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Where to find the Easter egg hunts and events in England and Wales 2024

Where to find the Easter egg hunts and events in England and Wales 2024

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If you’re asking yourself ‘where can I find the best Easter egg hunts in England and Wales in 2024?’ then look no further. This post is a round up of the best bunny trails and Easter events happening to help you celebrate the start of Spring. Be aware that some may need booking in advance, so get your planning hats on now!

Please note that this guide is under construction as events are yet to be finalised. Read on for what happened last year.

Find more days out in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in my big round up of 101 UK attractions for families.

Whether you’re seeking a traditional Easter egg hunt or an Easter trail, have a scroll through this post to find events, activities, and Easter egg hunts happening near you.

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National Trust Easter trails near you

Girl crouched down in garden pencilling information onto a National Trust Easter Trail sheet

National Trust properties in England and Wales are holding Easter egg trails in 2024. This year the trails have a nature theme with a chocolate treat at the end.

Trails sheets cost are £3 which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and dairy or vegan and Free From chocolate egg.

Please note that start date and the duration of Easter trails varies from property to property. Some trails begin as early as 16 March this year.

More details for when and where the trails are happening are available on the National Trust website.

English Heritage Easter egg hunts near you in 2024

Set your mini explorers an Easter adventure quest at more than 60 English Heritage sites around the country.

There’s also plenty of school holiday activities happening at English Heritage sites including LEGO® Brick Build events in seven places.

Check the English Heritage website for more details about where you can find Easter trails near you.

SEALIFE Pirate Treasure Hunt near you

A brand new Pirate Treasure Hunt is taking place at SEA LIFE attractions across the country from 11 March to 21 April 2024.

Visitors are being challenged to help Captain Careless find lost booty hidden around the aquarium using a pirate map. Along the way you’ll learn all about other treasures of the ocean.

Other activities happening this Easter include interactive games, a meet at greet with Captain Careless and opportunities to learn pirate skills.

Find your closest SEA LIFE Easter treasure hunt. T&C’s apply per in each location.

RHS Gardens Easter egg hunts across England

The Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) five gardens are not only blooming for Spring, they’re also offering egg hunts to visitors this Easter.

Chocolate-loving explorers of all ages can sniff out the giant eggs at RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford; RHS Harlow Carr, North Yorkshire; RHS Hyde Hall, Essex; RHS Rosemoor, North Devon; and RHS Wisley, Surrey on selected dates from 23 March to 14 April 2024.

Children who successfully find all of the hidden eggs will be rewarded with a special treat from vegan chocolate brand NOMO.

Additional action-packed activities are on offer throughout the Easter holidays including storytelling sessions, arts and crafts workshops and family-friendly planting. Dates, times and activities vary per garden.

Find out what’s on at your closest RHS Garden.

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Easter trails and egg hunts in England and Wales 2024

Now, here are some of the Easter egg hunts in England and Wales, hopefully with some happening near you!

If you think this post looks a bit light bookmark it and come back later. I’m adding new events all the time.

Easter events in Birmingham

Have a egg-citing Easter at these events:

Easter at Cadbury’s World

Caramel Bunny and Freddo Easter Show
Image credit: Cadbury World

Where better to have an Easter adventure than at the home of chocolate – Cadbury World in Birmingham.

As well as then usual rides and fun there’s a special Easter show with Freddo. Join Freddo on this egg-citing adventure as he attempts to complete a series of challenges in order to get the mystery prize, The Golden Egg!

Find out more about what’s on at Cadbury World*.

Check out more ideas for things to in Birmingham with kids.

Easter in Buckinghamshire

Here’s something new happening in Buckinghamshire this Easter:

3D Experience at Chiltern Open Air Museum

New for 2024 at Chiltern Open Air Museum, visitors can put on a pair of 3D glasses and delve into COAM’s captivating mini 3D exhibition, a series of images captured on-site by photographer Ethel Davies.

This event takes place from 29 March to 1 April 2024

Find out more about what’s on at Chiltern Open Air Museum.

