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Easter Events in West Dorset 2024

25 January 2024

easter events near charmouth

Are you looking for some exciting Easter events in West Dorset for 2024? Look no further! From duck races to Easter bonnet parades and everything in between, West Dorset has something for everyone this Easter. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained during the holiday season. Check out some of the top Easter events happening in West Dorset below and get ready to experience some egg-citing fun!

Easter Monday Duck Race

Lyme Regis

1st April

Come watch hundreds of individually numbered yellow toy ducks being released into the river Lim at Higher Mill flats and watch them hurtle down towards the finish line. Supporters can cheer on this Easter Monday Duck Race from the riverbank until they finish further down the river at Jordan Flats. There will be a host of cash prizes for the first, second and third ducks over the finish line and a bonus prize for the last duck that manages to negotiate the river course. Ducks cost £1.

Lyme Regis Easter Bonnet Parade

Broad Street, Lyme Regis

31st March 2024

Get ready for the imaginative Easter Bonnet Parade in Lyme Regis! All ages are welcome to participate or watch, with prizes for the most creative bonnets. Create your masterpiece by 2.15 pm on Easter Sunday, then join the parade led by the Mayor and Lyme Regis Majorettes. The route starts at Pine Hall, Lyme Regis Baptist Church, and ends at the Jubilee Pavilion along Marine Parade. Support local good causes by putting money in collection buckets along the way.

Easter at Farmer Palmer’s

 Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Wareham

 29th March – 11th April

If you're looking for some exciting Easter activities, Farmer Palmer’s is hosting two easter events worth checking out! Don't miss the chance to hop aboard a Themed Tractor Ride and help the Easter Bunny escape from the bandits or join in on the Easter Egg Hunt to search for hidden chocolate eggs and the golden ticket. With both events happening in the upcoming spring season, it's the perfect time to get out and enjoy the festivities during your stay at Newlands Holiday Park.

Easter Bunny Race

West Camel, Yeovil

1st April

This traditional Easter Bunny race takes place around the charming villages of West Camel, and offers a fast, flat course that's ideal for both seasoned runners and first-time racers alike. But be sure to book your place early - this popular race is sure to fill up fast, and entries on the day will only be available if places are still open. And if you're not up for racing, why not come along and watch the action unfold?

Easter Self-Catered Accommodation near Lyme Regis

family friendly accommodation in charmouth

If you’re looking for the perfect family getaway this Easter in West Dorset, look no further than Newlands Holiday Park! With so many exciting Easter events to enjoy with your loved ones nearby and the beautiful Charmouth Beach and Lyme Regis just a short drive or walk away, there’s no better place to stay this holiday season.

Our park offers a variety of self-catering accommodation options in Charmouth, from picturesque campsites to modern apartments, to meet your every need. During your stay, you can take advantage of our amazing facilities, including the Leisure Centre with indoor and outdoor pools, children’s play areas, and the Tow Bar and Restaurant.

Come and enjoy a memorable Easter break with us at Newlands Holiday Park.




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