Easter in Devon: events at top attractions

Expect a cracking Easter in Devon with events across the county, says this week’s guest blogger, Devon’s Top Attractions …

Easter in Devon events Crealy - Easter Egg-stravaganza

Speggtacular family events are planned at attractions across the county, from baskets to bunnies and chicks to chocolate – so come come and join in Devon’s eggstra special Easter celebrations.

Let the children spring into action and delight in finding treasures in a traditional egg hunt or themed bunny hunt – it’s just lovely to see their smiling faces as they fill their baskets with Easter goodies.

Easter in Devon events Seaton Tramway's NEW Fairy Tram Ride

Climb aboard Seaton Tramway’s NEW Fairy Tram Ride (above), stretch your wings and brush up on your spells as the Fairy Godmother takes you on a magical journey to the ‘Fairy Kingdom’. Enjoy a scrumptious tea party, and take part in a variety of activities with an extra sprinkling of fairy fun!

There’s lots of family fun and adventure to be had at The Milky Way as well as free chocolate!  NEW for 2017 – you’re invited to journey down the rabbit hole in their unique new Easter Grotto, a memorable Easter experience where they receive a chocolate egg direct from the Easter Bunny himself.

Easter in Devon events Crealy's NEW Driving School

There’s a ‘Megga Easter Hunt’ at Crealy (main pic and above) with over 10,000 free eggs and a full programme of live shows and fantastic rides. Easter sees the opening of the first of Crealy’s NEW rides for 2017: The Junior Driving School. Be amongst the first to test drive this new attraction and navigate the obstacles, making sure to follow the ‘Crealy Cross Code’ to gain your licence.

Easter in Devon events Powderham Castle's - The Essence of Eggs - Mad Science event

Enjoy Easter at Powderham Castle (above) with the ‘The Essence of Eggs’, an egg-themed mad science event with an egg quiz, egg decorating, egg display and ‘egg-speriments’! Follow their trail and solve the quest.

You could get a ‘buzz’ this Easter with a trip to Quince Honey Farm. Meet the Easter bunny and try out the daily activities. Or why not head to Becky Falls? Let the children have a go at the craft activities, complete the ‘Egg-cellent’ quiz and enjoy a woodland walk.

Easter in Devon events Easter Ducklings - Pennywell

Say hello to Spring this Easter at Pennywell. They have a bumper programme of Easter activities and a host of adorable new arrivals to meet and cuddle. The free half-hourly activities and the ‘eggs-tra’ Easter fun and games add to the enjoyment. There’s also a full line up of entertainment every day throughout the Easter holidays.

Easter in Devon events Woodlands Easter Bunny

There’s an ‘Egg-streme’ Easter happening at Woodlands Family Theme Park (above).  The Woodlands Easter Bunny will be joined by loads of NEW and exciting friends and you can make a visit to the Easter Bunny Grotto. It’s a family fun day out whatever the weather.

Hop over to Exmoor Zoo and take part in the egg-related Easter quiz and trail or head to Kents Cavern and go underground to see if you can complete the Dinosaur Quest, piecing together the Dino facts to win an Easter surprise!

Enjoy The Big Sheep’s annual Easter Eggs-travaganza Festival, 16 days of non-stop Easter fun. There will be masses of chocolate eggs to find, cute new-born lambs and fluffy bunnies to see. Meet the Easter bunny, have your face painted for free and take the Easter Express train ride.

South Devon Railway have a four day Easter Heritage Gala on 14th – 17th April with steam and heritage diesel trains, vintage cars and even an Easter Egg hunt for the children to ‘let off steam’ and enjoy.

And spring is most certainly in the air at World of Country Life, where they have a full programme of fun for the whole family. There’s some Easter Arts and Crafts, a chicken run, Easter egg trail and the chance to meet the Easter Bunny himself.

Easter in Devon events DATA Heading 2015-Hi Res

So, get out and about over the Easter school holidays and you’ll be sure to have an ‘egg-ceptionally’ good time! To find out where all these Easter happenings (and many more) are taking place, take a look at the Devon’s Top Attractions website.