Easter 2022 – Fun things to do with the kids

Wow there are a lot of events on this Easter! I’ve put together a list of fun things to do with the kids this Easter. The list covers events on in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire and Surrey. I’ve included everything from Easter egg trails and chocolate workshops to Easter pantos!

As always I’ve included things across a range of budgets. I’ll start with the freebies…


FREE Biscuit Decorating Workshop and Meeting the Easter Bunny in High Wycombe

Visitors to High Wycombe are in for a treat this Easter weekend as The Easter Bunny hops into town!
Bethany Bunny will hoping along the high street between 11am – 4pm on both Friday 15th and Saturday 16th April and she can not wait to meet you and your little ones.

PLUS there will be a FREE biscuit decorating workshop for children to enjoy. This is a pre- bookable experience, spaces are limited and booking essential.

Location: High Wycombe

FREE Easter Fun at Eden Shopping Centre

11th – 24th April

There are loads of activities taking place for the whole family with kids workshops and the History of Video Games experience. The workshops include making fairy doors, burrowing bunny plant pots and chick hatching cupcakes.

Location: Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe, HP11 2DQ

FREE Litter Bugs Trail at Black Park Country Park

29th March to 24th April

Discover giant bugs made of litter around Black Park! Come along with your family and friends to our free trail. Learn all about how to reduce, reuse, recycle and most importantly, why not to drop litter. Don’t be a litterbug!

The self-led trail will be around Black Park during usual car park opening hours, so you can turn up at any point when we’re open! There will be directional signs out or you can refer to the map available to download very soon! All creatures can be spotted around the lake.

Location: Black Park Rd, Slough SL3 6DS

FREE ENTRY to Good Friday Easter Event at Sandy Lane Farm

15th April – 10am – 4.30pm

Meet the little piglets at Sandy Lane Farm, have a wander around the market garden and enjoy drinks and light refreshments in the farmyard. There will also be a mini Easter trail for the little ones on a short route around the market garden.

Location: Sandy Lane Farm, Sandy Lane, Tiddington, Thame OX9 2LA

FREE Easter Egg Hunt at Burnham Beeches Hotel

17th April

Find a golden ticket and win an egg. There’s an option to finish your hunt with an Afternoon Tea for you and your little one too (charge for this part). Email meetings.burnhambeeches@corushotels.com to book.

Location: Burnham Beeches Hotel, Grove Road, Burnham, Slough, SL1 8DP

FREE Burrowing Bunnies Easter Trail at Westgate Oxford

8th – 24th April

The Easter bunny will be hopping into Westgate Oxford to leave a very special trail around the centre! There will be five super-cute Burrowing Bunnies to find – including a giant bunny in Leiden Square – and a sweet treat if you spot them all.

Location: Westgate, Oxford OX1 1TR

FREE Easter Activities at IKEA Reading

8th – 24th April

Easter Egg Hunt (8th – 24th) – search for giant eggs hidden around IKEA Reading. No registration required.

Easter Arts & Crafts (12th + 14th) – drop in arts & crafts sessions to create Easter cards and artwork. No registration required.

Easter Party (14th April) – have dinner with the Easter Bunny. He will be very busy hopping around and meeting all the children. Click here to book.

Easter at Wild Raven Farm Shop

Tuesday to Sunday until 22nd April

Pop along to the farm shop and barn stores this week for lots of Easter fun! There is a free Easter egg hunt for little ones and a drawing activity to keep then entertained whilst you browse the fantastic indie shops and grab a coffee in the tea room.


Easter at Whipsnade (including a chance to meet Bluey!)

2nd – 24th April

Go on a giant Easter egg hunt around the park. Solve clues as you go, and all children who complete the trail will receive a special Whipsnade sticker or a special prize for golden eggs.

On 9-12 April you’ll also have the chance to meet Bluey, or her younger sister Bingo.

