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34 Egg-citing Things To Do This Easter In West Cornwall - Easter 2019

34 Egg-citing Things To Do This Easter In West Cornwall - Easter 2019

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34 Egg-citing Things To Do This Easter In West Cornwall - Easter 2019

Are you going to be down here in West Cornwall for the Easter school holidays? We are and we have lots of family visiting too. I've been trying to plan out what we are going to do with 7 children staying with us (eek!).

Lots of the big attractions are putting on special Easter events (some might say with FAR too much chocolate on offer). There are lots to choose from, so hopefully my little snapshot of things to do will help you decide what you will do.

 

Easter At Paradise Park

Dates: 6th to 22nd April 2019

Become a wildlife hero and take the Golden Egg Challenge this Easter at Paradise Park.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £10.75
Child: £8.20
Under 3's go free


Easter At St Michael's Mount

Dates:  7th April to 22nd April 10:30 - 4pm (closed on Saturdays)

Follow the trail around the harbour and village. Learn about the people who have visited, and the people that have called the Mount home. As you seek the answers you will receive a reward.

Cost: There will be a small charge to do the trail.


Easter Fun At Helston Railway

Dates: 19th to 22nd April

Join the train for an eggciting Easter fun ride.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £8.00
Child: £5.00
Under 5's go free


Easter At Land's End

Dates: 6th - 22nd April

Hop on down to Land's End for extraordinary entertainment and get hunting for some chocolate prizes in their Easter Egg Hunt!

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £14
Child: £10
Under 4's go free


Easter At Enys Gardens

Dates: 21st and 22nd April 2019 11am to 5pm

Peter Rabbit's Easter Egg Trail. £6 adults £2 child includes trail and egg.


Easter At The Eden Project

Dates: 6th to 25th April 2019

Eden has a farm-themed Easter event, including a giant scramble course and special chocolate treats. Help round up the Eden Farm animals, learn what makes crops gown. Play a-mooo-sing games and eggciting activities. Collect stamps to fill up your card and eggschange them for cracking prizes!

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £27.50
Child: £14
Under 5's go free.


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts At The National Trust Properties

Dates: 6th to 22nd April 10:30am to 4pm.

Normal admission charges apply plus a small amount per child for the hunt.

Lots of the National Trust properties in Cornwall take part in the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. The gardens are full of clues to find and puzzles to solve. Discover how the garden grows and how it's looked after by both the gardeners and the creatures who call it home.


Easter At Flambards

Dates: April 6th to 22nd

Younger visitors can enjoy experiments, explosions and a chocolate egg trail as part of an action-packed Easter at Flambards. On the 21st April Ferdi will be leading the BIG Easter Egg Quiz Trail. Find the clues dotted around the park then hand in your quiz sheet for a chocolate egg.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £21.95
Child: £15.95
Under 110cm: £9.95
Under 95cm: Free


Easter At Newquay Zoo

Dates: 8th to 22nd April

Explore Newquay Zoo and discover the amazing changes that have taken place over the past 5 decades. Complete the fun trail to claim your chocolate treat. £1.50 per trail sheet. There is also face painting in The Barn, watch the animals enjoy some special Easter treats and learn all about our animals at daily keeper talks.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £15.25
Child: £11.45
Under 3's go free.


National Maritime Museum

Dates: 8th April to 19th April

Shipwreck Survivors. Imagine you are stranded on a desert island - well no need to panic as extreme survival experts 'Footsteps Of Discover' will show you how to stay alive with a series of talks and demonstrations.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £13.95
Child: £6.50
Under 5's go free


Easter Adventure Quest At Pendennis Castle

Dates 6th to 28th April 2019 11am to 5pm

Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail around Pendennis Castle. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate to prove it, and there’ll be a chocolate treat too! 

You can get questing at Pendennis every day of the school holidays. It costs just £1 per child, and there’s no need to book. 

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £11.60
Child: £7.00
Under 5's go free


Easter At Dairyland Farm World

Dates: school holidays

Easter at Dairyland is a magical time. Spring welcomes the arrivals of many new farm park residents and, to celebrate, we have plenty of egg-citing crafts and games happening! We run Easter egg hunts for chocolatey treats and plenty of egg-cellent activities in our special workshop.

