With days getting longer, daffodils blooming, and temperatures creeping into the double digits, it’s safe to say that spring has officially sprung.

But with spring comes Easter and with the holiday coming ever closer we know there’s a race to find plans – especially for the little ones.

To make sure you and your family have a happy Easter, we've rounded up six activities in the Helensburgh and Lomond area perfect for local families...

Fun First’s Easter Party in Helensburgh

On Thursday, March 28, families with little ones aged zero to five can come along to Fun First’s annual Easter Party in the Victoria Halls starting at 10am.

Children can come in fancy dress and their best Easter bonnets to enjoy games, a parade, and refreshments.

Tickets are available at Fun First sessions or by contacting the group on their social media or via email at contactfunfirst@gmail.com.

Easter Bunny's Big Breakfasts at Jurassic Grill Loch Lomond Shores 

Children can meet the Easter bunny and all the family can enjoy a special breakfast between 9am and 10.30am from March 29 to March 31.

Adults can order a full breakfast or veggie breakfast while children can have a little bunny breakfast a pancake and ice cream breakfast.

Guests will have the choice of either tea, filtered coffee, orange, or apple juice.

Under 16s can also get a free Easter gift.

Spaces cost £7.99 - including a meal and drink - and can be booked here: www.checkout.square.site/merchant/MLJVYSAGN3M61/checkout/QDW6IHROIM5IGHIKKRBGUBJR.

Easter Egg Trail at Hill House in Helensburgh

From March 29 to April 1 at 10am, families can visit Hill House to follow their special Easter trail where they can collect clues, solve the puzzle, and win a chocolatey reward.

Tickets cost £4.83 per person with booking fees and are available at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trail-at-hill-house-tickets-806346081837.

Easter Egg Trail at Geilston Garden, Cardross

Families will have another chance to follow an Easter trail, find clues, solve a puzzle, and win a prize from March 29 to April 1 at 10am.

There will also be a craft tent in the garden all weekend.

Tickets cost £4.83 per person with booking fees and are available here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trail-at-geilston-garden-tickets-806334868297.

Lochside Churches Art Exhibition and Easter Egg Hunt – Rosneath

Locals can pay a visit to St Modan's Parish Church Hall in Rosneath on Saturday, March 30 from 10am to 2pm to see the entries in the Lochside Community Hub's Easter Art Exhibition.

Parents and carers can also join in the fun with their little ones and take part in the Family Easter Egg Hunt.

The event is free, and no tickets are needed.

Easter Messy Play with Argyll Dance Company - Helensburgh

This event will be hosted at the dance group’s hub on James Street on April 2 from 10 to 11am.

The fun and crafty activity hopes to spark creativity within the town’s little ones this Easter.

Spaces cost £12 each and are available here: www.argyll-dance-company.classforkids.io/camp/34.