Easter egg hunts in Carmarthenshire

Here’s somewhere to gain search of easter treats in Carmarthenshire:

Egg hunt at Brewers Fayre The Sandpiper

To make this Easter extra special, Brewers Fayre have teamed up with Cadbury to host an egg-citing hunt for kids.

Follow the Easter Bunny’s clues to discover some yummy treats along the trail which runs 29 to 31 March 2024.

Find out more on the Brewers Fayre website.

Easter in Cornwall

Easter at Eden

Children doing scavenger hunt at Eden Project in the Springtime
Image credit: Eden

Visitors to the Eden Project this Easter can expect a packed programme of games, crafts and activities to get everyone exploring Eden’s great outdoors and Biomes.

This year’s theme is all about helping the planet by thinking about what you have for dinner.

Explore the gardens and Biomes to find a neon Milk Bottle Skittle Alley, Scavenger Hunt obstacle course, a Marble Labyrinth, chocolate trail, pop-up market and under 5s play zone.

Collect a stamp for every activity you complete and then swap your card in for a treat (or two!) from the collection station.

Find out more about what’s on at Eden.

Royal Cornwall Museum presents: The Marvellous Mechanical Museum

A mechanical model of a cat scooping fish out of a fish tank and eating them
Great Fishtank in the sky by Keith Newstead

This Easter the Royal Cornwall Museum presents an entertaining and interactive show, exploring the fascinating world of automata.

Blending art, science, and engineering, The Marvellous Mechanical Museum showcases the work of leading automata artists, delighting the curious of all ages with these fascinating displays of art in motion. Many of the featured pieces were created in a 10 to 15 mile radius of the Museum in Truro.

The exhibition also pays attention to environmental and climate themes through these mechanical art works, including The Last Dodo, by Paul Spooner and The Large Green Jungle by Paul Markey. 

The Marvellous Mechanical Museum is on from 29 March to 6 July 2024.

Find out more about visiting Royal Cornwall Museum.

Easter events in Devon

Buttons the Bunny at Crealy Devon - best Easter egg hunts in the UK 2018
Credit: Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Wondering what’s on in Devon over the Easter school holidays? There’s events on at Crealy Adventure Park, The Big Sheep and Dartmoor Zoo among other attractions.

Check out my other blog, Devon with Kids, for all the information about things to do in Devon this Easter.

What’s on in Derbyshire

Here’s where to find easter fun in Derbyshire:

A right royal Easter at Heights of Abraham

The Heights of Abraham’s Easter Weekend (30 March to 2 April 2024) is shaping up to be a regal extravaganza, perfect for princes and princesses of all ages.

There will be a special visit by none other than Queen Victoria herself, adding a touch of royal elegance to the festivities. Royal dress up is encouraged.

And for those with a knack for adventure, join in the Golden Easter Egg Hunt, a thrilling quest that’s sure to delight the entire family.

Find out more about what’s on at Heights of Abraham.

Easter in Essex

Here’s an event not to be missed in Essex this Easter:

Springtime surprise at Audley End Miniature Railway

Families visiting Audley End this Easter will get a front-row seat to spot little bunnies, an array of colourful eggs, blooming flowers and the lush greenery of Spring. 

The train will stop for a live show with the Easter Bunny and friends on the farm. There’s plenty more fun planned and each child will receive a springtime souvenir.   

Find out more about what’s on at Audley End Miniature Railway.

What’s on in Gloucestsershire this Easter

Here are some of the Easter events happening in Gloucestershire:

Giffords Circus in Stroud

Giffords Circus white tent in field
Image credit: Andrew Rees

Giffords Circus is starting its 2024 tour at Fennells Farm in Stroud this Easter.

The show combine’s dance, comedy, horses and live music in a beautiful white tent surrounded by vintage-style burgundy showman’s wagons.

See the show at Fennells Farm from 28 March to 21 April 2024.

Following Easter the circus will tour venues such as Bowood House and Gardens, Sudeley Castle, Blenheim Palace, Chiswick House & Gardens and Stratton Meadows in Cirencester.

Find out more and book tickets for Giffords Circus.

