Eggstraordinary Easter Events in the East of England 2018

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Easter is rolling round once more, and East Anglia has some great events planned! From egg-citing egg hunts to new-born animals we’ve put all our favourite eggs in one basket to help you make the most of the Easter hols!

 

BEDS, BUCKS & HERTS

Follow the trail around the garden and complete the quiz to claim an exciting reward! Whilst you’re there you can also explore the maze, Dinosaur Trail and adventure playground for a full day out!

 

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Easter Trail, 30-31 March

Knebworth House, Hertfordshire | 01438 812661

www.knebworthhouse.com

 

Easter Adventure Quest, 30 March – 2 April

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire | 0370 333 1181 

www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/wrest-park

Join the hunt at Wrest Park for Dragon eggs this Easter! Crack the clues and claim a chocolate reward!

Shepreth Wildlife Park
Shepreth Wildlife Park easter egg hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, 30 March – 2 April

Shepreth Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire |  01763 262226

https://sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk/event/easter-egg-hunt-2/

Come and join in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the zoo! Free to attend with normal admission to Shepreth Wildlife Park.

 

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt, 24 March – 15 April

Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Cambridge | 01223 336265

www.botanic.cam.ac.uk

Enjoy a bit of family fun exploring the 40 acres of Cambridge University Botanic Garden this Easter and discover where the Lindt Gold Bunny is hiding. Uncover the clues and complete the bunny trail to receive a delicious Lindt chocolate treat!

 

Track those Eggs, 26 March

Wandlebury Country Park, Cambridge | 01223 243830

www.cambridgeppf.org

Join the Wandlebury Adventurers and hunt and track in teams to find the hidden eggs. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years).

Find out what other activities Cambridge PPF are up to here

 Easter eggs hanging from tree

Easter Egg Hunt, 30 March

Ferry Meadows, Peterborough | 01733 234193

www.neneparktrust.org.uk

Can you help the Easter Bunny find his eggs in time for Easter?  Begin with some seasonal spring craft, explore the park and hunt for eggs!

 

ESSEX

A Very Victorian Easter, 30 March – 15 April

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey | 01992 707307

www.royalgunpowdermills.com

Enjoy some Victorian themed fun this Easter along with a special visit from the Pygmy Goats and Ducklings over the Easter Weekend (30-31 March), and surprise visits from the Easter Bunny.

 

Easter Weekend, 1-2 April

Layer Marney Tower, Colchester, Essex | 01206 330725

www.layermarneytower.co.uk

With Easter Egg hunts for toddlers to egg & spoon races and Easter Quiz/Trail for the older children, this is a weekend of good old fashioned fun! You can also pop along from 1-15 April to bottle feed the lambs.

 

Easter Festival, 3-17 April

Old MacDonald’s Farm & Fun Park, Brentwood, Essex | 01277 375177

www.omdfarm.co.uk

Hunt for eggs with Mr Rabbit in his themed garden, pet the new born animals, and enjoy face-painting, magic shows, circus workshops & arts and crafts! Full details of what’s available each day will be on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pg/omdfarm

 

NORFOLK

Easter Treasure Hunt, 30 March – 2 April

Hoveton Hall Estate, Hoveton, Norfolk | 01603 784297

www.hovetonhallestate.co.uk

An exciting Easter Treasure Hunt awaits you in the gardens of Hoveton Hall! Follow the clues with help from an Easter Bunny and collect a prize at the end!

 

Braziliant Easter

Amazona Zoo, Cromer, Norfolk | 01263 510741

www.amazonazoo.co.uk

One of Norfolk’s leading attractions is offering a unique day out this Easter where families can explore and learn about a fascinating selection of animals native to South America. Plus, if you come along on Easter Sunday, each child will receive a free cream egg!

 

Spring Fling, 10 April

Norfolk Showground, Norwich | 01603 748931

https://springfling.rnaa.org.uk

Explore the Norfolk Showground on the back of a tractor, sit in the driving seat of a combine harvester, watch sheep dog demonstrations or just enjoy the friendly farm animals at Mr Mawkin’s Farm! There is much fun to be had at the annual Spring Fling!

 

SUFFOLK

Eastertide, 30 March – 2 April

Kentwell Hall, Suffolk | 01787 310207

www.kentwell.co.uk

Celebrate Easter Tudor-style in Suffolk this year! Take on the challenge of the infamous Impossible Easter Quiz and crack the clues in the Easter Egg and Family Fun Trails. Of course, you can also explore the house, garden and farm too!

 

Easter Grotto, 31 March – 1 April

Jimmy’s Farm, Wherstead, Suffolk | 01473 604206

www.jimmysfarm.com

Come on down to the farm and meet Mr Bunny and friends in Jimmy’s Easter Grotto! All children will receive an Easter Egg, cuddly Bunny Toy and entrance to the Wildlife Park.

Newmarket Stud
Newmarket Stud

Family Fun & New-born Foals!

The National Stud, Newmarket | 0844 748 9200

www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/national-stud-tour

Visit the National Stud this Easter for Family Fun with colouring competitions and a tour quiz with prizes to be won! Plus, don’t miss the chance to see some new-born foals!

 

 

 

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