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Have an egg-cellent Easter at home

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This Easter is going to be a little bit different for us all, so we have picked out some cracking Easter activities you can enjoy from the comfort of your own nest. We look forward to welcoming you to Winchester again at a later date, but for now please stay safe at home.

King Alf’s virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Follow King Alf on Instagram and take part in our virtual Easter Egg hunt.
From Wednesday 8 April to Sunday 12 April visit our Instagram page and just for fun see if you can spot the Easter eggs in pictures of some of Winchester’s well known attractions.

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The perfect Sunday treat

Looking for the perfect treat to enjoy after your Easter dinner? The Fox’s lemon tart is a favourite on their menu – for an Easter twist why not add a few mini eggs on top?

See the recipe here and we hope you enjoy.

The Fox is currently closed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic but we highly recommend a visit at a later date.

A lemon tart on a black plate with berries

Take a virtual trip to Marwell Zoo

Take a trip to Marwell Zoo from the comfort of your living room.

The flamingos, penguins, giraffes and black and white ruffed lemurs are all taking a starring role on the zoo’s web-cams – tune in and watch their daily activities. See the links below to start viewing.

Marwell Zoo webcams


The South Downs National Park turns 10

The South Downs National Park is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.

Why not start planning a trip for the whole family to enjoy later in the year. The Winchester City Mill is the official gateway to the national park and the perfect place to begin your adventure. So look forward to enjoying world-class landscapes, a variety of wildlife, breath-taking views, charming towns and villages, exciting activities and experiences, alongside tranquil and unspoiled places to explore.

Find out more here.


Nourish your artistic side with the Beaulieu National Motor Museum’s colouring activity sheets.
Enjoy a virtual train ride from Alton to Alresford on the Mid Hants Railway – Watercress Line.