Family fun in south Warwickshire over the Easter holidays
Families can go back in time at a castle and take part in a live science show and a range of other activities across south Warwickshire these Easter holidays (March 18 to April 3).
The 19m-high Mighty Trebuchet returns to Warwick Castle to fire twice daily, while two new tours have also opened at the site (www.warwick-castle.com).
Visitors to Kenilworth Castle can go on an Easter Adventure Quest from March 25 to 28 to explore the castle with a character from the past (www.english-heritage.org.uk/kenilworth).
Hill Close Gardens in Warwick will transform its cafe into a Victorian tearoom from March 26 to 28, while there will also be an Easter bonnet parade on Easter Sunday (hillclosegardens.com).
Auto Science LIVE is coming to the British Motor Museum in Gaydon from March 19 to April 10, with crafts, interactive workshops and MAD Science shows, while there will also be an Easter trail (www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk).
Leamington Art Gallery and Museum is holding a fashion-themed Young Curators Club on March 22, as well as a Matilda-themed Easter Egg Hunt trail on March 25 and 26 and an Easter card-making workshop on March 24 and 31 (www.warwickdc.gov.uk/.../2/leamington_spa_art_gallery_and_museum).
At Foundry Wood in Leamington. there will be pizza-making on March 20, Easter activities on March 24, children’s printmaking on March 23 and a wizards and fairies-themed event on March 31 (www.foundrywood.co.uk).
There will also be the usual range of sporting activities at Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre in Leamington (call 01926 882083), St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick (01926 495353) and at Abbey Fields Swimming Pool in Kenilworth (01926 855478).