Easter Events In Kent – Egg Hunts & Trials

This Easter in Kent for 2024 it’s time to grab your basket and hop to it! For Easter, the county is bursting with egg-cellent adventures with Easter egg hunts and trails galore. Join treasure trails, crack the clues, and discover the hidden delights of the many attractions in the Garden of England during the Spring holidays. From farmyard hunts to historic gardens, there’s bunny-good fun for explorers of all ages. Let the hunt – and family fun – begin!

This is one of four Easter round-ups  – see also our Easter Events in Kent 2024 – Activities & Adventures blog, Easter Events in Kent – Easter Markets,  Easter Events In Kent 2024 – Shows & Experiences feature. For more Easter events see our what’s on seasonal Easter category here for event more events and have an egg-citing Spring. Keep checking in – we’ll be adding more events as they come in.

There’s plenty more to discover in Kent this Easter – see our what’s on section and our things to do menu for hundreds of events, ideas and inspiration.
By Julia Roy

Last updated 2nd April 2024

Easter Events In Kent – Egg Hunts & Trials 2024

At the free  Fifth Trust’s Easter Egg Hunt at the Vineyard Garden Centre in Canterbury, little ones can collect a booklet and pen at the entrance, and hop their way around the garden centre to find all the eggs to crack the code to receive a prize. On the  1st to 7th and 9th-16th April 2024, from  11am 3pm.
For more details click here.
Easter events in Kent include the Easter trail through the woodland area and playground at Aspens, Tunbridge Wells, with a small treat once you have completed it. On 2nd to 5th and 8th to 12th April 2024, 10am-4pm – visit the Bluebell Cafe on the site for the trail. The cafe is also holding activities to make an Easter mask – though not free, £3 per child – on the same dates at 10-11am and 11-12pm.
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Head down to Margate this Easter and join the Flora and Fauna Fairies for an underground trail for lots of fun with Easter at Margate Caves in Thanet. Until 14th April 2024, 11am-5pm, last admission 4.30pm. Price: Member: Free, adult: £5, child – 4 to 16 years: £2.50, child – under 3 years: Free, concession: £4 and family: £12. Also Messy Monday Crafts on the 8th of April, £1.50 per child.
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Easter’s not just about egg hunts! There’s a basketful of fun on offer, from nature-inspired activities and classic games to giant Jenga and more. Spring into fun with our round-up.
At the National Trusts Easter Egg Hunt at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Ashford, enjoy lots of family fun with nature-inspired activities, and traditional games for everyone. You can also pick up an Easter trail sheet, put on some bunny ears that come with it and dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg included in your Easter activity pack. Hop on down on the 28th of March between 10.30am to 4pm, until the 14th of April, 10.30am-5pm, last entry 45 minutes before closing. The trail is £3 with admission.
Click here for our listing with admission prices, and click here for tickets from the National Trust.
Join Ranger Bear and his woodland friends this Easter on an egg-citing adventure through the great outdoors with Easter Holiday Fun at Bewl Water, Tunbridge Wells. Explore the spring-filled forest as you hunt the hidden eggs and crack the winning code before collecting a special chocolate treat back at the Waterfront Café. Just outside the cafe pick up supplies and activity sheets for the colouring competition for a chance of winning an egg-xtra special prize. You can also play with the giant Jenga, noughts and crosses, and hula hoops scattered across the grounds. Until the  14th of April 2024, Waterside Cafe’s opening hours: 9.30am–4pm.
For more details visit their website here.
Easter events in Kent include the Easter Adventure Quest at Walmer Castle near Deal,  where little ones can hunt for clues in the gardens, track down the Easter eggs and get rewarded with a tasty chocolate treat. Until the 14th of April 2024, between 10am to 5pm, Quest: £2 with admission – also note prices are always cheaper online with English Heritage.
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At Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, don’t miss the Easter Adventure Trail with its garden full of giant eggs, the egg-waddle challenge, or testing skills at nestball. Plus there’s the egg shy, and play a game of Conneggt 4 and giant Guess Who? Once you’ve completed the 10 egg-themed activities around the garden, you can snap a family selfie in the giant nest, and claim your Easter egg at this National Trust property. Until the 7th of April 2024, between 10am and 5pm. £3 – with admission, for entry prices see our listing here.
For tickets from the National Trust click here.

