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.

From Saturday 8th April onwards:

The Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran has an event on every day this Easter holidays. Easter egg hunts, animal trails, egg cosy making, Easter bonnets and so much more 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 have-a-go archery.

Pembroke Castle has a fun-packed week planned down South. Join Merrymakers Knight School and become a knight, swoop in for the falconry display or join Prof. Panic at the Panic Circus to learn circus skills. On the 15th – 16th learn about life as a17th Century soldier at The Sealed Knot.

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

Fairy Tale fun, Go wild in the woods and learn to be a Roman starts at Castell Henllys on Monday 10th April and continues throughout the holidays. Find your inner Celt and get totally tribal at this Celtic stronghold.

Good Wild Into the Woods

Hop over to Oriel y Parc for their Easter treasure hunt around the grounds and their Easter Bunny workshop throughout the holidays.

Monday 10th 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.

Tuesday 11th April  

Children’s Theatre: The Stones Echo

Join lively story telling puppet company Vagabondi on this captivating journey through the enchanted landscape of ancient Welsh myth. A bilingual production with atmospheric poetry, an evocative soundtrack and a variety of puppetry techniques, this show is designed to inspire and enthral young and old. For tickets contact Span Arts

Friday 14th April

Go wild in the woods

Castell Henllys are holding nature engagement workshops. These activities will vary from day to day to include things like Bushcraft, Working with Clay, Den Building, Pond Dipping, Discovering Mini-Beasts, Site Safaris and much more. Activities cost £3 excluding admission.

Saturday 15th April

Letters to Haverfordwest

Create a postcard using all sorts of printing methods including traditional letterpress, stamps, collage and stencils, with local graphic designer Heidi Baker. Take your printed letters away with you, and leave some behind as a contribution to a poem. Drop in from 10am for this free event .

Letters to haverfordwest

Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April

PAW patrol at Folly Farm

Folly Farm are giving their visitors a chance to come and see their favourite characters from Paw Patrol.  So bring your little superstars along to see the heroic pups Marshal and Skye at intervals during the day. Check out Folly Farm’s web site for exact timings.

Monday 17th April

Silent World’s Weird & Wonderful Creatures.

The hugely popular Silent World Experience returns to The Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran with their Weird & Wonderful Creatures! Creatures include snakes, scorpions, chameleons and a whole host of other amazing animals! You’ll even have chance to hold some of these amazing animals! There are two sessions from 11am-12:30pm &  2pm-3:30pm. £5 for adults, £3 for children. Booking is highly recommended, call 01239 621600. 

Silent World at Welsh Wildlife Centre

Friday 21st April

Queen Bee at Colby Woodland Gardens

The award-winning Feral Theatre once again brings a magical mythical tale to Colby Woodland Garden. Join the Storywalk through the meadows and woods as you explore the plants and creatures that live there. For tickets contact Span Arts

Saturday 22nd April

Stargazing at St Brides

This session offers novices and masters alike the opportunity to learn about astronomy and observe first-hand some of our cosmic wonders. Experts will be on-hand to give you instruction in how to use a telescope, and by the end of the evening you’ll be able to guide yourself around some of the more easily recognisable features of the night sky. Booking essential, call 01437 720392 and wrap up warm!

Can’t get to this event. Never mind, here’s our guide to Stargazing in Pembrokeshire

Phew! It's going to be an action packed Easter - Don't forget to share all your pictures with us on Facebook or tag us #mypembsplace on Instagram - we'd love to see them.

Have an egg-cellent time...sorry.

  We used to go to Cornwall until we discovered Pembrokeshire :) The most gorgeous place...So much to see and do. And the coastline...Oh wow! 
Nicky Berry

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