25 Things to Do in Devon This Easter | Devon's Top Attractions

Egg-Citing Fun This Easter Across Devon!

Spring has arrived and Devon’s Top Attractions are putting on some egg-cellent activities to celebrate the Easter break. You’ll have a great day out if you hop along to one of our attractions where there’s Easter trails, workshops, hunts, baby animals to meet and cuddle and fabulously funny shows to entertain all ages. If you’re lucky you may even, see the Easter Bunny! Easter is a special family time where we celebrate new beginnings and with the long weekend there is a great opportunity to go egg-sploring and make some memories together.

What’s On in North Devon

At Clovelly from 29 March to 1 April children will receive a village map on entry.  This is to mark the location of a number of Easter chicks perched up and down the cobbled High Street to the quay.  If they spot at least 10 chicks, they can return the map to the Visitor Centre reception to win a prize.

Easter at Clovelly

Milky Way Adventure Park – ever wondered where the Easter Bunny’s magic is made? Get ready for a memorable and unique Easter experience.  Receive your free egg from the Easter Bunny in their unique Easter grotto.

Easter Grotto

At RHS Rosemoor go on a giant Easter egg hunt and enjoy some fun family activities. Join the giant egg hunt this Easter at RHS Rosemoor to win a chocolate prize and discover the garden in all its spring glory.

Rosemoor Easter

Come along to Quince Honey Farm this Easter and enjoy fun for all the family, including an Easter Egg Trail (on selected dates), honey tasting, seed planting, indoor and outdoor play plus the return of their Beekeeping Demos! The Easter activity programme runs daily from 10:30am until 4:30pm and you can quite easily spend the whole day exploring the site.

There’s Easter Fun on the Farm at The Big Sheep in Bideford. Feed the lambs, meet the animals, ride the Rampage Roller Coaster and the Twister, meet the Easter Bunny and follow the Easter egg trail with prizes to be won.

Big Sheep Live Lambing

Dartington Crystal is hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza with activities galore. Come see expert glassblowing demonstrations and try your hand at themed glass painting. With tasty Easter treats and fun foodie crafts at the Pavilion Café, there’s something for all ages to enjoy. Discover the magic behind their intricate crystal creations. Learn about traditional glassblowing techniques that have been passed down over decades. Let your creativity shine by painting your own themed Easter glass to take home. Plus Denby Pottery will be available in their Homewares section! Shop their high street designs at outlet prices.

Easter at Dartington Crystal

Hop into a world of Easter enchantment at Watermouth Castle, where every corner is brimming with adventure and magic! Nestled in beautiful grounds, the castle offers a unique and delightful experience for visitors of all ages. Step into a world of nostalgia and excitement as you explore the castle and its host of attractions, from their egg-citing Giant Tube Slide to charming vintage rides like the Sea Lion Water-go-Round and Swing Boats. Relive fond Easter memories or create new ones as you fly your own aeroplane on the Junior Aviator or navigate the jungle of The Big River Ride. And don’t miss the opportunity to race down the mighty Toboggan Run for an exhilarating experience!  Plus take a leisurely stroll through the beautifully landscaped gardens which are dog-friendly, so bring along your four-legged friends for a hoppy time!

Watermouth Castle at Easter

What’s On in Exeter & East Devon

At RAMM you can have some fun with paper weaving and print on 3 & 10 April. Make your own woven paper artwork from hand printed papers, collage your own designs based on pictures from the ‘Pressing images’ printmaking exhibition. There’s Comic Strip Capers on 4 & 11 April. Come along and design your own single-page comic strip, then print it on their very own hand-turned printing press. On 9 April using a magical combination of rubber bands and tissue tubes, make your own printing roller and see what amazing patterns you can create. Check website for details.

Head to  Crealy Theme Park for a pirate adventure across the Theme Park with their ‘Eggs Marks The Spot – Pirate Themed Easter Egg Hunt’ (Egg hunt on daily between 29 March – 14 April).​Get ready to sink your teeth into this quest as you will be tasked with co-ordinates to reveal the locations of the hidden eggs, using your very own treasure map to win an egg-ceptional chocolate prize. Also, during the Easter holidays, they will be opening your favourite rides.

Crealy Rollercoaster

Join Seaton Tramway on the Easter weekend for their FREE Easter EGG-TRAM-AGANZA! Children 15 and under can pick up a FREE activity sheet from 29 March to 1 April. Find Gilbert the Station Master’s Goose and its Cheeky Chicks and complete the sheet to win an Easter treat. Plus, on 10 April the Pirate Tram ‘the Seaton Pearl’ sets sail again. Ahoy, me Hearties, this year ye old “Seaton Pearl” sets sail on her voyage following the Axe Estuary, where they’ll be off to find some “booty” at Colyton Station.

Easter at Seaton Tramway

At The Donkey Sanctuary spring is in full bloom with the arrival of Easter. As you stroll through the gardens, you might stumble upon a hidden Easter Egg from 19 March to 12 April. Complete the trail to get a prize. Plus, with a new bat beacon interactive exhibition, natural play area, talks, scenic walks, engaging displays, award-winning gardens and, of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet, there’s so much to explore. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome too!

Easter trail at the donkey sanctuary

Diggerland is open throughout the Easter holidays for an eggstravaganza! This Easter, each child will receive a free JCB & Britain’s activity sheet to complete as they go round the park. Are you ready to take on the puzzles and challenges and be in with a chance of winning a JCB 220X LC Black Limited Edition Model plus Diggerland tickets to visit again? Valid every day from 29 March to 7 April.

