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Easter in Cornwall

Shake off those winter blues and celebrate the arrival of spring by getting out on the water and experiencing Cornwall from the sea. Whether you want a day trip, or a few nights to make the most of the bank holiday weekend, a Bowman Yacht Charters sailing trip gives you the perfect Easter holiday break in Cornwall for family fun in uniquely beautiful settings.

On the water this Easter

Explore the stunning South West coast this Easter holiday on a relaxed sailing trip in the clear, turquoise waters. There’s an abundance of sea life at this time of the year as the temperatures rise, providing opportunities for feeding and breeding. Plankton is rife in spring, attracting basking sharks to the area. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch a view of their gaping mouths as they glide past you just beneath the surface. Bluefin tuna, which had almost disappeared 40 years ago, have been seen in Cornwall the last few years due to the warmer climate. You’ll also find it easier to spot dolphins this season, with recent sightings of large pods of common dolphins leaping through the waves.

‘Charles Hood’ and ‘John Fowler Holidays’

Discover Cornwall in spring

Pack some delicious snacks and enjoy a picnic on the golden sand. Find secret coves and take a gentle stroll along the beach, or through Cornish woodland blanketed with vibrant wildflowers. With the arrival of spring comes stunning displays of bluebells, so keep your eyes peeled for the unique blue hue of these delicate flowers.

Bluebells at Tehidy by Ingrid King

Easter egg hunts in Cornwall

Cornwall has some fantastic Easter egg hunts and spring events throughout the county – if you’re mooring up for the day, they’re well worth a visit!

Many of the National Trust locations have events on this Easter, from delicious treats to egg hunts through the glorious gardens of British stately homes. It’s the perfect mix of relaxation and beautiful Cornish views for the adults and lush fields for the little ones to let off some steam.

The Eden Project are renowned for their exciting themed events throughout the year, and this season is no exception, with some great activities for the kids this Easter. With a farm-themed event there’s a whole host of indoor and outdoor games, activities and of course, The Great Eden Egg Hunt throughout their spectacular domes.



Thinking of what to do at Easter? Find out about our skippered charters and bareboat charters, and book your perfect Cornish Easter break today.

Have a question? Get in touch with our friendly, experienced team today and we’ll help you plan an egg-cellent trip!


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