Go on a historic hunt 

Join an Easter Egg hunt or other fun events at Join an Easter Egg hunt at one of Wales’ spectacular Cadw properties. There's a number of events across Wales, including an Easter Egg Hunt Trail at Laugharne Castle (09 - 10 April 2023). There's a Medieval Easter Eggstravaganza at Denbigh Castle (08 - 09 April), with an Easter egg hunt plus the Princes Retinue Medieval Living History with have-a-go archery, medieval camp, combat show and knights and ladies. There's an Easter Egg Trail at Blaenavon Ironworks (07 - 14 April) and Easter Fun at Rhuddlan Castle (09 April), with a free Easter egg for the first 100 children, an Easter Quest, decorating a biscuit plus hear local legends brought to life with music by musician and published author, Mair Tomos Ifans.

There's Easter Fun at Caerphilly Castle, including making a card and colouring in and Easter Extravaganza, with lots of crafting fun at Castell Coch (both events take place from 01 - 16 April). There's a fun weekend at Beaumaris Castle with the warrior knights (09 - 10 April) and Easter with the Ardudwy Knights at Harlech Castle (08 - 10 April). 

There will be Easter activities and events taking place in National Trust properties across Wales too. They include Easter Adventures at Llanerchaeron, Mid Wales, with a trail, finding nature-inspired activities and Easter Adventures at Powis Castle, Mid Wales, with children encouraged to be a bird this Easter.


Manicured green lawn and grass with pink flowers, exterior of stone castle towers in the background.

Laugharne Castle, Carmarthenshire

The Great Easter EGGsperience at Manorafon Farm Park, Abergele

01 - 09 April 2023. Have fun at The Great Easter EGGsperience at Manorafon Farm Park, Abergele, North Wales. There's an egg hunt in Wonderland. Meet Alice and claim a chocolate treat. Plant carrot seeds and go through the rabbit hole to meet the Easter Bunny. There's a magical Easter Show plus fun petting baby bunnies and chicks. There's an option of having tea with the Mad Hatter or getting creative in the Egg Dipping tent too.

Easter Egg Trail, Elan Valley

01 - 16 April 2023. Enjoy a children's Easter Egg Trail in the Elan Valley. Pick up a sheet from the Visitor Centre and solve the Easter themed code to win a prize.

Dragon Egg Hunt at Gwrych Castle, Abergele

01 - 16 April 2023. There's a Dragon Egg Hunt at Gwrych Castle, near Abergele, North Wales. The event takes place in castle which featured on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Meet medieval characters and enjoy a chocolate treat. There's an Easter puzzle book and activities, dragon's liar, dragon's keeper manual and access to the visitor route. Dress up for the chance to win a prize. 

Easter events at Llandegfedd Lake

03 - 07 and 10 - 14 April 2023. Children aged 8 – 15 years old can have fun at the Easter Holiday Multi-Activity Days. They'll be able to make new friends and learn new skills. There's a range of activities to enjoy, such as raft-building, archery and laser clay. Packed lunches can be preordered.

07 - 10 April 2023. Have fun with the Easter Egg Hunt. Grab a map and clue sheet and get an chcolately prize for find the missing letters to spell out the Easter themed word. 

Easter Egghead Hunt, Llyn Brenig

06 - 10 April 2023.Collect a trail map from the Llyn Brenig visitor centre and join the Easter Egghead Hunt. There are twelve eggheads to find and a chocolatey prize for completing the trail. For children aged 5 – 10 years.




All aboard the Easter Trains

07 April 2023. The Rev. Phil Jump, Regional Minister of the North West Baptist Association will taking passengers on a spiritual pilgrimage on Good Friday. There's Biblical readings and prayers at each station stop along Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn, Gwynedd at Stations at Stations on Good Friday.

08 - 10 April 2023.Join the Easter Bunny on The Carrot Express, at Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys. There's steam train trips, a delicious chocolate egg on arrival and a special Easter badge! There's fun for children with a egg hunt and Easter trails, plus games, giveaways and entertainment.

The Big Museum Easter Trail

08 and 09 April 2023. Young members of the family will enjoy The Big Museum Easter Trail at National Wool Museum, Llandysul, Mid Wales (pre-booking required).

Get outdoors

It’s not just in gardens where life bursts through in Easter. There’s a newness to everything. As the last traces of snow clear from the mountains, it’s as if winter has scrubbed them clean. The cliffs and beaches of our coastline are fresh from the winter storms, a blank canvas waiting for a picture to be painted.

The trees are at their greenest, bird song is at its noisiest. The daffodils are in full blaze, the hedgerows and woodlands are enjoying a first flush of colour, and May’s wild garlic and bluebells are on their way. Even the cities are looking somehow shinier and more come-and-get-me. In short, it’s the perfect time get outside.

Explore our brilliant walks and trails across Wales or discover the best spots to see spring wildlife.

Daffodils in foreground with a blurred out building in the background.

Daffodils at Portmeirion Village, North Wales 

Best foot forward

If you’re looking for inspiration for outdoor adventures, why not take a stroll along a stretch of the Wales Coast Path? Winding its way for 870 miles around our entire shoreline, there are plenty of shorter, manageable sections perfect for little legs, plus numerous opportunities to wander off the main route for some sandcastle building or rockpool dipping.

A man sitting on a rock overlooking some countryside and the coast.
A woman giving a girl a piggy back on a coastal path near Llantwit Major.
Tow adults and two children walking along a cliff edge.

Exploring the Wales Coast Path

Trees company

Little thrill-seekers can go to Zip World Fforest near Betws y Coed for some pulse-pounding Easter adventures. There are all kinds of attractions, from the UK’s only alpine coaster to the Treetop Quest’s bouncy nets and slides. 

Search for more attractions and places to stay near Betws y Coed or find more rope course action across Wales.

Two people on the Zip World Fforest Coaster

Zip World Fforest Coaster, Betws y Coed

Easter events at CAT 

Park life

With its twisty Crocodile Maze, high-altitude TreeTop Towers, thrilling Green Dragon Coaster and Solar Splash (the UK’s only completely solar powered ride), GreenWood Forest Park in Eryri (Snowdonia), is an action-packed day out for kids of all ages. There’s also special programme of fun holiday events, including magic shows, face painting and craft workshops.

You'll be spoilt for choice in Pembrokeshire. At Wales’ only walking safari, Manor Wildlife Park, near Tenby, you'll find exotic and endangered animals from across the globe. You can feed a wallaby, share a bench with a lemur, come face to face with red pandas and meet gibbons, giant rabbits, Cameroon sheep and pygmy goats. There's also a climbing wall, a giant bouncy castle and indoor and outdoor play areas to enjoy.

There’s more animal action at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, also near Tenby. As well as meeting amazing animals like Glyndwr, the first endangered black rhino to be born in Wales, young adventurers can enjoy fairground rides, adventure playgrounds, pirate-themed fun days and juggling workshops.

Search for more exhilarating theme parks and brilliant zoos and aquariums across Wales.

Penguins at Folly Farm.
woman and girl on horse on fairground carousel.

Penguins and fairground rides at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, Pembrokeshire

We update these pages as regularly as possible, but please check with the venues as part of your planning.

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