There are a number of family attractions only a short drive away, whether you fancy a day by the beach , something active or if there is a budding future vet among you that ABSOLUTELY MUST see animals during your holiday.
Easter at South Lodge
Enjoy some fun in the pool at our kids splash times in The Spa, book a kids manicure or pedicure in the Ridgeview Beauty Bar, borrow one of our bikes and explore the grounds or delve into our games trunk located in the Great Hall.
8.00 - 9.30
4.00 - 5.30
Nail shape and choice of polish
25 minutes | £15
Easter at Leonardslee Gardens
Children can enjoy a safari adventure this Easter at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens.
Enjoy an exciting day out with a Safari Scavenger hunt. Children will be delighted by the illustrated animals they can find within Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens.
Become a safari expert and find the signs of animals on the adventure trail. Once you have found Joey and his friends, return to the front desk for a special Easter treat!
Get crafty this Easter with creative workshops for children in our Courtyard Café, plus plant your very own sunflower! Kids are invited to join us for Easter Crafts make their Easter holidays memorable.
Distance: Opposite South Lodge!
Easter at Borde Hill Gardens
This Easter holiday spend time together as a family for pirate themed fun and nature-filled discoveries at Borde Hill Garden.
Spot the signs of spring whilst exploring the Garden on the Easter trail. This year, join Bertram Bunny on this fantasy ‘Easter Island’ adventure, seeking out the treasure hidden by Jumping Jack Bunny returned from the high seas. Find all the treasures and solve some puzzles along the way to receive a delicious chocolate treat. During the trail, there will be some pirate have-a-go activities and dressing-up box.
Children can also let off steam in the Adventure Playground, where they can swing, climb, balance and slide their way through a series of equipment, including a thrilling zip wire for the most adventurous. It’s all the inspiration you need for a cracking day out!
Distance: 10 miles | 20 minutes approximately
Easter at Wakehurst
Join in the Gruffalo family fun this Easter at the wild botanic gardens at Wakehurt
Explore Wakehurst's deep dark wood as you follow the Gruffalo woodland trail, go on a Gruffalo Easter egg hunt and dissect real owl pellets to find out what they've been eating.
Distance: 14 miles | 25 minutes approximately
Southwater Country Park
This 90 acre country park includes an easy-going lakeside walk, and adventure-style play area 'Dinosaur Island' and beautiful nature conservation area that supports all kinds of wildlife; lizards, kingfishers, nightingales and various butterflies and dragonflies. Water sports are also available on the lake.
Distance: 7 miles | 13 minutes
High Places Clip and Climb
High Places Clip and Climb is a new and innovative indoor adventure concept. Our colourful arena features 11 fun themed climbing experiences and 19 individual climbing lines up to a maximum height of 7.5 metres, each showcasing striking designs. From 4 years of age to adults!
Distance: 7 miles | 18 minutes
Go Ape Crawley at Tilgate Park
Go Ape Crawley resides in the largest and most popular park in West Sussex. Tilgate Park features our duo of Tree Top Adventure and Tree Top Junior, each offering a huge package of fun neatly tied up in a slightly different way.
Distance: 9.5 miles | 20 minutes
Holmbush do a range of exciting activities including, archery, airsoft, 4x4 driving, rifle shooting and axe throwing. Suitable for children aged 10 years and up.
Distance: 9.5 miles | 16 minutes approximately
Brighton Pier epitomises the traditional great British seaside attraction - fun fair rides, the arcade, traditional stalls, ice creams, candy floss and rock, fish and chips, and souvenirs! Fun for all the family.
Distance: 20 miles | 40 minutes approximately
A great family day out. Considered one of the best small zoos in the country, the animals are only half the fun. A large play area zoned for different ages, a maze, indoor and outdoor attractions, and the Hello Kitty secret garden offering rides and character days.
Distance: 30 miles | 50 minutes approximately