EASTER IN CORNWALL: 11 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO
PUBLISHED: 17:24 20 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:23 30 August 2017
From scenic walks through the Cornish countryside to exciting events at the county’s favourite attractions, we have found 11 ways to spend Easter with the family…
Easter Festival, St Endellion
The beautiful collegiate church of St Endelienta will host the annual St Endellion festival this Easter with a number of performances from talented musicians from all over the world. During 8th-16th April, echoes of mesmerising music will fill the church and, as always, guests can enjoy a lively, atmospheric evening filled with song.
This Easter the Cornwall Wildlife Trust have organised a fascinating trip around the picturesque nature reserve of St George’s Island in Looe. Gather the family together on Saturday 8th April for the three and a half hour trip absorbing the true beauty of Cornwall and its varied wildlife.
As we welcome the warm weather, Cornwall is the perfect place to embark on a springtime walk. Starting your journey from the charming Cornish hamlet of Tremail, this ramble takes you through picturesque country lanes bursting with flora, before the discovery of historic treasures like the old airfield of RAF Davidstow and stunning buildings that date back to the Second World War.
Bird Bonanza Activity, St Michael’s Mount
Keep little ones entertained this Easter weekend at St Michael’s Mount’s Bird Bonanza. The family fun kicks off on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday at 11am with events including making your own willow bird feeder, partaking in a feather trail, planting your own sunflower and helping to make a giant bird’s nest.
Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge
Enjoy a host of Easter themed events alongside the fairground attractions and petting paddocks of Wadebridge’s Camel Creek Adventure Park from the 1st April. They will be face painting, Easter egg hunts and even a visit from the Easter Bunny himself on Easter Sunday!
Dairyland Farmworld, Newlyn East
From Good Friday to Easter Monday this Newquay attraction will be hosting Easter egg hunts and lots of other activities for the whole family to enjoy. While on the Easter trail see how many hidden chicks you can find!
Easter at Eden, Bodelva
Easter egg hunts, fun quests, egg-themed games and a Total Wipeout style assault course – sound like your cup of tea? Visit the beautiful botanical gardens of The Eden Project between the 1st-17th April with the whole family in tow for plenty of the aforementioned Easter themed fun.
Easter Eggstravaganza, Bodmin and Wenford Railway
Bodmin and Wenford Railway will be hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April. Expect plenty of fun for the whole family including Easter egg hunts, balloon modelling and face painting. You can even bring along the dog too!
The Plume of Feathers, Mitchell
Leave the dishes at home this Easter and venture to this chic country pub in Newquay for a mouth-watering Sunday roast. Escape the cold weather by the roaring fire while you tuck into a plate filled with succulent meat accompanied by crispy roast potatoes, a Yorkshire pudding and lashings of gravy.
The Alverton Hotel, Truro
Just a stone’s throw from the bustling city centre of Truro is the stylish Alverton Hotel with picturesque views overlooking its pretty garden and terrace. Dive into an exquisite roast from the roasted rump of lamb or the plaice paupiette and an indulgent chocolate delice to finish.
Kingswood Bar & Restaurant, St Austell
Nestled in the picturesque woodland of Pentewan Valley is the Kingswood Bar and Restaurant, offering patrons a friendly place to enjoy a family feast this Easter Sunday. With a menu brimming with delectable dishes from a traditional roast Cornish chicken breast with stuffing to roast lobster, you’ll be spoilt for choice!