Easter is around the corner once more, with that fabulous four-day weekend. This year, don’t spend it travelling; enjoy your Easter traditions closer to home with our guide to the best Easter egg hunts in London.

Easter Trail at Sutton House

If you have some little ones to entertain this Easter and like the idea of letting them run off some of that sugar-high in the fresh air, Sutton House might be the place for you.

Photo by VCF/Scott Hornby

Follow the Easter trail sheet to discover nature-inspired activities for the whole family; the trail costs £3.00 per child and includes the self-guided sheet, bunny ears and dairy or vegan& Free From chocolate egg. Accompanying adults do not need to book, although you do have to pay the regular admission price for Sutton House: adults £9.00 each and children £4.50. There are discounts available for families, and National Trust members go free.

As well as being able to explore Sutton House itself, there will also be Easter and spring themed family activities including crafting, painting, hula hooping, hopscotch and more. That should keep them busy for a while.

Date: 29th and 31st March 2024
Price: £3.00 plus admission price
Website: Click here for details

The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

There’s a sweet surprise for children aged 3-12 years old and their families at Hampton Court Palace this Easter – a Lindt Gold Bunny hunt with a chocolate bunny prize!

Photo by Historic Royal Palaces

Follow a self-led trail through Henry VIII’s spectacular gardens and learn about the remarkable people who left their mark on the historic palace – but watch out for the Lindt Gold Bunny statues hiding amongst the spring flowers along the way! Find them all to claim your prize.

The hunt is included in the ticket price for admission to the palace; allow around 90 minutes to complete the trail.

Date: 23rd March – 14th April 2024
Price: included in admission price
Website: Click here for details

Zoonormous Egg Hunt

There is an egg hunt with a difference at London Zoo this spring!

Photo by London Zoo

Included in the entry ticket price, and focusing on the incredible eggs of all sizes and colours produced by their reptiles, birds, fish and butterflies, this family trail leads you through a number of checkpoints where you will need to solve clues. Crack the code and find the hidden golden egg to win a sweet surprise.

Date: 29th March – 14th April 2024
Price: included in admission price
Website: Click here for details

BucketRace’s Easter Scavenger Hunt

Fed up scrolling through all the fun Easter Egg hunts for kids and want to get in on the action?

Photo by Johnny Greig

Check out BucketRace’s Easter Scavenger Hunt; solve the clues to find landmarks around London and compete against other teams to be the first to finish. The Easter theme means there will be special challenges: can you cluck like a chicken in public, have a Space Hopper race, find a giant Easter egg, or have an egg and spoon race through town?

Once each challenge has been submitted, you will receive your next clue via email. If you complete enough challenges in the hunt you will unlock some serious bonus points. Easter bunnies, assemble!

Date: 30th March 2024
Price: £15.00
Website: Click here for details

While we do our best to ensure it is correct, information is subject to change. This article was originally published in March 2024.

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BIO: Freelance writer, flâneuse and former blogger at London Girl About Town, Amanda is dedicated to sharing the latest on London's restaurants, bars, hidden quirks and general wonderfulness.
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