our rooms are a short walk from the seafront and are a great place to relax after a day exploring with your family.  Our single en-suite rooms are located in the heart of Southend in self-contained flats. During your stay full bedding, bed linen and towels and complimentary toiletries are provided.

University Square Accommodation in Southend

Where to visit?

Just a three-minute walk from our accommodation is the world’s longest pleasure pier. Stop by The Royal Pavilion for afternoon tea and some entertainment, soak up some history at the Pier Museum or spend some time watching families learn to fish from the pier. An Easter without the usual Easter egg hunt? Southend Pier’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt is being held from 19 to 22 April. Head down to the pier to search for the Easter bunny and his hidden egg pictures over Easter weekend! We bet your children will love it!

Southend pier

Another perfect spot for families is the Adventure Island theme park situated right on the beach, making it perfect for a day out. There are rides for all ages and it is open every day over the Easter holiday. In addition, MFA Fantasy Park is Southend’s newest family entertainment complex set within the iconic Kursaal building on Eastern Esplanade.

Adventure Island Southend

Indoor activities

Worried about the weather? There are many indoor activities such as the planetarium, priory, and gallery. Also, Southend museums have five historical sites in the heart of Southend with lots for curious minds to explore. Furthermore, any nature loving kids shouldn’t miss the Sealife Adventure Aquarium as it’s the South East’s premier aquatic attraction with over 40 unique displays featuring sea life from all over the world. Lastly, the Adventure Inside, Southend’s No.1 Family Indoor Fun Centre is a great idea for a day out.

Southend Central Museum

Stay with us

We hope we gave you some ideas for Easter activities to help you experience an egg-cellent Easter Holiday with your families when staying with us! Don’t hesitate to book directly and use code ‘SOUTHEND10’ to get 10% off booking your accommodation when you use this link:  https://kx.essex.ac.uk/BnB

For more information please complete our contact form or call us on 01206 872358 – we look forward to hearing from you.