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What's On: Entertainment and egg hunts in Cornwall on Easter weekend

By Jo_Wood  |  Posted: April 05, 2012

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The weather may have turned a bit chillier, but there's still plenty to do this Easter weekend in Cornwall whether you're out with your friends or entertaining the kids.

Here's our guide to what's on in Cornwall this Easter weekend.

Eggs Hunts:

Friday to Monday, Paradise Park, Hayle: Easter Egg trail, including a free flying bird show.

Friday to Monday, The Lost Gardens of Heligan's Easter Egg bonanza atarts daily at 10am.

Saturday and Sunday, Forestry Commission's Cardinham Woods Easter Trail. Clue sheets available from Woods Cafe for £2.

Saturday and Sunday, Link text Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Easter Egg trail and craft activities for all the family.

Days Out:

Friday, Crealy: Fireman Sam is starring in a live show at Crealy, where three pirate ships have washed up bringing lots of soft sand and a pirate themed fantasty land for children to explore.

From Friday, The Marine Spa, The Metropole Hotel, Padstow. Newly opened, offering a wide range of marine-inspired treatments.

Friday to Monday, Trereife House, Penzance, Easter Fair. The weekend kicks off at this historic Queen Anne manor house and its spectacular grounds with a series of cookery demonstrations, craft demonstrations and a programme of entertainment (including Easter egg hunts). Tickets: £3.50 adult, £2 child, under 5's free. £9 Family ticket

Friday to Monday, Newquay Zoo's Wonderland Adventure: Join Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire cat and a whole host of Lewis Carroll’s creations when Easter Wonderland Weekend returns with duck racing, tea parties, hat making and party games.


Friday - Monday (Sunday afternoon only), The Great Atlantic Arwenack Street Gallery, Falmouth. Acclaimed West Cornwall sculptor Tom Leaper, famous for his monumental features on Tresco and scultpures in some of England's finest gardens, joins eight other artists exhibiting at the gallery over easter.


Saturday, Crasken Eco Farm's Easter Ball. Headlining is Cake Boy from Mutate Records performing his live breaks and mash-ups.

Sunday, The Koola and Chy Barm Newquay - Surf Sunday with healdiners The Raise, fronted by former Rootjuice man Rob Elton.

On Stage:

Wednesday 4th April - Saturday 7th April, Hall for Cornwall, TAODS - Beauty and the Best, apapted from Disney's Oscar-winning animated featre film.

Eating Out:

Sunday, Beaucliffes, Newquay. A delicious three course meal is offered for £17.95 including coffee. After lunch you may chose to retire to the bar, or play croquet on the lawn.

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