It’s the Easter Holidays here in Pembrokeshire! Whether you’re a local or visiting on holiday there are plenty of activities going on to keep families entertained. Take a look at our post, 30+ of the best things to do this Easter in Pembrokeshire in 2023:
- 1. Easter Events at Scolton Manor
- 2. Easter Egg Hunt at Picton Castle Gardens
- 3. Easter at Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo
- New for 2023 Meet and Feed Lambs Experience
- 4. Easter Egg Hunts at Colby Woodland Garden
- 5. Feed the Lambs at Willhome Farm Barn, Pembrokeshire
- 6. The Easter Eggspert Trail at Pembroke Castle
- 7. Easter Egg Hunt at Carew Castle
- Horrible Histories at Carew Castle
- 8. Interesting Insects Easter Trail at Oriel y Parc
- Bee Friendly Planting Workshop
- Wednesday Club: Ladybird Sanctuary Workshop
- 9. The Three Amigos Easter Egg Run
- 10. Easter Kids Party at Queens Hall, Narberth
- 11. Cresselly Cricket Club's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
- 12. Easter at Manor Wildlife Park
- 13. Easter Activities at Vincent Davies Department Store
- 14. Welsh Wildlife Centre
- 15. Children's Activity Day at Bishop's Palace, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
- 16. The Dinosaur Park Tenby
- 17. Oakwood Theme Park
- 18. Clerkenhill Adventure Farm & Frisbee Golf
- 19. Castell Henllys
- 20. Llys-y-Frân Lake
- 21. Hangar 5 Trampoline Park and Soft Play
- 22. Milford Haven Museum
- 23. "I Spy with my Little Eye" at the Torch Theatre
- 23. THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN (2023) at the Torch Theatre
- 24. Llanion Cove Outdoor Adventure Centre
- 25. A Boat trip to Caldey Island, Tenby
- 26. Skomer Island
- 27. Wild Lakes
- 28. Phoenix Bowl (and Pirate Pete Soft Play)
- 29. Pembrokeshire Leisure Centres
- 30. Pembrokeshire Libraries
- 31. Heatherton Theme Park
- 32. Easter Holiday Activities with Paddle West
- Paddle West Pembroke Row Boats
- 33. Easter Drama at Dewslake Farm Campsite
- 34. Easter Junior Golf at Haverfordwest Golf Club
- 35. Free Junior Golf Taster Fun Day at Milford Haven Golf Club
- Top 30 + Things to Do This Easter in Pembrokeshire
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Easter Themed Activities
1. Easter Events at Scolton Manor
There’s lots going on at Scolton Manor this Easter. The Spring Fayre will be held on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 April and Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April in the Green Barn (next to the Margaret steam engine) between 10am and 4pm. Come and browse through a variety of stalls including art, craft and local produce (entry is free). Enquiries: Nigel Bevans 01437 763650 or email@example.com
The family Easter Eggstravaganza will be held between Saturday 1st and Sunday 16th April.
Various family-friendly activities will be running including:
- Easter Egg Trail
- Springtime crafts
- Easter Activity Pack*
- Make your own Chocolate Easter nest in Edie’s Tea Room
*included in manor House Admisison
Manor House admission (£3.50 adults, £2.35 concession/children over 4 years and £9.35 family ticket). Available daily between 11am and 4pm if civil ceremonies allow).
Parking: £4.50 daily, £25 season pass
Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/scoltonmanor/
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2. Easter Egg Hunt at Picton Castle Gardens
7th-10th April, 10 – 5
Join Picton Castle this Easter for a fun-filled egg hunt around the gardens! If you manage to follow the trail correctly and find all the eggs, a chocolatey treat will be waiting for you at the finish!
Normal admission applies:
Families (2 adults & 2 children) £39.50
This includes access to the Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo and the castle.
No pre-booking is necessary, and parking is free
Find out more: https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/category/events
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3. Easter at Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo
1st April – 16th April 2022
A visit to Folly Farm is always fun, but during the Easter fortnight there’s even more to do. There’ll be card hunts and picture trails and an Easter themed photo opportunity in the Jolly Barn. How egg-citing!