Spring wouldn’t be the same without fluffy friends, blooming gardens, and Easter crafts!
The Bouncing Bunnies Easter Trail at Quex Adventure Farm Park in Birchington, Thanet is back for 2024 and is bigger and bouncier than ever. Full of sweet treats, characters to meet, and outdoor Easter fun with access to the adventure farm is included, as well as an Easter egg and treat and bunny ears too. Until the 3rd of April with bookable sessions between 10am to 4pm. Price: Child: £16.95, Adult – 16 years +: £6.45., Carer – 16 years +: £5.80. Booking fees apply.
Book tickets here.
Spring Into Life! at Penshurst Place and Gardens in Tonbridge
in Kent for this Easter trail, where you can learn how Henry the Hedgehog prepares for the Winter. Discover his for the season, alongside many other wildlife and plants that will be springing into life during this time of rejuvenation in this special garden trail. There are Easter-themed crafts too. Until 14th April 2024, Trail: 10am-5pm. Crafts: 11am-3.30pm. Adult – aged 16 years +: From £13, Child – 5-15 years from £8, Child – under 5 years: Free (2 per paying adult, £2.50 per child under 5 years thereafter).
Book tickets here.

Who is coming to Deal? Hop down to the park to find out who is visiting this Easter.
The Easter Egg Trail returns to Betteshanger Park, Deal as does a special guest! Follow the carrot arrows around the woodland and search for eggs as you navigate your way around the trail in this family-fun adventure. Until the 7th of April 2024 you can book 30-minute slots between 10am to 4pm. Price: Child: £10, Adult: £4, Parking: £5.
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Easter events in Kent include the Easter Bunny Trail at WonderWorks Margate, formerly the Hornby Visitor Centre. Little ones can hunt for hidden bunnies adorned with letters to find the hidden word and receive a prize. Entry to the Easter Bunny Trail also includes a chance to win a bumper prize. Until the 12th of April 2024, £2 with entry fee. Admission: Adult: £5, Child – 5 to 15 years/Senior Citizen/Student: £2.50, Family Ticket – 2 adults + up to 4 children: £12.50.
For more details visit their website here.

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This fairy hunt draws inspiration from the whimsical world of Shakespeare.
The Easter Egg Hunt at Smallhythe Place, Tenterden, is inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! The venue has become the new fairy court. See if little ones can find the fairies’ doors and complete the challenges for a prize. As you make your way along the trail at this National Trust property, enjoy nature-inspired activities for all the family. Ick up an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg at this Egg-cellent Easter event! Until the 14th of April 2024, from 11am to 5pm, last entry 4.15pm. Price: £3 with admission
For their admission charges see our listing here.
To book their Easter Egg Hunt click here.

Sevenoaks is hopping with Easter fun! We’ve compiled all the egg hunts, trails, and games happening in West Kent – it’s your one-stop shop for Easter adventures!
At Ightham Mote’s Easter Egg Hunt, Sevenoaks, little ones can hope around the garden following Easter rabbits, and if they complete 10 challenges they will win an Easter treat. As part of the Easter trail at this National Trust property, they will get the hunt sheet, bunny ears and chocolate egg, or a vegan alternative. Until the  14th April 2024, from 10am to 5pm, with the last entry at 4.30pm. Price: £3 with admission, see the National Trust property listing here for prices and details.
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There are plenty of fun and games at the National Trust’s Knole, Sevenoaks with their Easter Egg Hunt event. Head out into the parkland to find giant musical instruments, a spinning wheel of butterflies and more in this fun trail and when you have finished, don’t forget to pick up your chocolate egg. There are also games and activities that the whole family can try, including giant noughts and crosses and tin can alley. From the 29th March to 14th April 2024, from 10am to 5pm – please note that pre-booking is essential. Price: £3 with admission. For entry prices see our listing –  Read More
For tickets click here.
Events in Sevenoaks in Kent include the National Trust’s Easter Egg Hunt at Chartwell. Pick up your activities pack with an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and a chocolate egg. Then hop along to  the trail and find nature and colour-inspired activities for the whole family. From 29th March to 14th April 2024 10am-5pm. £3 with admission Read More for prices.
For tickets click here.
At the Easter Bunny Hunt in Lullingstone Country Park, Sevenoaks, little ones can follow the trail to find the Woodland Easter Bunny for an Easter Surprise. On the 29th March, 10am-3pm, £8.
For more details click here.
Also at Lullingstone Park, Sevenoaks embark on an Easter adventure with their  Spot The Famous Bunny Trail, a self-led trail around the park. Once completed you will receive a small prize From the 29th March to 14th April 2024, 10am-3pm, £3.
For more details click here.
At Hever Castle, Sevenoaks explore their dinosaur-themed Easter Family Fun event with a trail hunt for dino eggs, face painting, and lots more family fun. All events are free with admission except face painting which is £5. For entry prices Read More.
For Hever Castle tickets click here.

One of the many great things to do this Easter include celebrating  Emmetts Garden’s 60 years since it was left to the National Trust. At their Easter Egg Hunt event pick up their Easter trail sheet, complete with bunny ears,  plus a dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg and hop on around the garden. There is also a fete and lots more family fun to enjoy. From 29th March to 14th April 2024, from 10am to 5pm, with last entry at 4pm. Trail: £3 with admission, for prices Read More. For tickets to Emmetts Garden in Sevenoaks click here.

