Cornwall,  What's On

Things To Do In Cornwall: April 2019

 

Are you looking for something to do in Cornwall this April? Then read on to find my list of what’s on and get some ideas of things to do! Including Easter Egg hunts and more.

 

I will keep adding more events on, so feel free to bookmark the page!

 

Events in Cornwall: What's On in Cornwall April

 


SATURDAY 6TH APRIL


Big Spring Beach Clean

Location: Various across Cornwall

Time: Various

Details: There are loads of organised beach cleans arranged across Cornwall through Surfers Against Sewage on the 6th and on other dates, click the more info link below to find one.

More Info: Surfers Against Sewage


SATURDAY 6TH & SUNDAY 7TH APRIL


Spring Gathering Weekend

Location: Nancarrow Farm, Zelah, TR4 9DQ

Time: 10am – 3pm plus evening – see More Info list.

Details: Family fun days at the farm – craft stalls and demonstrations, wild walks and children’s trails, street food from the courtyard kitchen, live music and lots more.

More Info: Nancarrow Farm


Spring Flower Show

Location: Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge PL27 7JE

Time: 10am – 4/5pm

Details: Cornwall Garden Society 2019 Spring Flower Show. Displays of spring flowers and shrubs, floral art and photographic displays. Over 60 nurseries selling  plants and bulbs and another 50 plus retailers selling garden-related goodies. They will be offering a range of activities designed with families in mind, to nurture an interest in gardening, wildlife and the natural world. Plus an Artisan Marquee, live music, and food.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Inflatable Theme Park in Falmouth

Location: Falmouth Rugby Club, The Recreation Ground, Dracaena Avenue, Falmouth, TR11 2FB

Time: Various session times

Details: For £6 per child, they will receive unlimited access to 10 large inflatables, a visit from mickey and Minnie mouse and a free face paint. Adults enter free! There will also be an under 5’s inflatable area, with a smaller bouncy castle and soft play. Food and drink available on site. Additional costs for hook a duck and trampolines.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 6TH – SUNDAY 21ST APRIL


Healeys Easter Golden Egg Hunt

Location: Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm A3075, St Agnes, TR4 9LW

Time: 9am – 6pm

Details: Mischievous rabbits have hidden a golden egg somewhere around the farm. Collect a map* from the visitor centre to hunt down the egg signs and clues to where the golden egg is hiding. Find the egg to win a sweet treat. There’s free entry into the farm. *Maps are £1 each or free when purchasing a tour or tractor ride.

More Info: Healeys Cyder Farm


SATURDAY 6TH – MONDAY 22ND APRIL


Easter at Heligan

Location: The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, St Austell, PL26 6EN

Time: 10am – 4pm

Details: There’s lots of fun things going on at Heligan for Easter, including a ‘grow your own trail’, runner bean planting, Easter games and more. With lots of pregnant ewes, you may even get to see some lambs or even see a lamb being born.

More Info: The Lost Gardens of Heligan


Easter Eggstravaganza at Land’s End

Location: Land’s End

Time: 10am – 4pm

Details: There are Easter egg hunts at Land’s End for Easter and possibly more to be announced, check out their site for more information.

More Info: Land’s End 


Legend of The Golden Egg at Pirate’s Quest

Location: Pirate’s Quest Newquay, 22 St Michael’s Road, TR7 1RA

Time: Various times – best to book.

Details: Pirate’s Quest have a new storyline for 2019, check their site for more information and to book.

More Info: Pirate’s Quest


Easter Egg Hunt at Blue Reef Aquarium

Location: Blue Reef Aquarium, Towan Promenade, Newquay, TR7 1DU

Time: 10am – 5pm

Details: They’ve hidden colourful eggs in their displays so you can try to find them whilst learning all about the creatures there. Find all the eggs to enter the draw for a chance to win one of four prizes of a Blue Reef goody bag. Take part in craft activities and make your very own turtle or octopus egg holder. 

More Info: Blue Reef Aquarium


Easter at Flambards

Location: Flambards Helston, Cornwall TR13 0QA.

Time: 10am – 4pm

Details: Younger visitors can enjoy experiments, explosions and a chocolate egg trail for Easter at Flambards Theme Park. They can have a go making gunge with the scientists – The 30-minute shows are at 1pm and 3pm daily. On April 21 st Flambards’ foxy mascot Ferdi will be leading the BIG Easter Egg Quiz Trail – find the clues dotted around the park, then hand in your quiz sheet for a chocolate egg. The park’s award-winning indoor Victorian Village is staging its own quiz trail too!

More Info: Flambards Event Page


SATURDAY 6TH – THURSDAY 25TH APRIL


Easter at Eden

Location: Eden Project, Bodelva, PL24 2SG Par

Time: 9.30am – 6pm

Details: Eden are putting on a farm-themed Easter event. With lots of new indoor and outdoor games and activities for the whole family. Help the Eden Farmers round up animals, learn what makes crops grow, collect stamps to fill up your card and eggschange them for cracking prizes. A giant scramble course with farmyard animals. All activities are free with Eden admission / Membership / Locals’ pass.

More Info: Eden Project


SATURDAY 6TH – SUNDAY 28TH APRIL


National Trust and Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Location: Various National Trust sites

Time: 10.30 – 4pm

Details: Easter egg hunts at various National Trust locations in Cornwall. £3 per hunt, includes a chocolate prize. Admission charges apply other than for National Trust members.

More Info: National Trust Egg Hunts


Easter Adventure Quest at Pendennis

Location: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, TR11 4LP

Time: 11am – 5pm

Details: Hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest at Pendennis Castle. Solve the clues as you and your family follow the trail around the castle and you will get a certificate and a chocolate treat too. The quest costs £1 per child (member and non-member) in addition to the normal castle admission price. There will be Tudor characters there from the 13th – 28th April too.

