New Forest | Scotland | Forest of Dean
As the first flowers start to bloom and animals come out from their winter snooze, our forest campsites turn into a welcoming base, surrounded by spring activity. Across the UK, there are Easter events, activities and plenty of things to do. Read on to discover your ideal Easter holiday.
Whether you’re planning a romantic trip away, or a much-needed holiday with friends, there are plenty of places to visit and activities to get involved in this Easter.
Nearly half of the bluebells in the world are found in the UK and can be seen throughout our forest locations from mid-March through to May. Go on a bluebell walk, explore the forest and enjoy seeing one of the first signs that spring is finally here.
Many of our campsites are within Dark Sky Places, making them ideal locations to watch the night sky. With the warmer spring weather, it’s more pleasant to sit outside after the sun goes down. Whether you’ve been watching the night sky for years, or, you’re brand new to the concept, stargazing is a great way to spend an evening in good company.
There are historic houses, castles and museums all over the UK. Here are some of the best to visit from our campsites.
Forest of Dean:
Our campsites are all set within scenic woodland and forest, making them ideal bases to set off from on foot. We’ve rounded up the best walks from our campsites, take a look and find a route to suit you.
Easter things to do for families
From searching for eggs hidden by the Easter bunny to visiting some of the best family-friendly attractions in the UK, there’s plenty to do for families staying on our campsites this Easter.
Across the UK, Easter bunnies are hiding eggs in some of the best locations for kids to get outside and explore. View the best Easter egg hunts in the UK. (link to Charlies blog)
Experience a ride around some of the UK’s prettiest countryside on a steam train this Easter. In the Forest of Dean, the Dean Forest Railway is 4.5 miles long with five stations along the way for you to explore the local area. Alternatively, our Sherwood Pines campsite is near to the Sherwood Forest Railway which is the only narrow gauge steam railway in Nottinghamshire.
Across the UK there are many zoo’s, wildlife reserves and safari parks to explore. Here are just some of the options near to our campsites.
Take a picnic, enjoy a blustery walk, and make the most of the beautiful seaside from our Holmsley campsite. Bournemouth, Rally Barton and Poole are just a few of the coastal locations to explore from Holmsley.
As you can see, there’s plenty to do while camping at Easter on one of our forest campsites. View all of our campsites or visit our blog for more holiday inspiration.
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