Things to do in Cardiff with the Kids this Easter

Things to do in Cardiff with the Kids this Easter

Do you need some ideas to keep the children occupied during the Easter Holidays? Find out what’s on for kids in Cardiff this Easter!

To help families make the most of their Easter holidays, Foster Wales Cardiff has come up with some ideas to help keep the kids amused, without breaking the bank.

We’ve found lots of family fun happening this Holidays, that kids will love – and so will your purse. From indoor options to the great outdoors, there’s plenty of fun to be had by all this Easter in Cardiff.

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

BRICKLIVE tour is taking place in St. Davids shopping centre between 25th March – 6th April. Animal Paradise is a brick-tastic collection of unique models, with the mission of educating the generations of children on the theme of endangered animal species. It provides a fun and friendly environment and the perfect day out for the whole family. The tour contains brick-built statues and photo opportunities which are themed around animals that exist within various habitats across the globe. Visitors will come face-to-face with amazing creatures such as an imposing Tiger, a proud African Lion and a graceful Dolphin.

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Holiday fun at Cardiff Castle

Entertain the family and enjoy the immersive family attraction, ‘Black Tower Tales’ that brings a turbulent period of Welsh history to life, where you will discover the story of Local Welsh hero Llywelyn Bren’s medieval struggle against the oppressive Sherriff of Glamorgan.

Black Tour Tales can be purchased at the Ticket Office with a General Admission ticket. More information here.

A day out at Techniquest

You’ll find all kinds of amazing machines and curious contraptions to explore, with over 100 hands-on exhibits set across two floors.

You can add these extra activities to your visit too, for ages 7 and above: take a Star Tour across the galaxy and journey to planets and constellations light years away from our small blue dot of a home world; or book into a Rocket Science workshop in the KLA Lab and take your knowledge of space to a stratospheric level!

Holiday sessions tend to fill up quickly, so please make sure you book ahead here.

Bricklive Dino Discovery Trail

Get ready to channel your inner palaeontologist as a herd of 15 dinosaurs, built using half a million toy bricks, is descending on Cardiff city centre this Easter. Among the enormous prehistoric creatures arriving at St David’s Dewi Sant Cardiff from 3-16 April 2023 are a 7ft tall Parasaurolophus made from 113,625 bricks and a 12ft long Velociraptor with 46,352 bricks.

The free BRICKLIVE Dino Discovery trail – an ideal choice for families with children aged 4-12, offers a captivating interactive experience, allowing visitors to get an up-close view of dinosaurs while learning fascinating facts about them. Find out more here.

Visit St Fagons National Museum of History

St Fagans National Museum of History has been Wales’s most popular heritage attraction for many years. This museum holds a special place in the hearts of the people of Wales because it is a people’s museum, where you can explore history together through people’s everyday lives.

See how people in Wales have lived, worked, and spent their leisure time. The re-erected buildings include farmhouses, a row of ironworkers’ cottages, a medieval church, a Victorian school, a chapel, and a splendid Workmen’s Institute which you can go inside and explore. Find out more here.

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