9 great things to do around our rail network during the Easter break

If you’re looking for something to keep little (and not so little) ones entertained during the Easter holidays, you won’t be disappointed by what’s on offer in the towns and villages around the South West Wales Rail Network. Here’s our pick of the bunch:

Children running around in front of Margam Castle.

Margam Park Bank Holiday Monday Funday

Margam Park, April 10, from 10am

This family fun day will feature all your favourite characters including Peppa Pig and George, Shrek, Titan the Robot and many more. There’ll be plenty of chance to have photos with your heroes as well as joining in the workshops and dancing, watching fire displays and listening to spell-binding tales of princesses and dragons.

Tickets available here:

The Big Easter Egg Hunt

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, April 7

This is your chance to become an Easter detective. Complete some cute crafts to complement your disguise, then hunt for the bunnies hiding around the museum. There are three challenges to undertake, with a super chocolatey reward waiting for you.

Suitable for 4+

Pre-book tickets here.

Amazing Bubble Man

Torch Theatre Milford Haven, April 11, 2pm

This event is exactly what it says on the tin. The amazing bubble man will delight and entertain the whole family with the art, magic, science and, more importantly, the fun of bubbles. Louis Pearl has been entertaining crowds world-wide with his incredible bubble bonanza for thirty years, including twelve years of sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Catch him at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven.

Get your tickets here.

Duck swimming in water.

Duck Detectives Story Trail

WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, April 1 -16

Investigate the mystery of the missing duck! You’ll have to get close to nature as you examine everything from feathers and bird calls to footprints to solve the clues. When you’re victorious, there are many more activities to enjoy, including pond-dipping and minibeast hunting.

Book your visit here.

The Big 90’s and 00’s Day Out 

Carmarthen Showground, April 7, 12.30 pm – 12am (last entry 6pm)

Yearning for the heady days of the naughties and nineties? Here’s your chance to relive your youth with artists such as Boyzlife, Phats & Small, and East 17 as well as enough DJs and tribute acts to keep you on your dancing feet throughout the day. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are available here.

Easter eggs in a basket

Easter Eggspert Trail 

Pembroke Castle, April 1 – 16

If you’re making a trip to Pembroke Castle during the holidays, then make sure you don’t miss out on the all the amazing activities that are going on. As well as the Eggspert Trail, which will quiz you on your knowledge of the castle, there are also falconry displays, a knights’ school and lots of living history re-enactments ranging from the 12th century up to the Civil War in the 1640s.

Check out the extensive list here.

Park activities for 11-17 year olds

Pembroke Dock, April 5 and 12, 1pm – 4pm

For slightly older children there’s a host of activities running in the Memorial Park in Pembroke Dock. Youth workers and providers will be there to run inflatables, archery, face painting, special effects workshops, team games and free refreshments.

Full details here.

Juggling Jim

Kidwelly Castle, April 11 and 12, 11am – 4pm

The imposing Norman stronghold of Kidwelly Castle plays host to the antics of Juggling Jim. He’ll be running a mix of circus skills workshops and a silly knight school. Come and have a go at activities such as juggling, diabolo or plate spinning. Or do you dare to undertake the three silly challenges to become a knight?

Full details here.

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