Easter is a truly fantastic time of year to visit Devon. The season of new-born lambs, hatching chicks and blooming spring flowers is finally here! The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and there are tons of Easter days out for all the family to enjoy…
Discover a spectacular array of Easter themed events across the county this season – from excellent Easter egg hunts to themed arts and crafts, and everything in between. Check out our guide below to uncover the top Easter events in Devon this year.
Easter Egg Hunts at Knightshayes
Head on over to Knightshayes during the Easter holidays for a fantastic family egg hunt. Pick up your activity pick and complete the 10 nature-inspired activities, including listening to bees, finding the colours of spring, and watching the clouds. Finish the trail and collect your Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg; made here in the UK using cocoa that has been responsibly sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.
The Easter trail at Knightshayes runs from 9th-24th April 2022 and costs £3 per child. Click here to find out more.
Easter Nature Trails at The Donkey Sanctuary
Spring has finally sprung, and The Donkey Sanctuary’s wildlife is waking from its winter slumber. Follow the Easter Nature Trail and discover an interesting array of animals and habitats, whilst learning about how biodiversity and maintaining these habitats helps contribute to the donkeys’ wellbeing. Complete the sticker sheet and head to The Shed to claim your prized Easter egg and a biodegradable bag of seeds, to help create your own wildflower meadow at home.
The Easter Nature Trail takes place at The Donkey Sanctuary from 2nd-24th April 2022 and costs £5 per child. Click here for more information.
Easter Egg Hunts at Killerton
Killerton is hosting a fantastic family-friendly trail this Easter. Collect your activity pack and complete the 10 nature-inspired activities, such as checking out the blooming flowers in the garden, hiding like a mouse and building a bird’s nest. Once you have finished, you can collect a special Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg. It’s a great way to explore the spring flowers and wildlife at Killerton, whilst having fun with your family.
The Easter trail at Killerton is held from 9th-24th April 2022 and costs £3 per child. Click here to discover more.
Easter Family Fun at World of Country Life
World of Country Life is hosting tons of family-friendly activities during the Easter holidays. Children can walk goats, bottle feed the lambs, hand feed the red deer and llama, watch the Hawkridge Birds of Prey flying display, cheer on their favourite ferret at Ferret Racing Total Wipeout or cuddle a rabbit at Animal Handling. There will be some special arts and crafts sessions and an egg trail over the Easter weekend, too!
Easter activities will be running at World of Country Life from 11th-22nd April 2022. Click here to find out more.
Easter Egg Hunts at Castle Drogo
Keep the kids entertained on one of Castle Drogo’s excellent egg hunts this Easter. Enjoy springtime in the Castle Drogo grounds as you complete 10 nature-inspired activities, including designing your own bug hotel like Edwin Lutyens (the castle’s celebrated architect), learning about the fascinating butterfly species that reside at the castle and creating your own nature story. Finish the trail and claim your eco-friendly Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg.
The Easter egg hunt at Castle Drogo is due to take place from 9th-24th April 2022 and costs £3 per child. Click here for more information.
Eggo-Saurus Dino Hunt at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort
Embark upon an epic Jurassic adventure at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort this Easter. Set out on the trail and find all the dinosaur egg locations to bag yourself a tasty chocolatey prize. You will need to solve all the clues and riddles to reveal the secret locations, which can be reached using your very own prehistoric map. Crealy’s top rides will also be open during the holidays, such as Twister, Tidal Wave, Aqua Blasters and Vortex.
The dinosaur hunt and Easter rides at Crealy will be open from 9th-24th April 2022. Click here to discover more.
Toddler Egg Hunt at Bear Town
Take your toddler to Bear Town for oodles of family fun this Easter. The Easter bunny has hidden eggs throughout the Town and needs help from all the little bunnies out there to find them all. As well as enjoying a fun two-hour play session, your little ones will enjoy hopping through the Town to collect all the eggs. Once all the eggs have been found, each child can then collect a yummy Easter treat to take home.
The toddler egg hunt at Bear Town will take place from 9th-24th April 2022. Click here for more information.
Spectacular Spring Availability at Exe Valley Glamping
Exe Valley Glamping is nestled on the banks of the river Exe and situated near the charming village of Bickleigh in mid Devon. We are almost completely full for the Easter holidays, with only the following dates still available:
Friday 8th – Monday 11th April = £550
Friday 11th – Monday 18th April = £550
Friday 22nd – Monday 25th April = £550
Click here to book your spring staycation in mid Devon today!