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A fluffy Easter bunny sitting in a vibrant green field with spring flowers blooming in the background, symbolizing the Easter holiday.

Easter at Goodnestone Park

Enjoy Easter with Family & Friends at Goodnestone


All of us are looking forward to longer days and more sunshine, Easter marks the beginning of spring, a season synonymous with renewal, rebirth, and of course, beautiful blossoms. From delicate daffodils to fragrant hyacinths, Goodnestone’s flora bursts into life, adding colour and charm to our gardens, and countryside landscapes.

The team at Goodnestone are working hard getting the mansion, house, Cafe and gardens ready for their busy season with plenty of exciting events, Weddings and many new visitors on the horizon. Read our Easter Blog to find out more about spending time at Goodnestone this Easter.



Two children exploring the vibrant gardens of Goodnestone Park while participating in the Easter trail.

Easter Egg Trail

Plan a visit to Goodnestone Park Gardens over the Easter Period with your little ones and enjoy our Easter Trail together.

Add some egg-citement to your garden visit and find the hidden eggs to solve a puzzle and get an easter egg treat as a reward.
After the trail enjoy a visit to our award winning cafe, for a brunch, lunch or afternoon tea (with children’s menu).
The Trail is available during Cafe opening hours, Wednesday – Sunday 28th March – 14th April 2024 (excluding Wednesday 3rd April)
No booking required, please visit entrance desk on arrival for details.
Normal garden admission applies.
A close-up of freshly baked hot cross buns on a cooling rack, with a golden-brown finish and visible cross on top, indicative of Easter traditions.

Delicious Food at The Old Dairy Cafe This Easter

Easter Afternoon Tea £22.95 Friday 29th, Saturday 30th, Sunday 31st March and Monday 1st April (children’s menu available)

Menu- includes Freshly Made Finger Sandwiches and home baked savouries
Homemade Hot Cross Buns, Salted Butter and Strawberry Conserve, Homemade Sweet Selection
Freshly brewed pot of tea or cafetiere of coffee

Easter Sunday Lunch  £35  31st March 2024, Bookings between 12.00 and 1.00pm (children’s menu available)

Menu includes delicious selection of starters featuring local produce, then choose from Roast Sirloin of Beef, Horseradish Sauce Roast Chicken with Garlic and Thyme, Roast Saddle of Lamb or nut roast. Followed by freshly made puddings and deserts

Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan alternatives available –
to be booked when placing your reservation

Booking essential ( these events sell out very fast)
01304 695098

We are also delighted to be nominated for the Muddy Stilettos Best Cafe category.

We would love if you could vote for the Old Dairy Cafe 

Thank you from everyone at the Old Dairy Cafe

Head Gardener Paul is meticulously planting seeds in the greenhouse at Goodnestone Park, surrounded by an array of young plants.

Garden Tour with Head Gardener Paul Bagshaw

Saturday 13th April 2024 10.00am

An opportunity to join Paul on a comprehensive tour of the gardens.  Wildlife conservation, natural diversity and sustainable gardening are at the heart of Goodnestone’s ethos.  Discover how Paul and his team combine traditional gardening techniques with today’s environmentally sound approach.Only 12 places available – booking essential.


Photo by Jo Court ARPS