10 things to do at Easter in and around Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 March 2016 | UPDATED: 14:06 29 March 2016

Go on an Easter egg hunt.

Go on an Easter egg hunt.


Egg hunts, bunny hunts, and even yeti egg hunts are all taking place over the next four days in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area to celebrate Easter. Here is a round up of some of the many events you can enjoy.

The Sand Sculpture Festival is opening.The Sand Sculpture Festival is opening.

Weston Sand Sculpture Festival - Weston seafront.

The Sand Sculpture Festival is back in time for Easter weekend. The show opens at 10am today (Friday), and then daily from 10am-5pm. Adult entry is £4, children can get in for £3, and there are also £3 concession tickets.

Children playing on the bouncy castle.Children playing on the bouncy castle.

Free Easter eggs and family event – St Paul’s Church, Weston.

Chocolate eggs will be given away at a family church service in Weston today (Friday). Children aged up to 11 years old are invited to visit St Paul’s Church in Clarence Park from 9-10am, where there will be a bouncy castle, hot cross buns and coffee for parents. There will be a short service at 10am, when the eggs will be given out. More eggs will be given out on Sunday at 11am.

Go on a yeti hunt in Churchill.Go on a yeti hunt in Churchill.

Yeti egg hunt – Mendip Snowsport Centre, Churchill.

A yeti has lost its eggs at Mendip Snowsport Centre, and Mercury readers are being invited to help find them. The Family Frisbee Golf Yeti Hunt costs £3.50 per person to enter, and is open until April 18. Visit www.mendip.me/yetihunt for more information.

Baby badgers in Secret World.Baby badgers in Secret World.

Badger Bonanza – Secret World, East Huntspill.

Get a look at some badger cubs up close at an open day at Secret World. The event runs from tomorrow to Sunday, from 10am-4pm. You can listen to some talks and take part in nature activities. Entry is free, and parking is just £1.

Group of Children with Easter BasketsGroup of Children with Easter Baskets

Easter egg hunt – Brent Knoll.

An Easter egg trail will start at St Michael’s Church in Church Lane on Sunday and Monday. It will run from 2-5pm.

The sea cadets at last year's Pageant Of Transport.The sea cadets at last year's Pageant Of Transport.

Pageant of transport – Beach Lawns, Weston.

The sea cadets will host a pageant of transport on the Beach Lawns in Beach Road on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm.

Easter bunnyEaster bunny

Easter bunny hunt – Locking.

Search for bunnies on Saturday from 10am-2pm at the village green in Locking. Entry is £2, which will include a free egg.

Easter decoration. Chocolate eggs in nestEaster decoration. Chocolate eggs in nest

Egg hunt and quiz – The Plough, Wrington.

Combine hunting for Easter eggs with a quiz night, at The Plough in High Street on Sunday. The egg hunt is at 5pm, and quiz at 6pm.

Birnbeck Pier. Photo by Jeremy Long.Birnbeck Pier. Photo by Jeremy Long.

Easter fair – United Reformed Church, Weston.

Meet the Easter bunny and raise money for the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust at the United Reformed Church in Waterloo Street on Saturday from 10am-4pm.

Painted easter eggsPainted easter eggs

Egg hunt – Marine Cove, Burnham.

Hunt for eggs and take part in craft activities in Marine Cove. The event takes place from 10am to noon on Saturday.

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