Easter egg hunts in Kent 2022. This magnificent county is just bursting with wonderful Eastery events this year. Remember, many of these fabulous events sell out very quickly so get booking early to avoid disappointment. So, here we have the best Easter Egg hunts in Kent (not strictly all hunts, but Easter events none the less!)
Easter at Hever Castle
When? = 2nd April – 18th April 2022
Where? = Hever Castle, Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG
Price?= Usual admission prices apply which can be found here
It would be difficult to find somewhere more beautiful than the grounds of Hever Castle to spend a spring day enjoying Easter family fun.
Make some special memories with family and friends this Easter, hop through the beautiful grounds following the trail of colourful carrots to claim your delicious chocolate treat. As well as an Easter trail, your little ones will also be able to take part in an Easter egg hunt.
With a spring in your step, head into the Castle and take part in another Easter themed trail.
Celebrate spring by creating an egg shaped decoration to hang on our Easter tree in this free craft activity.
As well as the Easter themed activities a visit to Hever Castle in spring offers a great chance to explore the stunning gardens. Enjoy a dazzling display of spring blooms from late-flowering daffodils to hyacinths, camellias and tulips.
If your little ones are aged between 7-14, they can explore the Tudor Towers adventure playground with its own moat, drawbridge and three turrets. It features three slides, two poles and interactive elements including musical instruments, a roof maze and hidden boxes to find. Or if they are under 7 the natural play area, Acorn Dell, is perfect for them. With its 2 metre high living willow structure, a giant sandpit, a mound with tunnels to clamber in and a climbing frame, there’s plenty of fun to be had.
Challenge yourself in the Yew Maze and see how long it takes you to find the way out. Then round off the day with seasonal home cooked food and mouth-watering cakes in the restaurants.
Before you leave make sure you visit the Gift Shop stocked with Easter goodies, to give the Easter Bunny a helping hand.
Easter at The Hop Farm
When? = 2nd – 18th April 2022
Where? = The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY
The Hop Farm at Easter, a fantastic choice for entertainment every day, but particulary on rainy days as theres so much to do that is undercover!
Enter the magical Hop Farm Family Park from 10am every day. Our indoor soft play centre, outdoor adventure play park, crazy golf and and animal farm provide fabulous family entertainment.
The kids can also let off steam on our ever popular Giant Jumping Pillows and discover tricks and conundrums in The Magic Castle. AND, due to to popular demand, DINO DAY’S are back! Have a ROAR-SOME time when the dinosaurs come roaming around the Family Park. They are visiting on the 6th, 9th and 13th April only.
Come and meet our beautiful Spring lambs and piglets. Plus egg-citing Easter trails for the kids.
Easter family fun at it’s best in the Garden of England.
Don’t miss our daily timetable of fun indoor entertainment, including magic shows, party dancing and balloon modelling.
Easter at Penshurst Place
When? = 2nd April -18th Apr 2022
Where? = Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge TN11 8DG
Price? = Usual admission prices apply which can be found here
Families can look forward to fun packed Easter days out as Penshurst Place hosts children’s Easter activities and events.
Queen Victoria is credited for popularising the Easter Egg hunt? As a child, Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901) enjoyed annual egg hunts at Kensington Palace, provided by her Mother, the Duchess of Kent.
Queen Victoria carried on the tradition with her own children, with Prince Albert given the responsibility of hiding the eggs for their children!
This Easter, you are invited to find the large prop Victorian-style eggs hidden in our own gardens, making a note of the secret they hide as you find each one!
Plus on certain dates there’s Easter themed story telling.
18th Apr from 11.15am – 3.15pm
Performances at: 11.15am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm & 3.15pm
Aardvark Productions take their audience on a celebration of the season. Join the old man of the woods and his companion as they regale you with tales of Easter and the celebrations of the season. Try your hand at egg rolling and traditional egg and spoon race. Eggtremely good fun for everyone! This interactive 20-minute show will be performed three times each afternoon. Find out more about the company online at www.aardvarkproductions.biz.
There is the Garden Tea Room which can be booked for group lunches and light refreshments, and a wonderful Gift Shop selling a wide selection of gifts.
3rd Apr – 19th May from 10.00am – 5.00pm
From the thousands of yellow Jewel of Spring tulips in the Italian Garden, to the bright red varieties among the long grasses of the Nut Garden, and formal boxed white varieties in the Paved Garden, this Spring the gardens feature a huge variety of tulips, producing a delicate mix of beautiful scents and styles.
