Easter in Felixstowe
Come and enjoy a fantastic Easter in Felixstowe - with our fun days out and special events. Family hunts, spring flowers, chocolates and traditional music.
Eggs and giant rabbits. Fun for all the family, with our Easter hunts around town.
Join the giant Landguard Bunny for The Great Felixstowe Museum Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday 12 April. Search the Museum for the coloured eggs, then exchange them for a yummy reward! Two sessions at 1230-1400 and 1430-1600. Children £3.00, adults £2.00. Pre-booking essential.
Felixstowe Lawn Tennis Club have their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 1 April (1400). Lots of sweets and chocolate, plus egg and spoon races and a scavenger hunt. £3.00 members, £4.00 non-members. Pre-booking essential.
Hunt out the clues around the historic Landguard Fort, with a Easter Trail running from Saturday 1 to Monday 17 April (1000-1600). Normal admission charges for the Fort apply, plus £1.50 for a trail sheet (including a Landguard Fort pencil).
Tastes of Easter
Foodie treats - chocolates, Easter lunches, plus hot cross buns too!
Book up a family feast on Easter Sunday at one of our hotels or restaurants. Pre-booking essential.
Best Western Brook Hotel - 01394 278441. www.brookhotelfelixstowe.com
Café Bencotto - 01394 276745. www.cafebencotto.co.uk
Ferry Boat Inn, Felixstowe Ferry - 01394 284203. www.ferryboatinn.org.uk
Hachette Bistro - 01394 547257. www.hachette-bistro.co.uk
The Alex - 01394 282958. www.alexcafebar.co.uk
The Fludyers Hotel - 01394 691929. www.thefludyers.co.uk
The Orwell Hotel - 01394 285511. www.theorwellhotel.co.uk
Buy local - visit our family-run butchers and bakers to pick up your Easter food and drink.
- Seasonal lamb is great for the big family dinner. Order your racks and joints at The Deben Butcher on Hamilton Road, S. J. Summers at High Road West, Williams Family Butchers in Walton High Street or Michael's Butchers Limited at High Road East.
- There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns. Pick them up at The Bread Basket in Walton High Street, or The Bakery in Hamilton Road.
Special events and activities for the Easter holidays.
The Spa Pavilion have Easter fun for little ones. Humpty Dumpty's Easter Eggstravaganza is on Saturday 15 April (two shows at 1030 and 1430). Sing and dance with Humpty and his friends. On Friday 21 April (1330), join the hunt for the hidden chocolate factory in Easter Bunny’s Eggs-ellent Adventure. Pre-booking essential for both shows.
Tastebuds ready... for the Felixstowe European Food Market this Easter, running from Friday 14 to Monday 17 April (1000-1900). Food and non food products from all over Europe along Hamilton Road. Enjoy Greek olives, Swiss cheese, French pastries, Turkish delight, Dutch waffles and much more too.
All the fun of the Easter Fun Fair on the seafront (Felixstowe Beachside Events Area) from Friday 14 to Monday 17 April (1100-2200). Brave the exciting rides and try your luck on the stalls and sideshows. Individual prices for rides, etc.
Keep them amused with Premier Education at Brackenbury Sports Centre. Themed Activity Days run Monday 3 to Friday 7 April; Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 April (0900-1530, or extended option of 0830-1700). Have fun, learn new skills and stay active! Suitable for ages 5-12 years. £15.95/£21.95 (for extended option). Pre-booking essential.
Felixstowe Lawn Tennis Club have Junior Tennis Camps from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 April; Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 April (0900-1600). Fun active days for 4-16 year olds. £25.00 per day, per child. Pre-booking essential.
Make a splash with the Swimming Lessons for Children - Easter Crash Courses at Colneis Community Pool, running Monday 3 to Friday 7 April; Monday 10 to Thursday 13 April (lessons at 0830, 0900 and 0930). £40.00/£32.00 per child. Pre-booking essential.
Join the Ranger at the Landguard Nature Reserve for Bird Watching for Beginners on Wednesday 5 and 12 April (1000-1130) - and learn about feathered friends. For ages 7-11 years. £3.00. Pre-booking essential.
Felixstowe offers plenty of great days by the sea...
Pop down to the seafront to play the fun arcade games at Forum Amusements; challenge your friends to a round of Adventure Golf; all aboard the Railroad Express in Ocean Boulevard; or brave the mini roller coaster at Manning's Amusements.
Sounds of Easter
Enjoy the seasonal sounds and music of Easter.
Join Churches Together in Felixstowe for the Good Friday Open Air Service at the Triangle Canopy on Friday 14 April (1045-1200). A church service with songs, sermon and a short dramatic reading. On Easter Sunday (16 April) there is also a Easter Day Sunrise Service on the seafront (outside the Town Hall) at 0600 to celebrate the resurrection at dawn.
For information on Easter services at Felixstowe's churches, please visit the Churches Together in Felixstowe website at www.ctif.org.uk