10 Brilliant Outdoor Easter Events To Enjoy With Children


This year, Easter Sunday lands on April 17th and there’s a lot of egg-citing stuff happening in the build-up!

We’ve rounded up 10 egg-cellent Easter events around the UK. Read on to find out the best outdoor hotspots to enjoy with your children. Get cracking and book a fun day out together!

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1) The Pesky Bunnies Easter Eggs-pedition at Bewilderwood, Norfolk
When: 2nd – 19th April 2022

Not only will children get to meet the Easter bunny, but they’ll also get to search for the chocolate eggs hidden in the woods and win a badge. There’s also face painting, crafting and storytelling too.

2) Easter Special at Audley End Miniature Railway, Saffron Walden
When: 2nd – 18th April 2022

Hop aboard the miniature train and take a ride through the enchanted woods to visit the Easter bunny. Little ones will need to look out for colourful eggs, spring chicks and other characters along the way. After the train ride, children can enjoy storytelling and running off some energy in the fantastic adventure play area.

3) Live Lambing at Cotswold Farm Park, Cheltenham
When: 14th February – 24th April 2022

Visit Cotswold Farm Park and meet the new Spring arrivals. You can also explore the wider farmland to soak up the views and head into the woods to build a den or watch the bees in their special observation hive. Then finish up at the outdoor play area and let your explorers enjoy the pedal tractors, the log assault course and the sandpits.

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Photo by Rod Long on Unsplash

4) National Trust Easter Egg Hunts at various sites across the UK
When: Various dates

Head to a National Trust site this Easter and join a fun Easter Egg Hunt – your explorers can complete the trail and collect a chocolate egg for their hard work!

5) The Giant Easter Egg Hunt at RHS Garden Wisley, Woking
When: 1st – 19th April 2022

Follow the trail around the garden and keep an eye out for the giant painted eggs. There’s also puzzles to solve and wildlife and plants to spot. After all that fun, there’s a free chocolate treat to claim at the end.

6) Easter Family Fun at Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent
When: 2nd – 18th April 2022

Have a wonderful family time at Hever Castle and enjoy lots of fun Easter activities. Follow the trail of colourful carrots and look out for the Golden Carrot. Children will get a delicious treat for their efforts and you can round the day off by exploring the beautiful castle gardens and spotting the many spring flowers in bloom.

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Hever Castle. Photo by Yanny Mishchuk on Unsplash

7) Easter Eggstravaganza at Walby Farm Park, Carlisle
When: 2nd – 19th April 2022

Head on down to Walby Farm Park this Easter for some fun on the farm – there’s baby lambs to meet, a daily Easter Egg Hunt and children can decorate their own chocolate treat in the Chocolatier’s Kitchen.

8) Easter Adventure Quest at Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
When: 2nd – 24th April 2022

Visit Pendennis Castle for a whole host of amazing events! Follow the trail around the castle with your explorers and hunt for Easter eggs. It’s worth the effort – adventurers who find the eggs will get a certificate and a chocolate treat!

9) Easter Duck Trail at London Wetland Centre
When: 2nd – 24th April 2022

There’s some egg-cellent family fun to be had at the London Wetland Centre this Easter. Pick up a trail card and discover the bright yellow ducks, hiding around the wetlands. But that’s not all – why not give pond dipping a go and see what your little explorers can find?

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10) The Easter Sea Anemone Hunt at The Diving Museum, Gosport, Hampshire
When: 16th – 18th April 2022

Looking for an egg hunt with a difference? Head to the Diving Museum and find all the hidden clues to win a colourful knitted sea anemone with a little chocolate surprise.