The UK's Best Easter Egg Hunts Happening Near You

Cadbury and the National Trust team up for cracking family fun.

28/03/2017 16:29 BST | Updated 29/03/2017 15:25 BST

Looking for a wonderful day out for the family this Easter? What better way to make Easter extra magical than by joining in one of the special Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, enjoying racing around outdoors in the spring sunshine while following a series of clues to lead you to delicious Cadbury treats?

Whether you’d like to follow the hunt clues through bluebell woodlands, seaside nature trails or spring gardens coming into bloom, it’s easy to find the closest Cadbury Egg Hunt. There are literally hundreds happening throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales this Easter.

Simply go to cadbury.co.uk/easter and enter your postcode to discover the nearest Cadbury Egg Hunt at a National Trust or National Trust for Scotland property near you.

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To whet your appetite, here are some of the Easter egg hunts happening around the UK:

South East

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Cadbury Easter Dragon Hunt, 1 - 17 April, 11am - 4pm

This Easter Bodiam Castle needs your help as dragon hunters. Rangers have found some unusual eggs hidden around the grounds - dragons’ eggs! Help find all the eggs to save the castle from a fiery end and receive a delicious Cadbury treat. 

Price: £3 (normal admission fee applies). 

South West

Studland Bay, Dorset

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 7 – 23 April, 10am – 3pm

Follow the clues around the nature reserve and see the world through Bunny’s eyes, then collect your chocolate bunny at the end. You can make a memorable day of it with miles of wild heathland to discover and sandy beaches to play on or even take a dip in the sea. 

Price: £2.50. 

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East

Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 10am – 3pm

This special hunt around Blickling’s 55-acre gardens leads you to all the creatures that live on the estate. Once you’ve found them, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious chocolate treat. Keep the fun going afterwards and enjoy a family picnic, or build a secret den in the woods.

Price: £2.50 (normal admission charges apply).  

Midlands

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Staffordshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 3pm

Go on a woodland hunt to learn all about the wildlife of Kinver Edge, and find a yummy Cadbury treat at the end. Afterwards you can discover the unique rock houses, carved by hand out of the sandstone ridge, and let off some steam on the Adventure Play Trail.

Price: £3 per hunt (normal admission charges apply). 

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North

Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 18 April, 10am – 4pm

Explore the wild landscape at Gibside and follow the clues to find a Cadbury choccie treat at the end. Plus, the annual Mouse House Building Competition takes place each day. Children must search for sticks, twigs and leaves to create a dream mouse house and be in with the chance of being crowned the champion builder of the day. 

Price: £2.50 per hunt (normal admission charges apply).  

Northern Ireland

Mount Stewart, County Down

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 18 April, 11am – 4pm

This Easter Mount Stewart is home to some pretty fiery guests - dragons! Follow the Dragons’ Egg Hunt around the Lake Walk and see how many you can spot. You’ll be rewarded with a Cadbury treat at the end. Afterwards, you can make Easter crafts or challenge your family to a game of croquet.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply). 

Wales

Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd

Cadbury Egg Hunt Weekend, 14 – 17 April, 10.30am – 3.30pm

Penrhyn is a ‘hive’ of activity this Easter bank holiday weekend. The new honey bees have moved into the walled garden and have been busy helping Bunny hide his clues amongst the flowers and trees around the castle. 

Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply). 

Scotland

Culzean Castle and Country Park, South Ayrshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt 14 - 17 April, 10.30am - 3.30pm

Woods, sandy beaches, secret follies, the Aventure Cove play park and a cliff-top castle make Culzean a fantastic day out for all the family. Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply). 

The National Trust and National Trust for Scotland are separate organisations.