Tuesday 7 July 2020

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 at Batsford Arboretum 2020

Taking place from Saturday 4 April to Sunday 19 April 2020, 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 2020

Head to the iconic Gloucester Cathedral from Thursday 2 April to Sunday 19 April 2020 and embark on an enjoyable trail where little ones will learn about the first Easter and take home a yummy treat.


3. OlympEGG Easter Treasure Hunt at Eastnor Castle 2020

To get its visitors into the springtime spirit, family favourite Eastnor Castle is hosting an Easter Treasure Hunt from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April 2020. Once you’ve found all the clues, the little ones can get competitive at the egg-cellent egg and spoon race.


4. Easter Trail at Over Farm 2020

The Easter bunny will be dropping clues around Gloucester’s Over Farm from Saturday 4 April to Sunday 19 April 2020, with the chance for little detectives to win a prize in the search for giant eggs in its spring trail.


5. Painswick Easter Egg Hunt 2020

Enjoy some Easter fun at the return of the annual Painswick Easter Egg Hunt, taking place on Saturday 11 April 2020. Great for mini egg-splorers, families can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Painswick whilst hunting for 34 eggs.


6. Hidden Cheltenham Easter Trail 2020

Keep the kids entertained over the holidays whilst learning about Cheltenham’s unusual features. From Tuesday 7 April to Saturday 18 April 2020, families can solve fun riddles on the Hidden Cheltenham Easter trail.


7. Easter Egg Hunt at Glenfall House in Cheltenham 2020

Families can search the glorious gardens at Glenfall House in the hope of finding treats that the Easter Bunny has left behind on Monday 13 April 2020. After the success of last year’s event, there will be three sessions throughout the day with all profits going to Macmillan.


8. Easter Trail at Dean Heritage Centre 2020

Spring over to Dean Heritage Centre this Easter half term for its cracking Easter trail, taking place from Saturday 4 to Friday 17 April 2020. After finding all the eggs, kids can crack on with egg-cellent Easter crafts and workshops with a local artist.


9. Easter Egg Hunt at Lodge Park in Cheltenham 2020

Children can get into the Easter spirit from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April 2020 with Lodge Park’s Cadbury Egg Hunt – it includes a yummy treat at the end!


10. Easter trail at Painswick Rococo Garden 2020

Solve the mystery of the unidentified egg and its hatchling at Painswick Rococo Garden’s Easter trail, taking place from Saturday 4 April to Sunday 19 April 2020. Get a yummy treat at the end after solving all the clues!


11. Easter at Berkeley Castle 2020

Forget chickens, ducks and bunnies, Berkeley Castle will be full of dragons this Easter, with brilliant dragon puppetry, a parade and much more taking place from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April 2020.


12. Eastington Egg Hunt 2020

Little ones can enjoy an enchanting egg hunt through the quaint village of Eastington on Saturday 25 April 2020; with the theme of children’s nursery rhymes and songs, eager egg hunters can get egg-cited at the beautifully-decorated eggs.


13. The Great Little Chick Hunt at Sudeley Castle 2020

With over 100 Easter chicks to find around the Castle, Sudeley Castle’s Easter trail will get the little ones searching high and low from Saturday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2020. Follow the trail around the castle grounds to claim a chocolate-y prize.


14. The Great Easter Egg Trail at Sandford Park 2020

Go on the hunt for clues with the Easter bunny around Sandford Park this Easter, with its trail taking place on Saturday 11 April 2020. With all profits going to Maggie’s and Cobalt Health, it’s a great day out for the whole family.


© SoGlos
Tuesday 03 March 2020

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