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what’s on in Cowes for easter 2019?

  • places to visit
March 13, 2019

Offering family fun and endless activities, the Isle of Wight is the place to be for Easter and with two luxurious locations to choose from Darwin Escapes has you covered! Take a trip to the Isle of Wight this Easter for an eggtastic day, you’ll have two luxurious locations to choose from, Woodside Coastal Retreat or Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, both offering beautiful views of the Solent, both locations have access to 5 star facilities including a gym, restaurant and spa lodge to take advantage of, this could be your best Easter break yet!

shaun the sheep’s champion sheeps farm fest

When: 6th – 27th April / Where: Robin Hill Country Park

The Easter holidays at Robin Hill will be hosted by the Shaun the Sheep and his friends, who will all be putting on fun activities for all ages to enjoy including, tractor rides, farmyear flying, get fit with the flock, naughty pigs sack race and Shirley’s pie-athlon.


When: 6th – 27th April / Where: Blackgang Chine

Enjoy all the chocolate you can get your hands on at Blackgang Chine this Easter, try out the giant Chocolate Bubble Bath and find the golden bubble to win your chocolate treat. Test yourself with the Honey Bee Quest and explore the park as you follow on the adventure, during the Easter weekend there will be an extra treat of a delicious 5-tier chocolate fountain and an amazing Bubble Wizard.

Isle of Wight children’s festival

When: 10th – 12th April / Where: Quay Arts

The Children’s Festival at the Quay Arts is returning for its second year by popular demand, with fun games, exciting shows and excellent storytelling for all ages to enjoy.

hoppy easter

When: 5th – 22nd April / Where: Tapnell Farm Park

Meet the Easter Bunny at the park, the Bunny will be full of tricks and treats for you all, and will be running the Bunny Hop Races which you can join in on! There will be crafts sessions, animal encounters with baby farmyard animals and a new Crazy Golf course to try out.

easter fun

When: 19th – 22nd April / Where: Isle of Wight Steam Railway

There are lots of activities for all ages this Easter, the children will love entertainer Greg Chapman who will be juggling and telling stories, as well as the Desmond Duck Treasure Hunt Easter Bonnet Parade to join in on. Marvel at the amazing birds in the falconry display shows, and don’t forget to take a train journey to admire the stunning blooming spring flowers.

a cracking easter

When: 19th – 22nd April / Where: Monkey Haven

Monkey Haven is being taken over by egg-citing Easter fun! Visit the beautiful monkeys and support this charity while enjoying endless Easter themed fun, including egg hunts, egg decorating and milkshakes with Creme Eggs and Mini Eggs in the Tea Room. The keepers will be dressing up as Easter bunnies, if you’d like to dress up too, you might just get a chocolatey treat.

Book your break for Easter in the Isle of Wight at one of our stunning locations, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat or Woodside Coastal Retreat.

You’ll explore the island in a whole new way during this chocolate-filled time of year!

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