EASTER HALF TERM EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

stour valley easter trail - bournemouth

Friday 2nd - Sunday 18th April 2021 
Collect your sheet from the Kingfisher Barn and find all the purple question marks along the river path and through the arboretum. Answer the questions to reveal an anagram for you to solve and then collect your prize

For more info and activity costs, please visit Stour Valley Nature Reserve on Facebook.

loders school easter trail - bridport

Friday 2nd – Monday 5th April 2021
Follow the trail around Bradpole to answer the clues. Return your answer sheet for your chance to win a hamper of goodies.

For more info and to order your map and goody bag, please visit Loders School PTFA on Facebook.

dorchester easter story trail

Friday 2nd – Monday 5th April 2021
There will be 10 Easter Egg posters displayed with a fact and activity at participating churches in Dorchester and Fordington.

For more info, please visit the Dorchester Baptist Church.

kingston lacy easter trail

Friday 2nd - 18 April 2021
Discover the family friendly trail with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. Please note, pre-booking your visit is essential.

For more info and booking, please visit the National Trust Kingston Lacy.

 

 

minterne gardens easter trail - dorchester

Saturday 27th March – Sunday 18th April 2021
Find all of Bianca Bunny's friends as you explore the woodland garden and receive a treat at the end.

For more info including activity/entry fees, please visit Minterne Gardens on Facebook.

the great dorset easter egg hunt

Draw, paint or create an Easter Egg to display in the window and children can enjoy walking around their neighbourhood counting eggs - and you could even reward them with a prize at the end!

For more info, please join the Dorset in Lockdown Facebook group.

 

 

Friday 2nd - Sunday 18 April 2021
Find all 11 trail points to work out the message which the Easter Bunny has hidden and have a go at the activities along the way.

For more info and to download the full trail sheet please visit Upton Country Park.

 

corfe castle easter egg trail

Friday 2nd - 18 April 2021
Discover the family friendly trail with fun activities to do along the way.  Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.  Please note, pre-booking your visit is essential.

For more info and booking, please visit the National Trust Corfe Castle.

 

Friday 2nd - Sunday 18 April 2021
The Easter bunny has taken over Gullivers nature trail. Purchase your map and collect your prize from the farm shop.

For more info, please visit Gullivers Farm Shop on Facebook.

kingston maurward gardens & animal park - free entry

Monday 12th April 2021 - indefinate date
The public are free to utilise the gardens and animal park from 10am - 4pm. The Barn Cafe will re-open for takeaways however the soft play will remain closed for now.

For more info, please visit Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park.

 

PLACES TO VISIT

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sealife adventure park - weymouth

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
Families can see the otters, seals and Humboldt penguins plus they can explore the Rockpool, Caribbean Cove play area and the splash fountains. The indoors areas will remain closed in line with Government guidelines at this time.

For more info and booking, please visit Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park.

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farmer palmers - poole

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
Farmer Palmers will be opening their outdoor spaces again for fun half day visits.

For more info and booking, please visit Farmer Palmers.

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snowtrax & the alpine adventure park - bournemouth

Opens Monday 29th March 2021
Get the kids on the ski slopes or enjoy a run around The Alpine Adventure Park which is set in a large woodland area and has slides, an overhead cable ride, trampolines, toddler play area, forts and even a wooden pirate ship!

For more info and booking, please visit Snowtrax.

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bournemouth aviation museum

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
There are over 50 aviation displays and exhibits including fixed wing aircraft, a double decker bus and a helicopter. The staff and volunteers are always on hand to answer eager questions and be sure to check the Airport flight times so you can stand on the viewing platform and watch the planes taking off and landing from the Airport.

For more info, please visit Bournemouth Aviation Museum on Facebook.

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fantasy island fun park - weymouth

Opens Friday 16th April 2021
Hidden away in Bowleaze Cove the Fantasy Island Fun Park will re-open their outdoor rides and Sunset Bar and Restaurant will be open for takeaways.

For more info, please visit Fantasy Island Fun Park.