The giant rabbits in the Jolly Barn will be hoppy to see you! Look out for the Spring lambs and chicks too.
New for 2023 Meet and Feed Lambs Experience
Folly Farm’s new “meet and feed our lambs experience” gives adults and children the chance to get up close and help bottle feed their lambs in the Jolly Barn, meet the Jolly Farmers and take home a personalised certificate and cuddly toy to remember this special experience.
Priced at £30 the experience lasts a minimum of 20 minutes and includes the chance to ask questions of our Jolly Farmers. Suitable for ages 3+
Usual admission price applies: Under 2: free, 2: £14.95, 3-15: £21.95, Adult: £23.95, 60+: £21.95, Family: £88
Find out more: https://www.folly-farm.co.uk/
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4. Easter Egg Hunts at Colby Woodland Garden
7th – 10th April 2022, from 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4pm)
Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 7 – 10 April 2023, from 10 am to 17.00pm, with last entry at 16.00pm, so come along and explore the beautiful woodland environment of Colby Woodland Garden. Members park free, Non-members pay normal car parking charges, plus £3 per trail, including a chocolate egg, or vegan and Free From chocolate egg, made here in the UK from cocoa that’s responsibly sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. Find out more at www.rainforest-alliance.org
Usual admission fee. £3 per car. Members park free.
Find out more: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/colby-woodland-garden
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5. Feed the Lambs at Willhome Farm Barn, Pembrokeshire
The ewes at Willhome Farm Barn will start lambing the week before Easter holidays. Visitors may be lucky and get the chance to see lambs being born, and can even bottle feed any ‘pet’ lambs their milk (no additional cost)!
More details coming soon. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/willhomefarmbarn/
6. The Easter Eggspert Trail at Pembroke Castle
1 Apr 23- 16 Apr 23
After a row around Pembroke Castle, explore the castle and grounds. This year there is a free Easter Eggspert Trail to enjoy too (admission fee to Pembroke Castle applies).
The Eggspert Trail: This quiz is over easy for most eggsperts, but some may have to scramble their fried eggheads over these hard-boiled questions. Don’t get yourselves into a pickled egg, see if you can poach the answers from the sunny-side-up signs around the Castle. Beat the quiz, whip around the trail and find the nest, and you will soufflé be the eggspert omelette of the day. Get cracking!
The trail is free to everybody visiting the castle over the Easter Holidays.
Don’t forget that guided tours are included with your entry fee (from £6 for children 3+), the guides are all very friendly and happy to pass on the most amazing stories, suitable for all ages.
Find out more: https://pembrokecastle.co.uk
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7. Easter Egg Hunt at Carew Castle
Sun 2 April – 17 April 2023
Can you find the colourful eggs hidden all around the Castle? Discover them all to claim your yummy Easter prize. Take part using a smart phone.
£2 per child plus normal admission fee applies
Horrible Histories at Carew Castle
3 April – 14 April
Discover all the things you were never taught in history class! Gory stories, terrible tales and revolting reports about castle life in a fun, interactive talk for the younger generation.
Included FREE with normal admission fee. Children must be accompanied.
Find out more: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/event
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8. Interesting Insects Easter Trail at Oriel y Parc
1 April to 16th April
Join Oriel y Parc for this fun trail, which includes a small prize!
£3 per child
Bee Friendly Planting Workshop
5th April 11-3
Oriel y Parc also have some extra fun organised for Easter! Join their Wednesday Club for drop-in Arts and Craft Workshops! They’ve got a Bee Friendly Planting Workshop where you can decorate a pot, plant your seeds, take them home and watch them grow!
£3 per child Drop-in session.
Wednesday Club: Ladybird Sanctuary Workshop
Wednesday 12th April 11-3
Create a colourful pinecone insect or natural recycled pod to encourage ladybirds into your garden!
£3 per child, drop-in.
Find out more: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/oriel-y-parc/
9. The Three Amigos Easter Egg Run
Sunday 2nd April
Keep a look out for The Three Amigos on their annual Easter Egg Run- it’s always an eggs-citing sight! They are also running an Easter Egg Run Colouring Competition.