Easter challenge and new arrivals at Birdland

Humboldt chick at Birdland
Photo credit: Cotswold House Photography

Dozens of eggs are due to be laid over the coming weeks with plenty of new arrivals expected at Birdland during the Easter holidays.

Families can also join in the Easter Challenge Quiz throughout the holidays, hunting down hidden eggs around the park and answering some fun ornithological questions.

Visitors can also go back in time to hunt for dinosaur eggs in the Jurassic Journey trail and explore prehistoric fossils in the Dino Dig.

Find out more about what’s on at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water this Easter.

Lambing Live at Cotswold Farm Park

Four newborn lambs sleeping in hay
Picture credit: Cotswold Farm Park

The highlight of Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park’s Spring schedule is the UK’s largest live lambing and kidding experience, in which families will be able to get up close with the newest members of the attraction’s flock.

This year over 900 new arrivals are expected and there’s a chance you could see some of them being born.

Between 23 March and 14 April 2024, experts from the farm will be on-hand to share their knowledge with daily lambing talks to help visitors learn all about the new arrivals, making this a must-see experience for all animal-lovers.

Other attractions on offer for the Easter Holidays include the Farm Park’s new Spring Trail, packed with Easter trivia and facts to keep little minds busy.

Find out more about what’s on at Cotswold Farm Park this Easter.

Easter in Hampshire

Here are some of the Easter events happening in Hampshire:

Egg hunt at Gilbert White’s House

View of Gilbert Whites House across garden and lawn

Visit Gilbery White’s house for an Easter egg hunt filled with facts this year.

Hunt for ten eggs hidden in the garden and match the birds named on the eggs with the amazing facts given. Pick up a trail for £3.

Spot all the eggs and claim a chocolate egg as your prize!

The Easter egg hunt takes place from 23 March to 14 April 2024. Find out more on the Gilbert White’s House website.

Easter at Butser Ancient Farm

Become a time-traveller at Butser Ancient Farm this Easter. Have a go at ancient crafts, meet new-born baby lambs, watch live demonstrations and re-enactments, and follow a children’s trail. It’s all included in your entrance fee.

There will be living history and combat displays on selected dates.

Activities take place from 29 March to 14 April 2024. For more information visit the Butser Ancient Farm website

Canoe for eggs in the New Forest

A canoe egg hunt with New Forest Activities - best Easter egg hunts in the UK 2018

Enjoy a fun-filled Easter paddle along the Beaulieu River in stable ‘Canadian style’ canoes from 23 March 2024.

Spend time taking in the stunning scenery of the river before disembarking for an Easter egg hunt with a twist.

Leave no leaf unturned on the hunt for those hidden chocolate eggs scattered along the riverside.

Find out more and book this unique egg hunt with New Forest Activities.

Find more things to do in Portsmouth and places to visit in Southampton.

Easter in the Isle of Wight

Here’s the best of the events happening in the Isle of Wight this Easter:

Great Railway Easter Hunt at Isle of Wight Railway

Don your detective hats for a Easter event Sherlock Holmes himself would enjoy.

The team at the Isle of Wight Railway invite you to search for giant eggs hidden around the attraction and solve the clues to claim a chocolate prize.

The hunt is taking place It is so every day throughout the Easter holidays from 29 March to 12 April 2024.

Find out more and book tickets on the railway’s website.

Easter events in Kent

Here’s where to head for cracking fun in Kent:

Easter egg hunt and workshops at Hever Castle

Five children stand in front of Hever castle holding trail sheets
Picture credit: Hever Castle

Visit the childhood home of Anne Boleyn where kids can go on an dinosaur-themed Easter trail around the grounds as well as a craft activity and sand dig.

The trail is taking place between 29 March and 14 April 2024. Dino explorers will also be wandering the grounds on selected dates.

Find out more about what’s on by visiting the Hever Castle website.

