Out and about this Easter in Dorset

Trails, Egg Hunts and Events this Easter in Dorset

Get out this Easter and enjoy one of the great Easter Egg Trails around the county. Here is a list of some for you to enjoy:

Durlston Country Park, Swanage

The Easter bunny and his friends have been exploring Durlston. Come take a stroll along the Woodland Trail and complete the quiz to receive your reward! (Quizzes available suitable for ages 2-7 and 8+)

Opening times:

From 30th March to 15th April between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm. £3.

Lulworth Cove EasterLulworth Castle, East Lulworth

Go “Down the Rabbit Hole” at Lulworth Castle this Easter for some great family fun.

Opening times:

Good Friday to Easter Monday (30th March to 2nd April).  Turn up anytime between 10:30am  and 4pm. Entry fees – Adults £8, Child £6, under 4’s free. Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £30. Tickets include Free Parking.

Langham Wine Estate, Crawthorne, Dorchester

Let the little ones search for chocolate eggs among the vines of this wonderful vineyard while you sample some fine Dorset fizz in the sampling room. Kids go free, £5 per adult on the door. Take a tour of the vineyard and catch up on winery activity with the team. 50% of your entry fee will be going to Weldmar Hospicecare.

Opening times:

Saturday 1st April  – 11am–3pm

East Beach West BayStonebarrow Hill – Charmouth

This self-led family egg hunt is high on the cliffs above Charmouth, a fabulous place to be even on a windy and rainy day! Follow a trail around the countryside at your own pace with marvellous views to be enjoyed.  Don’t forget to collect your Cadbury chocolatey treat at the end – most important!

Opening times:

Good Friday and Easter Saturday (30th & 31st March).  Turn up anytime between 11am  and 3pm.  Hunt Costs £2.50. Free parking for NT members.

Hive Beach – Burton Bradstock

A bracing route around the beach and hill with the added bonus of the Hive Beach Cafe where one can enjoy a fantastic snack or meal. Dogs welcome on leads.

Opening times:

Good Friday to Easter Monday (30th March to 2nd April).  Turn up anytime between 11am and 3pm.  Hunt Costs £2.50. Free parking for NT members.

Corfe Castle Easter BunnyCorfe Castle

Hunt for clues hidden around the castle, discovering 1000 years of history as a royal palace and fortress, giving the ultimate family adventure.

Opening times:

Good Friday to Easter Monday (30th March to 2nd April).  Turn up anytime between 10:30am  and 4pm. Hunt Costs £2.50 (Normal Castle entry fees and parking fees apply)

Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre

Solve a whodunit mystery by following clues around Knoll Beach and enjoy the seemingly endless stretch of golden sands and far reaching views to the Isle of Wight.

Opening times:

Good Friday and Easter Saturday (30th March to 2nd April).  Turn up anytime between 10:30am  and 3:30pm. Hunt Costs £2.50 (Normal entry fees and parking fees apply)

Other National Trust trails are being held at Brownsea IslandHardy’s Cottage, Max Gate and Kingston Lacy.

Browse our Dorset Coastal Cottages for an eggcellent getaway this Easter