Egg hunts and spring bird watching fills our list of Easter activities on the Isle of Wight. Keep the kids busy over the school holiday with cracking events making the most of the great outdoors and (hopefully) the good spring weather. All that’s left to do is choose your favourite island property to make your escape this April.
Easter school holidays are the epitome of spring. The warm weather usually makes an appearance and the kids get excited because it’s almost summer. The timings for these breaks are always slightly staggered across the counties. Most schools are closed slightly earlier than those on the Island so there's a little less to do earlier on but still something for everyone. Pack your bags and head away to your own island escape.
Follow in the footsteps of Queen Victoria’s children and play all day in the grounds at Osborne House. With Victorian mini-dramas to take part in and Easter activities galore, you’ll keep little ones busy all day long.
Head to Robin Hill this Easter for the Baaa-rilliant animated activities. Farm fest will be filled with tractor rides, farmyard animals and plenty of fun and games.
Follow the trails and paths around Bembridge Windmill to find the first signs of spring on the Isle of Wight. Get the kids outside learning about the world around them and join in on the family fun.
Get under the rocks and plants of Newtown on a minibeast safari. The National Trust will lend you a magnifying glass to hunt down creepy-crawlies and butterflies along the paths and trails.
Inspire your future scientist with a workshop to make a ‘fizzy’ rocket at the Needles Old Battery. Learn about how rockets were used by the people who worked at the battery and marvel at the vistas across Alum Bay and the Needles from this hidden vantage point.
Search high and low for the Easter clues, then work out the answer to the Easter bunny’s riddle and win yourself a Cadbury egg. A fun run around a cool National Trust location.
Follow the clues left by the Easter bunny around Bembridge Windmill, unscramble them to work out the answer to the riddle and win a Cadbury chocolate Easter egg. Get everyone outside and in the Easter mood with a traditional egg hunt.
Hunt high and low for the Easter bunny's hidden clues and earn yourself a chocolate Cadbury's treat. Run around the many paths and trails at Newtown and see some of the Isle of Wight's rugged landscape on your quest.
Trawl the gardens at Mottistone to find the clues and win a Cadbury chocolate Easter egg. This terrific trail is perfect for keeping kids busy while you enjoy the beauty of the gardens.
Now you’ve seen all the exciting things to do, take a look at our collection of Isle of Wight holiday homes.