Where to find Easter egg hunts in Devon 2020
UPDATE: Things are changing rapidly with COVID-19. Events may be cancelled and government advice may be to not to go to certain attractions. Check with organisers and venues before travelling, be safe and plan to return to attractions and tourism businesses when possible.
The season of lambs, chicks and Spring flowers is here! If you are looking to treat your children to a day out involving fresh air, fun and a chocolatey treat then here’s where you’ll find Easter egg hunts in Devon in April 2020.
Please check each attraction’s website for up-to-date visitor information and admission prices.
Here are some ideas for outdoor activities in Devon where you can practice responsible social distancing.
Easter egg hunts at National Trust places in Devon
UPDATE: the National Trust is closing paid entry properties, cafes and shops from Friday 20 March 2020. Many of its parks and gardens will remain open for free during COVID-19 restrictions. Check the National Trust website for more information.
This year you’ll find Cadbury Easter egg hunts happening at the following National Trust places in Devon:
- Coleton Fishacre
- Castle Drogo
- Compton Castle
- A la Ronde
- Wellington Mount
- Finch Foundry
- Baggy Point
- Arlington Court
- Heddeon Valley
- Horner Wood
All National Trust hunts happen over the Easter weekend, 10 to 13 April 2020. Check the Cadbury website for full details.
Check out more things to do in Devon with kids.
The Milky Way
UPDATE: The Milky Way is closed for the time being.
Children aged one to 12 can visit the Easter Bunny in a special grotto and claim an egg – all as part of the entry price. There’s plenty more Easter fun happening around this all-weather theme park near Bideford.
1 to 13 April 2020, The Milky Way, Bideford
The Big Sheep
Find tiny eggs hidden all over The Big Sheep theme park and hand them in to claim a prize. There’s plenty of animals to meet in the barn and don’t forget the onsite brewery and gin distillery – that’s a tip for you adults!
30 March to 13 April 2020, The Big Sheep, Bideford
Go on the trail of chicks around the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly in North Devon. Find at least 10 dotted around the cobbled streets and claim an Easter egg prize.
30 March to 13 April 2020, Clovelly
Woodlands Family Theme Park
Hunt for Easter eggs and meet the Easter Bunny at in his special grotto at Woodlands Family Theme Park. There will also be entertainment and animal activities during the school holiday. Grotto entry costs extra.
28 March to 13 April 2020, Woodlands Family Theme Park, Dartmouth
UPDATE: Easter and other special events have been cancelled but the gardens are open to visitors. Beer Heights Light Railway and the Crazy Golf course will be open.
Spot the hidden eggs during your ride on the model railway at Pecorama in East Devon and collect a prize. There will be plenty more egg-cellent entertainment at this fantastic attraction for train enthusiasts over the Easter weekend.
10 to 13 April 2020, Pecorama, Beer
Crealy Adventure Park and Resort
UPDATE: Crealy is currently closed
Head to Crealy Adventure Park & Resort for a Jurassic egg hunt. Find dino eggs and exchange your discoveries for a chocolate treat. There’s also lots of rides, indoor play and the farm to explore.
30 March to 13 April 2020, Crealy Adventure Park & Resort, Exeter
Help uncover who has been stealing the dino eggs at Dinosaur World and win some special Easter prizes including a chocolate treat. Dinosaur World is indoors and open all year round. It makes for a great place to visit on a wet day with educational exhibits, archeology digs and loads of dino models.
28 March to 19 April 2020, Dinosaur World, Torquay
Easter is a busy time for the team at Pennywell Farm who have been welcoming plenty of new Spring arrivals. The team will also be running an Easter egg hunt over the Easter weekend with extra shows from some great family entertainers in the farm programme.
10 to 13 April 2020, Pennywell Farm, Buckfastleigh
Babbacombe Model Village
Search the miniature scenes and models at Babbacombe to find 20 hidden eggs. Spot them all and you can claim a prize. The 4D Cinema and other attractions are open too.
28 March to 17 April 2020, Babbacombe Model Village, Babbacombe
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