Easter in Cornwall
The lambs are fluffing up, rabbits are jumping around, flowers are flourishing and the evenings are staying lighter longer. Spring is on its merry way to us finally after a blustery winter. Time to indulge and treat yourself for getting through the relentless winter months.
What a better place to make the most of your Easter fun than with us at Peter Bull Resorts. Whichever resort you have chosen you can be sure to find hours of fun and foodie goings on across Newquay, Widemouth and Bude.
Early curtain call
What about a trip to the theatre? Let’s be honest, what’s not to love about going to the playhouse to watch a bit of amateur dramatics. There is always something for everyone, from timeless classics, laughs a minute with stand-up comedy and sit coms and if you’re just a hopeless romantic, then bring your tissues along as there is bound to be a beautiful story for you to lose yourself into. Then have a tasty ice cream at the interval, most likely a good old Cornish local Rodda’s clotted cream flavour.
Follow the second star on the right to the Hall for Cornwall, situated in Truro just a 20 minute drive from Newquay, world-renowned Russian Ice Stars bring a new adaptation of the famous fantasy adventure, Peter Pan on ice. Running from 30th March 2016 till the 3rd of April, with tickets selling from £14.50. Click here for more in sight.
The year is 1886 and Dr Jekyll has discovered a formula that separates the good self from the evil self. This interesting performance adapted and performed by David Davies, circulates around Dr Jekyll’s final statement. An interesting performance well worth a watch. Starting at £8 per ticket, on the 2nd April at 19:30pm at the Sterts theatre just 20 miles drive from Bude. Click here for more information and to book.
Try a night of Dirty Dancing at the Hall for Cornwall, based in Truro just 20 miles from Newquay, this tribute band and act will ensure you ‘have the time of your life’. Tickets start from £15, be sure to book before-hand, curtains open on the 24th March at 19:30pm. Click here for more information and to book.
Indulging yourself in wondrous flavours and dishes is only natural over the Easter period. With a varied selection of organic, raw and locally sourced produce down almost every high street known to Cornwall, you are sure to find some delicious treats to impress every member of your family and all your friends.
As to be expected, the Eden project is lining up a fun filled week of chocolate treats with their Easter egg hunt. The Eden Egg Hunt, are you up for the challenge? This fun activity is cooking up a recipe of learning and fun, by exploring the world of egg laying creatures on our planet as you search for chocolate. Just 20 miles from Newquay, come down to the Eden project from the 15th March 2016 – 10th of April. Normal admission. For more information, click this link.
For more egg hunts, try out a visit to Tintagel. This Easter, meet some interesting historical characters from knights, wizards and witches to help you find some chocolate delights hidden around the castle grounds. You’ll have an adventure learning about times gone by and be spoilt with many treats along the way. Starting on the 25th March. Click here to see what its all about.
If you want to explore the organic and local produce that Cornwall has to offer than get to the Bude Farmers and Craft Market. Opening on the 25th March 2016 and running till September, this is an ideal day out. Click here to explore more.
Run around and really explore
After you’ve tried all of the Cornish delicacies that are on offer, and you’ve had a lovely evening at the theatre. Spend the day letting the kids run around and have fun exploring whilst you immerse yourself in the Cornish culture. Cornwall has one of the country’s best community atmospheres going, so why not really discover this beautiful county at its best.
Falmouth is a thriving young seaside town that has a quirky little high street and lots of modern amenities to explore. This up and coming little town has plenty of nature related activity and traditional little streets to have a good mooch. Visit Falmouth between the 10th March and the 28th to see it transformed during its Spring Festival. Have a look here.
When the weather is right, a gentle stroll along the coast is just what you need to blow away the wintery cobwebs. The Widemouth to Bude path will take you past Phillip’s Point Nature reserve, across Efford Down and to the watchtower at Compass Point. Then follow along to the Bude breakwater beside the canal, then from the sea lock arrive into Bude town. Here you can have a well-deserved hot cup of coco in any one of Bude’s lovely little charismatic cafes. Click here for more.
Truro, the capital city of Cornwall, is an exciting city to explore. Bursting with Cornish personality and spirit, it holds years of history dating back to as early as the 13th century. The cobbled streets have been admired by many, even a famous visit from her Royal Highness. So check it out for yourself during the Truro Festival, taking place from the 2nd April till 9th, a week of arts and crafts, music and foodie treats displayed all along the streets for you to get lost into. Click here to discover what its about.
Enjoy your Easter in North Cornwall
There is always fun to be had around Cornwall no matter what time of year you choose to visit. Cornwall’s community character can be felt all around, making your adventure here a more memorable and fun filled one. Exploring Cornwall during festive seasons only heightens the spirit and attractiveness of the county. So make the most of the food, the charming communities, and traditional villages and breathe taking scenery when you visit us over Easter. Click here to get claim our 25% discount offer for Bude Holiday Resort! Don’t miss out.
See you soon.