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Plan a cracking Easter weekend in London

Are you waiting for the long weekend of this year? Who says no, Easter holidays are round the corner. Good Friday is a bank holiday, so for many people, it marked the beginning of their Easter weekend. Monday, April 2 is also a bank holiday, but not every work will give employees these two Easter dates off. We have a handy guide for your Long Easter Weekend Plan. Let’s explore!!!

Hunt down London’s best Easter eggs

Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunts with National Trust

Chocolate connoisseurs Cadbury’s are yet again bringing their egg hunts to over 250 National Trust locations across the country. In London, you can track them down at Fenton House (Hampstead), Ham House (Richmond), Morden Hall Park (Morden), Osterley Park (Isleworth), Rainham Hall (Havering), Red House (Bexleyheath) and Sutton House (Hackney).

Where: Various locations.

When: March 30 – April 2, (from £2 admission).

East Village, Stratford

Dig out your ruby slippers for this one, as East Village in Stratford will be hosting a Wizard of Oz-themed hunt.

Where: Victory Parade, East Village, E20 1GF.

When: March 31(free).

Lindt Gold Bunny hunt at Hampton Court

So it’s not technically an egg hunt, but a quest to find a Lindt Gold Bunny is a more than worthy charge.

Where: East Molesey, KT8 9AU.

When: March 26 – April 15, included in admission.

Battersea Park Zoo

Your little bunnies won’t be the only cute critters on this Easter trail. Battersea Park Zoo is hiding its Easter eggs all across its resident animal’s enclosures over the bank holiday weekend.

Where: Battersea Park Zoo.

When: March 30 – April 2, from £1.50 plus admission.


Things to do with kids over Easter

Keep them entertained during the Easter school holidays – and away from the chocolate for a bit – with our guide to the best Easter events for children

A big day out with Peter Rabbit

Join Peter Rabbit and his gang of furry friends to celebrate Easter at Kew’s beautiful botanical gardens.

Where: Kew Gardens.

When: Friday March 30 2018 – Sunday April 15 2018.

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic

There are few creative relationships that have the capacity to dazzle countless generations of readers like that between a children’s writer and illustrator.

Where: V&A, Brompton.

When: Until Sunday April 8 2018.

Defend the Tower

On your visit to the Tower of London this spring, join the lively battles that took place way back in the fortress’s past, during 200 years of medieval conflict.

Where: Tower of London, Tower Hill.

When: Until Friday April 27 2018.

Superhero Takeover at ZSL London Zoo

For Easter 2018 ZSL London Zoo invites families to take a self-guided Superpowers Trails to discover the amazing natural talents of its residents – from the super-strong leafcutter ant to the axolotl, which can regrow its limbs.

Where: London zoo, Regents’s Park.

When: Friday March 30 2018 – Sunday April 15 2018.

Colour: The Rainbow Revealed

The Horniman Museum’s interactive exhibition features family-friendly displays, a mood room with sensory lighting to match, and a colour café, where you can discover why our taste buds only react to certain colours.

Where: Horniman Museum, Forest Hill.

When: Until Sunday October 28 2018.

Jungle skills at the National Army Museum

For generations, soldiers have had to take their combat skills into tough and diverse environments, like the jungle!

Where: National Army Museum, Chelsea.

When: Friday March 30 2018 – Sunday April 15 2018.

Investigate for Families at Natural History Museum

Got your eye on at least one of the kids having ‘Dr’ in front of their name or a long list of letters after it, when they grow up?

Where: Natural History Museum, Brompton.

When: Until Sunday April 15 2018.


Go for a fancy Easter Sunday lunch

Easter Sunday is often as much a celebration of food as it is a religious occasion these days. When we think of this time, we think of those sticky buns fresh from the baker on Good Friday, the smell of rosemary and lamb slowly sizzling away together in the oven, of those first daffodils adorning the dining room table as family and friends gather together again. We have List the top 5

Blacklock in Soho

24 Great Windmill St, London, W1D 7LG.

Hawksmoor in Spitalfields

157A Commercial St, London, E1 6BJ.

Kupp in Paddington

Unit 53, 5 Merchant Square, London, W2 1AS.

Latium in Fitzrovia

21 Berners St, London, W1T 3LP.

Dishoom in Covent Garden

12 Upper St. Martin’s Lane, London, WC2H 9FB.

And Finally, Whatever your Easter weekend plan may be, we are happy to be a part of it to make it more fun fulfilled. Exclusiveairports.com has the best taxi deals to cut down your Easter weekend expenses.


 

Christmas Day Transportation To And From Heathrow

Public Transport to and from Heathrow on Christmas Day and Christmas Eve will be almost absent or very limited. Most services do not work on December 26th (Boxing Day) too. Whilst the public transport network is affected by the festive season, taxis and minicabs continue to function with no hindrance.

The National Rail Services operate a normal service until 6 PM on the 24th of December after which there is no service until the 27th of December. The Underground Tube and the Southern Railways also do not operate on Christmas day. The Heathrow Express, the Heathrow connect or any other airport transfer coach service does not work on Christmas Day. The only link between Heathrow and Central London is a special replacement service that runs between Heathrow and Victoria Station. This service runs till late and is a non- stop service. However there would be no public transport links from Central London to other nearby places on Christmas day. The entire city literally shutdowns for the special day thus marking Christmas as time well spent with your family at home.

However flights operate normally and if you choose to travel on this special day you will still have to work out a transfer service between your abode and the airport. This is when prebooked minicabs come into rescue. Prebooked minicabs can be booked online even hours before your time of travelling. Minicabs work 24 hours a day throughout the year and are the safest option when you choose to travel on Christmas day. Prebooked minicabs are the only door to door service available for London airport transfers. Prebooked minicabs give you an exact picture of the route and time you will travel to board your flight in peace.  Christmas time is the coldest season of the year when flight cancellations and delays due to bad weather are an everyday affair. The free flight monitoring service offered by the minicab service providers helps passengers to stay at peace in case of flight delays or cancellations. When you have prebooked your airport pick up you know for sure that you are going to be on time irrespective of the weather or other external factors.

Getting To and From Heathrow During Christmas Time

London is the most popular tourist destination in the United Kingdom and a high number of tourists turn up in the city all round the year. Christmas is celebrated in a grand manner throughout the city and it’s the best time to visit London. Most of the international passengers fly to Heathrow from around the world to visit the City of London. It is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the passenger traffic will be higher during the Christmas season.

Passengers can book their flight tickets well in advance to save money and is also difficult to make bookings at the last moment during festive seasons. It is best to make prior arrangements including place of stay, how to travel within the city and tickets for events, attractions before you travel.

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