Easter in Cornwall means yellow fields full of daffodils, beach days and the sun beginning to warm up. It’s the beginning of the holiday season so there’s lots of activities, festivals and events to look forward to.
Here’s how to spend your time in Cornwall for Easter…
Eden, 24th March -15th April
Head to the Eden Project for an Easter Eggstravaganza to. With lots of family activities including an Easter egg hunt, assault course and Easter games. Plus if you’ve got a Locals Pass then it’s free entry.
Pirate School Maritime Museum, 30th March – 12th April
Head to Falmouths Maritime Museum for an interactive Easter Pirate show. Join us for Pirate School this Easter Holidays! With a treasure map trail and the chance to dress up there’s lots of interactive fun as well as the usual displays.
Paradise Park, 30th March – 15th April
Head to Paradise Park for an Easter Trail, you’ll also get to see the birds and animals as you explore. There’s a Bird Show, and indoor soft play to entertain over the Easter holidays.
Camel Creek, 30th March – 15th April
Visit Camel Creek over Easter and you’ll also get to visit again within the week for free so make the most of your Easter Holiday! With a golden egg hunt and the chance to meet the Easter Bunny there’s lots of family activities.
Also if you book your tickets online before you go you’ll get 10% off!
The Man Engine Resurrection Tour, 31st March – 6th April
If you remember back to the summer of 2016, this was when The Man Engine first said hello. Now he’s back! On the 31st March he’s coming to Geevor Tin Mine to begin the Resurrection Tour, followed by Heartlands and The Royal Cornwall Show Ground, before heading to Devon, Somerset and the rest of the country.
Flambards, 31st March – 8th April
Meet Ferdi the Fox for lots of ‘Explosive Easter’ inspired activities. Explore Flambards to see how many Easter eggs you can find, and enjoy the rides, Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz along the way.
Railway Children at The Minack, 3rd – 14th April
The Minack Theatre is an unforgettable experience, and this Easter the childhood favourite ‘Railway Children’ is coming to the cliffs of West Cornwall. Get your tickets quick!
Walk Scilly, 4th – 14th April
Walk Scilly is a week long walking festival which includes almost 40 walks around the islands. With guides and foraging across all five of the inhabited islands this is a walking holiday like no other.
Take in the golden beaches, blue seas and tropical landscape found just a few miles off the coast of Cornwall’s Lands End. Learn fascinating facts along the way all about the unique history of these amazing islands. Tickets for the walks are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment! Find out more here.
Boscastle Walking Week, 15th -20th April
A week of coastal walks around the North Cornish coast. With experienced guides there’s something for all ages and abilities.
Sturdy walking gear is recommended. Each walk takes about 3 hours and costs from £3 – £5. Booking for all walks is essential, find out more here.
Porthleven Food Festival, 20th – 22nd April
One of our favourite events for Easter in Cornwall, this Spring food festival has so much to offer. Although you cannot guarantee the weather, you can definitely guarantee amazing food. There will be over 90 food stalls, cooking demos, music throughout the harbour and a firework finale.
Read our Porthleven Food Festival blog from last year.
St Ives Gin and Prosecco Festival, 21st April
The St Ives Gin and Prosecco Festival is exactly what is says on the box. Held in The Guildhall tickets are £13 plus the booking fee, this includes a branded gin glass as well as some tasters. Open from 7pm – 11pm.
Camborne Trevithick Day, 28th
An iconic annual event celebrating the history of Camborne, you really have to head along to see these steam engines in all their glory.
Read our Trevithick Day blog to find out more, and scroll to the bottom for a Trevithick Day video snippet.
What events are you going to in Cornwall for Easter?
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