From castles to local farms, the Easter bunny is set to hop all over Gloucestershire in 2022, leaving behind ‘egg-citing’ trails for children big and small to enjoy throughout the school holidays.
SoGlos has round up 14 egg-cellent egg hunts and Easter trails to take part in this spring.
1. Spring Delights at Sudeley Castle
Enjoy not one but two Easter events at Sudeley Castle this year. From Wednesday 6 until Thursday 28 April 2022, children can forage for Easter chicks dotted around the castle rooms. There will also be a chance to enjoy the first sights of spring, with a giant Easter egg trail from Wednesday 13 until Friday 22 April 2022, taking place in castle’s beautiful gardens.
2. Easter Time at Cotswold Farm Park
Enjoy spring time celebrations at Cotswold Farm Park with a whole host of Easter activities.
Running from Saturday 9 until Sunday 24 April 2022, children can enjoy everything from an Easter egg hunt to feeding baby lambs, all whilst sporting some fabulous spring face paint.
3. The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt at Batsford Arboretum
From Saturday 9 until Sunday 24 April 2022, The Big Batsford Bunny Hunt at Batsford Arboretum is inviting little ones to help out the Easter bunny by spotting all his escaped friends across the glorious grounds.
4. Easter Eggstravaganza at Over Farm
Get into the spring of Easter at Over Farm’s Easter Eggstravaganza. Taking place from Saturday 9 until Thursday 24 April 2022, families can enjoy oodles of entertainment with live shows, jumping pillows, tractor trailer rides and even a special appearance from the Easter bunny!
5. Cracking Easter Fun at Birdland
Children can enjoy a whole host of egg-citing Easter events and activities at Birdland from Saturday 2 until Saturday 16 April 2022. Families can experience Easter trails, quizzes, daily egg-themed talks and even the hatching of new-born chicks!
6. Easter at Cattle Country
From Saturday 9 until Sunday 24 April 2022, Cattle Country will be hosting an array of Easter excitement, where visitors can meet a whole heap of their new-born spring babies. From loveable lambs to chicks and piglets- children can even get to chance the meet the Easter bunny and find the golden egg to win a daily prize.
7. Spot the Eggs at Clearwell Caves
Head underground for some Easter elation this spring at Clearwell Caves. From Friday 8 until Sunday 24 April 2022, families will be invited into a unique Easter experience to see how many eggs they can spot in the caves, with correct entries being entered into their Easter grand prize draw.
8. Easter Egg Trail at Cirencester Park
Forget bunnies, ducks and chickens, Cirencester Park is celebrating this Easter with everything from massive dinosaurs to out of this world aliens. From Saturday 9 until Sunday 24 April 2022, the park will host a series of brilliantly themed zones, where visitors can meet knights and unicorns all whilst trying to find ten giant Easter eggs.
9. Easter Adventure in Nature at Chedworth Roman Villa
Running from Friday 15 until Monday 18 April 2022, Chedworth Roman Villa will be welcoming families to enjoy the first signs of spring with their Easter Adventure in Nature. Explore the villa’s magical gardens to find and complete ten nature inspired activities all to win a chocolatey prize!
10. The Great Eggscape Trail from Escape Rooms Cheltenham
Taking place from Saturday 2 until Saturday 30 April 2022, The Great Eggscape, hosted by the Escape Rooms Cheltenham, will see explorers hunt for the businesses around Cheltenham displaying a poster of a unique egg QR code. Scan with a phone to solve an egg-cellent puzzle!
11. Global EGGventure Easter Treasure Hunt at Eastnor Castle
Celebrating 150 years of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’, Eastnor Castle will be hosting its Global EGGventure Easter Treasure Hunt from Friday 15 until Monday 18 April 2022. Where families and budding explorers can look for clues around the stunning castle grounds.
12. Painswick Playgroup’s Easter Egg Hunt
With around 30 beautifully-designed eggs to find all over the village, Painswick Playgroup’s Easter Egg Hunt will keep little ones searching high and low this spring. Taking place on Saturday 16 April 2022, children can enjoy everything from face painting to cake stalls and a whole lot of chocolate!
13. Easter Fun Day at The Plough, Prestbury
Join The Plough at Prestbury for a jam-packed day of Easter entertainment. On Saturday 16 April 2022, families can explore the Easter market, whilst the little ones enjoy face painting an Easter egg trail and a special appearance and story from a secret princess.
14. Rodborough Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday 9 April 2022, the Rodborough Easter Egg Hunt will return for an Easter event like no other. Families can tour through Rodborough whilst looking for wonderfully designed giant eggs, with crafts, games and of course chocolate all waiting at the end of the trail.