A manor house near Bicester is set to host a variety of Easter events with free entry for children from March 27 to April 14.

Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire is planning activities including an outdoor trail with games and a chance to walk through the the venue's gardens.

There will also be Welly Wanging and Wheelbarrow Racing as well as the chance to decorate Easter trees.

Bicester Advertiser: Children's entry will be freeChildren's entry will be free (Image: Peter Greenway/ National Trust)

The newly-refurbished woodland playground will be open and, from March 27 to April 13, will offer face painting activities.

Bicester Advertiser: The woodland playgroundThe woodland playground (Image: Chris Lacey/ National Trust)

Inside the manor, which has re-opened after its annual winter 'hibernation' for cleaning and preservation procedures, there will be hidden bunnies for young visitors to spot and also a chance to explore the art collections within the property.

Wine enthusiasts can enjoy expert-guided tasting sessions scheduled for the Easter weekend, from March 29 to April 1.

Bicester Advertiser: The wine cellars at Waddesdon ManorThe wine cellars at Waddesdon Manor (Image: Mike Fear/ National Trust)

Bicester Advertiser: Rothschild wineRothschild wine (Image: Peter Greenway/ National Trust)

Up to eight wines from Rothschild Estates will be sampled.

Sunday roasts are on the menu at the Manor Restaurant, prepared by Waddesdon's chefs.

Bicester Advertiser: A roast lunch in the Manor RestaurantA roast lunch in the Manor Restaurant (Image: Adam Hollier/ National Trust)

Admission for adults to the grounds is £13.50 and to the house and grounds is £25.50, while children and National Trust members can enter for free.

Extra charges apply for the Easter adventures trail, face painting, wine tastings and Sunday lunches.

For further details and bookings, visit the manor's website.