Easter in Lancashire

Here’s an Easter event to check out in Lancashire:

Peter Rabbit™: Explore & Play in Blackpool

Aurora, aged 2, experiences the new interactive, multi-sensory attraction 'Peter Rabbit: EXPLORE & PLAY', on the Promenade in Blackpool, northern England on February 10, 2022. The £1 million attraction opens to the public on February 12, 2022 and marks the beginning of a year-long celebration of Peter Rabbit’s 120th birthday. Visitors get to experience life as Jeremy Fisher, where they can “splash” in a sensory pond, play lily pad drums and strum musical reeds; then go on an adventure through Mr McGregor’s Garden with its giant carrots, tunnels and slides. And venture into Mr Bouncer’s Invention Workshop and prepare dinner for Peter Rabbit and his friends in The Burrow.

Hop into the rabbit-sized world of adventure at Peter Rabbit™ to help the furry hero find missing Easter eggs.

Crawl, climb and slide through Mr McGregor’s Garden, create pond music in Jeremy Fisher’s home, help Mrs Rabbit prepare dinner in The Burrow and discover what inventions Mr Bouncer has been busy creating in his workshop. 

Peter Rabbit™: Explore & Play is designed for one to five-year-olds and takes place on Blackpool Promenade this March and April.

For vent opening times and to pre-book tickets, visit the event website.

Blackpool Brick Festival

Blackpool’s Norbreck Castle will be playing host to a LEGO fan event over the Easter holidays dedicated to all things LEGO bricks.

The event on 6 April is open to fans of all ages. There will be plenty to see and do, including speed building competitions, large scale displays, a dedicated building area and visiting traders selling everything from mini figures and loose bricks to retired LEGO sets.

Find out more about Blackpool Brick Festival.

Easter events in London

Here’s the best of the events happening in London this Easter:

The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square

Actor playing Jesus carrying young child through crowd
Image credit: Jo Pomeroy

The Passion will be performed in London on Good Friday, 29 March 2024.

The story commemorating the day Jesus was arrested, tried and crucified by the Romans, two days before miraculously rising from the dead on Easter Sunday, is brought to life by a cast of over a hundred, dressed in full costume, along with horses, doves and a donkey.

This the open-air production is free to attend and regularly attracts more than 20,000 people to its two performances. The Passion will be performed at 12pm and 3.15pm.

Find out more about the performance.

Tower Bridge Cat Book Trail

Cardboard cut out of The Tower Bridge Cat

Follow Bella the Tower Bridge Cat, the fictional feline friend residing in London favourite’s landmark, on an interactive trail.

Follow the trail, help answer questions and get stamps in your Tower Bridge Apprentice Training Record as you go.

Book tickets, purchase the book, and learn more on the Tower Bridge website.

Romeo and Juliet at The Globe

This fast-paced, 90-minute version of the most famous teen drama ever has been created especially for young people and is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for everyone.

Set in 2024, this is a story of intense passion that lights up a world of increasing violence between rival gangs, the Montagues and the Capulets.

This show is suitable for teenagers.

Find out more and get tickets on The Globe Theatre’s website.

Kids Do Soho at Underbelly

Promotional image for Kids Do Soho
Picture credit: Underbelly Boulevard

From Easter 2024 Underbelly Boulevard is hosting Kids Do Soho – a specially curated programme of events created for children and their parents to enjoy and discover the world of the arts.

There will be a range of shows and other activities around the three-level venue which is a five-minute walk from Piccadilly Circus or Leicester Square tube stations.

The shows kick off in April with JezO’s Car-Crash Magic an unusual blend of comedy, audience participation and magic – and Baby Loves Disco with DJ Dub & special guest DJs mixing feel-good dance floor fillers.

Further shows and workshops will be announced on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Find out more on the Underbelly Boulevard website.

Merchant Square Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Merchant Square Easter Egg Hunt and interactive show will be returning on 5 April 2024.

This year the event has a Humpty Dumpty theme. Help the Egg Soldiers find all the broken egg pieces, gather the King’s Men and put Humpty back together again. The show takes place six times during the day.

As well as the show, if you find and photograph all the hidden carrots at Merchant Square you will earn a Bunny chocolate reward.

All the activities are free but volunteers from COSMIC charity will be collecting donations to help parents and carers of babies and children in intensive care.

Find out more about what’s happening at Merchant Square.