Peter Rabbit™ Easter Breakfast at Dobbies Garden Centre

14th – 18th April

Hop along for a tasty breakfast before the little ones have fun participating in our Peter Rabbit activities. Plus, every child will receive a Peter Rabbit gift to take home and enjoy. This event is suited to families with children aged between 1 and 10 years old.

Location: Various Dobbies Garden Centres, including Aylesbury

Go on an Easter Egg Hunt with National Trust

8th – 25th April (dates vary slightly by estate, so check on the estates website before going)

Visit your local National Trust estate for Easter adventures in nature trails. There’ll be lots of fun for you and your family on your trail as you do your nature-inspired activities. Complete the trail (£3) and collect your Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg.

Location: Trails confirmed at Waddesdon Manor, Cliveden, Hughenden, Ashridge Estate, Grey’s Court, Basildon Park and loads more!

The Wizard of Oz Easter Panto at Wycombe Swan

20th April

I don’t think I’ve ever heard of an Easter panto before but here you go! It’s staring Bobby Davro and Stevi Ritchie (from X Factor). Pantos are a brilliant show to take little ones too as they can make plenty of noise!

Spring Babies Easter Event at Green Dragon Eco Farm

9th – 24th April (Easter Bunny 15th – 18th)

As well as all the usual fun at the farm you can meet the Spring babies, bottle feed the lambs and feed the chicks! They also have lots of arts & crafts and special character appearances including Mary Poppins, the Easter Bunny and Rapunzel.

Location: Claydon Road, Hogshaw, MK18 3LA

Easter at Odds Farm

9th – 24th April

Join an egg hunt around the farm as well as loads of animal activities including bottle feeding kid goats, collecting chicken eggs, and giving the bunnies a stroke! Plus all the usual indoor and outdoor fun at Odds Farm.

Location: Wooburn Green, High Wycombe HP10 0LX

Easter Fun and Egg Hunt at Milton Keynes Museum

15th – 18th April

Go on an egg hunt around the museum and grounds whilst enjoying a wonderful tour of the history hub along the way.

The Museum is also inviting visitors to get stuck into some themed craft activities.

Location: McConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL

Build a Bunny at Frosts Garden Centre

19th – 22nd April

Your little ones can build their very own bunny friend in our Build a Bunny workshop!

Location: Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands

Chocolate Egg Decorating at Frosts Garden Centre

4th – 14th April (excluding weekends)

Each child will receive their very own chocolate Easter egg to decorate with sweeties. Finished off with a glass of squash and storytime with a meet & greet with the Easter Bunny!

Location: Frosts Garden Centre, Woburn Sands

Easter Bunny Steam Train at Chinnor and Princes Risborough Rail

15th, 17th, 18th April

As you travel between Chinnor and Princes Risborough or vice versa, the Easter Bunnies will hop between carriages spreading happiness to the little ones onboard.

And while seeing the Easter Bunny always brings a smile, it’s the special surprises that really makes the little ones happy. One of our bunnies will be handing out free colouring books and crayons together with a mini sweet-treat for all 3-8 year olds. Whilst at Chinnor station on Friday, Sunday & Monday (15, 17 & 18 April) there is an optional Easter Egg hunt for a modest £2 entry fee, and of course everyone who wins will receive a chocolate egg…

Location: Princes Risborough, HP27 9DD

Peppa Pig at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

15th April

Peppa will be here and appearing at intervals throughout the day. Your day ticket includes full entry to our steam railway, so you can enjoy all the usual fun all around our site: unlimited steam train rides and teacup rides, and you can take a trip on the miniature trains for a small fee of £1.20 per person (under 3s are free). The Railway Museum, Visitor Centre, cafe and shop will all be open for you to visit!

Location: Station Road, Quainton

Easter Transport Festival at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

17th – 18th April

You will be able to ride full and miniature steam trains, see working fire engines, vintage vehicles, a children’s egg hunt and the railway museum.

ocation: Station Road, Quainton

Easter Weekend at Chiltern Open Air Museum

15th – 18th April

Explore the historic buildings and learn about some Easter traditions, take part in the Easter trail and see their baby lambs. There’s also a little adventure playground and some lovely woodland walks, which at this time of year are full of bluebells.

