There's plenty to do with all the family in Cornwall this Easter.

A host of exciting events are expected to keep everyone entertained, and, better still, they are designed to cater to all age groups.

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

Pendennis Castle is hosting a unique egg hunt from March 23 to April 14.

Organised by English Heritage, the Easter Adventure Quest is aimed at both enlightening children about Easter history and keeping them entertained as they search for eggs around the castle grounds.

Ella Harrison, the event manager at English Heritage, expressed excitement about the event, saying: "This is a delightful way to explore Pendennis Castle and learn about the history of Easter.

"It's ideal timing, coinciding with the start of spring and providing families with a great opportunity to spend time outdoors."

Falmouth Packet: Kids can join in a unique egg hunt around the scenic castle grounds

Pendennis Castle, a historical monument dating back to the 1540s, offers a plethora of attractions - there's an indoor play area for the kids, an exhibit to peruse and an inviting café.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Why not extend the Easter festivities by joining in fun at The Lost Gardens of Heligan?

Get immersed in the enchanting tale of Lowenna the Lost Lamb from March 29 to April 14.

A sensory journey through the gardens awaits, guided by a trail booklet filled with storyboards and interactive trail points.

After successfully returning Lowenna to her home, a visit to the Heligan Play Meadow Tent is promised to be a treat, with an array of crafts and activities (and potential chocolate surprises) on offer.

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Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro

On a different note, The Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro will feature a unique interactive exhibition on automata this Easter.

Titled The Marvellous Mechanical Museum, the exhibit will capture the public's fascination with ancient mechanical devices.

Bryony Robins, artistic director at the Royal Cornwall Museum, said: "Cornwall is renowned for its history of invention, ingenuity and artistic creativity.

"This show brings a different dimension through craft and the revival of the tradition of automata, at the same time celebrating the work of artists working in Cornwall today."

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: The Cornish Caretakers and the Chest of Cornishness

At the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth, join The Cornish Caretakers and Cornwall’s very own Ed Rowe to celebrate a number of Cornish heroes throughout history.

The Cornish Caretakers and the Chest of Cornishness theatre show will explore the incredible lives of six Cornish people.

In conjunction with the show, the museum hosts daily crafting workshops and a Cornish heroes trail. 

The Cornish Caretakers and the Chest of Cornishness runs across the Easer holidays, three times a day at 11am, 1pm and 3pm from Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, April 14 and is free to watch as part of the museum’s annual admission fee.

Swimming sessions

In a bid to keep everyone active during the holiday, Better leisure centres across Cornwall are expanding their swimming pool sessions for the Easter holidays, offering a series of activities and courses designed for children and adults alike.

Amelia Kitchen, GLL Senior Manager, noted: "There’s going to be a lot happening to keep everyone active and well entertained.

"It’s a great opportunity for families to enjoy time together, whilst also improving their physical fitness and sporting skills."