Festivals, Carnivals and Events

Hunt for Easter fun is on with National Trust for Scotland and Cadbury

Culzean Castle and Country Park in Ayrshire

Dozens and dozens of Easter hunts take place at the National Trust for Scotland’s historic houses, glorious gardens and cracking countryside over the Easter weekend.

For the ninth consecutive year, the conservation charity has teamed up with Cadbury to host Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts all over the country from Friday 25 to Monday 28 March, from Dumfries and Galloway to Wester Ross.

Pembrokeshire Glamping Village at Caravan Camping & Motorhome

Pembrokeshire Glamping Village at Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2016, 23 – 28 February

An enormous ‘glamping village’ has been built at the Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show to promote Pembrokeshire as a place to visit all year round. The size of two tennis courts, the village includes three inter-connected yurts, a dragon design tipi, two classic VW campervans, a Lotus Bell Tent, ab amazing see-through inflatable Bubble Tent and a timbereco-pod. The exhibits will be set in different themed areas including woodland and beach scenes and even a snow scene.

Highlands’ College Students present: Jersey’s Biggest Afternoon Tea Party Ever!!

Highlands’ College Students present:  Jersey’s Biggest Afternoon Tea Party Ever!!


On Wednesday 16th March 2016, as part of the Worldwide Hydration and Nutrition Week 2016, the Travel and Tourism students in conjunction with The National Association of Care Caterers are preparing to stage Jersey’s Biggest Afternoon Tea Party Ever for over 55s across multiple venues in the island.

Currently, in the initial stages of planning, the students are encouraging local care and residential homes to participate and stage their own afternoon tea party, in order to help break the current Guinness World Record!

New for 2016 at Penshurst Place and Gardens

mothering sunday

Horticulture and nature to be the theme of historic home’s 2016 events plan Penshurst Place reveals it plans to celebrate the rich natural environment that has played host to the historic home for nearly seven centuries.

• Family fun with nature and animal themed trails & crafts, falconry and beasts roadshow • Elizabeth I to visit as the household prepares to defend Britain from the Armada • Exclusive guided tours, Morris dancing and formal garden photography workshop • Time travel with Hands on History to discover farming through the ages and the life of a huntsman

Get into the spirit of Spring at Sandon Spring Fair

Staffordshires Sandon Hall

A new event at Staffordshire’s Sandon Hall will celebrate Spring time by bringing together the finest food, drink and crafts. Set to take place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April 2016 the fair will feature craft and cookery demonstrations, great stalls selling handcrafted items, delicious food and drink from artisan producers, live music, historic house tours, fun family activities and the chance to explore the hall’s 50 acres of formal garden in all its springtime glory.