Location: Newland Park, Chalfont St Peter

Cracking Easter Family Fun at Bletchley Park

5th – 22nd April (5th, 6th and 7th and then daily from 13th)

Go on an Easter egg hunt around Bletchley Park, each egg has a secret code, can you work out the hidden word? There’s a small prize to collect if you can. The trail has lots of puzzles and other activities too! Trails are free to collect from admissions and are suitable for all ages.

Location: The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Dr, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB

Easter Market and Family Fun Day in Brill

16th April

20-25 market stalls selling a selection of sweet and savoury treats, crafts, wines, beers, gifts and a deli. There will be an Easter egg hunt, face painting and a bouncy castle and more for the kids.

Location: The Green, Brill, HP18 9RU

M&G Parties Alice in Wonderland Easter Tea Party

12th/14th/20th April

Join the Mad Hatter and Alice for a tea party with games, crafts, snacks, competitions and lots of Easter fun.

Location: Judo Centre, Barry Close, HP12 4UE

Calm Little Minds Easter Holiday Camp

11th-13th and 19th-20th April

Join Calm Little Minds during the holidays for arts, crafts, baking and more. Suitable for children aged 4-10 years old.

Location: Wooburn Green Scout Hut, Wooburn Green, High Wycombe, HP10 0NE

Easter Monday at Chenies Manor House

18th April 2 – 5pm

Family Fun, traditional games and Easter egg hunts and we will be joined by the Tudor Royal Family.

Location: Chenies, Rickmansworth, WD3 6ER

Easter Workshops at Hobbycraft

Various dates

There are several different themed workshops to choose from at Hobbycraft including kids bonnet making and pom pom bunnies.

Location: High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes and loads more. Click here to find classes near you.


Easter Trail at Tumblestone Hollow

9th – 24th April

I absolutely the love the themed festivals at Tumblestone Hollow, they make such an incredible effort on the decorations. The bonus of visiting during one of their festivals is you get to enjoy both the adventure playground and a brilliant themed trail around the beautiful gardens of Stonor Park. Read my review of Tumblestone Hollow here.

Location: Stonor Park

Quest Family Fest at Norden Farm

12th – 22nd April

Quest is a fun packed fortnight of new experiences for children and families. Including family friendly shows, films and activity clubs.

You will collect stamps throughout the festival when you attend a film, show or activity club. Plus bonus stamps available at the Explore Taster Workshops Day (with over 40 workshops), in the Cafe Bar and Gallery. The workshops include things like chocolate workshops, wand making, circus skills and magic.

Stamps can earn you stickers, chocolate, a drinks for the Cafe Bar and even free film tickets.

Easter at Wellington Country Park

15th – 18th April

Circus Wellingtonia Easter Eggstravaganza (15th – 18th April).Roll up, roll up the circus is back!! Come and see these wonderful family shows. Shows at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

The Mega Egg Hunt! (15th – 17th April). Can you help find the giant eggs that have been hidden around the Park? Claim your Cadburys chocolate button egg by heading to see the Easter Bunny and his friends between 10:00am – 4:00pm with you completed hunt form.

Circus Skills (19th, 20th & 21st April). Come and have a go at a host of circus skills from 10:00am – 4:30pm!

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Jakes Playworld

16th & 17th April

The session includes both the soft play and farm, breakfast with the Easter Bunny, trail, biscuit decorating and an Easter egg.

Location: Yateley Road, Sandhurst

Toddler Easter Morning at Jakes Playworld

30th March

Join for a morning full of fun and games. Activities include making a cuddly bunny to take home, an Easter bonnet parade, rhyme and story time and playing in the soft play.

