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what’s on in Ilfracombe for easter 2017

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March 27, 2017

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy Easter crowds, but is still perfectly placed to explore the region and enjoy the Spring sunshine!


With breath taking views of Hele Bay and our unique Beach Hut style accommodation, Beach Cove has fast gained a reputation for being the most romantic destination in the UK. So if you are looking for a romantic getaway this Easter holidays, while still exploring the fun attractions of the region, Beach Cove is the place for you!

We’ve put together a few of the fun things you could get up to in Ilfracombe for Easter 2017 below…


easter grotto & bunny

At: The Milky Way Adventure Park When: 3rd – 21st April

Journey down the rabbit hole to the unique Easter Grotto at The Milky Way and join the treasure hunt for a chocolatey prize. Try your luck on the Eggs Galore scratch cards and enter the Golden Egg prize draw but completing the treasure hunt sheet and answering all the questions correctly, and be in with a chance of winning an IPad!


star wars day

At: The Milky Way Adventure Park When: 15th April

Venture into The Milky Way and witness the storm troopers taking over the park! Along with the storm troopers, there will be other legendary figures, including Darth Vader, from all movies, including Rogue One. You will be able to meet and take pictures with characters from the films as they patrol the park, the event is back by popular demand from the world’s largest (and most accurate) Star Wars costume character club, the 501st UK Garrison. All members are volunteers, and the club donates 100% of their appearance fees to charity. Pop along, see your favourite characters, all while supporting charity!


easter eggstravaganza festival

At: The BIG Sheep When: 1st – 17th April

The BIG Sheep is a popular attraction in Devon, and is host to the south west’s largest Easter egg hunt, with a free chocolate egg for everyone. The eggs are hidden throughout the world famous attraction, with fluffy bunnies, new born lambs and even visits from the Easter Bunny. If you get lucky you may even see a baby lamb being born! But you can always lend a helping hand to the orphaned lambs who need bottle feeding, and lots of cuddles! Also visit the indoor animal barn during your visit, which is filled with friendly animals, including baby chicks, rowdy roosters, pygmy goats, adorable pups, perky piglets and fluffy bunny rabbits!


cadbury’s easter egg hunt

At: Woolacombe When: 14th – 17th April

This National Trust location offers beautiful scenery in an historic setting. Follow the new trail and find the hidden clues in the Woolacombe sand dunes to claim in the tasty Cadbury treat at the end.


Ilfracombe is a wonderful place to explore at any time of the year, and with so much going on over the Easter holidays, now is the perfect time to book your holiday!

Enjoy your Easter 2017 holidays in Ilfracombe!

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