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12 fun things to do in Cornwall this Easter

Easter is just around the corner, and we’ve put all the best eggs in one basket to help you make the most of the holiday. This year is all about hopping around outdoor egg hunts, and hopefully some spring sunshine. Happy Easter!

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1. Easter Sunday Choral Eucharist

Sun 4th April, 2021
Truro Cathedral

One of the many Easter services at Truro Cathedral this Easter, where you will find both live-streamed services to watch from home, and bookable services to attend in person. The live-streamed services will be available to watch on catch up on the Truro Cathedral YouTube channel.

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2. Easter Art Trail

Tue 6th — Mon 19th April, 2021
Falmouth Art Gallery

Fal Culture challenges families to find five Easter themed artworks hidden in nearby Kimberley Park. When you’ve found them all, the staff at Falmouth Library will reward you with a free Easter egg!

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3. Easter at Knightor Winery

Fri 2nd — Sun 4th April, 2021
Knightor Winery, St Austell

Join Knightor Winery for a weekend of delicious takeaway food over the Easter Weekend. They will be serving takeaway fish and chips on Friday and Saturday, and takeaway Sunday roast dinner. Children can also take part in an Easter egg hunt on Sunday whilst you’re waiting to collect your takeaway!

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4. Children’s Easter Treasure Hunt at The Rockpool!

Fri 2nd — Mon 5th April, 2021
The Rockpool, Gwithian

Across the Easter long weekend, The Rockpool beach café will be hosting an outdoor Easter Treasure Hunt for children of all ages. Each child who find the hidden letters to reveal a word will win a prize… a delicious slice of Easter Rocky Road!

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5. Easter Digital Costumed Life Drawing

Sat 3rd April, 2021

Join Swashbuckling Cornwall for some unique life drawing this Easter, streaming live from The Poly. Choose from knights or pirates, who come with backstories for those who wish to add some extra storytelling to their drawings!

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6. Easter Spring Market

Sat 3rd April, 2021
Rame Innovation Hub, Torpoint

Wake up on a bank holiday weekend and enjoy a relaxed Saturday vibe, appetising smells of street food and a unique atmosphere that will lift the soul. Hosting a diverse collective of local crafters, producers, and foodies to meet all your gift and feasting requirements for a perfect Easter Sunday.

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7. Easter at The Lost Gardens

Fri 2nd — Sun 18th April, 2021
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Austell

Across the Gardens and Estate, historic camellias and rhododendrons put on their dazzling spring performance whilst Heligan’s newest residents, the Cornwall and Devon Longwool lambs can be enjoyed frolicking in the Paddocks.

The Heligan Orchard will be decorated with colourful Easter inspired decorations, and down on East Lawn everyone is invited to write their Easter wish before attaching it to get granted on the especially created Easter Wish Tree.

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8. Watergate Bay Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 4th April, 2021
WAX Watergate Bay

Join in a free outdoor Easter egg hunt where children will be tasked with finding a rock on beach with the WAX logo on. They’ll get to exchange it for a free egg!

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9. Enys Easter Egg Hunt

Thu 1st April — Mon 5th April, 2021
Enys Gardens, Penryn

Follow the clues and find all the eggs at this outdoor Easter egg hunt! The tea room will be open, as well as a stall selling savoury and sweet crepes and espresso coffee on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Yum.

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10. Easter Adventure Quest at Pendennis Castle

Mon 29th March — Sun 18th April, 2021
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

Join Pendennis Castle on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues and search for the dragon eggs as you explore an outdoor trail around the castle. Intrepid explorers who track down the hatched dragon will be rewarded with a chocolate treat and a certificate!

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11. Easter at Cotehele

Thu 1st April — Sun 18th April, 2021
Cotehele, Saltash

Join in an Easter adventure in nature at Cotehele, who have got a family-friendly trail with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

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12. St Endellion Easter Festival 2021

Fri 2nd — Mon 5th April, 2021

St Endellion Festivals are sharing bite-sized digital offerings with you over the Easter weekend, available to watch and listen to in the comfort of your home!

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Imogen Weatherly

Imogen can usually be found in a village community cinema, exploring Cornwall’s great outdoors, at foodie events, or watching live theatre. When she’s not getting stuck into all the lovely cultural stuff in Cornwall, you can find her on the beach.