What’s On Round-up
Easter Holidays There are loads of things to do and places to visit in and around our local area and slightly further afield. From visiting Craft Fairs at Cardwell to Snowboarding like Jenny Jones to seeing Birds of prey, there something for everyone. There are also some great holiday camps for children of all ages during the school break. So go on and try something new this Easter. Clyde Murshiel Regional Park From Saturday, 5th April 2014 summer opening hours begin at all Visitor Centres, drop in for a coffee and admire the beautiful countryside. Castle Semple 10.00–17.00 daily Muirshiel and Greenock Cut 11.00–16.00 daily During the school Easter holidays the park rangers are running a series of activities weeks for children aged 8 to 15. Activities include: Trail Biking, Team Challenge Games, Kayaking, Canoeing, Raft Building, Orienteering, Archery, Water Orienteering. Visit: www.clydemuirshiel.co.uk for more information and to book. Kelburn Country Centre Kelburn opens on Saturday 5th April for the season. Easter egg hunts run every day from 5th to 20th April. Explore the estate as you try to find the many hidden Easter eggs. There is also Easter egg colouring, the Easter panda, a chance to feed the Easter bunnies, and of course the Duck Race! For more information visit www.kelburnestate.com
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Riverside Museum (Museum of the Year 2013) The Riverside Museum is home to some of the world’s finest cars, bicycles, ship models, trams and locomotives. Interactive displays and the hugely popular historic Glasgow street scene bring the objects and stories to life. A great day out that keeps the children (and adults) entertained for hours. Visit www.glasgowlife.org/museums for more information
Lamont City Farm Lamont City Farm is a community and animal welfare project located in Erskine. The farm opens daily, 10.30am to 4.30pm during April to September. At the farm, you can meet a wide variety of domesticated animals, including sheep, goats, horses, ducks, hens, llamas and rabbits. There is also a reptile room with some special animals for you to come and meet! Visit www.lamontfarm.org.uk for more information. Admission is free, but a small donation is encouraged. Please check before visiting since damage caused by the recent storms is being repaired.
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