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.
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.
Get ready for magical Easter fun and games at Forde Abbey in Somerset. Put your courage and brains to the test as you venture through the garden with a lion, tin man, a scarecrow and Dorothy, winning yourself some sweet treats along the way. Watch out for the Wicked Witch as you follow the yellow brick road through the grounds of Forde Abbey.
Find the clues left by the Easter bunny and unscramble them to win your own Cadbury chocolate egg. Keep little ones entertained at Corfe Castle over Easter weekend.
Expect demonstrations and plenty of information on the history of the RAF both locally in Weymouth and globally. This will be a fun celebration to mark 100 years of the RAF at the family friendly Nothe Fort.
Learn how to defend the keep with these archery skills sessions at Corfe Castle. Handle a longbow, see demonstrations of how it was used and then try your hand at firing some arrows. You'll be leaving as a modern-day Robin Hood.
Plan a stay in one of our Dorset holiday cottages at any time of the year.