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Easter activities in Dorset

Find something to do on your Dorset Easter holiday with our list of family events going on across the county in April. From egg hunts to historical archery days, keep kids of all ages entertained while you enjoy some well deserved time off.

School holidays away from home make for brilliant family fun. Pack the kids up with plenty of games to play in the car and head to Dorset. Spend your break relaxing at your pretty holiday cottage, making the most of family time together or get out into the county and visit places you’ve always wanted to see. Try your hand at new things with some of the events on our list like archery or following trails through the countryside.

6th to 22nd April: Kingston Lacy Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Hunt high and low to find the clues left by the Easter bunny in the grounds of Kingston Lacy. An egg-citing extra to your visit and a great way to get the kids outside in the fresh air.

 

6th to 22nd April: Brownsea Island free Easter activities

Adventure across to Brownsea Island for exciting trails and activities to get you exploring this natural paradise. It all starts with a boat ride from Poole Harbour

 Bulbarrow Hill in Dorset

 

6th to 22nd April: Easter egg hunt at Corfe Castle

Search high and low to find the clues and win a chocolate egg at Corfe Castle this Easter. This challenge is a great incentive to get kids running around the castle grounds.

19th to 22nd April: Once Upon a Time Easter trail at Forde Abbey

 

Get ready for magical Easter fun and games at Forde Abbey in Somerset. Follow the fairy tale stories through the grounds of Forde Abbey, hunt for clues and solve the challenges along the way to win a chocolate prize.

Plan a stay in one of our Dorset holiday cottages at any time of the year.

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