They will leave Commons Carpark, Pembroke at 1 pm. Look in their Facebook group for the route map and more times.
They will be accepting cash donations only on the route.
Find out more: The Three Amigo’s Motorcycle Charity Facebook Group
10. Easter Kids Party at Queens Hall, Narberth
Thursday April 6th 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Join The Queens Hall Narberth for lots of fun this Easter Half Term!
FREE bouncy castle, disco, entertainment and party games
Bar will be open for the adults, refreshments and snacks available to purchase for the kids
£5 + £1 Booking Fee per child, adults and under 2s free – all children to be accompanied by a responsible adult
Find out more: thequeenshall.org.uk/whats-on
11. Cresselly Cricket Club’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 8th April 6pm
Cresselly Cricket Club’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will include:
£1 entry and an Easter egg for all entrants
12. Easter at Manor Wildlife Park
1st – 16th April
We always get Manor Wildlife Park Season tickets as it’s one of our favourite places to visit regularly. We love the walk through enclosures- the wallabies and lemurs are gorgeous. The kids also love the play areas and willow houses. This easter they also have an egg – cellent egg trail! From the 1st to the 16th of April hop around with real-life Easter bunnies, and meet their little lambs
Find out more: https://www.manorwildlifepark.co.uk/
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13. Easter Activities at Vincent Davies Department Store
Friday 31st March – Monday 10th April
Come along and join in on the Easter Fun!
FREE Easter Egg Hunt
Pick up an entry form, hunt around the store and return it to the Garden Furniture Desk to claim your small prize while stocks last!
Easter Colouring Competition
From Friday 31st March until Monday 10th April
Be in with the chance of winning a £25 Toy Voucher! Please make a small donation to Get The Boys A Lift. Entry forms at Cafe Vincent.
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
Our friendly Easter Bunny will be in The Garden Centre to meet and have photos taken on:
Good Friday & Saturday 8th April 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm
General Things to Do in the Easter Holidays
The following are some of the best general things to during the Easter Holidays (but not specifically Easter themed events):
14. Welsh Wildlife Centre
I’ve included the Welsh Wildlife Centre as it’s on the Pembrokeshire/Cardigan border. It’s a lovely place to visit and they always put on great activities for children. This Easter holidays they’re offering pond dipping, crafty afternoons, mini beast safaris, clay creature modelling and slate painting. Check their website for the activity days, times and prices.
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15. Children’s Activity Day at Bishop’s Palace, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
Fri 07 Apr – Tue 11 Apr 2023, 09:30 – 17:00
Come to St Davids Bishop’s Palace and take part in a fun trail through the site to find baby animals and then find their names in a wordsearch (provided in Welsh and English). A variety of animal face stamps on offer and a ‘Decorate your own Fence’ sheet based on the Rubin Eynon gates and fence at the entrance to the site.
Normal admission price applies: from £3.60 juniors
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16. The Dinosaur Park Tenby
The Dinosaur Park is great fun to visit, in addition to the amazing dinosaurs there are also lots of amazing manned rides included in the entrance fee. This makes the Dinosaur Park a great value day out.
Find out more: https://www.thedinosaurpark.co.uk/
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17. Oakwood Theme Park
We’re so excited that Oakwood has reopened! Perfect for young children, older kids, teens and thrill seekers, enjoy the best rollercoasters in Wales.
Find out more: https://www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk/
Read more Oakwood Theme Park posts.
18. Clerkenhill Adventure Farm & Frisbee Golf
Another all year round favourite days out of ours is to Clerkenhill Adventure Farm and Frisbee Golf. We love the special walks, seeing the farm animals, the play areas and playing a round of crazy golf.
Find out more: https://clerkenhill.co.uk/
Read more Clerkenhill Adventure Farm posts.
19. Castell Henllys
10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm
Experience the Iron Age at Castell Henllys Iron Age village. With your entry ticket you will have three hours to explore all of the outdoor and indoor areas of Castell Henllys Iron Age Village, including the woodland and Barefoot Trail. In the village itself, friendly members of the tribe will tell you all about life in the Iron Age. You will also have the opportunity to take part in a crafty activity or to watch a demonstration of an ancient craft.