Easter fun in Manchester

Here’s an idea for seasonal fun in Manchester this Easter:

Operation Ouch! Food, Poo and You at Manchester Science and Industry Museum

Historic textile machinery demonstration at Manchester Science Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The Science and Industry Museum is inviting inventors and tinkerers of all ages to explore the world of magnificent machines during a jam-packed Easter holiday, from 23 March to 14 April 2024.

Activities include creating a giant marble run, experiencing the thunderous sounds of Greater Manchester’s historic mill machinery and venturing on a mission to explore mechanics around the museum.

World-premiere exhibition, Operation Ouch! Food, Poo and You, will also be taking visitors on a digestive journey and ultimate gaming experience, Power Up will be open every day with five decades of games to explore. 

Find out more about what’s on this school holiday at Manchester Science and Industry Museum.

Dinos on Cockfield’s Farm Park

Visit Cockfield’s Farm Park in Oldham this Easter weekend and you’ll find a dinosaur-themed Easter event with pre-historic creatures roaming free.

Families can enjoy plenty of fun activities including a treasure hunt and the tractor ride. Tickets include farm admission, meaning visitors can also take part in hands-on experiences, from hand feeding the animals in the barn, to visiting the reptile room.

Find out more about what’s on at Cockfield’s Farm Park.

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Train Ride

Step inside Wonderland for a magical train ride from Churnet Valley Railway between 29 March and 6 April 2024.

As part of onboard The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, guests will spend this one-hour steam journey meeting the characters from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and dining on delicious treats.

The round-trip departs from Froghall Station and includes carriages full of live entertainment.

Find out more and book on the Churnet Valley Railway website.

Easter in the West Midlands

Take a look at this huge post of places to visit and things to do in the West Midlands this Easter.

Northumberland Easter events

Find out what’s on in Northumberland this Easter:

Easter at Bamburgh Castle

A host of Easter activities are on offer at historic Bamburgh Castle this Spring, from the resident Dragon Hope’s Easter Trail, to being crowned King or Queen of the North by Viking warrior Ragnar.

A highlight is meeting Marley the miniature pony who gives short rides around the castle grounds in his special cart.

Visitors can also take part in craft making including the popular Easter Wreath Making classes, hosted by award-winning florist Sharon Wright.

School holiday activities take place between 9 and 24 April 2024.

Find out more on the Bamburgh Castle website.

Easter in Oxfordshire

Here’s where to find Easter fun in Oxfordshire:

How to Train Your Dragon at Blenheim Palace Adventure Play

Step into the realm of dragons at Blenheim Palace Adventure Play from 29 March to 14 April 2024.

In collaboration with the beloved book series How to Train Your Dragon, by well-known children’s author Cressida Cowell, the Adventure Play experience has been scaled up to include all kinds of exciting dragon themed activities.

Little ones can unleash their inner Viking and set out on a Dragon Spotting Trail to find all of the different varieties of dragon found in the How to Train Your Dragon books, from the fierce Triple Header Rage-blast to the friendly Toothless Daydream.

Find out more about what’s on by visiting the Blenheim Palace website.

Whats’ on this Easter in Shropshire

Here’s an egg-citing event to check out in Shropshire:

Easter at the British Ironwork Centre

The British Ironwork Centre’s outdoor sculpture park is a safari experience like no other. With 100 large scale sculptures all made from metal, it features works from some of the best artists and blacksmiths in the country. 

On 29 and 30 March the centre is hosting the ‘Homemade Easter Festival’ to showcase some of the best crafters and makers from North Shropshire and Wales. There will be growers, stitchers, knitters, sculptors, brewers and more, with a major focus on all things homemade and wonderful.

Find out more about this event happening by visiting the British Ironwork Centre website.

Easter egg hunts and events in Somerset

Here’s what to look out for in Somerset this Easter:

Easter egg hunt at the Fleet Air Air Museum

Westland Dragonfly military helicopter in museum hanger with two large eggs on the floor below.
The Westland Dragonfly playing its part in the Easter Egg Hunt. Picture credit: NMRN

This Easter the Fleet Air Arm Museum has an egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt. 

