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What’s happening at Cornwall’s top attractions for Easter?

Posted in News by Lauren Webb on 6th April 2022

Cornwall’s top tourist attractions will be offering plenty of family fun during the Easter holidays, as visitor attractions across the county reveal the activities they’ve lined up.

For holidaymakers and locals looking for something to keep the kids amused during the school holidays, there’s a feast of fabulous fun to pick from – from Easter at Eden to performances of Hetty Feather at the Minack Theatre, from beach cleans with PK Porthcurno to Nature’s Superheroes at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Here’s some of the best Easter holiday activities in Cornwall, running from 9 April – 24 April 2022. Dates and opening times may vary so visitors are advised to check attraction websites before visiting.

  • Hangloose Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter Adventures at Hangloose

    Hangloose Adventure invites you to experience a England’s Fastest Zipline and many more activities this Easter.

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  • Lappa Valley Best Days Out Cornwall

    Peter Rabbit at Lappa Valley

    Family favourite Peter Rabbit will be visiting Lappa Valley this Easter*. Come along and meet him at regular intervals on Sunday 17 and Monday 18 April 2022. Enjoy all of the magic of Lappa while […]

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  • Screech Owl Sanctuary Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter Trail Quiz at Screech Owl Sanctuary

    This Easter at the Sanctuary you can challenge yourselves to an Easter Trail Quiz. Explore the Sanctuary finding the questions in the eggs to answer the quiz questions and once completed receive an Easter Treat. […]

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  • Cornish Seal Sanctuary Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary

    Step into Spring at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary this Easter! From rescued resident seals, paddock animals and penguins to the pups recovering in the care of the Sanctuary (before being released back into the wild), […]

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  • Newquay Zoo Best Days Out Cornwall

    Spring into Nature at Newquay Zoo

    Throughout the Easter school holidays Newquay Zoo will be running daily animal talks led by their rangers where you can discover amazing facts about the animals. Plus, you can take part in the fun, free, and interactive nature themed activities.

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  • DAiryland Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter at Dairyland Farm Park

    Date: 2 April 2022 – 24 April 2022 Open: 10am-5pm 7 days a week Have an egg-ceptional time here at Dairyland this Easter. Have a go at bottle feeding some of the baby animals as […]

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  • Trelissick Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter egg hunts at Trelissick

    This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Trelissick on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between

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  • Minack Theatre Castle Best Days Out Cornwall

    The People’s String Foundation at The Minack Theatre

    15 April at 7pm The People’s String Foundation mix passionate theatrics with an Urban Gypsy sound. Led by Ben Sutcliffe (Composer and Musical Director for Kneehigh Theatre and The Minack Theatre) whose virtuoso violin styles […]

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  • PK Porthcurno Best Days Out Cornwall

    Planet PK Beach Clean and Climate Messages with PK Porthcurno

    Join the PK Porthcurno team for a Planet PK Beach Clean on Porthcurno beach and write messages in the sand. Porthcurno has recently been awarded Plastic Free Status, families are invited to come and write inspiring climate action messages in the sand to encourage people not to litter the beautiful beach.

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  • PK Porthcurno Best Days Out Cornwall

    Pop Up PK: Make an Easter Rainbow Branch with PK Porthcurno

    Join the PK Porthcurno team for a Planet PK Pop Up activity this Easter. Inspired by their environmental programme make a colourful Easter branch to display at home.

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  • PK Porthcurno Best Days Out Cornwall

    Planet PK Beach Clean and Climate Messages with PK Porthcurno

    Join the PK Porthcurno team for a Planet PK Beach Clean on Porthcurno beach and write messages in the sand. Porthcurno has recently been awarded Plastic Free Status, families are invited to come and write inspiring climate action messages in the sand to encourage people not to litter the beautiful beach.

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  • PK Porthcurno Best Days Out Cornwall

    Pop Up PK: Make an Easter Rainbow Branch with PK Porthcurno

    Join the PK Porthcurno team for a Planet PK Pop Up activity this Easter. Inspired by their environmental programme make a colourful Easter branch to display at home.

