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Easter activities in Cornwall

Easter holidays are the perfect time to get outside in the glorious county of Cornwall. Make the most of your Cornish holiday by heading out to one of these events. From traditional Easter crafts and egg hunts to survival skills and big spring festivals, there’s something to keep every age and interest entertained while you’re away.

Whether you’ll be away for a long weekend or planning on going the whole hog and staying for the full fortnight of the school holidays, there’s tons of activities for Easter in Cornwall. Here’s our (extensive) pick of family Easter activities to keep you busy.

 

15th March to 2nd April: Falmouth Spring Festival

With activities going on every day, the spring festival is a lovely way to start your Easter break. The shops will be decked out with flowers and displays for the festival so head to Falmouth and soak up the happy spring vibe.

 

30th March to 15th April: Wildlife watchpoint on Lizard Point

Get closer to nature with the help of the National Trust rangers on Lizard Point. Learn about the local wildlife, geology and tides and how each impacts the other. This is the perfect look-out point on the most southerly point in the UK.

30th March to 15th April: Cadbury Easter egg hunts at various National Trust estates and beaches

The Easter bunny has hidden a trail of clues in the gardens and on the beaches of various National Trust spots in Cornwall. Head to one of these wonderful places, follow the clues and win yourself a Cadbury Easter egg.

 

30th March to 2nd April: Tintagel Castle’s Easter Adventure Quest

Throw yourselves back in time and go on an Easter adventure quest at Tintagel Castle. Imagine life as a knight exploring the castle and fighting battles with the legendary King Arthur by your side.

 

1st April: Easter Sunday lunch at Trebah Garden

Trebah Kitchen has a special menu cooked up just for Easter Sunday guests. Gather together and enjoy tasty food in this beautiful place.

 

3rd to 15th April: Glendurgan Nature Challenge

Along with the Glendurgan maze, the gardens will be filled with opportunities to learn more about the plants and flowers as you walk the winding paths. 

 

3rd and 10th April: Plant it, Grow it, Eat it at Trerice estate

Get inspired by the Trerice Pottager and join the garden team to plant seeds to take home and enjoy. The perfect opportunity to get kids of all ages interested in gardening and the Great Outdoors while discovering the pretty Trerice estate.

  

4th and 18th April: Glorious garden tour at Antony

Settle down at Antony for an afternoon of garden walks that take you back to when the house was a home. See how the gardeners manage each part of Humphry Repton's landscape designs.

Sunrise over bluebells near Loe pool in Cornwall.

If you love Cornwall at Easter, why not come back to visit later in the year too? Choose from our vast collection of holiday homes in Cornwall.

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