With the Easter holidays approaching we have put together a guide of what will be going on over the holidays both on park and locally, alongside some of our favourite local restaurants to try over Easter.
Tuck Shop Easter Theme – Saturday 1st April – Sunday 16th April
Over the Easter holidays the tuck shop will be back open with an Easter theme. The shop will be open on request at the park office, so feel free to come down whenever suits you best!
BARB Easter Trail – Sunday 2nd April
Our charity partners at BARB Search & Rescue will be hosting an Easter bunny trail and Easter craft workshop from the Hovercraft station on the esplanade. There is no need for a pre-booking and tickets will cost £8 on the day. Funds raised will go to a brilliant cause helping save lives along our coastline. The day will run from 10am to 4pm and promises to be great fun for the kids.
Haverslice Returns! – Friday 7th April
We are delighted once again to be welcoming back in what our opinion is the best pizza makers in Somerset, Haverslice. They will be returning with their mobile kitchen located outside the Jubilee Building with a range of unique as well as traditional styled pizza’s starting from £7. The first date they will be on site is in the evening of Good Friday 7th April.
Italiano Ice Cream Van 7th – 10th April
Italiano Ice Cream Van who supplied the lovely ice creams at the 2022 owners party will be coming on site during the day over the Easter weekend. Make sure to keep a listen out, as fingers crossed some lovely weather comes with it.
Easter Craft Fair @ The Princess Theatre – Saturday 8th April
After the success of the theatres Christmas craft fair, their open day returns this Easter with even more craft tables, activities, and a bigger tour of the theatre.
Everyone is welcome to pop down and see what the The Princess is about. The event will begin from 10am.
Our favourite local restaurants and carvery’s to try over Easter
Visit Rich’s Cider Farm Restaurant where you will find locally produced, freshly cooked food, daily in their ‘open plan’ kitchen. A 10 minute drive from Retreat, here you can watch the cooks busy baking homemade cakes, desserts, pies and all of their daily roasts & specials. As supporters of local farmers and producers they aim to provide you with a ‘True Taste of Somerset’. One of our favourite go to carvery’s and perfect for an Easter Sunday lunch.
If a hearty Italian meal is of your fancy this Easter then La Vela Ristorante is your go to. Serving you the finest taste’s of Italy their caring and committed staff make sure you have a fantastic experience with them.
Finally, If a traditional country pub is what you are after there is no better place than The Red Cow at Brent Knoll. Just a 5 minute drive from Retreat they offer a wide selection of locally produced food and drink. The pub is warm and friendly, welcoming regulars and visitors from near and far. With a wide range of facilities, customers can enjoy the tranquility of their gardens and the comfort of a cosy pub atmosphere.