30 Things to Do in Spring to Make the Most of the Season

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Spring lambs

As the daffodils bloom, the days grow longer, and birdsong fills the air, we’re once again filled with joy and excitement for the arrival of Spring. As we emerge from our winter hibernation, now is the time to trade our coats for sunglasses and embrace the fresh start that spring brings. From leisurely strolls in the park to cosy evenings with loved ones, there's a host of simple joys and heartwarming moments, just waiting to be explored this season. So, let's step outside, soak up the sunshine, and make the most of this beautiful time of year with our top 30 spring bucket list ideas!

1. Take a Springtime Hike

Enjoy the warmer weather as you venture into the great outdoors and witness the world slowly come to life. Whether it's the sight of budding daffodils, blooming cherry blossoms, or the sound of birds singing, spring truly is a season of pure magic.

2. Visit a Farm

Witness the magic of Spring unfolding with a day at the farm! Whether it's the arrival of new lambs or the chirping of baby chicks, there's always something exciting happening on the farm during this season of new beginnings. With this animal experience, you’ll get to feed and cuddle newborn lambs, enjoying many heartwarming, spring moments.

3. Visit a Botanical Garden

Step into a world of springtime magic at a botanical garden, where every corner bursts with vibrant colours and fragrant blooms. Lose yourself in the beauty of nature's awakening, surrounded by sights and scents that inspire excitement for the season ahead.

4. Easter Egg Hunt

You're never too old for an Easter egg hunt! Whether you’re looking to create some seasonal fun for your little ones or indulging your inner child, it’s a great seasonal activity for the whole family to enjoy.

5. Enjoy a River Cruise

Whether you're sailing along the River Thames in London or The River Severn in Shropshire, scenic cruises are a wonderful way to take in the sights while soaking in the beauty of Spring.

riverboat cruise

6. Try Outdoor Yoga

Find your zen amidst the beauty of nature, as you stretch and flow under the open sky, breathing in the fresh spring air and soaking up the morning sunshine, as you let the gentle breeze carry away any lingering winter blues.

7. Create a Springtime Fragrance

A fun way to let your creativity blossom! With this creative experience, you can make your own perfume and infuse it with the vibrant energy of springtime, creating a fragrance that is uniquely yours.

8. Spring Clean Your Home

Bid farewell to winter clutter and dust off the cobwebs as you breathe new life into your living space, making way for fresh beginnings and brighter days ahead.

9. Start journaling

Whether you're practising gratitude, logging your favourite reads or just looking to appreciate a moment from each day, journaling is a wonderful way to capture the magic of the season.

10. Visit Alpacas

For things to do in spring that are a little out of the ordinary, an alpaca experience is a must for your spring bucket list. Spend a day cuddling these adorable creatures amidst blooming flowers, where their gentle presence and quirky antics perfectly complement the season's vibrancy.

brown and black alpacas

11. Take a Bike Ride

A Spring time bike ride is a wonderful way to connect with nature as it starts to come to life. Take in the sprouting daffodils, blossoming trees, and vibrant foliage, as you pedal through the beautiful outdoors - the perfect spring activity for the whole family!

12. Afternoon Tea Experience

Treat yourself to the quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea for 2. Whether in the charm of springtime gardens or cosy tea rooms, savour delicate sandwiches, scones, and pastries amidst the blooming surroundings.

13. Have Breakfast Outside

Start your day on a refreshing note by enjoying breakfast al fresco! Whether in your garden, on a balcony, or at a cosy café with outdoor seating, it’s a lovely way to be amongst nature as it starts to awaken. It’s a lovely way to listen to the chirping of birds and even engage in a bit of bird watching as you sip your morning coffee and watch the world go by.

14. Declutter Your Wardrobe

Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your wardrobe for the season ahead, bidding farewell to winter layers and hello to lighter fabrics and vibrant hues that reflect the joy of spring.

