Spring has officially sprung, and Easter is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about all things tulips, bunnies and, of course, chocolate eggs!
Your guide to Easter celebrations starts here at Drake Circus and The Barcode, Plymouth – with everything you need to get your wardrobe and home ready for the new season, and plenty of egg-citing ways to enjoy the break.
Don’t forget to check out Easter opening times before your visit.
Enjoy an egg-cellent day out together
You’ll be spoilt for choice for things to do over Easter at Drake Circus – whether you’re visiting with kids, friends, partners or parents, there’s something for everyone.
Head to Paradise Island Adventure Golf for a round of golf for some competitive fun. Or kick back and relax in front of the big screen with an Easter cinema trip to Cineworld to enjoy new releases including Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Finish your Easter day out at one of our restaurants, with options for everyone including Cosy Club, Nando’s, Las Iguanas and YO!
Easter fun at home for the little ones
With a two-week school break, you’ll be looking for plenty of things to do with the kids. And there’s lots of Easter fun to be had at home with the right supplies.
Head to Paperchase or Clinton Cards and pick up everything you’ll need for an Easter scavenger hunt – from eggs to baskets.
Why not have an Easter arts and crafts day with paints, crayons, colouring pencils and more from Tiger.
Find your Easter treats
For many of us, it simply wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate!
Hotel Chocolat and M&S have lots of Easter treats ideas and luxury chocolate Easter eggs to choose from, including milk, white or dark eggs and even chocolate Easter hampers. They also offer vegan options, so no one has to miss out!
You’ll also find lots of Easter goodies to satisfy any sweet tooth like the M&S Easter Party Percy Pigs.
Other egg-stra special gifts
If you’ve not got a sweet tooth or you’re simply looking for alternative Easter gifts, you’ll find lots of unique gift ideas at Tiger, Boots and M&S.
Whatever the occasion, it’s always nice to receive a handwritten card from a loved one so pick up an Easter card at Paperchase or Clinton Cards to send to family and friends.
Or brighten up their day with a bunch of spring tulips or daffodils. You’ll find a range of Easter bouquets at M&S.
For Easter beauty gifts head to Boots where you’ll find plenty of inspiration. Or visit Lush to shop their collection of Easter gift sets and themed bath bombs.
For little ones, visit The Entertainer to browse the latest Easter toys. A Lego Easter set, or Hatchimals colleggtibles are always popular choices. Or head to Waterstones to shop the bestselling Easter books – with Peter Rabbit always a popular choice!
Get your home ready for spring
For seasonal decor, Next and M&S offer a range of Easter homeware – from seasonal art and crockery, to special Easter ornaments for your Easter tree or Easter wreath.
Or switch up your colour palette to bring in a subtle hint of spring. Shop pretty pastel cushions, bedding and accessories at Primark, Next and M&S, and browse the range of spring scents including freshly cut grass and cherry blossom candles at Boots.
Spring wardrobe essentials
Whatever your style, H&M, River Island and New Look have a range of Easter outfits to suit all occasions.
And with the days starting to get longer and warmer, now is the perfect time to start transitioning your wardrobe for spring. Swap heavy winter coats for a lighter jacket, and switch jumpers for t-shirts and shirts. You can browse the latest styles for the season at Tommy Hilfiger, H&M and Joules.
If you’re planning an Easter visit to Drake Circus, you can find the full list of shops, leisure and restaurants on its Eat, Drink, Shop page.