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Free coffee and cake: code LDEE23 at checkout
Pennywell is always a fab day out. This Easter has an EGG-STRAVAGANZA! It’s sounds seriously good! And they’ve kindly offered Little Devon followers a Free coffee and cake!
We would also love to offer your readers a special offer. If they enter the code LDEE23 at checkout they can claim a FREE Coffee and Cake with every paying adult ticket (worth £7.10). (FREE Coffee & Cake For Every Full Paying Adult. Remember to collect your voucher on admission. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer not valid for Pennywell Farm season ticket holders. Expires 16.04.23. Offer valid on all tickets booked before 16.4.23 (the end of the Easter holidays), but remember the Easter Egg-stravaganza event only takes place from the 1st – 10th April.)
🐰The Egg-stravaganza Trail (1st – 10th April)
Suitable for kids of all ages, this super-fun trail will have you following clues all around the farm, leading you to the Easter Bunny’s House! Take a look around and leave a note for her while she’s busy getting ready for Easter! Completed trails will also earn you a chocolatey prize.
🐰The Egg-stravaganza Photo Competition (1st – 10th April)
Upload a photo of your experience of Easter Fun at Pennywell! The winning photographer will receive a HUGE Easter hamper worth over £250!!
🐰Guess the weight of the Easter Bunny’s Helpers (1st – 10th April)
Some of the Easter Bunny’s helpers are not being very helpful at all! Watch them hop around their pen causing mischief and guess the weight for the chance to win 4 VIP tickets to Pennywell!
🐰Guess how many Eggs in the Jar (1st – 10th April)
Can you guess how many eggs are in the MASSIVE jar? The closest wins all these yummy chocolate eggs PLUS 2 VIP tickets to Pennywell Farm!
🐰Colouring Competition (1st – 10th April)
Upload a photo of your coloured in bunny and be in with a chance of winning 4 VIP tickets to Pennywell Farm PLUS a £10 voucher to spend in the Pennywell Shop!
🐰Find the Golden Egg (1st – 10th April)
Somewhere around the farm there is a golden egg hiding! If you find it, snap a photo on your phone, upload it to the QR code and we will contact you after the event with a mystery prize!
🐰Easter Bunny’s Orchard Games (1st – 10th April)
The Easter Bunny has set up some games and challenges for you to complete. Available all day for you to join in with at your own pace and unlock the true Egg-stravaganza experience!
🐰Easter Activity Quiz (EASTER WEEKEND ONLY: 7th – 10th April)
A scheduled activity each day. Meet your activity leader and be sent on a hunt for clues and more. Work as a team with your fellow Pennywell Farmers to find all the answers and win a chocolatey prize!
ALL INCLUDED IN YOUR TICKET PRICE
10% off entry price: code LittleDevon at checkout
Discover nature at its best at Canonteign this Easter. Explore the adventure playgrounds, complete with trampolines, wooden galleon, zip wire and mini assault course. Children adore the challenge of the steps up to the Falls, spotting our resident fairies and willow animals, including Terence the T-Rex, as you hunt for eggs on our Easter trail. Feed the ducklings on the lake and enter our fun Easter colouring competition. The Easter trail is included with our Fun Fact Finding or Fairy Trail, which cost £2 with a chocolate or sweet at the end.
Friday 31st March – Wednesday 19th April
The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs throughout the Town, and needs help from some little bunnies, to find them all. Alongside our eggcellent two-hour play session, your little ones will be hopping through the Town to help collect all the eggs. Once all the eggs have been found, all paid children will be given a hatching egg to take home and grow. There is a choice of a Hatchin’ Egg Unicorn Baby or a Dino World Dino Hatchling (worth £3.99). Book here
National Trust properties are always a great place to go for some outdoor family fun trails. Check the dates before you leave as all properties are slightly different. Arlington Court, Buckland Abbey, Castle Drogo, Coleton Fishacre, Greenway, Killerton, Knightshayes, Lydford Gorge, Saltram. Trails are just £3 to participate in. Before you set off, you’ll receive a trail sheet and pencil to help you with your adventure and Easter bunny ears to wear along the way. Don’t forget, you can choose from either a chocolate egg or a vegan and Free From chocolate egg.
