Easter holidays at Trerice

Family solving clues during a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Getting in touch with nature, whatever the weather, is really important all year round but especially at Easter.

This Easter holiday at Trerice celebrate spring with a nature-themed Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt around the garden, storytelling in the second-hand bookshop, '50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities and by getting dressed up at a Tudor costume day.

Easter activities

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Follow the clues around the garden at Trerice, looking for signs of spring and finish your adventure with a Cadbury treat at the end. The Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt will be running every day from 28 March through till Easter Monday on 13 April between 10.30am and 4.30pm available from reception, we recommend allowing at least 30 minutes to complete the trail.

Tudor costume days

Tudor costume days allow you to get a taste of Elizabethan finery when the Trerice Costume Group to fully open their wardrobes packed to the brim with replica dresses, ruffs and doublets they've made that are suitable for the whole family. The first of the 2020 Tudor costume days at Trerice will be 13 April, with drop-in sessions between 11am-1pm and 2-4pm.

'50 things' activities

Tick off number 43 help a wild animal of your ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ and help a wild animal by making fat balls to feed the birds in your garden at home. We’ll be making these on 31 March and 7 April between 11am-4pm at a cost of £2 per fat ball.

Painting festive, wooden eggs for Easter
Wooden eggs painted for Easter
Painting festive, wooden eggs for Easter

Take inspiration from the Trerice pottager and tick #41 help a plant grow off your list of '50 things to do before you're 11¾'. On 2, 9 and 16 April plant seeds in little pots with the garden team so you can take them home and help a plant grow. This activity will run from 12-3pm and is free to take part in.

Wooden egg painting

Join Trerice volunteers on 5 and 12 April to make some seasonal decorations and paint wooden eggs inspired by the tradition of giving decorated eggs to friends and family at Easter to celebrate new life. This activity will run in the hayloft between 11am-4pm costing £2 per wooden egg.

Picnics in the garden

Bringing a picnic to enjoy is a great way for a family to enjoy the garden at Trerice. The summer house is a great spot with shelter from the spring showers. Alternatively the kayling lawn and parade ground have lawns to relax on and there are benches in the mowhay.

The barn restaurant is on hand with lunches, lunch boxes for children, hot drinks, cakes and ice-cream available to enjoy both in the barn and to bolster the picnic!