Outdoors activities for kids this Easter in Poole and the rest of Dorset.
The lockdown restrictions have been eased just in time for Easter! Of course, we still need to behave sensibly, but at least we can now leave our homes and enjoy some of the wonderful weather we’ve had recently.
If you are looking for things to do with the little ones this Easter, here’s a list of trails and other outdoor activities in Poole. We hope you have a fantastic Easter holiday! 🐥
Please tag us in your photos #poolemumbler. We’d love to see what you are up to.
Upton Country Park:
Spring Nature Trail: Download your trail sheet here and find all 11 trail points to work out the Easter bunny’s hidden message. You’ll need to use all your senses to spot the signs across the trail.
The play trail and play areas are now open! Please visit sensibly. You can find all Covid-19 updates here.
Easter Trail: Join Rosie the rabbit on a quest to find out who is delivering the Easter eggs this year. Pick your trail pack at the Visitor Centre for £2.
The Easter trail is available now. Family pass for two adults and up to 3 children is £19.95 and includes the trail sheet. Last entry at 3 pm and the gardens close at 4 pm.
National Trust Properties in Dorset
The NT will be hosting Easter nature trails and Easter egg hunts at different locations across Dorset during Easter, please see below. The trails are £3, and there’s limited stock. You don’t need to book the trails, but for most properties, you’ll need to book your entry tickets online.
Corfe Castle: Easter egg hunt at Corfe Castle. Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. Book here.
Kingston Lacey: There are 10 points along the trail with an activity at each. Record your adventure on the sheet provided, and pick up your Easter treat once the trail is completed. Book your tickets here.
Studland Bay: Follow the family-friendly trail through the dunes and woodland and solve 10 clues to claim your chocolate reward or allergen-free alternative.
Brownsea Island: Nature-based trail for the Easter holidays. Discover the wonders of the wild on the island with the Easter adventures in the nature trail. Use your senses to look and listen to the signs of the island as spring awakens, meet the trees and get active in the outdoors through a series of fun challenges.
Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve and Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre:
We are pleased to announce that our Easter Trail will run from Friday 2nd April to Sunday 18th April. Find all the purple question marks and answer the questions to reveal an anagram for you to solve. The trail runs along the river path and through the arboretum. Collect your question sheet and your prize from Kingfisher Barn.
Trail sheets cost £3 per child.
The trail will run from 10.30 – 15.00
Please adhere to the current covid restrictions and remember to socially distance whilst taking part.
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