Great Easter Activities! - Derby Days Out Blog
3rd April 2019

There’s plenty to do in Derby this Easter, from Markeaton Park to Derby Arena, there’s something for everyone.

Get into the Easter mood with Markeaton Park’s Easter Egg Hunt Trail. Pick up a worksheet from the Mundy Play Centre Kiosk and search Markeaton for animals hiding in Easter eggs to be in for a chance to win a prize!

Take on the Skyline at Markeaton Park high ropes adventure this Easter! A fun activity for all the family on this challenging tree-top adventure with various rope course options, a leap of faith and zip-line.

Markeaton Park’s Mundy Play Centre will be open throughout the Easter Holidays with plenty of fun for the whole family! Take out a canoe, play a game of pitch and putt or have a play on the Adventure Galley pirate ship.

Experience a sprinkling of magic with puppets, enchanting music and powerful storytelling with The Selfish Giant at Dèda on Tuesday 16 April.  Book online here!

Head over to Derby Arena for a cycle-tastic holiday. You don’t need to be experienced beyond riding a bike to try out track cycling at Derby Arena, come along to a youth beginner cycling session or a family track cycling session to enjoy this fantastic sport.

The whole family can take on the challenge with Atlantis Splash Run at Queen’s Leisure Centre this half term. Fun for everyone 5+ years on the amazing new inflatable with giant obstacles to climb and scramble over, and thrill seeking slides. For a more easy going session, why not try the Family Splash sessions? With floats and pool toys this is a great way to have fun as a whole family.

There’s plenty of fun to be had at Springwood Leisure Centre this half term. Under 12s can dance to the latest music, feel the beat and show off their moves at Disco Fever at for just £3. Keep them active with a game of Dodgeball for just £5. Or let your mini ninjas have a go at completing the fun and challenging obstacle course with Ninja Warrior Circuit sessions, just £5 to participate.

Find out more about what’s available in Derby during the Easter Holidays at


We really hope that you find this website useful in helping you plan a family day out. Whilst we try our absolute hardest to ensure all of the information is correct and up to date, we highly recommend you call ahead of any planned visit to check opening times and prices etc. We don't want any disappointed families! (Oh and check the weather before you set off!) 

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