St Michael's mount with easter eggs

This month there’s two bank holidays to enjoy and schools are on Easter break, so we’ve put together a list of events in and around Penzance to enjoy this month for both kids and adults.

Whether you’re looking to get closer to nature, or want to keep the little ones busy while exploring our local area, there’s something for everyone — and, best of all, you can do it all with sustainability in mind.

Family-friendly events:

Penwith Circle Family Walk
7 April: Penwith Circle is hosting a series of walks around our stunning local landscapes this spring.The first walk is for all the family, and explores the ancient landscape around the Mên-an-Tol. Archaeological expert Laura Ratcliffe-Warren guides this walk. Find out more.

Easter egg hunts at Trengwainton Garden, National Trust
10-24 April: Make your way along the trail, finding nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Follow the trail around the Trengwainton Garden…with a Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg waiting at the end. Find out more.

Sewage pollution protest on Fistral Beach, Newquay
23 April: Join people all across Cornwall coming together to send a message to South West Water: it must end sewage pollution. It’s part of Surfers Against Sewage’s 12 protests across the UK. Each targeting one local water company. Find out more.

Events for adults:

Dynamic Dunescapes: Introduction to Botany
6 April: Learn more about our local plants with this free botany training from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Learn how to tell some of the major plant families from one another at Gwithian’s sand dunes. Find out more.

Last chance: join our community workshop
9 April: We’re hosting a workshop for community groups to strengthen and support all our work and spaces are now limited. It’s your last chance to grab a space for our community workshop. Sign up for your space now

Save the date: Beach clean on Sunday 8th May 
It’s time for a spring (beach) clean! Let’s get out on the beach and pick up plastic and other rubbish for our Million Mile Clean. Join our beach clean email list and we’ll keep you informed on this and other local beach cleans.

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Want your local events in and around Penzance (that bring people closer to nature and their local community?) send us an email.