What’s on this Easter

Kelly Weaver

With the Easter holidays just around the corner we round up a few our top ‘to-dos’ to keep the whole family smiling this Easter. Whether you already have your holiday booked, or are still contemplating your options, these egg-citing events are sure to offer food for thought.

Easter Eggs Hunt at Trengwainton

Make your way along the trail and find 10 nature-inspired activities for the whole family including, seed planting, tic tac toe, egg and spoon racing and plant-bingo. The trail takes place between 29 March - 14 April (closed Fridays and Saturdays, except Good Friday) and costs £3 per child. This includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and dairy/vegan chocolate egg.

Chocolate making workshops

Continuing the chocolate theme, I Should Coco’s chocolate workshops give the whole family the chance to create their very own chocolate treats. From truffle to lollies, the dedicated workshop space located in St Ives offers the chance to learn about the delightful cocoa bean whilst making some delicious treats to take home. Prices start from £25 per person and can be booked here.

Learn to surf

With the wonderful waves of Porthmeor on the doorstep, an Easter break offers the perfect opportunity to master a new skill. Our friends at St Ives Surf School offer private and small group lessons to get you ‘hanging ten’ in no time. For further information click here.

Hire eBikes

For something a little different why not consider hiring eBikes for the whole family and exploring our little corner of Cornwall on two wheels? With St Ives eBikes you can simply hire bikes and make your own fun or alternatively, join one of their guided tours. From short tours exploring the hidden viewpoints of St Ives to full day adventures cycling from coast to coast, you are sure to find something that appeals.

Outdoor Theatre

Thanks to our favourable micro-climate, the mild temperatures often arrive slightly early here in Cornwall. Take advantage of warmer days and indulge in a spot of outdoor theatre. From the Minack Theatre’s stunning cliffside amphitheatre to the immersive story telling from Rogue Theatre, there is plenty to capture the imaginations in Cornwall this Easter.

Become a potter

Renowned for its artistic heritage, St Ives is a creative hub for young and old alike. This Easter Leach Pottery are offering a range of events and workshops that give little hands the chance to get creative with clay. Depending on your children’s ages you can choose between ‘Young Potter’s Throwing’, ‘Make a Flower Pot’ or drop-in to the ‘Potter’s Corner’ and let tots and younger children bring their imaginative creations to life.

With lots to see and do in Cornwall this Easter, there has over been a better time to pack-up and head west for a stress-free, relaxing family holiday and with our last-minute availability you can save up to 30% on all of our luxury self-catering in St Ives this Easter.

So, what are you waiting for? We hope to see you soon,