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a list of Easter events in Dorset

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April 1, 2022

Get in the Easter spirit and add some of these events into your plans in Dorset this year.

Whether you are from the area or you are staying in our resort in Dorset during the Easter break these events will be perfect. From a parade to an Easter egg hunt and even a duck race. Whatever ideas you had there will be an event to suit. Below you will find our list of amazing events we found were on during the Easter period in Dorset this year.

Lyme Regis Easter Bonnet Parade

where? Broad Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3QD

when? 17th April 2022

time? From 2pm

how much? donations for local good causes

other Info:

  • Create your own Easter bonnet
  • Judging at 2pm
  • Parade at 3pm from Broad Street to Jubilee Pavilion

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Easter Fun at Farmer Palmers

where? Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Wareham Road, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6EU

when? 9th-25th April 2022

time? 9.30am-3pm

how much? general admission prices

other Info:

  • Tractor rides from 14th-19th April for £2pp
  • Meet farm park animals
  • Easter egg hunts over the bank holiday weekend

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Easter Egg Hunts at Kingston Lacy

where? Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4EA

when? 9th-23rd April 2022

time? 9.30am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

how much? £3 per child plus admission cost

other Info:

  • Explore the woodlands at Kingston Lacy
  • Find and complete 10 activities on the trail
  • Collect a chocolate egg on completion of the trail

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Easter Egg Trail on Swanage Pier

where? Swanage Pier, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2AW

when? 9th-24th April 2022

time? 9am-5pm

how much? £1 per child

other Info:

  • Get an activity sheet from the Pier Gatehouse
  • Try and find all the colourful eggs along the Pier
  • Collect a treat when all the eggs have been found

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Easter Egg Hunt at Brewery Square

where? Brewery Square, 3 Copper St, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GH

when? 15th-18th April 2022

time? 10am-4pm

how much? Free

other Info:

  • Search for edds hidden around Brewery Square
  • Claim your free Easter prize
  • Pick up the form from the Concierge Office

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Easter at the Station

where? Midsomer Norton South Railway Station, Silver St, Midsomer Norton, Radstock BA3 2EY

when? 17th-18th April 2022

time? From 10.30am

how much? standard ticket prices

other Info:

  • Hot cross bun or Easter biscuit and hot drink or fruit juice included
  • Activity sheet given to all on board
  • Easter egg hunt to win a special prize

Easter Monday Duck Race

where? Higher Mill Flats, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3AW

when? 18th April 2022

time? 12pm

how much? Donations to the Lyme Regis Christmas Lights 2022 fund

other Info:

  • Ducks cost £1 and can be purchased online
  • Cash prizes for 1st,2nd and 3rd ducks
  • Come and join in on the fun and cheer on the ducks

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Make the most of your staycation this year and enjoy time in Dorset at one of our stunning resorts.

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