Easter weekend in London
There are hundreds of things to do, no matter when you visit London, but there’s something special about Easter weekend in the capital that makes it a unique time for a trip. If you get lucky with the weather, set up an Easter egg hunt in one of London’s many parks, or visit a chocolate shop, enjoy afternoon tea or just dip in and out of some of the city’s many great bars and eateries.
There’s so much to do in the area, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. If you need a little help planning your short break in London, take inspiration from this list of our ten favourite things to do at Easter in the city:
1. Watch The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday
2. Head to the Horniman Museum Easter Fair
3. Go to an Easter weekend service at one of London’s spectacular churches or cathedrals
4. Explore Kensington Palace rooms and gardens on the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
5. Enjoy a Sunday Roast in one of London’s best traditional pubs
6. Visit London Zoo and look out for spring baby animals
7. Explore London’s beautiful gardens in their springtime bloom
8. Watch Where is Peter Rabbit at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
9. Visit the Natural History Museum and explore the colourful butterfly house
10. Take flight on the London Eye and check out the Easter action from above!
If you are planning to visit London this Easter weekend, you’ll be wanting to book a hotel that’s close to the action. Our London hotels are spread across the city so you can stay with us no matter which area you’d prefer to be in. The Mercure London Bridge is situated in South Bank, close to major tourist attractions like the London Eye, Big Ben and the London Aquarium. Alternatively, stay in Paddington at the Mercure London Hyde Park or the Mercure London Paddington and enjoy beautiful canals, quiet gardens and plenty of excellent places to eat.