Go on a historic hunt 

Join an Easter Egg hunt or other fun events at one of Wales’ spectacular Cadw properties. Events include an Easter egg fun trail in Laugharne CastleEaster with the Ardudwy Knights in Harlech Castle and Easter Eggstravaganza in Denbigh Castle.

There will be Easter activities and events taking place in National Trust properties across Wales too. 

 

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

Laugharne Castle, Carmarthenshire, West Wales

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.

Two people on the Zip World Fforest Coaster

Zip World Fforest Coaster, Betws y Coed, North Wales

Speed through the trees on the Fforest Coaster

Zip World Fforest

Activity
Betws-y-Coed
Dolbadarn Castle
Green Dragon Rollercoaster

GreenWood Forest Park

Attraction
Y Felinheli
Dolbadarn Castle

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, West Wales

Manor Wildlife Park

Attraction
Tenby
Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

Take a BBC tour

If you're looking for something different to do with the kids in Cardiff over Easter, step into the future of broadcasting at BBC’s newest and most advanced studios at Central Square, Cardiff. Join friendly guides for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the state-of-the-art television and radio studios. BBC Tours has received a coveted Visit Wales gold award and a Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice award for the quality of the experience. Tours are suitable for children aged 7+.

 

 

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

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