Egg-citing events for Easter

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

There are so many fabulous events that we couldn’t list them all, so here’s a run-down of the highlights.

Please Note: Most of the following venues have lots of family events happening throughout Easter, more than we could list, so follow the links to see what else takes your fancy.

Thursday 26th – 29th March

Narberth Youth Theatre

Narberth Youth Theatre and Narberth Museum present The Pals Battalion, a travel in time between the beginning of the Great War in 1914 and the modern war experiences of today. Amongst the stories will be dramatised letters written by local soldiers who fought in WW1. Please note: This is a promenade show, moving through Narberth Museum. Visit Span Arts website for details.

From 28th March Onwards:

The Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran has an event on every day this Easter holidays. Bird box building, clay animal modelling, quiz trails, pond dipping and an Easter egg hunt are all waiting for you in this wildlife haven.

Scrummy prizes are guaranteed over at Carew Castle with Easter eggs hunts waiting to happen throughout the holidays. Check out their schedule for additional falconry displays and bushcraft sessions.

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 or swoop in for the Black Mountain falconry display.

Colby Woodland Garden has lots going on over the holidays, from pond dipping to a Cadbury Easter egg hunt and twilight walks.

Druid school starts at Castell Henllys on Monday 30th March and continues throughout the holidays. Find a tree spirit and get totally tribal at this Celtic stronghold.

Castell Henllys Easter events

More 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.

Tuesday 31st March

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey will be on show at the Welsh Wildlife Centre from 2pm. Visit Cilgerran for an up close and personal experience with some of Britain’s finest masters of the sky. There will be two sessions between 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pm. The cost of the event is £5 per adult and £2.50 per child. Booking recommended.

Art Workshop
Get the paint brushes out for an arty afternoon at Oriel y Parc in St Davids. This workshop will involve some print making inspired by spring in the Park so be aware that clothes might get some paint on them. 1pm - 3pm, booking advised.

Children’s Theatre

Lose yourself on an enchanting puppetry adventure through time, landscapes and legends into the world of the Welsh Dragon! For children and families of all ages. There’s even a puppet-making workshop after the show. Visit Span Arts website for details. Show starts at 2pm.

Friday 3rd April

Birds of Prey

Fancy handling a hawk, an eagle or an owl? Fly over to Carew Castle and learn all about these magnificent birds of prey from an experienced falconer. Static display included in normal admission and £1 per person gets you a one-to-one session with a bird! And if you miss this show, find out where else you can Have a Hoot in Pembrokeshire.

Friday 3rd – Monday 6th April

Egg Hunting

If its more Easter egg hunting your after gallop over to the National Trust’s Colby Woodland Garden, Tudor Merchants House or Stackpole Estate and search for clue’s to get scrummy prizes for everyone. Egg hunts happening all weekend.

Tuesday 7th April

Bushcraft Taster

A bushcraft taster session is on offer at Carew Castle Tuesday morning, where local a National Park Ranger will be showing you how to survive, find shelter and forage for dinner in the wild. If this whets your appetite then check out our very own Buzzard Chris’ bushcraft sessions.

Wednesday 8th April

Children’s Theatre

Where Caterpillars Go is a thoughtful look at the cycle of life, explored within a garden made from paper. Watch seeds fly, fall and sprout. While shoots spiral and uncurl. Chase leaves and butterflies as they flutter by in this lively garden that pops up before your eyes! Recommended for children under 5. Contact the Torch Theatre for tickets and details.

Caterpillar at The Torch Theatre

And remember, Whatever the Weather this Easter holidays, we’ve got it covered.

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