Top 5 Things to do in Cornwall with the Kids this Easter
With the weather brightening up and the kids off from school, it is time to start planning your perfect Easter holiday to Cornwall.
Cornwall is a stunning county with an array of things to do and see.
So to help you make the most of your Easter weekend, we have put together a list of the top five things to do in Cornwall with your kids this Easter.
The Eden Project, just outside of St Austell, is a must-see and at this time of year the whole site is especially beautiful due to the milder weather. The nature and wildlife here are bursting with colour, both inside and outside the domes.
Plus at Easter, the Eden Project has various activities such as The Golden Egg Hunt, live storytelling, fairground games and much, much more.
This Easter programme is very popular, and due to high demand the Eden Project has extended it until the 23rd of April. Be sure to book your tickets here in advance to avoid disappointment!
Flambards in Helston is always a family favourite. With a range of rides, events and indoor attractions, Flambards is a definite win with the kids.
On Easter Sunday, Flambards is hosting an Egg Hunt with its resident character Ferdi the Fox. Plus, throughout April, there are other activities such as the Jurassic Journey, magic shows by Billy Wizz and even hands-on experience with some creepy crawlies.
For more information, visit the Flambards website.
Pendennis Castle, situated in Falmouth, is one of Henry VIII’s beautiful coastal fortresses. It boasts some spectacular views and has some fascinating exhibitions to view.
Though maybe not an Easter themed event, Pendennis is having its “Pirates Ahoy!” event from the 3rd of April until the 21st of April. This event is a wonderful day out for the kids where they can discover Pendennis’ pirate past with fun and games.
Another plus is that Pendennis is also dog friendly, so all the family can come and enjoy all the Castle has to offer.
Pirate’s Quest Newquay
Another Pirate event is happening in the stunning coastal town of Newquay; The Pirate’s Quest.
Pirate’s Quest is an experience that includes theatrical actors, special effects and an atmospheric adventure. The hour-long experience allows for you to learn more about the exciting pirate history surrounding Newquay, plus there are various scenarios to enjoy such as escaping a shipwreck and exploring the Captain’s Cabin.
Plus, over Easter, the Pirate’s Quest also includes a hunt for the Golden Egg – a game where you have to find the legendary treasure before the Pirate Hunters do. For more information about this event, check out the Pirate’s Quest website.
Paradise Park, a wildlife sanctuary in Hayle, is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt leads you on a trail through the site, giving you the opportunity to get view the park’s amazing selection of birds and animals.
Easter also sees the beginning of the Eagles of Paradise display and the Free Flying Bird Show so you can really get up close with various birds such as macaws, owls and eagles.
Plus, there’s lots of indoor acitvites such as the huge Jungle Barn that boasts giant slides and ball pits.
Visit Cornwall this Easter for a truly unforgettable experience!