Easter Activities Week

Escape the crowds this Easter and join us at Middleton Hall & Gardens, where we will be celebrating Easter traditions throughout time.

The Hall, gardens and grounds will be open as normal, with the addition of challenges, demonstrations and traditional activities for the whole family to get involved in. Hunt for Easter eggs throughout our historic buildings and gardens and then return your findings to the front entrance to receive your prize. In the Old Kitchen, our volunteers will be experimenting with Easter recipes favored by the Victorians, whilst in the Ballroom you can catch our talk, ‘Easter through time’ at 1pm daily.*

Our favourite activity of all is our Egg Parachute Challenge. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to get creative and make the best parachute possible, attach it to an egg and launch it from the John Ray Building window at a set time (2:30pm). The person who’s egg reaches the ground the slowest wins, receiving a chocolate Easter egg to take home!

*Our talk ‘Easter through time’ will only be delivered once each day at 1pm. The talk lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Opening times

Sunday 21st – Thursday 25th April 2019, 11am – 4pm. Last admissions at 3pm.


£6.60 Gift Aid Adult, £6.00 Standard Adult, free for U16s and Middleton Hall & Gardens season pass holders.

We encourage visitors to make a £3 donation to park on your arrival, however, this is optional and donations of any size are welcomed.  All donations go directly to the Trust to help us maintain and develop the site. 

Please note:

  • Your entrance fee gives you access to the Hall, gardens and grounds between 11am – 4pm. If you fancy a bite to eat or want to visit the shops at The Courtyard at Middleton Hall, you can come in and out as you please, just keep hold of your admission tickets. (Coffee shop open 7 days a week, 9:30am-4:30pm, shops open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm).
  • We do not offer a ‘Grounds Only’ admission fee. Access to the gardens and grounds is included in your standard admission.
  • The History Room will be closed as we are working on a new, exciting exhibition to be displayed in this space.
  • Dogs are allowed in the gardens and grounds, guide dogs only in the house.