London is always a top choice for spending a holiday, and that is no different when it comes to Easter 2024! Spring in London and the UK brings a burst of fresh growth and color to the city’s famous landmarks, historic streets, and lush parks – making it the perfect time to celebrate Easter and spring in style. Whether you are looking for something special to do on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, or the entire weekend, you’ve come to the right place!

And what better way to experience the magic of Eastertime in London than by embarking on an Easter adventure with City Cruises? As the flowers bloom and the sun casts its warm glow upon the Thames River, there’s no better way to experience the magic than with City Cruises London. Read along as we explore the delights of spring and Easter 2024 in the city and discover why City Cruises is the perfect choice for your London holiday celebrations.


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Have Your Own London Easter Eggstravaganza with City Cruises

Looking for something special to do over the Easter weekend? Hop aboard a London Sightseeing Cruise and set sail on the iconic River Thames for an Easter Eggstravaganza like no other! This Thames sightseeing cruise is the perfect way for families to take in the capital’s iconic riverside landmarks, being able to truly relax, unwind, and avoid busy traffic and bustling trains. City Cruises’ Captains will provide informative and entertaining commentary that will shed new light on both the history and modern life of this fascinating city. Plus, you’ll have the option to sit on a spacious open upper deck or in a comfortable indoor saloon, either way, you’re guaranteed a panoramic view of London’s best sights including the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and South Bank, just to name a few.


Family Fun and Easter Activities in London

bunnyEaster egg hunts and getting pictures with the Easter bunny are cherished traditions, whether you’re a kid doing the hunting or an adult doing the hiding, no Easter celebration would be complete without them. But, if you’re looking for some fun new activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Let’s start with The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace. After all, who doesn’t want to enjoy a Lindt Chocolate Easter Bunny? This event is back by popular demand and will run from 23 March to 14 April 2024. “Embark on a captivating adventure as you explore the iconic gardens of Hampton Court Palace and discover the remarkable individuals who left their mark on the historic masterpiece. Roam through Henry VIII’s lush gardens, keeping your eyes peeled for elusive Lindt GOLD BUNNY statues peeking out,” and if you’ve found them all, you’ll get rewarded with a delicious 10g Lindt chocolate Gold Bunny!

London offers an array of events for families to enjoy that go beyond egg hunts and Easter Bunnies. For starters, plan a visit to The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew – also known as Kew Gardens. As spring unfolds, so do the flowers, trees, and other plants (over 50,000 to be exact), making it the perfect time to take a stroll through this UNESCO World Heritage site. They are open daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (with the last entry at 4:00pm), so plan accordingly. Kew Gardens also has some events in the spring to look out for such as “Sounds of blossom” where you can see spring arrive and be surrounded by a magical spring blossom, with dates running from 23 March to 14 April 2024. There is even a special event with everyone’s favorite TV pup – Bluey! “Bluey, the loveable Blue Heeler puppy, is joining us at Kew for interactive activities inspired by the show. Perfect for budding adventurers, Bluey is guaranteed to deliver laughter, discovery and lots of fun in the beautiful setting of Kew Gardens in springtime.” There is even the chance to meet Bluey at certain times throughout the event which runs from 29 March to 14 April 2024.

Looking for something more active to take part in over the Easter weekend? Try signing up for the London Easter 10k, which runs through London’s famous Regent’s Park. “The event is pure racing delight. Nestled in the heart of one of London’s most iconic parks, it’s perfect for runners of all abilities from those looking to complete their first 10k distance to seasoned 10k runners looking for a new PB.” It should also be mentioned that you will get to pass the London Zoo along the race path, but not to worry, the route is completely contained. There is also a Fun Run, which is approximately 2 miles, and a junior race for the kids, which is about 0.8K. Race Day is 1 April 2024.


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Hop Aboard an Easter Dining Cruise with City Cruises London

In search of a unique way to celebrate Easter this year? Hop aboard an Easter Dining Cruise and experience the beauty of London from the iconic River Thames! With sweeping views of the city’s skyline and landmarks, it’s a dining experience like no other and is sure to become a new Easter weekend tradition.

Mother and daughter London tea cruiseFor starters, there’s the London Lunch Cruise on the River Thames. With good food and great views included, this lunch cruise is a unique and memorable way to see the capital of the UK. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch as you sail on a relaxed voyage past London’s riverside attractions and landmarks including the Tower of London and Tower Bridge to name a few. Once you’ve eaten, you can head upstairs to the open deck for 360˚ views of the river and enjoy uninterrupted views of London’s iconic sights serving as the perfect backdrop for family pictures. This 1-hour and 45-minute cruise is the perfect way to unwind and relax with family and friends on a holiday as special as Easter.

If you are more interested in a special dinner, then book the London Dinner Cruise on the Thames. With delectable food and drinks, live entertainment, and spectacular views included, this is truly a fun and unique way to dine in London over the Easter weekend. Start by being greeted with a glass of fizz as you step aboard and enjoy a four-course dinner as you glide down the River Thames and see a new perspective of London’s famed sights. As night falls, you’ll be immersed in the lights of the capital’s skyline and can dance the night away as a live performer plays popular hits. Or escape to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the open upper deck with someone special, or a group of loved ones.




Celebrate Easter 2024 with City Cruises London!

Springtime in the UK is a magical time celebrating traditions and culture, and spending time with loved ones – and there’s no better way to celebrate than with City Cruises. Whether you’re hunting for eggs, exploring parks for a picnic, or enjoying a scenic one-of-a-kind dining cruise on the River Thames, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, gather your loved ones, hop aboard, soak up the sunshine, have an eggcellent experience, and make this Easter 2024 full of memories to last a lifetime with City Cruises in London!