Hop into Easter in North Devon

With Easter approaching, there's no better time to plan an early Spring holiday in North Devon. The charming town of Barnstaple, surrounded by picturesque landscapes, offers a perfect retreat for those seeking a blend of relaxation and Easter fun. In this blog post, we'll suggest activities and local events to make the most of Easter 2024.

  1. Easter trail at Arlington Court: this beautiful National Trust property and grounds are celebrating the Easter holidays with their trail and nature-inspired activities. Grab a map and earn your chocolate egg from Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th

  2. Easter Grotto at The Milky Way: always a popular attraction at any time of the year, The Milky Way are inviting you to meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a chocolate treat. Enjoy this Easter themed activity from between Thursday 28th March and Sunday 7th

  3. Spot the Easter chicks at Clovelly village: don’t fancy hunting for eggs? What about tracking down some chicks instead? Grab a map, get spotting and then claim your prize.

  4. Bounce your way into Spring: visit Rock Park, Barnstaple to enjoy the Inflatable theme park on 31st March, 1st April and 2nd

  5. Quince Honey Farm: the nature inspired Easter egg hunt is running from 29th March to 5th Make a day of it – learn about honeybees, treat yourself to a meal in the restaurant and grab a coffee while the kids enjoy the softplay.

  6. Fancy eating out: take a break from cooking and washing up by treating the family to a meal at one of the local village pubs. Our guests are always complimenting the food and service at The Jack Russell (Swimbridge), The Chichester Arms (Bishop’s Tawton) and The Bell (Chittlehampton).

  7. Enjoy dining in: the cottages here at Lower Hearson are all well-equipped for cooking and serving up a lovely Easter meal to enjoy as a family. If you are looking for some high quality local ingredients then it’s just a short drive to the Chittlehampton Village Shop. There’s something for all levels of chef – whether you are looking for handcrafted sausages and fresh vegetables to cook from scratch or would rather just grab a homemade cake and a local cider to enjoy.

  8. Meet the lambs: Easter means the arrival of new lambs to Lower Hearson. Guests staying in our cottages can come and meet the lambs and their mums on our lovely 15 acre smallholding. They may not be made of chocolate but children can also enjoy helping us collect the chickens’ eggs every afternoon.


North Devon is an amazing location and Lower Hearson Cottages can provide a comfortable retreat and be the perfect base for exploring the area. Book your stay today and create lasting memories in this beautiful rural landscape.


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