Easter break ideas for families
14 / September / 2022
The Easter holidays are great for spending time with the family and taking part in some springtime fun – whilst enjoying plenty of chocolate! And if you’re looking to get away then the warmer weather makes UK holidays an appealing choice. There’s every reason to get the whole family out and about in the great outdoors!
Dorset and Cornwall are fantastic choices for families seeking beautiful UK locations for their Easter break. Boasting beaches, quaint countryside, scenic walks and jam-packed fun, these counties offer up something for the whole family.
So, if you’re looking for Easter break ideas, check out our guide below:
Easter in Dorset
When it comes to Easter break ideas, you can’t get much better than Dorset! This holiday hotspot has plenty to keep all ages entertained. There’s a natural World Heritage Site (the Jurassic Coast), beaches safe for swimming, fairytale castles, stately homes, museums and plenty of attractions for the kids.
For bucket and spades: Dreamy Dorset boasts a whole host of beautiful beaches. Take your pick from Lulworth Cove, family-friendly Weymouth, Durdle Door, action-packed Bournemouth, Shell Bay and many more!
For scenic walks: There are plenty of wonderful walks in Dorset that the family can enjoy together. The Purbeck Ridgeway from Corfe Castle to the coast offers stunning vistas over Poole Harbour and the bay towards the Isle of Wight.
For thrilling family fun: Adventure Wonderland in Bournemouth takes inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and makes a fun-filled day trip for adults and children alike. You’ll find over 30 rides and attractions to keep you amused, plus word has it that there’ll be some special Easter events!
Where to Stay: At Waterside, we offer a range of luxurious family-friendly accommodation, with three stunning locations in Dorset to choose from. We also have plenty of choice when it comes to accommodation with deluxe caravans, holiday homes, safari lodges (glamping-style) and modern apartments to choose from. We also have onsite entertainment for the whole family during the Easter break!
Easter in Cornwall
Looking for family Easter break ideas? Cornwall is a very popular choice, and for good reason. You’ll find friendly locals, sandy beaches, world-class museums, wildlife aplenty, plus lots of theme parks, petting farms and child-friendly activities.
For bucket and spades: Cornwall is awash with stunning beaches that are well suited to families. Head to the scenic seaside town of Looe which offers safe swimming and rock pools for the littluns. Or you could visit pretty Polperro, enjoy a family day out in beautiful Bude, or head for the breathtaking beaches at St Austell.
For scenic walks: There is a whole list of wonderful walks throughout Cornwall. The Lansallos coastal and woodland walk makes a great choice for families, with secluded coves, beaches and plenty of lush hills and farmland.
For thrilling family fun: Head to Adrenalin Quarry in Menheniot for thrills galore. This fun-filled venue offers up an outdoor aquapark, go karting, axe throwing, the UK’s tallest swing, and even an adrenaline-inducing zip wire ride over the quarry!
Where to Stay: Families love our luxurious Tregoad Holiday Park site, tucked away in the serene seaside town of Looe. Onsite, holidaymakers can enjoy a wealth of facilities including an indoor pool, a play area, a family room and more! There’s also a fantastic choice of accommodation ranging from luxury caravans to holiday cottages, or even a grand manor house
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