Easter in Dorset
Looking for a holiday, short break or day trip to Dorset this Easter? Look no further! We have everything you need to plan your trip so that you make the most of your stay.
You'll find lots of events taking place during Easter 2023 to keep your family entertained, and we're sure you'll find some delicious chocolate along the way!.
Farmer Palmer's will be holding an eggstravanganza of an event over the bank holiday weekend with Easter egg hunts, bandit bunny tractor rides and of course the farm park will be brimming with baby animals and lots (and lots!) of activities to enjoy.
There are Easter Trails at Swanage Pier and Minterne Gardens, or breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Bournemouth Pier.
Down at Lyme Regis, you can take part in the Easter Bonnet Parade on Easter Sunday or the Duck Race on Easter Monday.
Visit the Tank Museum and watch live tank displays, take a ride in a tracked vehicle or explore the Museum with the free Commander Basil Trail – and get a free prize at the end!
Attractions & Activities galore!
Dorset is home to some fantastic attractions and activity specialists so you won't be short of something to do! Check out our Things to Do guide and find the perfect day out for your family.
If you like a bit of animal antics then why not spend a day at Monkey World, Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium or Weymouth's Sea Life Adventure Park? Looking for something a little more unique? Try the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park, a multi-award-winning day out for all ages recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for the majestic rare breed Heavy Horses.
For those that like a bit of adventure there's plenty of activities in Dorset to get your adrenaline going! Enjoy a game of laser tag, an outdoor game suitable for all abilities; a fun and exhilarating game which is a mix of paintball and laser quest or climb through the trees and zip back to the ground at Tunnel Tree Tops! Why not have a go at the medieval activity of axe throwing and connect with your inner warrior at Insight Activities?
Soak up the atmosphere of bygone eras at one of Dorset's majestic castles, ancient sites or stately homes! Many of these attractions hold special events during the Easter holidays to add a bit of magic and sparkle to the whole experience!
Enjoy Dorset’s Great Outdoors
The huge variety of beaches and coastal landscapes in Dorset are what make it so special, from fossil flecked shorelines to sandy stretches, dramatic cliffs and pretty little harbours. There are lots of walking routes to follow which take you through some of our quaint villages and towns.
Why not join a guided fossil walk and learn how to train your eye to spot the treasures that lie beneath your feet on our fossil-famous shores?
Head inland and walk or cycle through our stunning countryside. There are many routes for a gentle stroll or a longer hike, whatever your choice there’s sure to be a stunning view to take your breath away.
Book your 2023 Easter break in Dorset
Don't forget to check out our special offers and grab yourself a fantastic Easter deal or discount to save some money during your stay.
So sit back, relax and browse our listings and book that holiday you've been waiting for!
Dorset has a fantastic range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.
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