Diggerland Easter

Get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure as the season kicks off at Pecorama on March 26! Join their exciting Spring Trail, where you can uncover the secrets of the Cheeky Moles. Hunt for numbered boards, then challenge yourself with spot-the-difference sheets to mark off the correct board. Don’t miss the first special visit from Andeer Line on April – check out the Andeer Line events for details. It’s a season of fun, discovery, and delightful surprises – see you there!

Pecorama spring trail

Explore, play and get active this Easter at Killerton. Follow the trail route around the garden and chapel grounds and complete each fun-filled activity. Don’t forget to collect your chocolate egg at the end! Pick up a dog friendly trail sheet from Visitor Reception and follow the egg way markers in Front Park. Easter Adventures at Killerton will run from 23 March to 9 April at £3 per trail. Booking not required.

Easter at Killerton

What’s On in Torbay & South Devon

At Kents Cavern from 29 March to 14 April all tours during the holidays include Easter Egglow! What’s that glowing in the cave? Is it a torch? Is it a lantern? No, it’s an Egg! But how many can you find hiding? As one of the fantastic guides leads you through the cave see how many glowing eggs you can find and you might just earn yourself a seasonal treat!

Easter egg glow

At Babbacombe Model Village can you crack the Easter Egg Trail from 23 March to 13 April? Hop on over to try to find all of the colourful eggs hidden in and around the gardens. All successful young explorers will enjoy a small gift! The 9-hole crazy golf course will add an exciting extra dimension of fun for the whole family. The course is great fun and FREE with admission tickets. Easter Illuminations – special dates, see website for full details.

Easter Illuminations

There’s an Easter Egg Hunt at Bygones in Torquay from 29 March to 14 April April. Hunt for the eggs hidden throughout Bygones and if you find them all you can claim your own FREE egg. No extra costs – the hunt is included in the admission price.

Steam on down to South Devon Railway to join their Madhatter’s Travelling Tea Party on 6 & 7 April. Join all of your favourite inhabitants of Wonderland on board an immersive journey! Meet Alice, The Mad Hatter, the March Hare, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum and help Alice solve her mysterious riddle to bring herself and all of you home from Wonderland.

Don’t miss out on the EGG-STRAVAGANZA at Pennywell Farm this Easter Holidays! There are thousands of chocolatey prizes to be won as well as VIP tickets, goodies, and a HUGE hamper! Join the egg-stravaganza trail, Easter bunny games and competitions. Make memories that will last a lifetime – there is so much fun to be had! With these egg-stra activities on top of everything else Pennywell always has to offer.

Easter at Pennywell

Come and meet Bluey at Woodlands on 3 April. Wackadoo! Say hello to one of TVs most popular characters and get a photo together! This meet & greet event is included with standard admission tickets, so you can enjoy an action-packed day of thrilling rides and attractions for all ages. The Easter Bunny has been preparing the eggstra special Woodlands Easter Grotto for guests from 29th to 31st March. Travel through a land of chocolate heaven as you enter the Easter Bunny’s home, take in the stunning views and see the magic of the world of Easter before meeting the Easter Bunny himself and collecting a gift in his amazing grotto.

The Gruffalo is turning 25. Help him celebrate by joining the new trail at Haldon Forest Park. This interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach you about life in the forest for the Gruffalo and other creatures. Pick up your pack for just £4 from the Info Pod, packed with fun things to do on your party adventure.

A woman is holding a child wearing a paper crown

There’s an Alpaca Experience on April 9 at Canonteign Falls. This is a magical opportunity to create lasting memories during an exclusive one-on-one session with these lovely animals. Book now! Plus, from 29 March to 14 April embark on an exciting Easter egg hunt amidst fairies and ferns. Explore 90 acres, seek out hidden eggs, and revel in the scenic waterfalls, serene lakes, and adventure play areas. Be on the lookout for the brand-new family of willow Dinosaurs making their debut.

Alpaca days Easter

Celebrate Easter at Becky Falls. Find out which animals lay eggs (some might surprise you) in their Easter-themed challenge and win a go on the chocolate tombola. Prize every time! Plus, a choice of three signposted circular walking trails. Take your time to explore over 50 acres of woodland rich in wildlife. Say “hello” to the animals and enjoy the hourly Keeper Talks with experienced keepers. You can even help feed the meerkats at 1pm!

Becky Falls bunnies

Kids Go FREE this EASTER at River Dart Country Park from 29 March – 14 April. The Park are celebrating spring with this egg-straordinary offer – KIDS GO FREE! Simply pre-book Day Admission online and with each ‘Adult’ ticket, when prompted, add up to 3 ‘Free Child 3 to 17 years’ tickets for FREE! Please note: Be sure to amend ticket quantities in the shopping basket before completing booking. The Park is open 08.30am until dusk (last entry 3pm).

Easter at River Dart Country Park

Experience the UK premiere of a major new multi-screen film commission by visionary artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah at The Box. With beautiful visuals of landscapes from across the globe, Arcadia reflects on ‘The Columbian Exchange’, the widespread transfer of plants, animals, precious metals, commodities, populations, technology, diseases and ideas between the Americas, Afro-Eurasia and Europe from the 1400s onwards. It runs until 2 June and is approx. 50 minutes.

Anne Blackham, Marketing Manager at Devon’s Top Attractions said ‘Our award-winning attractions have a fantastic variety of fun activities for the Easter holidays. Spring is the perfect time to egg-splore a host of trails, hunts, crafts, shows, meet new baby animals, plus look out for the Easter Bunny! Local families and visitors alike are guaranteed a cracking day out with attractions based right across the county. Get out in the spring sunshine, get some exercise and enjoy some quality time together.

For more information on Devon events this Easter hop over to the events page  www.devonstopattractions.co.uk/events/easter

To find attractions and book tickets see www.devonstopattractions.co.uk/tickets

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