Journey around the museum’s four large halls to help Ellie Copter, the museum’s larger-than-life mascot, to find all the Easter eggs hidden around the museum. There’s a chocolate prize for children who follow the clues and complete the hunt.

The egg hunt is available from 30 March to 14 April and is free with a valid museum ticket.

Find out more on the Fleet Air Arm website.

Looking for more Easter activities in Somerset? Take a look at this post about things to do this Easter in Bristol and North Somerset.

Easter events in Staffordshire

If you live in Staffordshire or are holidaying there this April my friend Katy has some top ideas for family events this Easter.

Easter egg hunts in Surrey

Local to Surrey? Here’s what’s on in Surrey this Easter:

EGGSplorers at Chessington World of Adventures

Outdoor easter show at Chessington World of Adventures
Picture credit: Chessington World of Adventures

EGGSplorers returns for its second year with an Easter Activity Trail, Easter Bunny meet and greet and show at Chessington

Whether you’re visiting over the Easter weekend or during Easter school holidays you’ll have an unforgettable wild adventure. Enjoy everything EGGsplorers has to offer, as well as entry to the Theme Park, Zoo and SEA LIFE.

If you’re looking for a mini-break with benefits you can also book an Easter short brea* at one of the Chessington Resort Hotels and get your tickets included with your stay.

Find out more and book on the Chessington website*.

Search of Lindt Gold Bunnies at Hampton Court Palace 

Take your family back in time and join in the hunt around the gardens of Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace for golden bunnies. Pick up the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt trail map and follow the clues to find golden bunny statues hidden around the palace and gardens.

You’ll discover some of Hampton Court’s famous characters from the past along the way. Solve the challenges to win your delicious chocolate reward!

The hunt takes place from 23 March to 14 April, 2024. Find out more on the Hampton Court website.

Bluey at Kew Gardens

This Easter children’s TV favourite Bluey will be heading to Kew. 

This Easter event is perfect for budding adventurers. Choose from a variety of fun outdoor activities and games inspired by fan-favourite episodes of the show, and learn about the plants and wildlife found at Kew and in Bluey’s native Australia along the way. 

Plus, there’s the chance to meet Bluey at the Gardens at intervals on each day throughout the event.

This trail is on from 29 March to 14 April 2024.

Find out more on the Kew Garden website.

Easter Sculpture Trail at Painshill Park

Visit Painshill Park this Easter and you’ll find a host of colourful characters around the gardens.

A trail sheet will be available to pick up at the entranced is included with general admission (free for members).

Not member? Book in advance online and save up to 18 percent!

This event will run from 16 March to 14 April 2024.

Find out more and book your time slot on the Painshill Park website.

What’s on in Suffolk this Easter

Here’s were to find Easter fun in Suffolk:

Easter at Kentwell

There’s a packed schedule at Kentwell Hall this Easter, a timeless Manor House set in acres of family-friendly gardens and parkland in the beautiful Suffolk village of Long Melford.

Over the Easter weekend (29 March to 1 April 2024) there will be live action from Tudors and Victorians, each portraying aspects of life of their period.

For the younger folks, in addition to the usual Kentwell Easter egg challenge and Storybook Trail, the chance to spot spring lambs is sure to be a hit.

Find out more about what’s on at Kentwell.

Easter in Sussex

Check out what’s on in Sussex this Easter:

Shaun the Sheep trail at Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

Family looking at map of Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens near Horsham
Photo credit: Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens

There’s been an Easter Eggs-plosion in Leonardslee’s spring gardens! Pick up an activity sheet and follow the trail to find an Easter treat at the end. 

When you are finished exploring, you must visit the brand new play park and refuel at The Clocktower Kitchen.

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens has 200 years of history, Grade I Listed gardens and 240 acres of estate to explore. 

It’s renowned internationally for its seasonal displays of floral colours, with its rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, and magnolias. 

This event takes place between 29 March and 14 April 2024.

Find out more on the Leondardslee Lakes and Gardens website.