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monkey world

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
Set in 65 acres of beautiful woodland, Monkey World is home to over 230 primates of more than 20 different species and is a wonderful day out for children and adults. Please note, some areas may remain closed in line with Government rules.

For more info and booking, please visit Monkey World.

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the blue pool

Opens Monday 29th March 2021
Set in a deep clay bowl, steps lead down to the waters edge or up to stunning views of the Purbeck Hills. Take a lovely walk around the Pool to enjoy the ever changing colours and then indulge in a takeaway from the Tea Rooms.

For more info and booking, please visit The Blue Pool.

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rspb arne

Situated on Poole Harbour and within the Dorset Area of Natural Beauty, Arne has a stunning landscape which consists of dramatic open heathland and ancient oak woodland.

For more info, please visit RSPB Arne.

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sante fe fun park - swanage

Opens Monday 12 April 2021
If you're visiting Swanage then a trip to the Sante Fe Fun Park is perfect for the younger one's and there's a play park to enjoy next door too!

For more info, please visit Sante Fe Fun Park on Facebook.

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dorset falconry park - dorchester

Opens Monday 12 April 2021
Dorset Falconry Park (home of Xtreme Falconry - the off site display team) has over 100 birds.

For more info, please visit Dorset Falconry Park.

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abbotsbury swannery

Opens Monday 12 April 2021
Abbotsbury Swannery is home to the only managed colony of nesting Mute Swans in the world. On average there are around 600 birds on site, but this number varies slightly throughout the year.

For more info, please visit Abbotsbury Swannery.

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abbotsbury subtropical gardens

Opens Monday 29th March 2021
The amazing subtropical gardens has a wonderful mixture of formal and informal flowers, ponds, stunning view points, a sculpture trail, Burma rope bridge and even a children's play area.

For more info, please visit Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens.

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the front skatepark - weymouth

Opens Tuesday 6 April 2021
The Front Skatepark is an outdoor wooden skatepark situated right opposite the seafront.

For more info, please visit The Front Skatepark.

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warmwell snowsports centre - dorchester

Opens Monday 29th March 2021
Set in acres of woodland at Warmwell Holiday Park you'll find these fun ski and snowboard slopes. There are many other things to do including zorb sessions and ringos.

For more info, please visit Warmwell Snowsports Centre on Facebook.

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larmer tree gardens - tollard royal

Opens Sunday 4th April 2021
Set in the outstanding landscape of Cranborne Chase, the beautifully designed gardens of Larmer Tree were created by General Pitt Rivers in 1880. Take a leisurely stroll and look for fairy doors along the way.

For more info including opening days and entry prices, please visit Larmer Tree Gardens.

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moors valley country park

There's always plenty for the family to do at Moors Valley Country Park with woodland walks and trails plus plenty of play areas too.  Please note that the car park is currently operating at a reduced capacity.

For more info, please visit Moors Valley Country Park.

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avon heath country park

Enjoy walks and wildlife on the heath and let the children burn off some energy in the fantastic wooden play area.

For more info, please visit Avon Heath Country Park.

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compton acres

The South's finest privately owned historic gardens. Compton Acres has over 3000 species of plants and you'll find a collection of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants all set within 10 acers of beautiful gardens.

For more info, please visit Compton Acres.

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mighty adventures - bournemouth

Opens Monday 29th March 2021
A Jurassic 18 hole adventure course with jaw dropping landscapes, life-sized dinosaurs and a few surprises along the way.
10% off all April bookings!

For more info and booking, please visit Mighty Adventures.

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vurlands animal farm - nr dorchester

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
Vurlands Animal Farm will open all outdoor areas so you can enjoy wonderful walks, see the animals, run around the play area and wander through willow maze. The Eggcup Tea Rooms will be open for outdoor dining from Tuesday 13th April.

For more info, please visit Vurlands Animal Farm.

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corfe castle model village

Opens Monday 12th April 2021
Corfe Castle Model Village is set in an acre of landscaped grounds with lawn games and a magical fairy garden.

For more info and entry prices, please visit Corfe Castle Model Village.

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