Easter weekend is nearly here, and it is always a popular time for people to get away from work and the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a short break. Visiting North Wales over Easter allows you to unwind in the gentle surroundings of one of the UK’s most picturesque environments while you spend time reconnecting with your loved one or simply enjoying some reflective alone time.
So, what’s on in and around North Wales this Easter to keep you and your family entertained during your stay. There is plenty of fantastic accommodation in Porthmadog, where you can enjoy decadent luxury in the evening after spending the day enjoying one of the many events being put on this Easter.
- Easter egg hunts
It wouldn’t be an Easter weekend without an Easter egg hunt. Let the kids run wild outside in the fresh air as they try to find where the Easter bunny has hidden the eggs on one of several egg hunts in and around North Wales this Easter. Cadbury’s are hosting Easter egg hunts at several locations around North Wales such as the National Trust site at Ty Isaf and also Plas Newydd House and Gardens. There are also Easter eggs to be found Llanberis Lake Railway in Gwynedd as well as prizes for the kids and a white rabbit to keep an eye out for. Get the kids out and exploring the great British countryside as they hunt for their share of the Easter chocolate.
2. Trails and walks
There are plenty of Easter trails to follow over the Easter weekend with clues and puzzles for the kids to solve along the way. Head out to Coed y Brenin to follow the Easter bunny trails full of clues left by the Easter Bunny and a prize for the kids at the end. The egg trail at Porth y Swnt is celebrating the year of the sea and their egg trail is aimed to see how much you know about the eggs laid by the animals of the sea; educational and fun all in one.
3. The Twits by Roald Dahl
At Penmorfa Hall, Gwynedd on Easter Saturday, you and your family can be treated to a children’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Twits. Tickets can be purchased online in advance or on the door at either the showing at 2 pm or 7 pm. Introduce your children to the delights of live theatre in a family-friendly environment and relish in the fantasy world of one of the greatest children’s authors as you meet the revolting Twits, the crazy Roly-Poly Bird and the endearing Mugglewump family.
4. Llyn Rhaeadr Open Gardens
If you are looking to escape this Easter into a serene and calming world then this open landscaped hillside garden will be right up your street. Wondering around the plants, shrubs and trees as you wander from the natural environment to cultured garden and back again, immersed in the wildlife of the gardens, forests, ponds, waterfalls and wildflowers. Take in the views over Tremadog Bay and the Lleyn Peninsula and relish in the serenity of your surroundings. It is not often in life that you get the chance to simply enjoy your environment and experience such beauty with no other distraction.
Many of the independent shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels will also be holding events over the Easter weekend too so there is bound to be something on in North Wales over the bank holiday weekend that suits your taste.