If you’re hoping to keep the kids busy with an Easter Egg Hunt or an Easter Trail over the school holidays then look no further! There are plenty of Easter Egg Hunts in Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas in 2018, to help keep the busiest of bunny detectives happy. To save you searching, I’ve gathered together a collection of egg hunts and trails so you can hop to it!
The weather can change and so can the details of events, so please check directly with the venue or organisers BEFORE you travel.
Happy hunting x
Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0PF
The Easter Eggstravaganza at Willows Activity Farm runs from Saturday 24th March to Sunday 15th April 2018. Choc full of family fun, enjoy one of Hertfordshire’s best Easter days out, with an Easter Egg hunt with chocolate prizes and the new Mr Tod’s Lair and Super Secret Squirrel Nutkin playground! There’s also shows with Peter Rabbit and his friends, adventure play and farmyard fun. Click here to read a review of the Willows Activity Farm Easter Eggstravaganza.
Moggerhanger Park, Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire, MK44 3RW
Visit Moggerhanger Park from Saturday 24th March until Monday 2nd April 2018, 10am to 4pm and follow the clues to find the Easter bunnies hidden around the park. Collect your trail sheet from the Garden Rooms Cafe, £1.50 per child. Visit the website for more information.
Harpenden Cricket Club Pavilion, Harpenden Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1DT
The Harpenden Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Friday 30th March 2018, 1pm-4pm. Starting at Harpenden Cricket Club you can go on an egg hunt around Harpenden Common. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance online. Please note that there is no parking at the cricket club so you will need to park in the town centre and walk. Visit the website for more information.
Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
Have fun at Knebworth this Easter in the gardens and park on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March 2018 from 11am-5pm (last trail sheet sold at 3pm). Explore the gardens and the dinosaur trail, enjoy Spring flowers and the adventure playground. Children are invited to follow the trail symbols around the grounds and complete the trail sheet to claim an Easter treat! Trail sheets will be available from the gift shop for £1 each, admission also applies. Visit the website to book your tickets, or for more information.
Capel Manor Gardens Easter Egg Golden Trail
Capel Manor Gardens, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ
Capel Manor Gardens Easter Egg Golden Trail takes place on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March 2018, 10am to 4pm. Complete the Golden Egg Trail for a chocolate treat, find the Easter Bunny to get your bunny stamp, meet the new ring-tailed lemurs and enjoy furry animal encounters. Visit the website for more information.
Mead Open Farm, Billington, Nr Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9JH
Mead Open Farm’s Easter Wonderland runs from Friday 30th March to Friday 13th April 2018. You can explore Alice’s Wonderland Walk, meet the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts. Watch the puppet show and follow the clues to earn a chocolate treat, Look out for cute baby animals and enjoy all the fun on the farm! Visit the website to book tickets or for more information.
Cliveden, Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire, SL1 8NS
Visit Cliveden from Friday 30th March to Sunday 15th April 2018, 10am-3.30pm, for a nature-themed Spring trail around the estate, complete with chocolate treat. Visit the website for more information.
Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW
Join in the Easter fun at Wimpole Hall on the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018, 10am-5pm. Enjoy the nature-themed trail through the Pleasure grounds at Wimpole before tucking into your Cadbury chocolate prize! Visit the website for more information.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Nr Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1LT
Hop along to Ashridge Estate 10am-4pm Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018. The Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is £5 per child. Complete the Easter trail and receive a chocolate treat at the end. Visit the website for more information.
Chilterns Gateway Centre, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2GY
Come along to Dunstable Downs for the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt from Friday 30th March to Sunday 1st April 2018, 11am to 4pm. Bring the whole family to Dunstable Downs this Easter, collect a map from the Cadbury Marquee and follow the clues to win your chocolate treat! £3 per child, parking charges apply. Visit the website for more information.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH
Visit Waddesdon Manor from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018, for a fun-filled egg hunt around the grounds. The rare and exotic birds of Waddesdon’s Aviary need your help. Can you help bunny find them before it’s too late? The trail starts and finishes at the North Front, £3 per child, in addition to admission charges. The last trail is at 3.30pm. Visit the website for more information.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4AB
Visit the Chiltern Open Air Museum from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018, and join in with the fun family crafts and Easter activities. Join the Easter hunt around the Museum, discover the origins of Easter traditions and find out about Easter customs, see costumed re-enactors in the Museum buildings, or have a go at Easter themed crafts. All activities are weather dependent and subject to change so check before you travel. Admission is by donation for Easter weekend. Parts of the site will be used for the Great Missenden Food Festival which is subject to a separate entrance fee. Visit the website for more information.
Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR
Visit Wrest Park on Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018, 11am-5pm, for the Easter Adventure Quest. Join in the hunt for legendary dragon eggs. Set off with an intrepid character from the past to crack the clues and claim your chocolate reward. Visit the website for more information.
Shepreth Wildlife Park, Station Road, Shepreth, Nr Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6PZ
Visit Shepreth Wildlife Park from Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April 2018 and you can enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt through the grounds of the wildlife park. Normal admission rates apply. Visit the website for more information.
Audley End Miniature Railway, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JB
All aboard for the Audley End Miniature Railway Easter Special from Friday 30th March to Sunday 15th April 2018! Advance booking is essential for the Easter Special which includes one train ride on the miniature railway to meet the Easter Bunny and his friends, an Easter trail, crafts and a gift for every child. Visit the website to book tickets or for more information.
Natural History Museum at Tring, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
Visit the Natural History Museum at Tring from Friday 30th March to Sunday 15th April 2018, explore the galleries in the Museum, go in search of Kiwi’s lost egg and meet some fascinating animals along the way. Complete the trail and win an Easter chocolate. This drop-in activity is suitable for children age 5yrs old and above, no need to book in advance. £1 per child. Visit the website to check opening times and for more information.
The Secret Garden at Waterhall, B651 Hitchin Road, Whitwell, Hertfordshire, SG4 8AF
Visit the Secret Garden at Waterhall from Friday 30th March to Friday 13th April 2018. The Easter Bunny is on a top secret mission but needs your help on his mission. Entries are £2.50 per child with a prize for every completed entry. Visit the website for more information.
Wick Wood, Marshals Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4RE
The Woodland Trust’s St Albans Local Support Group will be running their annual Easter Hunt in Wick Wood, St Albans on Saturday 31st March 2018 10am-12noon. Find 5 different Easter tokens and bring them back to be exchanged for a small chocolate treat. No booking required, just turn up. Entrance is 50p per person and all proceeds go to the Woodland Trust. Wear your wellies as it is muddy! Visit the website for more information.
Batchwood Golf Course and Sports Centre, Batchwood Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5XA
Batchwood Golf Course and Sports Centre in St Albans is holding its very own Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday 31st March 2018 from 11am to 2pm. Join the Woodland Easter Egg Trail and find the clues in the woods to reach Thumper’s secret stash of chocolate! There will also be children’s crafts, a bouncy castle and you can take part in races or have your face painted by one of the Batchwood team. Visit the Facebook Page for more information or call 01727 844250 for details.
West Lodge, Hill End Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0RA
On Wednesday 4th April 2018, 10.30am to 2.30pm (last entry at 2pm) go along to Highfield Park for the annual Bunny Hunt. Find the bunnies and woodland animals hiding in the park and get a chocolate treat. Entry is at West Lodge, Hill End Lane, St Albans, AL4 0RA. The Bunny Hunt is £3 per child and no booking is required. Visit the website for more information.
Details of events and Easter Egg Hunts in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire are correct at the time of publishing.
Please check the details of an event directly with the venue or organisers before you travel.