With Easter fast approaching, we’ve put together just a snapshot of the easter egg hunts that our wonderful local areas have to offer.
Easter trail at Yateley common
Friday 30th March | 11am – 1pm | £5 booking required
Follow the easter trail around Yateley Common, starting at Wyndham’s Pool, collect all the clues to give to the Ranger for an Easter treat! The event is being run by Hampshire County Council, with £4 from every booking going towards Friends of Yateley Common. To book and for further details, click here.
Easter egg hunt at Oakley Park, Fleet
Saturday 31st March | 2pm | Free entry but donations welcome
Friends of Oakley Park are hosting this wonderful Easter event, participants are advised to gather before 2pm, for a prompt 2pm start, in the children’s play area. It is free to take part, with donations very welcome. For full details, click here.
Easter celebrations at the Rural Life Centre
Sunday 1st April – Monday 2nd April | 10am-5pm opening hours | Entry prices vary from free – £10
The Rural Life Centre is the largest countryside museum in the south of England, laid out across 10 acres with plenty to explore. Along with all the usual exhibits and the railway, this Easter the centre will host Easter celebrations, with a trail to hunt eggs around the museum and an Easter bonnet parade on the Monday. For full details and ticket prices, click here.
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Vyne
Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April | 10am – 4pm | £3 + The Vyne entry fee
You can’t have Easter without chocolate! Cadbury’s are hosting a selection of Easter egg hunts across National Trust properties, with our nearest being The Vyne. This Tudor residence has plenty to explore, including the spanning grounds and private woodlands, perfect for a day out with the added bonus of an egg hunt this Easter. For full details and pricing, click here.
Ancells Farm Easter Trail
Friday 30th March | 10.30am – 12pm | £3
All proceeds are in aid of Friends of Ancells Farm projects, with the friendly folk at the Falkners Arms who have sponsored the event and provided the Easter Eggs.
For full details, click here.
Buckleberry Farm Park Easter Eggs-stravaganza
Friday 30th March – Monday 16th April | 9.30am – 6pm opening hours | Ticket prices range from free – £10.95
Buckleberry Farm & Deer Safari Park offers a great value day out in the countryside, whatever the weather. This 77 acre farm is home to pigs, goats, cattle, ponies, donkeys, poultry, guinea fowl and reindeer along with an extensive deer herd, visible with tractor rides and deer safaris, with play areas. Throughout the Easter holidays there will also be a giant egg hunt and lamb feeding. For full details and prices, click here.
A big day out with Peter Rabbit at Kew Gardens
Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April | Activities range from 10am – 3.30pm | Ticket prices range from £4 – £17.75
We’ve gone a bit further afield for this one, but for Peter Rabbit, we had to. Kew Gardens are offering a Peter Rabbit themed Easter with games, trails and educational activities for the whole family based on Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters. For full details and pricing, click here.
However you choose to spend your Easter break, we hope you have an egg-cellent time (sorry). We’ll be closed for the Bank Holiday Friday and Monday, but will be open on Saturday 31st March 9am – 5pm as usual.