Medieval Festival at Arundel Castle

Children battle Medieval knight in suit of armour
Picture credit: Arundel Castle

Step back in time to 1216 this Easter and experience the joy of history at Arundel Castle’s Medieval Festival.

The festival will take place from Good Friday to Easter Sunday, recreating the gathering of King John and his loyal followers to put down a rebellion and fend off a potential invasion from France.

Set within a large, tented encampment on the lower lawns of the castle, the three-day event offers a plethora of activities to immerse visitors of all ages in the medieval world. Experience the thrill of axe throwing and archery, get creative in the craft tent, and witness combat, archery and falconry demonstrations.

Children will even have the chance to participate in battles, making it a fun and interactive experience for the whole family.

Find out more and buy tickets on the Arundel Castle website.

Easter app trail at Drusillas

Family zoo Drusillas has launched of a new free in-app Easter Egg Trail for visitors to enjoy this school holiday.

Follow the interactive app map along the zoo route to hunt for giant eggs hidden among the animals. Solve the family-friendly clues and snap a selfie at the end to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

In addition, mini ‘eggsplorers’ have the opportunity to get up close to 80 species of animals in the interactive zoo, get wet in the super splash padand go wild in indoor and outdoor playgrounds.

Events take place between 29 March and 14 April 2024.

Find out more about what’s on at Drusillas this Easter.

Easter in Warwickshire

Here’s the best of the events happening in Warwickshire this Easter:

Adventure at Warwick Castle

Children dressed as Princes and Princess at Warwick Castle
Credit: Warwick Castle

Go on the hunt for dragon eggs at Warwick Castle this Easter. Take part in this new experience alongside exploring the castle towers and ramparts, and seeing the UK’s biggest bird of prey show, The Falconer’s Quest!

Zog fans will also love the Castle’s Zogland attraction and the Horrible Histories Maze.

Find out more on the Warwick Castle website*.

Easter fun in Yorkshire

Here’s my top picks from Easter events in Yorkshire:

Studfold Adventure Trail opens at Easter

This North Yorkshire family attraction will be enlisting its community of fairies to help young children appreciate the natural world from Easter.

The one-mile Studfold Adventure Trail at Lofthouse in Nidderdale makes the most of its woodland and meadow setting particularly in April, May and June when primroses, bluebells and buttercups produce a riot of colour.

To help fire youngsters’ imaginations the adventure trail includes intricate fairy and pixie houses that are located in logs, on tree trunks and nestled between stones and which house answers to some of the 17 nature-related clues along the route.

The trail is open for Easter from 23 March 2024. Booking is essential.

For more information visit the Studfold Adventure Trail website.

Royal Armouries International Jousting Tournament in Leeds

The Royal Armouries are bringing live-action jousting to the heart of Yorkshire this Easter bank holiday weekend.

Teams from the UK, France and Italy will compete between 29 March and 1 April 2024 for honour and trophies in this spectacular live sporting event from medieval times.

There will also be a full programme of events and activities in and around the museum, including jesters, minstrels, blacksmiths, have-a-go pool-noodle jousting and the chance to try some medieval-style food.

For more information visit the Royal Armouries website

If you’re looking for more Easter fun in Yorkshire then we know Yorkshire Tots have a comprehensive listing of what’s happening in Yorkshire this Easter. Check it out.

We can also recommend lots of things to do around Hebden Bridge and Halifax in West Yorkshire.

More Easter egg hunts in England and Wales

I know there are likely to more Easter activities and Easter egg hunts in England and Wales that I’ve missed off this list. If you know of others that you think should be added, send me the details!

Also keep an eye on this Easter days out post by Mummy Travels of more updates.

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Jane Batt

Friday 2nd of April 2021

Wow, what a great roundup, Claire. Thanks for featuring Practically Perfect Mums in the Somerset section!


Saturday 27th of March 2021

This is what i was looking for on internet. Enjoyed every bit of your blog post Claire!!!. Really thank you! Keep writing.

Cristina - Memories of the Pacific

Sunday 8th of March 2020

This is so cool! I've never been egg hunting -it's not a tradition in Spain- but I'm sure that if I went, I'd have as much fun as the kids!

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