Activities for all the family at Stanley Park this Easter

Blackpool's Stanley Park
Blackpool's Stanley Park

Families are being invited to enjoy Stanley Park this Easter.

A wide range of classes and events are being run at the park over the next fortnight.

The events range from Easter bunny hunts at the Model Village to one-off salsa lessons at the park’s bandstand.

An Easter fair and bonnet parade will also take place on Easter Sunday at the visitor centre by the main car park.

Classes are also being held at Blackpool BMX Club along with children’s sports camps being available to book at Blackpool Sports Centre.

Other options include sports pitch hire for £38, as well as golf club hire for the putting green and crazy golf courses.

The new boats on Stanley Park lake, including motor boats, rowing boats and pedalos, are available to hire.

The Art Deco café is also open for refreshments.

Blackpool Model Village is offering a buy one get one free for all Blackpool residents on entrance tickets to the attraction, which also includes the family Easter Bunny hunt which takes place between Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 12.

On Easter Sunday visitors to the park can also take part in a special salsa class. Noches de Salsa is free for everybody and will start on the bandstand at 1pm.

A special family Easter fair will also take place on Sunday in the visitor centre, with games raffles and a cake stall, while the best Easter bonnet designs will be paraded at 12 noon.

The Blackpool sports camps, which run throughout the school holidays, offer the chance for children to do sport in a safe environment, with camps available for children aged from five upwards.

The camps cost £7.25 for a half day, £14.50 for a full day and £67.50 for a full week, with camps also available at Palatine Sports Centre.