7 Unique Easter Egg Hunt Ideas To Try This Year

Easter without an Easter egg hunt is like Christmas without mince pies. It’s just incomplete! We’ve rounded up 7 brilliant egg hunt ideas to try this Easter with your chocolate-seekers!

If you’d like to learn more about the history of Easter egg hunt, English Heritage have put together a great article on this topic.

Here is our selection of 7 exciting egg hunts you simply cannot miss!

1) Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

National Trust teamed up with Cadbury to organise an amazing family day out filled with adventures and chocolate! There are more than 250 Cadbury egg hunts across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Games, crafts and other fantastic outdoor activities will be offered to the participants. Everyone will be rewarded with a Cadbury treat at the end of each completed egg hunt.

When: Mar 24 – Apr 1 2018

Where: Various places across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

2) Easter Adventure Quest at Audley End House and Gardens with English Heritage

Join English Heritage on the hunt for dragon eggs! Crack the clues and claim a fantastic (delicious) reward. This year, English Heritage is partnering with six beloved children’s illustrators who have produced six unique eggs inspired by the country’s historic places. Look for chicken tokens hidden at six of the 21 places hosting the quest and have a chance to win a fantastic, one-off  Easter egg!

When: Fri 30 Mar – Mon 2 Apr 2018 (11am-5pm)

Where: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex

3) Easter Adventure Quest at Kenilworth Castle with English Heritage

Another fantastic opportunity to hunt for dragon eggs! Head to Warwickshire if to meet Saint George, the great dragon slayer and learn how to become a knight!

When: Fri 30 Mar – Mon 2 Apr 2018 (11am-5pm)

Where: Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

To find other English Heritage Easter events near you, click here

4) Epping Ongar Railway Easter Egg Hunt

Join Epping Ongar Railway’s beloved Bertie Bunny for an amazing Easter adventure and hunt for 131,579 eggs placed end to end! Children will receive a sheet with clues and will be asked to find as many numbered eggs as possible around the Railway. There will be also a face-painting session and some great Easter treats to win!

When: 30, 31 March; 1, 2 April

Where: Epping Ongar Railway, Essex

5) Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Looking for the perfect (Royal) Easter family day out? Head to Hampton Court Palace, the home and gardens of Henry VIII, look for Lindt Gold Bunny figures and pick up a Lindt chocolate treat! Lots of brilliant activities are planned, from Royal Chocolate tasting to running around in the Magic Garden.

When: 26 March – 15 April

Where: Hampton Court Palace, Richmond upon Thames, London

6) Marsh Farm’s Giant Easter Egg Hunt

Join the Giant Easter Egg Hunt, meet Easter characters, make some lovely Easter crafts and return home with a chocolate treat! The schedule is tight: magic & puppet shows, gem hunting, fluffy bunnies and chicks, tractor ride…Don’t miss out, book your tickets now.

When: 30 March – 13 April

Where: Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex

7) Easter Egg Hunt at Paradise Park

Have fun at the Easter Egg Hunt at Paradise Park and spot as many clues as you can (there might be some dinosaur eggs, watch out!) Complete the trail and receive a delicious reward! More than 650 birds of over 140 different species live in the Paradise Park so you will surely spot some eagles, parrots or lovebirds!

When: 30 March – 15 April

Where: Outskirts of Hayle, Cornwall (use the postcode TR27 4HY)