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  • Bodmin Jail Best Days Out Cornwall

    Victorian Easter Egg Hunt at Bodmin Jail

    Join us this Easter for a thumping treat at Bodmin Jail. The Easter Bunny has hidden several eggs around the attraction, will you find them all?  Find the eggs and claim your reward at Bodmin Jail […]

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  • Trerice Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter egg hunts at Trerice National Trust

    This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Trerice on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The […]

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  • Glendurgan Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter egg hunts at Glendurgan Garden

    This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Glendurgan on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The […]

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  • Trebah Garden Best Days Out Cornwall

    The Kiss That Missed at Trebah Garden

    Date: 22 April The Little Prince’s goodnight kiss has gone missing. It’s escaped into the forest where it has no business to be, so the brave and fearless knight is sent on a mission to […]

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  • Lanhydrock Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter adventures in nature at Lanhydrock National Trust

    Come and explore nature in the parkland at Lanhydrock. The Easter trail runs from Saturday 9 April – Monday 18 April 2022, between 10.30am – 2pm. The trail costs £3 per child. At the start […]

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  • Lost Gardens of Heligan Best Days Out Cornwall

    Nature’s Superheroes at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

    This Easter, visit The Lost Gardens of Heligan to become re-acquainted with some of the world’s most invincible and globally important characters, Nature’s Superheroes!

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  • Tate St Ives Best Days Out Cornwall

    Tate Create at Tate St Ives

    Come to Tate St Ives this Easter and get creative.. Join in a special Tate Create designed by a group of students from Falmouth School of Art. They have created an interactive space for families inspired by the themes in Thao Nguyen Phan’s exhibition.

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  • National Maritime Museum Best Days Out Cornwall

    A World at Sea at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth

    This Easter holidays National Maritime Museum Cornwall is taking care of our natural world.

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  • Camel Creek Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter at Camel Creek Adventure Park

    With adventure around every corner, Camel Creek offers excitement for the whole family — from thrill rides and adrenalin rushes to animal handling sessions and junior zookeeper experiences.

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  • Minack Theatre Castle Best Days Out Cornwall

    Hetty Feather at The Minack Theatre

    Adapted by Emma Reeves from the popular children’s books by Jacqueline Wilson, this imaginative stage version will have surprises and delights for both fans and newcomers to the story.   

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  • Flambards Best Days Out Cornwall

    Flambards is back with a bang for Easter

    Flambards is excited to welcome back visitors every day throughout the Easter holidays (Saturday 2 – Sunday 24 April). With a combination of thrilling rides and entertainment, Flambards is the perfect destination for families looking for a fun day out – and this year is better than ever!

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  • Paradise Park Best Days Out Cornwall

    The Easter Golden Egg Challenge at Paradise Park

    Have a cracking time on the Easter Golden Egg Challenge around Paradise Park, and when you have completed the quiz you can claim your yummy chocolate reward! Enjoy wonderful wildlife in beautiful surroundings. Home to […]

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  • Cotahele Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele

    This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Cotehele on the Easter ‘adventures in nature’ trail. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family.

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  • Pendennis Castle Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter Adventure Quest at Pendennis Castle

    Join us for a cracking adventure quest at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, this Easter. Explore the castle to hunt for clues and challenges, and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race. T

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  • Eden Project Best Days Out Cornwall

    Easter at The Eden Project

    Come along to Eden this Easter for a day seeking, finding, fun and games! Collect your Easter activity pack, loaded with adventures for the whole family to enjoy and get stuck into games designed to help you explore the great outdoors and witness all the beautiful signs of spring.

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Jon Cummins, Chair of the Board of Directors at Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions, said: “We’re delighted that all of our attractions are offering such a varied and exciting programme of events for Easter, and hope visitors enjoy all of the treats on offer.”

Discover full details of all of these events on our Events page.

Visitors to Cornwall’s top attractions can be assured that appropriate COVID-19 safety measures will continue to remain in place, and all attractions will follow recommended government guidelines.