Win tickets for 11 great days out and activities with the family around Peterborough, Stamford and Bourne – just in time for the Easter holidays! Or save some to use over the summer holidays. The prize package includes:
1. Two hour cycle hire at Rutland Cycling (family of 4; worth £30)
Enjoy a couple of hours cycling around Rutland Water, Grafham Water or Fineshade Woods, thanks to Rutland Cycling. The Rutland Cycling shops are open every day over Easter. Check the Rutland Cycling website for individual store opening times.
2. Season car park ticket to Ferry Meadows (worth £30)
There’s so much to see at Ferry Meadows, no matter what time of the year. And with the season car park ticket, you can park for free and get 10% of purchases at the Visitor Centre. There’s plenty happening over the Easter holiday, including an Easter trail, geocaching, bird watching and craft sessions. See Ferry Meadows website for more details.
3. Tickets to see the Wizard of Oz, South Holland Centre, Spalding (£40)
Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion as they embark on their journey to the Emerald City to see the powerful Wizard on Thursday 9 April at 4.30pm, by Polka Dot Pantomimes.
4. Book voucher from Katie’s Barefoot Books (voucher worth £10)
And because sometimes you just feel like having a day at home, treat the kids to some new books from Barefoot Books. Barefoot Books are beautifully illustrated and encourage children to explore their creativity and discover the diversity of the world’s many cultures and traditions.
5. Day out at Sacrewell (family of 4; worth £23)
Head down to Sacrewell over the Easter holidays to join in with the Easter egg hunt and see new lambs, piglets and chicks. Sacrewell is open every day over Easter, 9.30 – 5pm.
6. Play time at The Yard, Stamford (entrance for 2 children, plus a drink; worth £15)
If it rains (and this is Britain, so it probably will!) head along to The Yard soft play in Stamford and let the kids burn off some energy. See The Yard website for opening times over Easter.
7. Day out at Doddington Hall (family of up to 6; worth £26)
Doddington Hall, near Lincoln, opens its doors for the season on Easter Sunday. There’ll be a craft fair on Easter Sunday and Monday, as well as an Easter egg trail. Doddington Hall opens Sundays, Bank Holiday Mondays and Wednesdays until the end of September.
8. Get creative at Paint a Pot Place, Bourne (voucher worth £15)
Here’s another rainy day activity, head along to Paint a Pot Place in Bourne and get creative. Decorate plates, mugs, bowls, animals and much more. See the Paint a Pot Place website for more information.
9. Day out at Easton Walled Gardens (family of 4; worth £20)
At Easton Walled Gardens, children are definitely allowed ON the grass; in fact they are positively encouraged to run around the garden. On Easter Sunday and Monday there is an Easter egg hunt. Easton Walled Gardens is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am – 4pm.
10. Tickets to see Cinderella at the Showcase Cinema, Peterborough (family of 4; worth £26)
See the new adaptation of Cinderella, starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett, coming to the Showcase in Peterborough from 27 March. See Showcase Cinema website for dates and times.
11. Day out at a National Trust property (family of 4, worth between £25 – £40, depending on property)
Explore any one of the National Trust properties with the family. Local to us is Belton House, Wimpole Estate, Anglesey Abbey, Wicken Fen and Woolsthorpe Manor. Or visit somewhere further afield – the pass is valid until June 2016. See the National Trust website for more details.
This competition has now closed.
Thanks to everyone who entered. The winner is Katrina Walsh from Peterborough.