The Ultimate Easter guide!

By Charlene Bent With Easter just around the corner, we’re already prepping for the ultimate four-day weekend. Here at Rushden Lakes, we have your holiday period covered from decorations, events and activities to keeping the little ones entertained. Whether your old or young, you can get in on the fun and let’s be honest, Easter eggs are always a delight. If you’re a Percy Pig fan, then you’ll love this giant, pink, chocolate face, packed with mouth-watering flavours. It’s a genius play on the ever-popular M&S gummy favourites but this time Percy has come baring chocolate. And if your diet is dairy, gluten, egg or nut free, then look no further than Holland & Barret to tick all the right boxes. They have a large selection of bars, chocolate eggs and even chocolate bunnies to cater for everyone. Looking for decorations? Head to Hobbycraft and browse there vast range of cute and colourful decorations! Bag the perfect ‘do-it-yourself’ kits including, wooden hanging birds and eggs to nod to the occasion and mini egg trees to dot around your party room. Cards are also very well received this time of year and there are different styles to suit every receiver at Card Factory. From quirky to funny, and cute to sophisticated, browse the collection and be sure to add your favourites to the basket. We all know a hunt isn’t complete without collecting mini eggs and sweet treats along the way and Flying Tiger have the perfect buys to impress your dedicated hunters. Choose from a colourful array of metallic wrapped eggs to match your theme. Priced at £1.50 per bag, you can shop flavours to suit your fancy including hazelnut and white chocolate. But don’t stop there, add these super cute mini chicks inspired gummies too. Available in strawberry yogurt flavour, they’re the perfect little touches to really impress your guests. You can also make a splash with this hatching chick napkin set and direct your little ones to the fun with a bunny sign. No Easter party is complete without some games. The Works is the perfect one-stop shop to stock up on all your family game sets to create the fondest memories and entertain. From snap cards to the egg and spoon race, you’ll be spoilt for choice with items priced as low as £1. And to keep your younger family members happy, splurge on stencil kits, and Easter themed books to go all the way. With all that hard work from the egg-cellent events, some much needed glorious food will be on the menu. Pizza is always a family hit and Pizza Express offers can be enjoyed by simply joining the Club at Pizza Express via the app. Students can indulge with 30% off whilst, new club members can take advantage of free Dough Balls and so much more, when dining in at the Rushden Lakes branch. *Terms and conditions apply. Bills have their fabulous pods out for alfresco dining. And if you’re visiting on the weekend, grownups can relish in the bottomless brunch from just £18.50, and kids can make their own pancakes later in the day between 3pm-5pm with their very own choice of toppings. *Terms and conditions apply. The Leisure Terrace has so many activities to make the most of and Cineworld have fantastic offers so everyone can encounter the best cinema experience at Rushden Lakes. Family ticket holders can enjoy special offers and save 30% plus, get a regular popcorn and 2 regular soft drinks to share! Customers can also take advantage of discounted weekly screening tickets for family films from just £2.50 per ticket – for kids and adults alike! *Terms and Conditions apply. You’re spoilt for choice this Easter with a plethora of experiences at the number one retail destination. Get your adrenaline pumping at Flip Out, explore new heights at Rock Up and show off your golf skills at Paradise Island, the opportunities are endless. Shop, eat, play and explore, only at Rushden Lakes. Please note, activities should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. For more about what’s on at Rushden Lakes, click here and to keep up to speed with our latest events and news by following us on social media > @rushdenlakessc