Full ticket prices:

Adult: £12.25
Child: £9.75
Under 80cms go free


Easter Fun At Lappa Valley

Dates: 19th April to 22nd April

Join them for the annual Lappa Valley Duck Race across the boating lake, and enjoy the Easter Trail around the fun park. There is a little prize available for every child taking part!

Full Ticket Prices

Adult: £12.95
Child: £10.95
Children under 3 go free


Easter At The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Dates: 6th - 22nd April 10am to 4pm

Heligan are putting on a whole host of Easter activities. Explore the gardens of their "Grow Your Own" trail. When you've collected everything you need, head to the Easter marquee to plant your bean and begin a journey growing your own food. Join in Easter games and activities and see the baby lambs too!

Full Ticket Prices:

Adult: £15.00
Child: £7.00
Under 5's go free


Easter Activites At The Royal Cornwall Museum

Dates: April 6th to 22nd

The Royal Cornwall Museum is putting on a whole host of lovely Easter craft activities. They are free for under 16s but admission fees apply for adults.

Full Ticket Prices:

Adults: £5.50
16 and unders go free.


Theatre & Entertainment Over The Easter Holidays

Kidz R Us St Ives

The wonderful Kidz R Us theatre company in St Ives are putting on their production of CATS this Easter.


Boathouse Theatre St Ives

The ever so small and quirky Boathouse Theatre in St Ives is putting on Murder In The Pilchard Cellar!


Acorn Theatre Penzance

The brilliant Acorn Theatre in Penzance has lots of shows and events on this Easter.


The Minack Theatre

The stunning Minack Theatre has several productions on this April. We are especially looking forward to The Secret Garden! There is also morning storytelling sessions with John Brolly.


Rogue Theatre

The magical Rogue Theatre are back in Tehidy Woods this Easter with their new production of the Wild Spring Hare.


Newlyn Filmhouse

Newlyn Filmhouse puts on some amazing things! From the Bolshoi Ballet, to Opera to Monty Python!


St Ives Cinema

Don't forget to check out what is showing at St Ives cinema. It may be small but they show the latest releases. Plus the Mini Merlin showings on a weekend are amazing value at only £1.99 per person!


Art & Craft Workshops Over The Easter Holidays

Tate St Ives

The Tate St Ives is putting on a family create session every day this Easter. This holiday it is titled "Forest Of Figures" and you get to create a crazy creature or paper person and add it to their ever growing Forest of Figures


The Leach Pottery

The Leach Pottery is putting on some lovely events this Easter. From clay days for the children to throwing pots for adults.


Barnoon Workshop

As always, the Barnoon Workshop in St Ives is jam-packed with lovely workshops and courses.


Pick Pretty Paints

Pick Pretty Paints is based in The Sloop Studios Craft Market in town. They are holding some lovely sounding printing courses this Easter.


St Ives Glass Art Workshops

Fancy trying your hand at making some glass art? From beginners to the more advanced, there are lots of sessions to try.


Markets & Easter Fairs

Nancledra School Easter Fair

April 6th from 10am to 12pm. Kids arts, crafts, games and entertainment. The brilliant Nancledra raffle (always amazing prizes!). Lots of fun, field for parking by the school.


Hayle Harbour Easter Market

6th and 7th April on the harbour in Hayle by Asda. Free face painting and kids entertainment. Lots of lovely stalls.


St Ives Farmers' Market

Held every Thursday morning at The Guildhall in St Ives, this amazing market sells the best local produce and wares. Come and support our local makers and suppliers!


Other Farmers' Markers

There are loads of other local farmers' markets for you to shop at over the Easter holidays. From St Erth to St Buryan, Penzance to Pendeen.


Beach Cleans & Other Nature Things

Beach Cleans

There are lots of beach cleans going on over the Easter holidays. It is always a social and enjoyable few hours and everyone really does appreciate the help! Check out our calendar of events to find out when and where the beach cleans are taking place.


Rockpool Explorers

Discover and meet the weird creatures that live in the rockpools off the causeway to St Michael's Mount. This is a free event that is fun for all ages.


Foraging With Wild St Ives

Come along to a foraging workshop and find out what is edible along our cliffs and shores.


Cornish Seal Sanctuary

A holiday down in West Cornwall is never complete without a trip to the inspirational Cornish Seal Sanctuary. See the rescued seal pups, the old timers and the amazing sealions and penguins. All set in the beautiful Gweek with views over the river.


 

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