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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.


30th March to 17th 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.


1st to 13th April: Glendurgan Puzzle Challenge

Along with the Glendurgan maze, the gardens will be filled with word and picture puzzles to solve as you walk the winding paths. 


3rd to 5th and 10th to 12th April: Easter family fun at Truro Cathedral

Keep younger children busy with family crafts and activities. Celebrate Easter with the staff at Truro Cathedral.


4th and 11th 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.


12th April: Survival skills on Lizard Point

Take up the survival challenge with the National Trust on Lizard Point. Learn how to light a fire without matches, try cooking over the flames and practice building the ultimate den.


13th to 17th 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.


14th to 17th 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.


14th, 16th and 18th April: Family Easter crafts at Antony

Settle down at Antony for an afternoon of garden walks and Easter crafts. Spend time dipping in and out of activities between exploring the estate.


16th 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.


16th April: Easter Sunday lunch at Trelissick

A popular place to eat, the catering team at Trelissick are offering a single course or two course menu, depending on what you fancy. Head into the gardens for a walk to build up an appetite and then sit down to celebrate over yummy dishes.

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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