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Spend Easter in Cornwall this year and enjoy these Easter events happening across Cornwall!

There’s plenty of things to love about Easter; blooming buds of spring flowers, warmer weather, and most importantly…chocolate!

For families with young children, Easter also means two weeks with the kids off school. Make the most of this Spring break to get away as a family.

Choose to stay in Carbis Bay or St Ives for your Easter holiday to Cornwall. Fill your break with trips to pristine beaches, mouth-watering eateries, exciting attractions, and fun-filled Easter events and activities!

Read on to find out what’s happening this Easter in Cornwall 2022…

Use these quick links to jump to a different Easter event in Cornwall:

  1. National Trust Easter Egg Hunts
  2. Easter Trail at Roskilly’s Farm
  3. Easter at Eden
  4. The Easter Golden Egg Challenge at Paradise Park
  5. Easter Holidays at Flambards Theme Park
  6. Family-friendly Performances at the Minack Theatre

Accommodation for Easter Holidays in Cornwall

Carbis Bay Holidays’ portfolio offers up the best of self-catering properties across Carbis Bay and St Ives. These luxury properties in West Cornwall provide an ideal base for visiting a host of locations in Cornwall.

Godrevy View, Carbis Bay Ref. 1073940

Godrevy View in Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

1. National Trust Easter Egg Hunts in the South West


Visit one of the many wonderful National Trust sites this Easter in Cornwall.

National Trust have teamed up with Rainforest Alliance to offer a chocolatey reward for completing their Easter trails.

Rainforest Alliance chocolate eggs are made in the UK using cocoa responsibly sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

These Easter egg hunts in Cornwall are happening at Antony, Godolphin, Glendurgan, Trelissick, Pentire, Trerice, Cotehele, Lanhydrock and Trengwainton.

Location: Visit the National Trust website to see a full list of locations.

When: From 9 April

2. Easter Trail at Roskilly’s Farm


Enjoy a delicious treat this Easter in Cornwall at Roskilly’s Farm and Ice Cream Parlour. Roskilly’s are famed for their delicious ice cream and traditional Cornish clotted cream.

In 2022, Roskilly’s are hosting an Easter trail, taking you on a scenic walk across the farm and land. There’s a short, easy trail for little ones and a longer trail for older kids too.

Both Easter trails are free of charge, and you can finish up your adventure by tucking into some delicious food in the café, followed by a Cornish ice cream.

Location: Roskilly’s, Tregellast Barton Farm, St Keverne, TR12 6NX

When: Easter Sunday 17 April, 10am – 3pm

Distance from Carbis Bay: 25 miles / 45 minute drive

3. Easter at Eden

Eden Project.

Eden Project are renowned for their fantastic family-friendly activities and events. This year is no different, and Eden Project have lots in store for Easter in Cornwall.

Pre-book your timed entry ticket, and collect a special Easter activity pack. Enjoy exploring the magic of Eden via adventures and games for the whole family.

Each activity will help you and your little ones explore the great outdoors and feel immersed in nature.

Locations: Eden Project, Bodelva, PL24 2SG

When: 9 – 24 April

Distance from Carbis Bay: 43 miles / 1 hour drive

4. The Easter Golden Egg Challenge at Paradise Park


Enjoy lots of fun in Paradise Park, taking part in their annual Easter challenge.

Running throughout most of April, take part in the Easter Golden Egg Challenge quiz.

Once you have completed the quiz, claim your yummy chocolate reward!

Paradise Park is home to over 1,200 birds, as well as red pandas, red squirrels, and Asian otters.

It’s an award-winning wildlife sanctuary and even has a huge indoor Jungle Barn play centre for fun in any weather.

Location: Paradise Park, Hayle, TR27 4HY

When: 9 – 24 April

Distance from Carbis Bay: 3.7 miles / 10 minute drive

5. Easter Holidays at Flambards Theme Park

There’s lots going on this Easter in Cornwall, and Flambards Theme Park is no exception!

Flambards much-loved mascot, Ferdi the Fox, has prepared his popular Big Easter Egg Hunt for Sunday 17th April.

Complete the quiz by following the trail of Ferdi’s clues, before claiming a chocolatey prize at the end.

Other fun events include a performance from Billy Wizz Magic Show on April 12th and 19th. And a Creepy Crawly Show on April 9th and 23rd.

Location: Flambards Theme Park, Clodgey Lane, Helston, TR13 0QA

When: Events on 9, 12, 17, 19, 23 April

Distance from Carbis Bay: 13 miles / 30 minute drive

6. Family-friendly Performances at the Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.

Catch an incredible show in a stunning setting at the famous Minack Theatre. This Easter in Cornwall there’s several family-friendly shows to choose from.

Adapted from the popular children’s novel by Jacqueline Wilson, Hetty Feather will transport you to the circus this Easter. Enjoy being immersed in the story of a young girl searching for belonging after growing up in an orphanage.

The Kiss That Missed follows the tale of The Little Prince and his missing goodnight kiss. It escaped into the forest, and must be retrieved by the fearless knight. Adapted from David Melling’s popular series of Knightly Tales, your little ones will love it!

Suitable for young children, The Piskie in the Garden follows the story of an old gardener woken by mysterious noises in the night. With a mixture of puppets, music and storytelling, enjoy the one-man show full of mischief and magic.

Location: Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, TR19 6JU

When: Multiple showings throughout Easter holidays

Distance from Carbis Bay: 18 miles / 40 minute drive

There’s lots to do in Cornwall as a family. Take advantage of the beautiful scenery and head out on one of our 15 beautiful walks in Cornwall.

Prepare a picnic and spend a day at one of the many gardens in Cornwall, perfect for a sunny spring day.

This article was adapted from original content by Tony Townsend for Carbis Bay Holidays.