More Info: English Heritage – Pendennis Castle


FRIDAY 12TH APRIL


Charity Bingo

Location: Mount Charles Social Club, St Austell

Time: Eyes Down 7.30pm

Details: Charity bingo evening – money raised for Childrens’ Hospice Southwest. Raffle and refreshments also.

More Info: Facebook Page


SATURDAY 13TH APRIL


Truro Children’s Fun Day

Location: Truro

Time: 10am – 4pm

Details: There will be lots of different fun activities in Truro including rides, street performers, stalls and loads more. Full information via the link below.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Star Wars Day at Bodmin Keep

Location: Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, The Keep, Castle Canyke Road, Bodmin, PL31 1EG

Time: 11am – 3.30pm (lunch break 1 – 2pm)

Details: Meet the Star Wars Characters at the Star Wars Day. Do the scavenger hunt around the museum to match the Star Wars props with the real historical weapon (or uniform) its design is taken from. Have your picture taken with the characters and join in the fun craft activity. £2 additional to the museum entry to join in the Star Wars event.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 13TH & SUNDAY 14TH APRIL


Tregothnan Garden Open Weekend

Location: Tregothnan, The Woodyard, Truro, TR2 4AJ

Time: 10am – 5pm

Details: Garden open day supporting the charity iSight Cornwall, which is the first centre of resource for all in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who are affected by sight loss, whatever their age, circumstance or condition. In the gardens you’ll find the world’s largest Camellia maze, 100 acres of private botanical garden, Cornish cream teas and more. Visit the link below for more information and pricing.

More Info: Tregothnan Garden


Pisky Trail at Roskilly’s

Location: Roskilly’s, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6NX

Time: 11am – 3pm

Details: Cornish Pisky Pal® Pisky Trail at Roskilly’s – trails available between 11 am – 3 pm. £2.50 for a Pisky Trail. Two types of Pisky Trails available to guide you to the hiding piskies. New hiding places and new Mystery Pisky Phrase. Receive a Cornish Pisky Pal sticker for each returned Pisky Trail and get entered into the prize draw. Parking is free and dogs on leads are welcome.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


WEDNESDAY 17TH, THURSDAY 18TH & FRIDAY 19TH APRIL


Inflatable Theme Park at Heartlands

Location: Heartlands, Pool, TR15 3QY

Time: Various Times – Check the More Info link.

Details: For £6 per child, they will receive unlimited access to 10 large inflatables, a visit from mickey and Minnie mouse and a free face paint. Adults enter free! There will also be an under 5’s inflatable area, with a smaller bouncy castle and soft play. Food and drink available on site. Additional costs for hook a duck and trampolines.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


FRIDAY 19TH APRIL


Easter Family Party

Location: Falcon Hotel Bude, Breakwater Rd, EX23 8SD 

Time: 1.30pm – 5pm

Details: Children £4.50, adult entry free. (tickets in advance from the Falcon) Join Magic Martin for 2 hours of Easter fun and games at the Falcon. Bring along your decorated Easter Bonnet for a chance to win a prize, and enjoy a cookie and a drink part way through the party. Swap your ticket for an Easter Egg to take home as you leave. Tickets from the Falcon Hotel. Give them a call or pop in.(free cookie, drink and easter egg for ticket holders only). Doors & bar open at 1.30pm Magic Martin entertains from 2pm – 4pm.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SUNDAY 21ST APRIL


Easter Family Fun Day

Location: Bodmin Jail, Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin, PL31 2NR

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Details: Family fun day at Bodmin Jail. Included in the Admission fee: Egg Hunt & Bat Hunt, face painting, guided tour of the Jail (book your tour slot online in advance), Meet the Creepy Crawlies, reptiles, furries, and owls. Cinema Room will be showing kids films. Easter Menu will be served from noon in Governors Hall and the Tearoom – advance bookings recommended. Admission is £5 per person when booked online in advance, or £10 charge on the day.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


FRIDAY 26TH , SATURDAY 27TH & SUNDAY 28TH  APRIL


Porthleven Food Festival

Location: Porthleven

Time: Various – see more info link

Details: A three-day feast of food, drink, music and family fun around the historic Cornish harbour at Porthleven.

More Info: Porthleven Food Festival


SATURDAY 27TH APRIL


Trevithick Day

Location: Camborne

Time: 9am – 5pm

Details: Annual street party to celebrate Richard Trevithick. Lots of steam engines, dancing, music, street stalls, fun fair, classic cars and more. All free.

More Info: Trevithick Day Facebook Page


SUNDAY 28TH APRIL


Sunday Fun Day at Cardinham

Location: Cardinham Woods, Bodmin, Pl30 4AL

Time: 11am – 3pm

Details: Sunday Fun day at Cardinham Woods. Head to the BBQ area anytime between 11am and 3pm. There will be lots of fun and food. Social walk around the woods at 11.30am followed by a BBQ, tombola and various games. Dogs welcome.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Family Fun Day at Wheal Martyn

Location: Wheal Martyn, Carthew, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8XG

Time: 10am – 4pm

Details: Full  day of family fun activities in the woodlands and historic clay works at Wheal Martyn. Lots of activities, food and fun. Get creative and play with clay, or try pottery painting. There will be owls brought in by the Screech Owl Sanctuary, and you can join Badger Forest School on site for a variety of outdoor activities. Bouncy castle, ‘Stories from a suitcase’ theatre performances by Cornwall College to watch and 26 acres of nature trails and beautiful woodlands to enjoy.  Adult tickets cost £6.00 and child tickets £3, which includes admission to the museum and grounds. For more information, call 01726 850362 or email info@wheal-martyn.com.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


 

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