Things to do with kids this Easter in St Andrews

Enjoying the Easter holidays 2024 in St Andrews

Forget the fear of the school holidays, ditch the drama of planning and entertaining the kids at any cost, at Elderburn Lodges we have it covered. With spring well and truly in your step and the kids buzzing around like the fresh air bees, there are plenty of things to do and see that make Easter in St Andrews one of the most exciting places to visit in Scotland. Easter weekend falls from Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April 2024. Let’s see what’s on…

Child holding a basket of colourful eggs

NTS Easter Egg Trails

Selected dates & times, from 29th March to 1st April

Over Easter weekend, the National Trust for Scotland is running its annual NTS Easter Egg Trails across the country. Enjoy a spring walk, solve clues along the way and win a chocolate reward! The trail at each site is completely different, so you can try as many as you like. Each trail sheet costs £4 and provides fun for all the family. Our nearest trails are at Kellie Castle and Garden, Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Garden, and Falkland Palace and Garden. You can find the full list here with dates and times.

Easter weekend at Craigtoun Country Park

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March, 10.30 am – 5 pm

Craigtoun Country Park is situated 5 minutes from St Andrews and offers a wide range of attractions, including acres of beautifully landscaped parkland, a fun adventure playground, boats and pedalos, bouncy castles, a putting green, a crazy golf course, a family-friendly cafe and one of Scotland’s oldest miniature railways! On Saturday and Sunday, the park will host an Easter Weekend Event, with crafts, stalls, activities and entertainment. Entry is free and there is a small charge per child for the crafts and bunny trail.

Crail Craft and Food Fayre

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March, 11 am – 4 pm

In the nearby picturesque fishing village of Crail, an Easter Craft and Food Fayre is taking place in the community hall. The family event will have arts, craft and food stalls set up in the small and large halls and a cafe will be open on both days. Entry is free.

Three children with bunny ears and Easter eggs

When Easter is here and the chocolate is on order, turning the break into a holiday is just the ticket in and around St Andrews. Our family-friendly lodges have everything you need for a great Easter holiday with the kids!