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Easter Activites at Natural Retreats

Dreaming of rolling meadows, dappled country lanes and soft sandy beaches? With the beautiful spring sunshine right around the corner, we're looking ahead to Easter where there are a wide selection of wonderful activities to enjoy with your little ones. Hunt for eggs amongst historic castle grounds, cuddle up to lambs in the blissful Yorkshire Dales or search for the Easter Bunny in North Cornwall, as you join Natural Retreats on an unforgettable Easter break in our self-catering hideaways...

IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES

Easter Egg Hunt
Join us in The Sanctuary on Easter Sunday for a chance to grab your own sweet treats on our ever popular Easter Egg hunt!

Our Famous Easter Farm
New life is synonymous with Easter time, and at our much-loved Easter farm held by Amanda and her team, little ones can get up close and personal with a number of cuddly creatures from the neighbouring farms.

Good Friday Fun Day at Middleton Lodge (11am-3.30pm)
It's set to be a fun-filled day with a traditional Punch and Judy show, a Petting Zoo, an Arts and Crafts Room and Easter Garden Making, plus many more activities for the children to enjoy. Being Easter, you can expect lots of indulgent delights throughout the day - take a visit to the delicious Hog Roast stall, followed by a trip to the Crepe Van and Sweet Truck for even more tasty treats.
Cost: £6.50pp (adult's and children) or £20 for a family of four.
Children under 12 months will be free of charge.
Find out more here.

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ON THE LLYN PENINSULA

Easter Egg Hunt
Join Julie our General Manager as your little ones hunt our their chocolatey treats with our young explorers Easter Egg hunt!

Easter Treasure Hunt
For slightly more experienced explorers, grap the clues and set off on a fun-filled adventure around our cottages to find the star prize!

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AT LEWS CASTLE

Easter Brunch
Join us in the castle ground floor rooms for a delightful Easter brunch, set amongst the grandeur of the Lews Castle architecture. For further information on rates and availability, call our Events Specialist on 01625 416424 or e-mail [email protected].

Easter Egg Hunt
Grab your loved ones and head off out into the gorgeous Castle grounds for an adventure to remember! Hunt down the sweet treats and enjoy the natural surroundings of this iconic Lewis landmark. (NOTE: If the skies are a little grey over the Easter weekend, we'll be taking our hunt indoors, amongst the grand rooms of the ground floor!)

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IN NEWQUAY

Eggstreme Easter Weekend - Newquay Zoo (14th - 17th April)
Why not visit Newquay Zoo this Easter weekend for our Eggstreme Easter Egg trail? Come along and discover a variety of colourful eggs- find out fun facts about our animals and receive a chocolate treat* in exchange for your hard work!
Cost: £1.50 per trail sheet. Available whilst stocks last.

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IN ROCK & NORTH CORNWALL

Lanhydrock Cadbury Easter Trail - Bodmin (1st - 17th April from 11am-4pm)
Solve all the clues and become an Easter detective, then claim your chocolate prize.
Cost: £3

Easter Adventure Quest - Tintagel Castle (14th – 17th April from 11am-5pm)
Be a challenge champion during Easter weekend! You'll be greeted by a character from the past - perhaps a king, a butler or a Roman centurion - who'll be able to help you crack the clues as you explore Tintagel. There's a reward for successful adventurers, so be sure to join in the fun.
Ticket info can be found at English Heritage

Cadbury Easter Hunt - Tintagel Old Post Office (15-16th April 11am-4pm)
The Easter bunny has been up to his old tricks again and hidden his chocolate within Tintagel Old Post Office house and garden. Luckily, he left clues dotted around to help us find it. Find the clues and solve the puzzle to claim your Cadbury chocolate prize.
Cost: £2 per trail
Further information can be found at the National Trust

Easter Festival Orchestra - St Endellion Church (8-16th April)
Welcome to another feast of concerts, with a wonderful range of choral and orchestral music, from Tallis to MacMillan, including Bach's St John Passion, Brahms, Haydn, Tchaikovsky and Messiaen.
Cost: £5-£25
Further information can be found at Endellion Festivals

Cracking Easter at Camel Creek - Camel Creek Adventure Park (Throughout April and the Easter Holidays)
Egg hunts, free face painting and easter bunny visit!
Further information can be found at Camel Creek
(Online bookings save 20% on admission ticket!)

To book your cosy holiday cottage on the North Cornish coast, click here.

For even more local events happening over the Easter holidays for you and your loved ones to get involved with, call our Xplore Team on 01625 416430 for the latest information and advice.