Crich Tramway Village, one of Derbyshire’s most popular visitor attractions, re-opens for the summer season on Saturday 9th March 2024 and their first special event of the year takes place across Easter weekend, 29th March – 1st April: ‘Easter Eggstra’!
As the spring breeze gently sweeps across the Peak District, Easter weekend promises a family celebration for visitors of all ages, with the an event brimming with seasonal fun and family-friendly activities.
Egg-citing Adventures Await!
- Embark on an egg-citing adventure as you help Mr Bernie Bunny find all his furry friends amidst the picturesque village setting and win an Easter themed prize! (Easter Trail £1 per child). *Note – Children will receive one prize only.
- Join in the seasonal fun, making rabbits ears 11am – 3pm
- Egg rolling (eggs provided) between 12pm – 2pm
- Easter shows at 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
- Meet some real live rabbits and cuddly animals from White Post Farm.
- Easter Bunny will be visiting between 12 and 2pm!
The above Easter activities take place each day over the Easter weekend.
Vintage Trams and Timeless Charm
Immerse yourself in nostalgia as you enjoy unlimited rides on the vintage trams, transporting you back to the early 1900s. Traverse the traditional village street, adorned with rescued buildings from across the UK, each steeped in history and character. Marvel at the Derby Assembly Rooms façade, which came to Crich after a tragic fire. As the trams take you in open countryside, enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding Derwent Valley.
Nature’s Haven: Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail
For those seeking tranquility amidst nature’s embrace, wander along the Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail. Lose yourself in the serene beauty of the surroundings while encountering whimsical sculptures, including the elusive Troll and the enigmatic Green Man. It’s the perfect setting for a leisurely picnic or a moment of reflection.
Indulge your taste buds at Barnett’s traditional sweet shop, a haven of irresistible treats. While the café undergoes a rebuild, The Poulson Room offers refreshments, ensuring you stay energised throughout your visit. For a taste of local ambiance, unwind at The Red Lion Pub and soak up the bustling atmosphere of the period street scene.
Mark Your Calendar for More Special Events in 2024
But the festivities don’t end with Easter! Keep an eye out for upcoming events such as the Seaside Fun weekend 25th – 31st May, Classic Motorcycle Day on 7th July, Dinosaur Day on 27th July, Sounds of the 50s and 60s on 10 – 11th August, Teddy Bears Picnic 25th – 26th August and the Steampunk Weekend on 7th & 8th September.
And new for 2024, Past Times Living History weekend on 22nd and 23rd June.
Crich Tramway Village promises a calendar packed with thrills and nostalgia for the whole family.
Plan Your Visit
To make the most of your visit, check out their interactive map, which gives you all the information you need on food and drink, things to do and see and tram stops around the village.
Standard entry full price tickets / 12 month return tickets (T&C’s apply): Adults and seniors £23, Children (aged 4 – 15) £14, Family (2 adults / 3 children or 1 adult 4 children) £52.
Crich Tramway have joined forces with several other attractions in Derbyshire, including Buxton’s Poole’s Cavern and Buxton Crescent Experience, to offer discounts on entry tickets. Click here to see more details.
Tickets can be purchased when you visit or booked in advance online via their website.
Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP
T: 01773 854321