Events in Snowdonia during Easter 2016

The clocks are going forward, the days are getting longer, and spring is finally here! But what to do in Snowdonia during the Easter break? Here’s a list of events taking place in Snowdonia during Easter 2016.

It seems like it’s taken forever, but spring is finally here – hooray! The clocks are going forward, meaning longer days and lighter evenings. The fields are full of gorgeous little lambs, the roads are lined with the cheerful nodding trumpets of hundreds of daffodils, and a lovely long weekend is almost upon us.

If you’re looking for things to do in Snowdonia during the Easter break, take a look below at our list of Snowdonia Easter events, and see if anything catches your eye. And don’t forget – if you’re looking for events in Snowdonia throughout the year, you can visit the events page at the Visit Snowdonia website.

Please note that as school term dates can vary throughout the different regions of the UK, we’ve based our list on events taking place between 21st March and 11th April. Not all events have an Easter theme – we have included all kinds of events taking place during this period, in order to provide as much variety as possible.

Henfaes Porth y Swnt

Henfaes Porth y Swnt

25–28 March: Porth y Swnt Easter Egg Hunt, Aberdaron

25-28 March: Easter egg hunt at Bala Lake Railway

25-28 March: Easter Bunny trail, Coed y Brenin

25 March to 3 April: Easter trails at the National Slate Museum

25 March to 10 April: Easter Eggstravaganza at GreenWood Forest Park

26 March: Craft Fair, Porthmadog

Plas yn Rhiw

Plas yn Rhiw

26–27 March: Plas yn Rhiw Easter Egg trail

26-27 March: Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant Easter egg hunt, Penmachno

26–28 March: Easter family events around the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

26–30 March: Easter Celtic Fair, Conwy Harbour

27 March: Pwllheli Triathlon

27 March: Easter Bunny at Talyllyn Railway

27-28 March: Harlech medieval Easter quest

Talyllyn Railway

Talyllyn Railway

27-28 March: 1295 and all that! – Caernarfon Castle

28 March: Tywyn Fair

28 March: Mike the Knight at Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

28/30 March and 1 April: Create with Cadw – Lego and Minecraft workshops – Caernarfon Castle

29 March: 50 things fun, Porth y Swnt

30 March: Introduction to landscape photography, Coed y Brenin

1 April: Conwy Seed Fair

1 April: Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant Fun Day, Penmachno

2 April: Family picnic and caveman experience at Caernarfon Castle

GreenWood Forest Park

GreenWood Forest Park

2 April: Blindfolded rollercoaster rides, GreenWood Forest Park

2 April: What floats your boat? Llyn Padarn, Llanberis

2–3 April: Adventurous underground sleepover, Corris

2-3 April: Mid Wales adaptive cycling event at Coed y Brenin

2-3 April: BikePark Wales and Antur Stiniog weekend of adventure

2–8 April: RYA British Youth Sailing Championships, Pwllheli

Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle

3 April: Harlech Triathlons Festival of Sport and History

3-8 April: Snowdonia coastal walks, Plas Tan y Bwlch

4 April: Triathlon & Duathlon, Harlech

4 April: Mobile mountain challenge, Bangor

6 April: Spring wild food walk, Coed y Brenin

6-7 April: Wales International Harp Festival, Galeri, Caernarfon

6–9 April: Celtic Fair, Electric Mountain, Llanberis

9 April: The 6th Trail, Portmeirion


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