Friday 22 March 2019

14 cracking egg hunts in Gloucestershire this Easter

Little ones will be searching high and low for some delicious treats this spring, with 14 cracking egg hunts taking place across Gloucestershire.

The Easter bunny is set to hop across the county this spring, leaving a host of egg-citing trails for little and big kids alike to enjoy throughout the holidays.

From local farms and family favourites to day out destinations, SoGlos has rounded up 14 cracking egg hunts and Easter trails in Gloucestershire.


1. The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt

Taking place from Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019, The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt at Batsford Arboretum is inviting young explorers to find all of the escaped bunnies around the glorious grounds.


2. Eggsplore Easter at Gloucester Cathedral

Head to the iconic Gloucester Cathedral from Saturday 6 April to Tuesday 23 April 2019 and embark on an enjoyable trail with the chance for little ones to learn about what happened on the first Easter Day and claim their yummy treat.


3. EGGsperience Easter at Eastnor Castle

To get its visitors into the springtime spirit, family favourite, Eastnor Castle is hosting an Easter egg hunt from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April 2019. The castle grounds also boast an adventure playground, assault course, maze and mini zipwire for children to make the most of.


4. Easter Trail at Over Farm

The Easter bunny will be dropping clues around Gloucester’s Over Farm from Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019, with the chance for little detectives to win a prize in the search for giant eggs in its spring trail.


5. Easter Bunny Hunt at St Michael’s Park

Enjoy some Easter fun at St Michael’s Park in Cirencester when the Bunny Hunt entertains the kiddies on Sunday 14 April 2019. Perfect for eager Easter fans, Cirencester families can enjoy the gorgeous greens and explore all around to find the Easter bunnies.


6. Easter Bunny Trail in Bisley

Keep the kids entertained over the holidays while supporting Bisley’s local PTA and church with this Easter bunny trail. From Friday 5 to Tuesday 23 April 2019, find the names of each of the 30 bunnies hidden around the village for the chance to win a prize.


7. Easter Egg Hunt at Glenfall House in Cheltenham

Cheltenham families can search the glorious gardens at Glenfall House in the hope of finding treats that the Easter Bunny has left behind on Friday 19 April 2019. After the success of last year’s event, there will be three sessions throughout the day with all profits going to Macmillan.


8. Indoor and outdoor Easter Trails at Dean Heritage Centre

A perfect venue whatever the weather, keep the kids busy with indoor and outdoor Easter trails, plus Easter arts and crafts and workshops, between Monday 8 and Friday 19 April 2019 at Dean Heritage Centre.


9. Easter Egg Hunt at Lodge Park

Children can get into the Easter spirit from Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April 2019, with Lodge Park’s Cadbury Egg Hunt, alongside lawn games, tea and cake and a Cadbury chocolate prize at the end.


10. Easter trail at Rococo Garden

Families can explore the beautiful Rococo Garden from Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019, when the Painswick attraction sets up a family Easter trail that’s perfect for energetic children to have fun in the great outdoors.


11. Easter at Berkeley Castle

Forget chickens, ducks and bunnies, Berkeley Castle will be full of dragons this Easter, with an Easter dragon hunt taking place from Friday 19 to Sunday 22 April 2019.


12. Eastington Egg Hunt

Little ones can enjoy an enchanting egg hunt through the quaint village of Eastington on Saturday 6 April 2019; with a Disney and Pixar theme, eager egg hunters can dress up as their favourite movie character to enjoy the egg-citement.


13. Easter Egg Trail at Sudeley Castle

Perfect for some family fun whatever the weather, Sudeley Castle will be hosting two Easter Egg Hunts this Easter. Children can hunt for chicks inside the castle from Saturday 6 to Sunday 28 April 2019, or for giant Easter eggs in the gardens between Saturday 13 to Monday 22 April 2019.


14. The Great Easter Egg Trail at Sandford Park

Cheltenham children will be following clues and searching high and low around Sandford Park on Saturday 20 April 2019. What’s more, all the profits will go to Maggie’s and Cobalt.


By Alex Boulton

© SoGlos
Monday 18 March 2019

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