If you want even more of an adventure then you can purchase a self-led activity ‘Warrior Quest’ where there are riddles to solve and challenges to complete with a prize for those who succeed!
Find out more: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/castell-henllys/
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20. Llys-y-Frân Lake
After a major redevelopment, Llys-y-Frân Lake recently reopened. For a parking charge of £3 there is a lot to enjoy from walking, cycling, visiting the church, the Dam, visitor centre, play area and cafe.
For an additional fee there are extra activities, such as archery and watersports.
Find out more: https://llys-y-fran.co.uk/
21. Hangar 5 Trampoline Park and Soft Play
Let the kids bounce off their energy at Hangar 5 Trampoline Park and Soft Play. Their time attack activity is located next to the trampolines and is free to use when you book an hour or two hour bounce. The soft play is £3 to enter the 0-3 area per child (parents and carers are permitted). It’s £5 to enter the 3-8 years soft play and no adults are allowed in. The cafe is open to bouncers and non-bouncers alike to grab a coffee, tea or cold drink, and, during peak times the kitchen is open serving a range of hot freshly prepared foods.
Find out more: https://hangar5.wales/
22. Milford Haven Museum
Find out more about the fascinating history of Milford Haven at Milford Haven Museum. A great value place to visit with family tickets costing just £10.
Find out more: https://www.milfordhavenmuseum.co.uk/
23. “I Spy with my Little Eye” at the Torch Theatre
Wed 5th April
The People’s Theatre Company presents:
I Spy With My Little Eye – The Party!
Based on the picture book by Steven Lee
Molly and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you’re invited!
There’ll be a terrific treasure hunt, all your favourite sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly’s favourite game, I Spy With My Little Eye!
So put on your party clothes and come join us for what promises to be a magical day of fun and laughter. It’s going to be the best party ever!
A sweet surprise and photos with Bingo and the birthday girl will be available after the show so grown ups should bring along their cameras to capture the smiles.
“Perfect for Families” – What’s On Stage
“I Spy With My Little Eye lots of very happy children” – Mumsworld
Find out more: https://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/
23. THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN (2023) at the Torch Theatre
Tuesday 11th April
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. He is a favorite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where he has enjoyed twelve years of sell-out success.
Louis explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized. From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes, tornados and trampolines to people inside bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages.
Most shows will also feature multi instrumentalist Jet Black Pearl accompanying Louis with bubbly music to double your pleasure.
Find out more: https://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/
24. Llanion Cove Outdoor Adventure Centre
Book some fun outdoor activities at Llanion Cove. Llanion Cove is set within a picturesque ancient woodland area on the banks of the river Cleddau with trails for walking.
The Cove is a balconied waterfront cafe, restaurant and bar, a large venue with panoramic views of the Cleddau estuary.
Llanion Adventures offers kayaking, sailing, power boating and many other water based activities.
Within the grounds there is an indoor climbing wall suitable for both novice and experienced climber
alike this can be rented with a qualified instructor and is home to local climbing clubs. There is also an enclosed five a side/ basketball court.
Find out more: http://www.llanioncove.com/
25. A Boat trip to Caldey Island, Tenby
Reopening Wednesday 13th April 2022 (no sailings on Good Friday or Sundays)
A day out in Tenby is always fun and from this Easter, the day trips to Caldey Island will be running again. Caldey Island is a holy island and home to Cistercian monks. Enjoy the boat trip, then take a walk exploring the island. Visit The Priory, Churches, Perfume Shop, Chocolate Factory and Lighthouse. It’s a lovely day out.
Find out more: https://caldeyislandwales.com/
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26. Skomer Island
If you enjoy boat trips a day out in Skomer island is a must. Enjoy a scenic walk around the island taking in all the nature and wildlife. Wear sturdy shoes and bring your binoculars, lunch, water and a camera.
Skomer Island post coming soon!
27. Wild Lakes
Opening 1st April
Find your Wild Now! Whether its eating in the Tipi’s, learning to boulder, having a blast on the Ringo or mastering wakeboarding. There’s something for everyone at Wild Lakes this Easter!
