CADW has published its events schedule for the Easter holidays, inviting families and history lovers alike to come together and experience the beauty of North Wales’ historic landmarks.

From enchanting Easter trails to majestic tales, there's something in the programme for everyone to enjoy.

For a full list of events over the Easter break and any ticket and booking information, visit Cadw’s website here

Here are a selection of the best events happening at Cadw locations across the region this Easter:

Easter Treasure Trail at Caernarfon Castle

Rhyl Journal: Caernarfon Castle

In a fusion of history and festivity, Caernarfon Castle is set to host an Easter Treasure Trail. Navigate the medieval masterpiece's labyrinthine corridors and towers and scour the castle grounds for hidden treasure. This one-day event promises festive fun for families during the Easter weekend.

Event info: Sunday 31st March, 10am – 4pm

Fooling Around at Plas Mawr in Conwy

Rhyl Journal: Plas Mawr

A day of laughter awaits at the Conwy Jester’s spectacular Easter event at Plas Mawr. Let him weave his magical charm as he dazzles and delights with his foolish fun. Don’t miss the face painting station for an added splash of colour to your day. But that’s not all! Join in the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that promises joy to all involved.

Event info: Monday 1st April, 10am – 4pm

Jester School at Beaumaris Castle

Rhyl Journal: Beaumaris Castle

Discover what it takes to be a medieval jester this Easter at Beaumaris Castle. Visit during the bank holiday weekend for an adventure where you’ll be guided through the art of comedic fun which once entertained Welsh royalty. Visitors can hone their skills in juggling, diablo, and plate spinning for the whole family to enjoy.

Event info: Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March, 10am – 5pm

Easter with the Ardudwy Knights at Harlech Castle

Rhyl Journal: Harlech Castle

Transport to the 13th century as the Ardudwy knights of Harlech Castle invite you to experience life within its historic walls. Witness the prowess of skilled knights as they engage in combat displays which demonstrate the art of swordsmanship, providing a vivid glimpse into the epic battles of our nation’s past.

Event info: Saturday 30th, Sunday 31st March & Monday 1st April, 11am – 16pm

Easter Egg Hunts (multiple locations)

Easter Egg hunts are available throughout the period at multiple Cadw locations across North Wales, including: Harlech Castle, Denbigh Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Beaumaris Castle, and Plas Mawr.

Whether you're an adventurous spirit seeking excitement, a history enthusiast wanting to explore, or a family looking to create cherished moments together, Cadw's events promise to cater to every taste.

For those looking to take advantage of the events available during the Easter holidays, Cadw membership offers free event entry and unlimited access to over 130 historic places across Wales, offering a unique way to explore Wales’ rich heritage.

There are over 130 historic places to visit and 1,000 reasons for us all to become a Cadw member.