Family Easter ideas whilst visiting The Big SmokeTuesday 20 March 2018 by Jessica Mendoza There is no better place to spend Easter 2018 than in London, making the most of your two Bank Holidays, copious amounts of chocolate and (fingers crossed) some springtime sunshine. Although we definitely agree it’s tempting, don’t just sit inside and indulge yourself in chocolate - get out and make the most of all the great things happening in London. Whether you want to spend the weekend hunting for chocolate eggs, clinking glasses or strolling through the city in bloom, we’ve got a shortlist just for you…
A big day out with Peter Rabbit
30th – 31st March 2018
10am, Kew Gardens
Join Peter Rabbit and his furry friends as they celebrate Easter at Kew's beautiful flower-filled gardens. The whole family will be jumping around with excitement for this extravaganza. A big day out with Peter Rabbit includes trips to Mr. McGregor's shed to see how he grows his plants, DIY bunny ear workshops, storytelling sessions and Peter Rabbit fancy dress. And the best bit? It’s not just for kids! Adults can join in with a monster veggie growing class and then explore Kew's kitchen garden and admire the stunning springtime blooms.
Need somewhere to stay close by? Try out SACO Hammersmith, just 15 minutes away!
30th – 31st March 2018
10am, Science Museum
Undeniably the most enjoyable way to introduce your children to the joys of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). This exciting exhibition features 180 playable consoles with 40 years of gaming history - from Pong to Pac-Man, your kids will play it all. The idea strikes the perfect balance between parents' desire to take their children out and about in the cultural sphere, and a child’s passion for gaming.
Want to make a weekend out of it? We have our SACO Marylebone apartments only 20 minutes away.
Superhero Takeover at ZSL London Zoo
30th March – 1st April
For the Easter holidays, visitors to ZSL London Zoo are invited to celebrate the furry superheroes that live here. Families will be given their own comic book to guide them around their adventure, along with interactive tasks at each stop on the route!
Can we tempt you? SACO Marylebone…
Sunday lunch at Old Red Cow
71 Long Lane, London, EC1A 9EJ
The Sunday roasts here are something special. Beef, pork, lamb and chicken are all given a lot of love in the kitchen - the lamb leg slow-roasted, the pork belly enriched with apple, onion and chilli stuffing, the chicken drenched in the finest gravy… all of this for only £17! Giant Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, mixed veg and plenty of gravy… The pub’s traditional look with modern twangs enhances your Sunday roast in your local pub experience.
And you can’t go wrong with a weekend stay at SACO The Cannon…