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Eggcellent Events this Easter

Eggcellent Events this Easter

Eggcellent Events this Easter 1300 961 The Editor

Sunday morning, you’ve already been woken up by the little ones on the hunt for chocolate, only now you need something to keep them occupied before your Easter Sunday Lunch.  Looking for last minute Easter ideas for the whole family, Taste of the Wight have a round-up of some of the best family events happening across the Isle of Wight this chocolate season!

Arreton Barns

Children’s Easter Fun Morning is back and bigger than ever at Arreton Barns on 21st April from 9:30am – 12noon. The little ones can enjoy a whole morning of entertainment, including an Easter Egg hunt (collect three colourful counters from around the Barns then swap them for a delicious chocolatey prize) and egg decorating. Don’t miss the circus workshop from 9:45am – 10:30am where the kids can enjoy, balloon modelling and face painting as well as fun and games from 11:00am – 11:45am. To top it all off make sure they keep their eyes peeled for some special guest appearances including the Easter Bunny, Willy Wonka and others. Entry for the Easter Egg Hunt is just £5 per child, with profits from this going to Beaulieu Respite. No need to book, you can just turn up!

Chocofrolica at Blackgang Chine

Enrol as a chocolatier and revel in the wonders of the cocoa bean as Blackgang Chine is taken over by Chocofrolica! Dive head first into a giant Chocolate Bubble Bath on a search to find the golden bubble and win a chocolatey prize; race around on Bouncy Milk Cow Hoppers and take on the Honey Bee Quest as you explore the park for your chance to win an extra special chocolatey prize!  On Easter weekend enjoy all the joy of the above activities PLUS an amazing 5-tier chocolate fountain and performances from our marvellous Coco the Bubble Wizard who’ll be wowing audiences with incredible giant bubbles.  Standard entry prices apply – free to Frequent Visitor Pass holders.


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IW Steam Railway

Treat yourself to a relaxing day and enjoy the spectacle of some of the Island’s blossoming springtime countryside from the comfort of your seat on an authentic steam trains.  The Island’s popular children’s entertainer, Greg Chapman, will amuse the kids with his stories, juggling and other antics. Plus colouring, crafts and their ‘Hunt for the Golden Duck’. For crafty youngsters, make sure you prepare and wear your Easter bonnets and join in our Easter Bonnet Parade each day at 1.15pm (children need to make their bonnets in advance). Standard railway admission applies.

National Trust Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Bunny has been extra busy this Easter, hiding clues across National Trust’s sites on the Island, from Bembridge Windmill, Mottistone Gardens, Newtown, and even all the way to the Needles Battery. Can you find the clues left behind to help you solve the puzzle? If you can, a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat awaits. £2 per trail, normal admission prices apply.

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its fifth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.