Plenty of hopping fun at Reuthe’s The Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks with their trail and other  Easter events. There are two trails – for little ones the Chicks trail, and  for older children, the Bunnies route which involves steeper hills and harder-to-find eggs. Until the 7th April 2024, from 9am-4pm. Price: Early Bird: £5, Child: 1 to 2 years: £3, Child: 3 years +: £7, Adult: £3, Child – under 12 months do not require a ticket.
For tickets click here.
Also at Lullingstone Castle, Sevenoaks, little ones can scour The World Garden and Grounds for Easter clues, claim an eggtastic surprise, and meet some Easter characters at their Easter Egg Quiz event. 30th March to 1st April 2024, Adult: £12.50, Child – Under 16 years: Free.
For tickets click here.


At the Easter Egg Hunt at Belmont in Faversham explore the gardens, find the letters on eggs and uncover the secret Easter word to win a chocolate treat. Carry on the fun and get crafty with Easter-themed activities. On the 31st of March, but you must book in advance with hunts at 11am and 12.30pm. Child: £7, Adult: £4.
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There’s egg-citing science inspired hunts, and adventure quests with the National Trust in Dover.
For family fun this Easter science-inspired activity on the Easter Egg Hunt at South Foreland Lighthouse, Dover. Pick up your trail sheet, with bunny ears, and dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg**. From  29th March and 14th April 2024, 11am-5pm, last entry 4.30pm. £3 per trail. Parking:  National Trust Member: Free, Non Member: £5 per car.
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At the Easter Adventure Quest at Dover Castle, little ones can explore the English Heritage castle to hunt for clues and challenges and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race. Plus if little ones can track down all the hidden Easter eggs, they will be rewarded with an adventurer’s certificate and a tasty chocolate treat. Until the 14th April 2024, from 10am to 4pm. Price: Easter Adventure Quest: £2 and admission. Read More for the property’s admission prices.
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Hop on board for fun – train journeys and treasure hunts await!
During the Easter holiday, there’s lots of fun at the railway including train rides and egg hunts at Diesel Days and Kids Treasure Hunt at Bredgar And Wormshill Light Railway, Sittingbourne. On the 3rd to 5th and 10th to 12th of April 2024, from 11amto 2pm. Price: Adult: £4, Child 4 to 16 years: £2, Child – 3 years and under Free and £2 per child for treasure hunt if not riding the train.
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Free crafts for the Easter hols at the Sun Pier House and Mess Room in Chatham’s foil embossing event. The drop-in event lets you add your mark to a new and exciting temporary sculpture landing in a Cathedral nearby soon! Until 3rd  April 2024, 11am-4pm.
For Easter at Whitstable Castle, little ones can do an Easter Egg Hunt, plus Easter-inspired crafts and there’s an Easter Arts & Crafts Fair too. 1st April, Easter Arts & Crafts Fair, 11am-4pm with the Easter Egg Hunt from 12Noon to 3pm. Easter Egg Trail: £5 per child, includes a trail sheet, chocolate egg and Easter craft pack. Easter Craft Workshops – donation of £1 per child and for the Fair it’s free entry.
For more details click here.
The Bluebell Cafe at Aspens, Tunbridge Wells are holding activities to make an Easter mask, £3 per child, on the 2nd to 5th and 8th to 12th of April 2024 at 10-11am and 11-12pm. You can also pick up a free Easter trail on the same date between 10am-4pm.
For more details click here.

The Danes at Leeds Castle in Maidstone need your help. Can you help find the misplaced precious items by Boots and Danny, Lady Baillie’s Great Danes? While on hour hunt encounter captivating interactive installations, live characters and vibrant Easter displays that will put all your wits to the test as you solve The Family Easter Treasure Hunt. You will discover treasures belonging to various animals that call Leeds Castle home on our search, with the journey finishing with a race to unlock the treasure chest and reunite Boots and Danny with their beloved treasure. Until the 14th of April 2024, from 10am to 5pm. Price: Trail – £2.50 – with admission. For entry prices see our listing here.
To book tickets click here.

Make your Easter break unforgettable in Maidstone! Dive into big top shows, exciting scavenger hunts, unforgettable animal encounters, and more!
At Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, Maidstone there’s lots more fun to be had  with animal adventures, big top shows, and lots more with their Spring Into Life event until the 14th of April 2024, 10am to 5pm, with the last admission at 4pm. Kent Life Members: Free, Adult: £11.36, Child – 2 to 15 years: £11.36, Family – 2 adults + 2 children: £45. Child – under 2 years: Free. Carer: Free. Booking is essential, including members.
For details and tickets click here.

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