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Free (Or Low Cost) Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunts For Kids

Free (Or Low Cost) Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunts For Kids
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To all the Glossy mums out there, this one is for you! I know Easter can be a busy time, particularly when your kids have been off school for so long. Luckily for you, I’ve found the best free (or almost) Easter egg hunts near you to keep the little ones entertained.

Related: Egg-ceptionally Tasty Easter Baking Recipes

London And Surrounding Areas

Easter egg hunt
  • Chingford Library

Monday 15th of April to Sunday 21st of April, this event runs every day from 9am until 5pm Monday through Saturday, then 12 lunchtime until 4pm on Sunday. Kids aged 12 and under hunt for eggs and win a prize if they find seven of them.

Full address: Chingford Library, The Green, London, E4 7EN

Info: 15th-21stApril, 9am-5pm. Free.

Find out more here.

  • Hornimam Easter Fair

On Easter Saturday and Sunday (the 20th and 21st of April), enjoy a day of Easter-themed fun at Hornimam Museum and Gardens. Between 10:30am and 4:30pm, follow an Easter trail, get creative at the craft workshops and enjoy some storytellings and face painting. Entry is free.

Full address: 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ

Info: 20th-21st April, 10:30am-4:30pm. Free.

Find out more here.

  • Ham House

From tomorrow until the 22nd of April, Ham House will be home to a series of Easter Egg hunts, as well as Easter-themed games like hopscotch, hopping sack races and an egg and spoon obstacle course.

Go anytime between 10am and 5pm for a day of family fun. Entry costs £3, plus normal admission cost to the seventeenth century property.

Full address: Ham St, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 7RS

Info: 6th-22nd April, 10am-5pm. £3 plus admission.

Find out more here.

  • Morden Hall Park

On Easter weekend (19th to 22nd of April), hunt across bridges, meadows and boardwalks to search for all the animals living in this National Trust Park. You’ll be rewarded with a Cadburry Easter Egg. The event takes place between 10am and 4pm. Entry is £4.50.

Full address: Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, Morden, London, SM4 5JD

Info: 19th-22nd April, 10am-4pm. £4.50.

Find out more here.

Hunts In And Around Glasgow

Easter egg hunt
  • Pirate Easter Egg Hunts

From Friday 19th to Monday 22ndof April, search Captain Scallywag’s ship for all the hidden Easter eggs his crew have planted. There are three sessions a day: 12 to 12:45pm, 1:15 to 2pm and 2:30 to 3:45pm. Entry costs just £3 and needs to be pre-booked by calling 0141 330 9077.

Full address: The Tall Ship at Riverside, 150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G3 8RS

Info: 19th-22nd April, 12-4pm. £3.

Find out more here.

  • Pollock House

On Friday 19th to Monday 22nd of April, from 10am until 4pm, go on a Cadburry Easter Egg hunt in this National Trust twentieth century Estate House. The hunt costs £2, while entry to the property is £18.50 for families. Parking is free.

Full address: Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road , Glasgow , Glasgow , G43 1AT

Info: 19th-22nd April, 10am-4pm. £2 plus admission.

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  • Holmwood

From 11am until 4pm, from Friday 19th to Monday 22nd of April, go on a Cadburry Easter Egg hunt in a nineteenth century family home. The hunt costs £2, while entry to the property is £18.50 for families. Parking is free.

Full address: Holmwood, 61-63 Netherlee Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, G44 3YU

Info: 19th-22nd April, 11am-4pm. £2 plus admission.

Find out more here.

Leeds And Northern England

Easter Egg Hunt
  • Egg Hunt At Temple Newsam, Leeds

Until the 22ndof April, visit Temple Newsam to enjoy a whole host of Easter activities. Spend the afternoon searching for chocolate eggs hidden around the estate, and visit the farm to meet the lambs, calves and piglets. The special Easter activities are free, but you will need to pay normal admissions costs.

Location: Temple Newsam Road, Leeds, LS15 0AE

Info: 30th March-22nd April, 10am-4pm. £24 family ticket or £9.50 per adult and £4.50 per child.

Find out more here.

  • Easter Dragon Egg Trail At Pontefract Castle, Pontefract

On April 18th, from 11am until 2pm, follow a mysterious trail and hunt down the dragon’s egg to claim your prize. The event also includes games, crafts and other fun activities for the kids.

Location: Castle Chain, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1QH

Info: 18th April, 11am-2pm. Free.

Find out more here.

  • Lotherton Hall Easter Fun, Leeds

Until the 28th of April, Lotherton Hall is hosting a range of Alice in Wonderland themed Easter activities from 11am until 3pm. Follow the White Rabbit’s trail, play hopping games with the Easter Bunny and enjoy an arts and crafts session. Plus, if you go on a Wednesday, have a tea party with the Mad Hatter. You just need to pay admission into the estate.

Location: Lotherton Hall, Off Collier, Lane, Aberford, Leeds, LS25 3EB

Info: 30th March - 28th April, 11am-3pm. £22.50 family ticket, or £7.50 per adult and £3.75 per child.

Find out more here.

  • Bolton Abbey Easter Trail, Skipton

From tomorrow until the 28th of April, between 10am and and 4pm, follow a trail through Strid Wood and try to spot the colourful bunnies hiding in the trees. You'll just need to pay for parking.

Location: Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6AL

Info: 6th-28th April, 10an-4pm. £10 parking.

Find out more here.

Other Easter Egg Hunts

Alternatively, you can join one of the260 Cadburry egg huntsacross the UK. Prices start at £3. If you live in London, Lindt are also hosting Easter Egg hunts at Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace from the 6th to the 22nd of April. Find out more here.

Win Over A £100 of Guylian Chocolate Treats!

Don't forget, on Friday, 19th of April, we'll be hosting a competition on our social channels and giving you the chance to win our Limited Edition Easter Egg and £100 worth of Guylian chocolate! Keep an eye out for the competition!

Alternatively, you can order your Guylian chocolate here.

Having a cracking Easter Glossies! I hop you have an egg-cellent time hunting down your Easter Eggs…

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