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Easter Fun and Games

With Easter fast approaching, we hope that you are looking forward to enjoying a Treasure Trail or two!

In the interim, we’ve had a think to come up with some fun, alternative Easter games to entertain the family with. Let us know your own activities and ideas that you enjoy by leaving us a comment below.

Easter Fun and Games - cracking eggHunt for Hidden Eggs

If you haven’t already, join in the fun and have a go at Steve’s Eggstra Special Easter Challenge. We’ve hidden six Easter eggs all over the internet, each containing a special prize. Our clever talking rabbit will give you a clue to where you might find each egg, so be sure to listen carefully.

You can search for as few or as many eggs as you like, but you must find all of the first five eggs in order to find the golden egg, which contains an extra special prize!

If the weather is less than pleasant, then why not replace the traditional outdoor Easter egg hunt with an indoor version to entertain little ones? If chocolate eggs are too easy to find, try hiding jelly beans, with a series of cryptic clues to help seek them out.

You can read our previous blog post, Sprinkle Some Fairy Dust – How to Write Great Clues, in order to gain some inspiration.

Remember to make a note of the number of jelly beans you have hidden to avoid finding sticky sweets at a later date!

Egg RollingEaster Fun and Games - eggcellent

This is a lot of fun for all ages, and all you need is some eggs and a large hill. Remember, the steeper the hill, the more thrilling the race, but the harder the climb afterwards!

Have fun decorating your boiled eggs beforehand with dyes and paints, and then take them along with you on your next Treasure Trail to add some extra excitement to your day. You never know what landscapes you may find that will make the ideal egg racing track!

Easter Crafts

Easter crafts are good fun and an ideal boredom breaker if the weather is just too horrid to be outside. Learning how to create origami chicks and bunnies is an enjoyable exercise and your creations can be used afterwards to decorate Easter cards, create bunting or even place names for your Easter table.Easter Fun and Games - Knitted little bunny

Instructions are easy to find on the internet, ranging from the easy to the more complex.

 

Knitting is another traditional craft that can be taught to children and enjoyed by adults alike. There are plently of fun patterns and kits available that only require simple stitches and a ball of yarn, aside the odd googly eye.

You can win one of three Easter Bunny Kits, courtesy of Gift Horse Knit Kits, in our Easter Challenge!

27th March 2013

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The South West Coast Path – The Ultimate Walking Challenge

The South West Coast Path National Trail is said to be one of the most spectacular walks in the world, and with gradients over 115,000 feet across 630 miles, is definitely one of Britain’s most challenging. The route along the South West peninsula is not for the faint of heart, but will guide those that undertake it to all the spectacular scenery, wildlife and heritage that this National Trail has to offer.

The South West Coast Path - The Ultimate Walking Challenge - the Crowns at BotallackThe ‘630 Mile Experience’ can be completed by the fittest and fastest walkers in approximately 30 days, but is more likely to take several months for the average hiker. If you don’t fancy undertaking the route all in one go, the South West Coast Path has handily broken down the route into 52 day walks, or a series of short circular routes, which are generally less than 5 miles long and vary from pub walks and wildlife walks to those that are perfect for little ones.

Excitingly, earlier this year, Treasure Trails Cornwall also released a series of six Trails along the Coast Path. These Trails are suitable for adults and older children due to the undulating nature of the South West Coast Path, but are ideal for adding an additional challenge into the exploration of Cornwall’s stunning coastline.

The South West Coast Path - The Ultimate Walking Challenge - Steve at Lands EndLastly, if you haven’t already heard, Treasure Trails Managing Director Steve Ridd is currently in the midst of his own Coast Path challenge, in aid of the Polperro Memory Cafe and the South West Coast Path Association.

Alongside his Mum, Pauline Ridd, Steve is attempting to complete the 300 mile walk around the Cornish stretch of the Coast Path over a period of two weeks. Each day, Steve has been blogging about his inspiring journey and, in true Treasure Trails style, has been setting a tricky clue for you to solve, I Spy style!

You can read the One Man and His Mum Blog here. If you answer the clue correctly, you will also be entered into a prize draw to win a fantastic prize courtesy of the National Trust of a year’s family membership.

Good luck!

23rd October 2012

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