15. Hot Air Balloon Ride

A must for your spring bucket list! See the beauty of the world coming to life from the unique perspective of a hot air balloon ride! With sunrise and sunset flights, it’s the perfect opportunity to try something new and embrace the beauty of Spring.

hot air balloons

16. Seasonal Baking

Whip up a storm in the kitchen and get creative with seasonal favourites and local ingredients like rhubarb, strawberries, and asparagus, infusing your dishes with the sweet aromas and flavours of spring. Whether you're experimenting on your own or partaking in a cooking experience, there's no better way to embrace the season's bounty and elevate your culinary skills.

17. Visit a Farmers' Market

Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of a bustling farmer’s market, where the vibrant energy of spring fills the air. Explore an array of market stalls overflowing with fresh, seasonal produce, artisanal goods, and irresistible homemade treats. You’ll be sure to head home with a spring in your step!

18. Go Glamping

Surrender to the allure of nature without sacrificing comfort, as you cosy up in a luxurious glamping pod amidst the beauty of springtime landscapes, and twinkling night skies.

19. Go Berry Picking

Spend a wholesome day harvesting ripe berries straight from the vine, filling your baskets with nature's bounty. Then, bring the goodness home and bake delicious treats like berry pies and muffins with your freshly picked berries!

20. Segway Experience

Glide amongst the beauty of Spring landscapes with an exhilarating Segway Experience! Feel the breeze as you navigate blooming flowers and lush greenery, immersing yourself in nature's awakening.

segway experience

21. Fly a Kite

One for the kids and the young at heart too! Embrace the gentle breezes of spring and experience the joy of flying a kite. A playful activity that brings out the childlike wonder in everyone, adding a touch of magic to your springtime adventures.

22. Nature Scavenger Hunt

Join the adventure of a nature scavenger hunt, where you'll hunt for leaves, rocks, flowers, shells, and wildlife sightings like birds, insects, and animal tracks. Get ready to explore the great outdoors while discovering the wonders of the season.

23. Try a New Outdoor Activity

Get amongst the spring elements with a new outdoor activity. From abseiling and bungee jumping to axe throwing and archery, we have a whole host of exciting outdoor activities and adventure days out to explore!

24. Watch the Sunrise or Sunset

Take the time to watch the sunrise or sunset and soak in the beauty of the changing season. If you’re looking to elevate this experience further, a hot air balloon flight is a wonderful way to witness the sunrise, from a truly unique perspective.

25. Visit a Vineyard

Spring is an ideal time for a vineyard tour, where vibrant colours and renewed energy abound. It offers a chance to leisurely stroll through picturesque surroundings, gain insights into winemaking, and indulge in delicious wines amidst the beauty of the season.

vineyard experience

26. Buy Yourself Flowers

Miley got it right with this one, nothing says Spring more than springtime flowers, and they’re a great way to welcome the joy of Spring into your home.

27. Create a Spring Playlist

Curate a soundtrack that perfectly captures the vibrant energy of spring - think uplifting beats and feel good tunes that will lift your spirits and have you dancing in no time.

28. Go Kayaking

Try your hand at a new adventure with a kayaking experience. Paddle your way through serene lakes and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring revival.

29. Try Egg Rolling

Join in the whimsical tradition of rolling painted eggs down a hillside to celebrate spring, sharing laughter and friendly competition as you eagerly await to see whose egg reaches the bottom first.

30. Make a Spring Wreath

One of the best spring activities - step into nature and gather the loveliest wildflowers you can find! With your beautiful blooms in hand, unleash your creativity and fashion your own unique spring wreath, blending the beauty of the season into your creation.

So, whether you're seeking adventure days out or simply looking to savour the simple pleasures of nature, we hope our fun spring activities have sparked your imagination for the season of new beginnings. And if you're looking for inspiration on seasonal activities throughout summer, autumn, and winter, be sure to explore our blog on Best Experience Days Throughout the Seasons, offering a range of exciting ideas to make the most of each moment.

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