We are VERY happy to hear that Bunny will be laying outdoor trails again this Easter hols. If all goes to plan Londoners can look forward to their first jolly to the countryside from 29 March (exciting). We can't wait to stroll through the glorious gardens of a historic house or castle while the kids whizz around searching for choccy eggs and bunnies amongst the daffodils.
Head to Henry VIII's magnificent rambling Tudor palace in Hampton. With 60 acres of outdoor space and formal gardens there is so much to explore. Follow the trail, solve the clues, find the Lindt Gold Bunny Statues hiding in the Palace gardens. Bunny ears and choc bunny prize for every child. 90min hunt - great for ages 3-12yrs. 1–18 April. Adult £8, U15s £6, U5s free.
Hever Castle, the moated childhood home of Anne Boleyn, has over 50,000 daffodil bulbs all set to bloom the last week in March. Roam through 125 acres of glorious grounds with grottos, fountains a 38 acre Lake and a Pompeiian Wall. Seek out the immaculate Chess Set Topiary in the Chess Garden. Learn all about 'things that hatch' as you hunt for the clues around the castle gardens. 2–18 April. Check online for ticket prices nearer the time.
Discover 900 years of glorious history as you roam the 500 acre grounds and garden of this magnificent castle. Their 30 Japanese cherry tress (a gift from Japan) are in full bloom.
Easter Trail running 29 March–18 April. Follow the colourful trail across the estate solving puzzles as you go. Falconry displays are also returning from 12 April.
The National Trust Bunny will once again be filling his basket and laying Egg Trails all over the country. Check online and find a historic site near you. Grab an activity pack, complete the 10 nature inspired trails then collect your chocolate treat. From 29 March and over the Easter Weekend.
Julia Colls 16 March 2021