Wild Lakes offer wakeboarding lessons, bouldering wall lessons, yoga and also have tipis open serving lunch & dinner times for post-activity recovery. The Aqua Park will be open 8th May. Booking recommended.
Find out more: www.wildlakeswales.com.
28. Phoenix Bowl (and Pirate Pete Soft Play)
Phoenix Bowl is a great activity, even on a rainy day. The bowling lanes are open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 11pm, with a maximum of six people per lane. There is also a soft play area for younger kids, arcade games and a cafe.
Find out more: https://phoenixbowl.co.uk/
29. Pembrokeshire Leisure Centres
There are lots of activities going on at each of Pembrokeshire’s Leisure Centres: Crymych, Haverfordwest, Fishguard, Tenby, Pembroke and Milford Haven. These activities include Let’s Create- Easter, Fun Football, Scoot and Skate, Swimming and Inflatable Fun. Check your local leisure centre for days, times and prices.
Find out more: https://pembrokeshireleisure.co.uk/holidays/
30. Pembrokeshire Libraries
I’m not sure if there are any special Easter events taking place at Pembrokeshire Libraries this year. However, a visit to the local library is always a must to inspire a love of reading. There are also audio books and DVDs available to borrow. Look out for their regular Baby Rhyme Time and story time sessions for children at certain libraries.
31. Heatherton Theme Park
Enjoy a fantastic family day out at Heatherton World of Activities just 3 miles from Tenby in South West Wales.
Whether you love the thrill of speeding round a go kart track, the adrenaline rush of a high ropes trail, the mental challenge of Escape Rooms or the fun of an ENTIRE zone dedicated to play, they have it all at Heatherton.
Find out more: https://www.heatherton.co.uk/
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32. Easter Holiday Activities with Paddle West
Tuesdays and Saturdays during Easter Holidays
Do you have adventurous kids age 7-16? Why not book a session with Paddle West for them as part of your holiday? Paddle West’s sessions are led by experienced outdoor instructors to keep your children safe while they experience new, exciting activities. Easter Holiday Activity Days available to book now:
Sessions are £50 per child per day and run from 9am to 5pm.
Find out more: https://www.paddlewest.co.uk/childrens-activities.html
Paddle West Pembroke Row Boats
Paddle West’s Pembroke Row Boats will open from Sat 25 March onwards (FREE ROWING 10-12 OPENING DAY!).
. Take a scenic row around Pembroke Castle. Open from 10am until 4pm every day (weather permitting). Stand Up Paddle Boards and Kayaks also available. No need to book, just turn up and have fun.
Find out more: www.paddlewest.co.uk
33. Easter Drama at Dewslake Farm Campsite
5th April 2023
Join us on WEDNESDAY 5th April, 10am til 3pm for some fun Easter-themed drama, games, music, craft and loads of fun!
PLACES ARE LIMITED! £30
Get in touch for more information or to reserve your place.
There may also be a pop up BBQ and axe throwing at Dewslake.
Find out more: https://www.dewslakecamping.co.uk/whats-on/
There may also be a pop up BBQ and axe throwing at Dewslake.
34. Easter Junior Golf at Haverfordwest Golf Club
Wed 12th April & Fri 14th April
Easter Junior Golf free Taster Sessions- come along and try golf. All welcome. All equipment provided, just wear comfortable clothing.
Contact: Elliott Harding on 01437 764523 to book.
More info: https://www.haverfordwestgolfclub.co.uk/
35. Free Junior Golf Taster Fun Day at Milford Haven Golf Club
Wed 12th April
Free Junior golf taster fun day at Milford Haven Golf Club. Boys and girls, all ages welcome. Free hotdog and chips.
12pm – 3pm at MHGC.
More info: https://www.mhgc.co.uk/
Top 30 + Things to Do This Easter in Pembrokeshire
As you can see there is lots going on in Pembrokeshire this Easter. Also look out for local events taking place at churches, community centres, parks and youth groups. Find more things to do in Pembrokeshire and free things to do in Pembrokeshire on Diary of the Evans-Crittens.
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