Easter egg hunt at the Agon-Coutainville Equestrian Centre
Enjoy a day full of Easter eggs and equestrian fun, with children’s entertainment, family picnic and pony shows taking place throughout the day.
Saturday 15 April, 10am-4pm. Tickets cost 35€ per person
Where to stay: Ferme de la Croûte (gite)
A 45-minute drive south of Cherbourg (with regular crossings to Portsmouth with Brittany Ferries) in the beautiful Cotentin and Bessin Natural Regional Park, this two‑bedroom house has rural charm galore, with original stone features, fireplace and private garden. Prices start at 310€/week.
Buried treasure in the Perche
Embark on a fun-filled treasure hunt against the backdrop of the Ecomuseum of the Perche, a beautiful old priory in the heart of the Perche Natural Regional Park. With an Easter egg trail and puppet shows for the little ones at 11am and 3pm, there’s something for the whole family.
Sunday 16 April, 10:30am-6pm. Free entry.
Where to stay: La Barbinière (gite)
Deep in the picturesque Perche Natural Regional Park, just under two hours south of the port of Ouistreham (with regular crossings to Portsmouth with Brittany Ferries), this child‑friendly two‑bedroom cottage comes complete with resident horses and is close to several hiking trails which are great for riding and rambles. Prices start at 510€/week.