Easter at Chartwell
When? = 4th – 19th Apr 2022
Where? = Chartwell ,National Trust, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1PS
Prices? = Usual admission charges, which can be found here
My children absolutely love visiting Chartwell even when it isnt hosting a chocolate filled Easter event, so imagine their delight when I told them about this years Cadbury Easter Hunt!
Chartwell really have ensured there’s is plenty to please everyone at this Easter event so book early to avoid disappointment!
Winston Churchill’s interest in nature began at a very early age and continued throughout his life, often writing about the nature around him.
Make your way along the trail all around the gardens here at Chartwell, and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family.
Head to the Visitor centre on arrival. The price of the trail is £3 and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end
Easter at The Spa Railway
When? = 15th, 16th, 12th and 18th April 2022
Where? = Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells West Station, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY
Prices? = Can be found here
Bring the whole family along to the Spa Valley Railway to join Little Red Riding Hood as she tries to find the perfect easter egg for Granny.
Packed full of slapstick comedy, magic and mayhem – its set to be another sell-out show over the 4-day Easter break, departing from Tunbridge Wells West at intervals throughout the day. The performance is brought to you by the wonderful Radtastic Theatre.
The fun begins at Tunbridge Wells West Station where Little Red and her friends encounter the very hungry, Big Bad Wolf. But don’t worry, she will out smart him as we all board the steam train, ready to embark on our exciting Easter Egg Hunt. Along the way, Little Red will hand out activity packs and colouring pencils to all her friends onboard.
Upon arrival at Eridge station, everybody will make their way on to the platform where Little Red and her friends will seek out the Easter Bunny and ask her for a special Easter Egg for Granny.
- Adult – £15
- Senior – £14
- Child (2-15yrs) – £7.50
- Family (2A+2C) – £35
Easter at Ightham Mote
When? = 2nd april – 18th April 2022
Where? = Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, TN15 0NT
Prices? = can be found here
This spring, join the staff at Ightham Mote for the super popular Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.
You can make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 2 April and 18 April 2022, from 10am – 5pm, with last entry at 4pm, so go along and explore the beautiful gardens of Ightham Mote.
The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.
Easter at The Dockyard Chatham
When? = 2nd – 18th April 2022
Where? = Chatham Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE
Prices? = All pricing info can be found here
There’s a whole variety of different things going on at the Dockyard Chatham this Easter! For fun and adventure, and something a little bit different, get booking!
Whizz, pop, bang your way into the Easter holiday with Doc. Yard’s Easter Egg-stravaganza. Join in with Doc’s Science Snippets for exciting, hands-on experiments before exploring the Dockyard to discover fun facts and answers to questions like “How loud is the largest Air Raid Siren ever made?”, “How do scuba divers find their way to the surface?” and “What stops a warship moving at sea?”
Participation in Doc. Yard’s Easter Egg-stravaganza is free as part of an admission ticket. Activity packs can be collected on arrival from ‘Plan your Visit.’
DOC. YARD’S SCIENCE SNIPPETS
30 minutes of fun, hands on science
Science Snippets run from 10.30am – 4.00pm, the sessions last for 30 minutes and places can be booked on arrival at Plan your Visit.
SHINE A LIGHT
Saturday 2 – Monday 4 April
Become enlightened with all things colourful. Learn why the sky is blue, the sun is yellow and follow the rainbow to lots of hands-on fun.
Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 April
Rock out with the sound of Science. Sound waves lead the way to some good vibrations in Doc’s Lab.
Friday 8 – Sunday 10 April
Doc’s forever blowing bubbles. Learn how they are formed and create some soapy fun of your own.
FEEL THE FORCE
Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 April
Learn how to use Gravity, Friction and Air Resistance to your scientific advantage in overcoming challenges.
Thursday 14 – Saturday 16 April
They say opposites attract, well they do in Doc.Yard’s lab! Learn how vehicles like the Japanese Bullet Train float on air.
Sunday 17 – Monday 18 April
A spark of inspiration is all you need to be a great scientist. Watch plasma flow and sparks fly around the lab.
Easter Egg Hunts in Kent 2022
Plan your Easter schedule early, in order to not miss out on the county’s best events.
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