Eggstravagant Events for Easter

Knight training school, a Mad Hatter’s tea party, wild food foraging and hunting for dragon’s eggs!

What more could you ask for this Easter?

We’ve searched high and low to find the most eggciting kids activities on offer this Easter in Pembrokeshire - big kids welcome too.

From 12th April onwards

The Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran has an event on every day this Easter holidays. Egg decorating, tales from the river storytelling and Easter treasure trails are all waiting for you in this wildlife haven.

If you’re going to hunt for dragon’s eggs you’d better get some advice. Head to  Castell Henllys and ask to speak to Merrin. Join her Celtic Adventure programme and get your face painted like a Celtic warrior! Ready to go in search of those eggs.

Castell Henllys Easter Events Copy

Pembroke Castle has a fun-packed week planned down South. Join Merrymakers Knight School and become a knight, learn to juggle plates with Panic Circus and or bring your favourite Teddy along to the Teddy Bear picnic.

Oriel y Parc, in St Davids, will be running events all holiday. Treasure hunts, crab catching, getting arty and a wildlife walk down by the river are all up for grabs.

Colby Woodland Garden has lots going on in April, from pond dipping to a Cadbury Easter egg hunt and twilight walks. You can even forage for wild food and cook it up on a campfire the following day.

Friday 18th April

Easter eggs can be found at Picton Castle where a self-guided scamper through their egg-filled woodlands is on offer, just as the trees burst into bloom. Dogs welcome.

Friday 18th - Monday 21st April

Cilgerran Castle is inviting you to come hunting for dragon eggs this Easter, where dragon eggs will be in abundance all weekend. If you happen to go on the Friday or Monday you’ll also see Pembrokeshire Falconry putting some of our native birds of prey through their paces with a falconry display.

Cilgerran Castle Easter Events

Ever wanted to try your hand at some Medieval activities? Head to Carew Castle to paint your shield ready for a tournament, practice weaving or try your hand at tile making. Easter eggs hunts happening all weekend.

Tenby’s Tudor Merchant House is running a Hot Crossed Bun hunt. Apparently the Tudor’s didn’t have chocolate, they had hot crossed buns. So you’re challenge is to find all the hot crossed buns in the house and to win yourself an easter egg!

Tuesday 22nd April

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party starts at 6pm in the Newport Memorial Hall, where you’re invited to tea, cake and a film. Fancy dress optional.

Wednesday 23rd April

Head to the Queens Hall in Narberth for a wonderful afternoon of children’s theatre. This 5-star show is a wonderfully innovative adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. In this delightful collection of fables, venture into the High and Far-Off Times and uncover the mysteries of how everything came to be… Starts at 2pm.

Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, tickets from Span Arts.

Just So Stories

Colby Woodland Garden are running their wild food foraging course, with a Campfire Cooking event on the 24th April to cook up your foraged feast!

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th April

Are you ready for the ‘50 Things to Do before you’re 11¾ ’ challenge? Time to get mucky and discover your wild side. Head to the National Trust’s Stackpole Estate, near Pembroke, and join National Trust staff for a day to remember!

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WEATHER
 I have just had one of the best weekends ever, it was fantastic to experience coasteering. I have never laughed so much in my life! 
Louise, Bristol

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