Princesshay Spring fun
Golden Ticket Trail
3rd April – 8th May
Princesshay’s FREE Golden Ticket Trail is a great way to get the family outside in the fresh spring air. Find all the hidden clues around the centre, put the letters together to create a word and enter your answer online to be in with a chance of winning a Devon’s Top Attractions Golden Ticket! Worth over £1,500, the Golden Ticket allows FREE entry for up to four people for one visit to all the attractions listed and is valid for one year.
Family Fun Day
Saturday 15th April
Enjoy live music, a round of crazy golf, giant Jenga, balloon modelling, or get creative with giant colouring wall and FREE children’s Macramé crafting session.
Saturday 15th April
Brand new for 2023, ‘Our Place’ is a pop-up market area in Princesshay Square, discover six local artisans selling unique handcrafted creations. From beautiful hand-made jewellery, to applique prints to seasonal flowers.
1st – 16th April
Explore the garden searching for the giant Easter eggs decorated with brand new competition-winning designs based on spring wildlife and flowers. Once you’ve found all the eggs, you’ll be rewarded with a free chocolate treat from PLAYin CHOC – organic, vegan, free from main allergens and ethically made in the UK. There’s also Giant Bubbles with Captain Coconut, Meet the Easter Bunny, The Great Wool weekend on certain days – check out the website for more info.
Free augmented reality story-trail around Exeter.
In Springtopia the animals are having their annual art competition. They want you to judge it for them and they’ll reward you if you do! Visit all of the eggs in your area, guess which animal painted each one, and scan the QR codes to reveal the characters in AR. Each character will let you a take a selfie with their animal costume on… if you can complete a challenge! Once you’ve completed them all, you’ll be able to download the full story as a free ebook.
There are a number of other trails too.
Celebrate Easter by spotting all the wildlife hidden around The Donkey Sanctuary!
The Sanctuary is bursting with life now that spring is on its way. Spot the wildlife that has thrived thanks to our stewardship of the land, aided by the donkeys of course! Our happy drove of donkeys are our secret weapons in increasing the biodiversity on our land, their hooves and skins spread seeds far and wide, boosting the ecosystem to allow new fauna and flora to flourish.
Seek out some of the many species by finding the wildlife boards located around the sanctuary and matching them to the stickers provided.
Combine family fun, exercise and brainpower for just £5 per trail, including an Easter prize when you complete the trail. Head to the Gift Shop to pick up a trail sheet and you’re ready to uncover the wildlife.
Plus with a new play area, daily talks, scenic walks, engaging exhibits, award-winning gardens and, of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet, there’s so much to explore with your own herd, whatever the weather. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome too!
Ullacombe is always a great place to go and enjoy a morning or afternoon in their play spaces and cafe and they have so many exciting events for Easter too.
Egg hunt on daily between 3rd – 16th April
Join us during the Easter Holidays for a Jurassic adventure across the Theme Park with the return of our Eggo-Saurus Dino Hunt. Huge bone structures, fossilised footprints and myserious large eggs have been uncovered at the Theme Park and we are looking for volunteers to help us discover the secret location of more Dino eggs across the Theme Park. Get ready to sink your teeth into this quest as you will be tasked with co-ordinates to reveal the precise locations of the hidden eggs, using your very own prehistoric map to win an egg-ceptional chocolate prize.
Also during the Easter holidays, we will be opening your favourite rides following the Winter season including Twister, Tidal Wave & other water attractions meaning you and the family can enjoy a day full of laughs, screams and roars at the home of the most rides in Devon. The Easter holidays also welcomes an exciting calendar of daytime entertainment including Sooty Show, the return of Tik & Tok and pop up entertainment around the Theme Park with the Crealy Team.
Easter Trail! Easter here at Heron Farm finds us searching for cheeky rabbits! Join us during the Easter holidays for an Easter trail around the vineyard between 1st April and 16th to find them hiding, and track down their clues to our new cross-word mystery word. We will have clues for both younger and older children. Meet us back at the café once you’ve discovered the word and collect your Easter egg and Easter trail prize! £5 per child! NEW for 2023! Look out for our GOLDEN EGG! We will be hiding just one golden egg a day and the clever finder wins an extra prize!
For all you BIG kids we’ve got Spring lunch menu, our weekend brunch is back and we have very large glasses of Heron wine and some delicious cocktails to keep you happy!
Tickets are only needed for children (and we don’t need to know which day!) but if you wish to eat when you come for the trail, please do to book.
Check out the facebook thread on my Little Devon page where people are sharing smaller, local Easter Egg hunts.