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What’s on in Ryde for Easter 2017?

Date: 27th March 2017
Author: Sarah Twist
Publisher: Darwin Escapes
Park: Woodside Coastal Retreat

What's on in Ryde 2017 banner

Ryde, in the Isle of Wight, is a bustling harbour town, full of fun family activities this Easter. And Woodside Coastal Retreat is perfectly placed to explore the island!

Offering coastal views, luxury accommodation and access to use its sister park’s facilities; Woodside Coastal is a fantastic place to spend your Easter holidays on the Isle of Wight this year! Ideally placed to enjoy a short stroll on the beach, a woodland walk or a short trip into Ryde, Cowes and Ventnor, Woodside Coastal offers peace and tranquillity surrounded by nature.

Here are some fun, family activities around the island this Easter…

Easter Fun

Easter eggs

At: IOW Steam Railway When: 14th – 17th April

Enjoy a relaxing day out over the Easter holidays at the Steam Railway and explore the train story discovery centre. Enjoy a steam train ride through the spring-time countryside of the beautiful island, with arts and crafts for all ages and a fun Easter egg hunt to join in on too! Find the hidden woodland walk and have fun in the play area onsite, make sure to wear an Easter bonnet and join in on the parade!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

colourful easter eggs

At: Bembridge Windmill When: 14th – 17th April

Join in with hunting the grounds of the windmill for a special chocolate reward. Follow the trail to claim your chocoaltey surprise at the end, and go hunting for wild things, discover the creatures and critters that live in the hedges and fields, and don’t miss the clues that the Easter Bunny has left you!

Duck Race

easter eggs in hay

At: Shide Trees When: 15th April

A traditional event on the island, with 1000 plastic ducks released into the water at 12 noon, first prize wins £50. You can purchase ducks either online, or in various shops and locations around the island, the Duck Race is raising money for the Challenge & Adventure charity.

Easter Egg Hunt

red eggs in a nest

At: Pig Leg Lane Nature Reserve When: 16th April

Explore the nature reserve and find the chocolatey treats all around the area, discover the hidden places including the wishing seat, the Eastern Yar and collect twigs to try out the Winnie Pooh stick challenge on the picturesque bridge.

If you need more events, check out Woodside Bay’s post on more activities this Easter on the Isle of the Wight, including fairy festivals and Easter egg dashes!
Enjoy your Easter 2017 holiday in Ryde!

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