The two weeks over Easter can be long to fill, and once you’ve been to the cinema and bowling there doesn’t seem to be much else. Luckily we have you covered with a list of both ticketed and free things to do with kids in Cardiff this Easter.

The Big Museum Easter Trail

Cost: £3.50
When: 19-22nd April 10am-3pm

This Easter activity is fun and affordable for all of the family. Either head to St Fagans, National Museum Cardiff or the National Waterfront Museum to get involved. Just sign up on arrival and receive your clues from the desk. You can then make your way around the museums solving clues and learning as you go.

Cardiff Castle Easter Trail
Credit: Image by Margaret Decker from Pixabay

Cost: £1
When: 13-28 April

This Easter trail is perfect for those of you who are already busy Bank Holiday weekend. At only £1 to enter, you must solve the Easter themed clues around Cardiff Castle to win a prize. There’s also an opportunity to win tickets to the Joust! event in June. Just head to the ticket office to receive your clues.

The Big Spring Maze

Cost: Free
When” 13-28 April 10.30am – 4pm
Where: The Red Dragon Centre

Go and get lost in the brand new spring maze in the Red Dragon Centre. As well as your typical bowling, arcade, cinema and restaurants, the new attraction adds another thing to check out down the bay. Open to all the family, you’re invited to search around the maze for the six hidden Easter eggs. There’s also the chance to win a family day out at the Red Dragon Centre

Hop into Hamleys
Credit: Hamleys

Cost: Free
When: 6-22 April 2019
Where: Hamleys, St Davids 2

There are so many events going on inside Hamleys this spring. There’s an Easter egg hunt, the almost unbeatable Games Expert to challenge and lucky dips galore. There are giveaways and prizes galore from stickers to LEGO, and plenty of arts and crafts to get stuck into. Just visit the store and you might be in with the chance to win a hamper worth £1500.

Mad Science Camp

Cost: £35
When: 15-18 April
Where: Allensbank Crescent

While on the pricer side of this list, the Mad Science Camp is a great way to keep your kids engaged over the Easter period. The Mad Science extravaganza has rockets and demos galore to make your children forget they’re even learning.

Contact Rhys for more information on: 01792 348205/

Easter Arts and Crafts Fair
Credit: Image by Julia Phillips from Pixabay

Cost: Free
When: 19-22nd April
Where: Cardiff Bay

Head down to Landsea Square at Cardiff Bay on Easter weekend for all the arts and crafts you could want. There are stalls for selling and stalls for demonstrations and workshops. They promise plenty to keep the whole family entertained over the Easter weekend.

Disney on ice
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Cost: From £25
When: 24-28 April
Where: Motorpoint Arena

Disney on Ice returns to Cardiff with all your favourite characters this Easter. You can expect many characters, from your old favourites like Mickey and Minnie and Buzz and Woody to newer faces like Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Frozen.

Not sure where to eat? Why not check out the Thomas Restaurant in Cardiff where kids eat free this Easter.



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