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Easter activities in Somerset

From fancy firework displays to Easter trails, you might struggle to find time to relax during the Easter break, especially with so much going on in Somerset. Take your pick from the events list below and get started on your holiday.

Keeping kids interested during school holidays can be really difficult. Most just want to play games on their tablet or games console but when you’re away you want to make the most of family time. This is the time to make memories and give little ones different experiences to what they might have at school. Immerse yourself in countryside life with various egg hunts and spring activities in Somerset this Easter. You’ll be sure to find something for all interests in our events list for the school holidays.


Until 15th April: Lamb feeding at Court Farm Country Park

Get into the spring feeling by feeding some cute lambs at Court Farm. Ideal for introducing little ones to farms and spring wildlife, this activity will make you feel all warm inside as you spend your time petting adorable lambs. 

Startled Somerset sheep.

24th March to 8th April: Haynes Motor Museum spring bunny trail

Hop to it along the spring bunny trail at Haynes Motor Museum. Get into the Easter spirit and keep the kids’ energy up by following the hidden bunnies around the exhibits.


24th March to 12th April: ‘Signs of Spring’ Coleridge Cottage family trail

Easter is about much more than chocolate eggs. The signs of spring trail gets all the family discovering the Somerset countryside and learning about the wildlife that calls Nether Stowey and Coleridge Cottage home.


25th March: The Helicopter Museum birds and bubbles family fun day

Join the team at the Helicopter Museum for a fun family day out. With plenty of activities to keep children happy you’ll be able to relax into your holiday and enjoy some Easter fun.



27th March and 5th April: Den building at Barrington Court

Reminisce about your own childhood as you show your children how den building is done. This is a great way to get all ages doing something together while enjoying the woodlands at Barrington Court.


30th March to 7th April: Easter fun at Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey is hosting a variety of activities for families to celebrate Easter. Head to this historical Somerset location for a lovely day out together.


30th March to 2nd April: Cadbury Easter egg hunt at Barrington Court

Follow the clues left by the Easter bunny and win yourself a Cadbury egg. A fun trail for kids of all ages (the adults can get in on the action too), this’ll get them running around to see who can find the clues first.


7th April: Grand Pier fireworks display

Round off your Easter holiday with a fireworks spectacular over Weston Super Mare’s Grand Pier. Ooh and aaahh at the blazing streams lighting up the sky before heading back to your cosy holiday cottage.

Somerset sheep grazing in the spring fields.

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