One week into the Easter school holidays and the kids will no doubt be full of excitement for the Easter bunny’s imminent arrival.

Well why not get outdoors and go find those eggs yourself? Easter egg hunts are happening up and down the country in some beautiful locations, from grand castles to working farms.

Babybreaks has listed five egg-cellent events below which we think deserve the top spots,​ so read on to discover the Top 5 Easter Egg Hunts in the UK. Happy Hunting!

1. Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunts at National Trust Sites (Nationwide)

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With their stunning grounds and acres of gardens, National Trust properties are the perfect backdrop for an Easter Egg hunt. From ancient woodland to medieval castles and stately homes, the National Trust cares for a huge variety of places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Many of the locations are also offering games and craft activities over the Easter period too, so you can make a whole day of it.

Finally, there are over 260 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts from 1st-28th April, so there’s bound to be one near you. Enter your postcode at the website below to find your nearest hunt.

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2. Easter Adventure Quests at English Heritage Sites (Nationwide)

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One for adventurous spirits, the kids will love hunting for “dragon eggs” at a host of English Heritage sites this Easter. Follow the clues and meet mythical characters along the way, as you hunt for the magical eggs…

And don’t worry, there is chocolate at the end too!

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3. Chatsworth House and Farmyard, Derbyshire

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Stunning Chatsworth House in the Peak District is one of the country’s finest stately homes , a magnificent setting for all manner of Easter activities. After completing the Easter Egg Trail, there’s a farmyard full of fluffy ducklings, cute bunnies, pigs, cows and more to meet. A really fantastic day out for the whole family.

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4. Easter Eggstravaganza Festival at The BIG Sheep, Devon

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The BIG Sheep is one of Devon‘s most popular family theme parks, and the setting of an epic Easter Egg hunt. This year there are an amazing 30,000 chocolate eggs to be found in the 40 acre estate- their biggest ever Easter egg hunt. The kids only need to find 3 of them which they can then swap for a big egg at the end… if they haven’t eaten them first that is!

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5. Lindt Gold Bunny Hunts at Historic Royal Palaces


For a touch of luxury, head to one of the royal palaces this year for a Lindt Gold Bunny Hunts. Taking place at Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace from 6th-22nd April, visitors can follow clues on the trail to find hidden golden bunny statues. Your kids will learn about some of the Palace’s famous characters from the past. At the end of the trail you will receive your delicious chocolate bunny reward! Both places are wonderful Easter Egg Hunts to tick off the list in the UK.

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