Easter is just around the corner and with Easter comes the much anticipated Easter holidays! There are plenty of great Easter events taking place across South Devon, with tons of Easter egg hunts and Easter themed activities. The region also has a wonderful selection of other events taking place during the Easter holidays just in case the chocolate all becomes a bit too much!

Have a read of the Easter events and Easter holiday events in South Devon below.

Easter Themed Events

Dinosaur Easter Egg Hunt (30th March – 28th April)

Visit Torquay’s Dinosaur World for a fantastic Easter egg hunt as well as an Easter card competition. More details available here.

Easter Egg Hunt, Babbacombe Model Village ( 30th March - 28th April)

Explore the miniature scenes & gardens at Babbacombe Model Village and see if you can find all 20 hidden eggs, Children eggsplorers will get a chocolatey treat if successful! Find out more here.

National Trust Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts (Various Dates)

National Trust properties across South Devon will be hosting Cadbury Easter egg hunts this Easter holiday on selected dates. See more information about when and where below.

Greenway (2nd – 21st April)

Coleton Fishacre (2nd – 21st April)

Compton Castle (2nd – 22nd April)

Lydford Gorge (6th – 22nd April)

Saltram (6th – 22nd April)

Killerton (6th – 28th April)

Buckland Abbey (6th – 28th April)

Overbeck’s (19th – 22nd April) 

Knightshayes Court (19th – 22nd April)

Megga Easter Ticket (6th – 14th April)

Get your ticket to Crealy Theme Park & Resort over Easter for just £15 when you book in advance online! Find out more here.

Easter Holiday Family Fun at World of Country Life, Exmouth (6th – 22nd April)

Enjoy a full programme of daily activities at World of County Life, plus over the Easter Weekend there will be special Easter arts & crafts sessions and an Easter Egg Trail. More details here.

Easter Holiday Hunt (6th – 22nd April)

Head to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth and take park in their special Easter adventure celebrating 50 years helping donkeys and mules in need – and claim a tasty Easter treat on completion! More details can be found here.

Pom Pom Bunny Headband & Easter Pottery Painting (10th April)

Let the little ones get crafty this Easter by making a bunny ears headband or painting some pottery, pre-booking essential. Additional information available here.

Easter Family workshop (11th April)

Join Thelma Hulbert Gallery this Easter for a fun family workshop. Using their current On Paper exhibition as inspiration, they’ll be creating spring flowers using origami. Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm. Find out more here.

Megga Easter Egg Hunt plus meet Peter Rabbit (15th – 22nd April)

Take part in a super Easter egg hunt at Crealy Theme Park & Resort as well as the chance to meet Peter Rabbit between the 18th and 22nd of April. More details here.

Easter Holidays at Pennywell Farm (19th April)

Head to Pennywell Farm on Good Friday to enjoy a FREE hot cross bun with every hot drink before 11am. Find out more here.

Easter Bank Holiday Weekend at Pennywell Farm (20th – 22nd April)

Easter egg hunts and special entertainment as well as an Easter quiz are taking place across the weekend at Pennywell Farm. Please click here for more information.

Easter Saturday Fun Day (20th April)

Make your way to Newton Abbot town centre for lots of Easter activities including face painting and an Easter egg giveaway. Additional information can be found here

Events to be enjoyed during the Easter Holidays

50th Anniversary Gala at the South Devon Railway (6th – 14th April)

Join in with the 50th anniversary celebrations at South Devon Railway with lots of visiting locomotives and more! Further details available here

Marvellous Moths at Knightshayes Court (6th – 18th April)

Find out more about moths at the National Trust property of Knightshayes this Easter. Please click here for more information.

Wild Food Forage (7th April)

Search for edible plants with Slapton Ley Field Centre in a wild-food themed walk. Booking essential, find out more here.

Woolly Week at Powderham Castle (8th – 22nd April)

Make your way to Powderham Castle for The Sheep Show over the Easter holidays, including shearing demonstrations and more. Further details can be found here.

Survive in the Wild (11th April)

Build a shelter, try your bush craft skills and maybe even light a camp fire with Slapton Ley Field Centre. Booking essential, more information here.

Goat Yoga (13th April)

Have a go at goat yoga at Dartington Dairy! Family and adult sessions running. Please click here for additional details.

Cullompton Spring Festival of Food, Music & Craft (13th April)

A great family day out in Cullompton with a celebration of food and entertainment. Find out more about the event here.

Super Hero Family Fun Day at Exeter Racecourse (16th April)

Meet some of your favourite superheroes, dress up and enjoy some great races at Exeter Racecourse. More details available here.

Easter Egg Hunt at House of Marbles (19th, 20th & 22nd April)

This Easter at House of Marbles there’s a FREE Easter Egg Hunt WITH PRIZES. Please click here for additional details.

Hopefully you’ll have found some Easter events in South Devon to look forward to and plenty to keep the whole family entertained over the school break. To view all upcoming events in South Devon, please click here.

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