Head to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Waslham for the ‘Busy Bird I Spy Week’ from Saturday, March 31 to Saturday, April 7, daily between 10am and 5pm. I spy your way round the garden looking for busy birds among the trees to win a prize, normal entry charges, adult £5.50, concessions £5 and child £3 (under 5 free).
Or do the Easter Egg trail on Good Friday, April 6, between 10am and 5pm. Find out which creatures in the garden are worthy of a Gold Medal on the Easter trail. There is an ‘eggy’ prize at the end; also face painting and Easter crafts for children. Normal entry charges and an additional £1.50 per child for the Easter Egg trail.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk, tel. 01603 270449. The garden is open daily all year (closed Christmas Day) 10am to 5pm, free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. There is wheelchair access to the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, winner of Best Broads Holiday Experience and Best Visitor attraction under 50,000 visitors) EDP Tourism in Norfolk Awards 2011.