IF the weather is good over the Easter holidays, here's your guide to events that will get you outdoors over the coming days...

1 THE abandoned village of Tyneham is open to visitors during the Easter holidays until April 22. The ghost village, which lies between Kimmeridge and Worbarrow Bay, was evacuated in 1943 during WWII and has been deserted ever since. Tyneham is only accessible when the Lulworth Rangers are open to the public. The Elmes Grove gate that allows vehicle access to Tyneham is opened at 9am each day. The exhibitions in Tyneham Church, Tyneham Farm and Tyneham School open at 10am and close at 4pm. Entry is free to Tyneham Village, Worbarrow Bay and the range walks. There is a car parking area closed to Tyneham Village and with visitors encouraged to pay a £2 donation per vehicle. There's no shop or cafe but there are picnic tables nearby.

2 A SPRING craft day comes to The Furlong in Ringwood this Saturday. Between 11am and 3pm, there will be a host of arts and crafts and Easter activities for all the family. People will have the chance to make mini chick cards, bunny masks and flower garlands, plus there will be face painting and a giant selfie photo frame and homemade cakes on sale.

3 LOOK for bats at Corfe Castle on Wednesday (April 17). The family-friendly walk takes place between 7.30pm and 9pm and costs £6 per person. Participants will also enjoy a hot chocolate at the castle entrance.

4 Calling all petrol heads. Classic Cars on the Prom will be at Christchurch Quay this Sunday (April 14) between 11am and 5pm.

5 YOUNGSTERS can join the rangers at Avon Heath Country Park for a pond dipping session on Tuesday (April 16) The session takes place between 11.30am and 12.30pm and costs £3.50. Booking is essential.

6 CHILDREN are being invited to try and catch the Easter Bunny at Durlston Country Park tomorrow morning (April 12). The park's 2.5k Easter Chase Fun Run takes place between 10am and 12pm and is suitable for youngsters aged between seven and 11-years-old. There is a £2 suggested donation for participants, with refreshments provided as well as chocolate eggs if you can catch the Easter Bunny.

7 COME face to face with barn and snowy owls and watch them fly outdoors at Moors Valley Country Park next Thursday (April 18) between 5pm and 7.30pm. The event is suitable for children aged six and over and they must be accompanied by an adult. Costs £10 per adult and £5 for children. Booking is essential.

8 A 4k run along the River Stour takes place on Sunday morning between 10.30am and 11.30am. Meet at Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre. The event is free but booking is essential.

9 HELP clear Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve of litter this Saturday (April 13) between 1pm and 4pm as part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. Litter pickers and bags will be available in the courtyard at the visitor centre.

10 THERE will be beach games and litter picking on Bournemouth seafront on Wednesday (April 17) between 11am and 3pm. Visitors will be able to find the Leave Only Footprints team next to Bournemouth Pier.

11 ENJOY a fun-filled guided paddle with New Forest Activities, along the Beaulieu River in 'Canadian style' canoes during weekends over the Easter holidays. Costs £28 for adults and £22 for children.

12 Kingston Maurward's 'Let's Get Cracking' Easter celebrations run daily between 10am and 4pm until April 22. There's a lakeside trail and the chance to get up close to alpacas, rabbits and farmyard animals such as cows, pigs, chickens and ducks.