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What's on in Devon this Easter

Add to your Easter holiday with our guide to what's on in Devon.

Easter is an exciting time in Devon, as the natural beauty of the area shines out for all to see. It’s the perfect chance to play on the beach and discover hidden bays and coves, hike and admire the views across the moors, explore the quaint villages and towns of Devon and enjoy time together as a family. Then there’s a range of activities and events taking place, as our guide to what’s on in Devon this Easter will demonstrate.

Whichever Brend Hotel you’re staying at, will you be visiting some of these places this Easter? Let us know your holiday plans via Twitter or Facebook, we’d love to know how you’re making the most of Devon this Easter.

Crealy Adventure Park

Exeter, Devon

This fun filled family day out will be hosting their Megga Easter Egg Hunt, plus Peter Rabbit will be there! 

Starting 15th to 22nd April, children can follow clues around the park on the megga egg hunt, using a special map. If they find them all, a chocolate prize awaits!

Plus the whole park will be in full swing, so you'll be able to have a whole day of fun, laughs and screams as you enjoy over 60 rides and attractions across Crealy Park!

 Peter Rabbit will be there too from the 18th, making personal appearances at the Piazza Stage. 

Clovelly

Hartland, North Devon

Clovelly is a cobbled gem, a village stuck in time that has no cars down its streets.

Take a step back through history during the school break, where children are challenged to find all fifteen of their hidden Easter chicks! Upon entry, children will receive a village map to mark the locations of the Easter chicks perched around the cottages - prizes await those who find them.

Their Find the Easter Chicks event runs from the 8th to 22nd April.

Take the opportunity to stroll the street down to the quay, enjoy food and drink in the pubs, and learn about the past of this privately owned working village!

RHS Gardens Rosemoor

Torrington, North Devon

Take your pick from a range of events that are suitable for both adults and children alike. 

Rosemoor at this beautiful garden that boasts a plethora of seasonal walks and stunning flower beds. Visit What’s On at RHS Rosemoor for the complete list of all their events through the school holidays, but highlights include Easter Fun Family Workshops, a Wool and Yarn Fest, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and a Rhododendron competition. 

The Milky Way Adventure Park and The Big Sheep

Nr. Bideford, North Devon

The Milky Way Adventure Park

Easter activities and all-weather fun will fill your days at both of these attractions. The Milky Way Adventure Park has a whole holiday’s worth of Easter fun between the 11th and 24th April. The Easter Bunny will be there in his special Easter Grotto and egg hunts will keep everyone busy between other fun and games.

The Big Sheep

At The Big Sheep, they’re putting on an Eggstravaganza Festival and egg hunt. Plus, their animal barn is full of cute baby chicks, roosters, pygmy goats, pups, piglets and fluffy bunnies. It all takes places between the 6th and 22nd April, with over 30,000 chocolate eggs to find!

Exmoor Zoo

Exmoor, North Devon

The popular Exmoor Zoo is a quaint and well filled zoo with a wide range of species, including cheetahs, wolves, alpacas, monkeys, wallabies and the famous “Exmoor Beast” - the black leopard!

Go wild at Easter from the 6th to the 21st April, when they’ll be doing their Easter trail hunt, an added dynamic when exploring the zoo.

An quiz is given to all, follow the clues around the zoo to answer the questions. At the end there is a small prize for those that complete their quiz!

The Donkey Sanctuary

Sidmouth, Devon

Lucky the Easter Donkey has been hiding eggs around the free-to-visit Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth. Guests are invited to embark on an eggciting adventure around the sanctuary and discover which donkeys are full of the joys of spring to win a tasty treat.

Alongside their Easter Holiday Hunt, the sanctuary is running a daily programme of activities for all to enjoy during the school holidays, including guided tours, donkey talks, demonstrations and must visit points of interest. 

World of Country Life

Exmouth, Devon

A family owned attraction aimed towards younger children, World of Country Life is a mix of adorable animals, museums, play areas and entertainment.

Their Easter Holiday Fun programme runs from the 6th to the 22nd April when they’ll have a traditional Easter Egg trail with prizes and a host of daily activities that includes bottle feeding animals, goat walking and meeting new animal babies in the Pet Centre and Animal Nursery.

Pennywell Farm

Buckfastleigh, Devon

Also offering a range of fluffy animals, Pennywell Farm on the edge of Dartmoor has an Easter Weekend planned, 19th - 22nd April. Whatever date you visit expect to meet Easter babies, pond dip for tadpoles, cuddle pets, cheer on the racing pigs and enjoy a full line-up of top notch entertainment with two daily shows.

Brend Hotels’ Accommodation

We’ve got a number of hotels around Devon, each in a special and unique location. Take your pick from the hotels below this Easter, each one is unique, offering a wonderful stay! 

 

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