Thing to do during the Easter Holidays in Dorset

Easter is a truly wonderful time for a UK holiday in Dorset - ideal for blissful days admiring the beautiful countryside in bloom, unwinding on peaceful beaches, and exploring somewhere new during the magical springtime. See what’s on and some of our top picks for some fantastic days out during the Easter Holidays.

Tank Museum

9th – 24th April 2023

Easter fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with 300 tanks, explosive live displays, kids’ activities, and more at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction. Book tickets.

Farmer Palmers

5th – 12th April 2023

Hop along to Farmer Palmer’s Easter Eggstravaganza. Watch out for the ‘Bandit-Bunnies’ on the Tractor Ride! From 7th – 10th April 100’s of mini chocolate eggs will be scattered in our special egg-hunting field. Find out more.

Durlston Country Park

1st – 19th April 2023 - Find out more about the ‘Bonkers Bunnies’: Childrens Easter Trail, Kids’ Easter Drawing Workshop and Flower-pot Planting: Kids’ Activity that are all running on various days. See Durlston Country Park’s website.

Corfe Castle

1st - 16th April 2023 - The Castle and the Dragon Family Trail

Swanage Pier

1st – 16th April 2023 - The Easter bunny and his friends are hiding along the Swanage Pier! Pick up your activity sheet fro m the Pier gatehouse. Once finished hand your sheets back to the Pier Shop to be rewarded with a treat and be entered into the prize draw to win the Easter hamper. £1.00 per trail.

5th, 8th, 12th April -11am - 3pm. Join in for crafts and Easter games.

Easter Holiday Bushcraft

Embrace Spring with Fore Adventure on the family bushcraft and foraging sessions (min age 4+). Find out more.

Wareham Easter Beerex 2023

7th - 8th April 2023

It’s Beer o’clock! Wareham Easter BEEREX is an exhibition of Real Ales from around the country & beyond. With over 35+ real ales from all over the country - covering a wide range of tastes and preferences. Book your tickets.