Location: Yateley Road, Sandhurst

Binfield Easter Egg Hunt

9th – 17th April

Come and join the fun around the village with the promise of the fluffy tail Binfield Bunny to spot on the trail. There will be 30+ eggs to find around the village, simply buy a map for £3 from either Crema Coffee Shop, Binfield Village Stores or Foxes Den Community Cafe, have some fun.  There are cafes, shops and playgrounds en-route.


Easter Entertainment at Blenheim Palace

15th – 18th April

Visit Blenheim Palace and take part in our Easter Egg hunt and win a Hotel Chocolat Treat.  We also have a whole host of fun activities for the kids including circus skills, balloon modelling, bubble performances, Punch and Judy, bungee trampolines and special appearances from the Easter Bunny throughout the weekend.

They are also going to be running chocolate workshops with Hotel Chocolat at an additional charge – registration coming soon.

Location: Woodstock, OX20 1PP

Easter Holiday Fun at Millets Farm

9th – 23rd April plus the weekend of 30th Apr – 2nd May

The Farmer Carters Courtyard is open this Spring! Open daily from 9th – 23rd April, plus the weekend of 30th April – 2nd May! With 7 quizzes to complete, crazy golf to conquer, go-karts to race and many more games to entertain, it’s sure to be a fun filled day that the whole family can enjoy out in the fresh air.

Location: Millets Farm Centre, Garford, Abingdon OX13 5HB

The Big Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry Gardens

7th – 24th April

Join the trail around the ornamental gardens. £2.50 per child with a prize – children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies. Gardens open daily from 10am till 5.30pm.

Location: Waterperry, Oxford OX33 1LA

Easter at Bunkers Hill

11th – 24th April (closed Tuesdays)

I’ve heard amazing things about the themed trails at Bunkers Hill Garden Shop and they are very affordable at only £2 per child. There are eggs with letters hidden around the nursery, which your little ones have to unscramble to work out the eggstrodinary word and claim their prize.

Location: Bunkers Hill Garden Shop, 2 Bunkers Hill, OX5 3BA

Thames Country Fair

17th – 18th April

Oxfordshire’s leading Country Show returns to it’s original date over Easter Weekend. Enjoy a wide range of street foods and drink, find a range of local and national food and drink producers in the Food Glorious Food section and enjoy lots of fun entertainment throughout the day. There will also be children’s entertainment making a great family day.

Location: Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL


The Golden Goose Hunt at Ashridge Estate

10th – 22nd April

Search the candy-covered grounds of Ashridge House this Easter. Hunt for the illusive Golden Eggs and unscramble their letters to find out where the Golden Goose is hiding. They always put a lot of effort into the trails at Ashridge and they look brilliant! As well as the trail there are other themed activities going on for the kids.

Location: Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS

Great Easter Egg Hunt at Cassiobury Farm and Fishery

17th – 18th April

The farm only run a few open days a year so this is a great opportunity to visit. They have loads of rare breed farm animals as well as a collection of exotic animals including zebra’s, Galapagos tortoise, lemurs, Tararin monkeys, flamingos to name a few.

They are running a Great Easter Egg Hunt with golden eggs hidden amongst the animals. Once the children have completed the trail they’ll visit the Easter Bunny’s chocolate cave for treats! There will also be face painting, mini tractor rides, pedalos, animals encounters, a bouncy castle and lots more.

Location: Rousebarn Ln, Croxley Green, Watford, Rickmansworth WD3 3GG

Easter Eggstravaganza at Willows Activity Farm

2nd – 18th April

As well as all the usual Willows fun there will be an Egg Hunt with a chocolate prize, Easter Grotto, adorable animals including bunnies and chicks, brand NEW shows, funfair rides, adventure play and more.

Peter Rabbit and Friends will be here every day too with shows and meet and greets.

Location: Coursers Rd, St Albans AL4 0PF

Easter trail at Knebworth House

15th – 18th April

Your ticket includes access to Knebworth Park, gardens, adventure playground with Fort Knebworth and dinosaur trail as well as the trail and craft activities (between 12-3pm).

Location: Knebworth House, Stevenage

Easter Treasure Trail at Chorleywood Common

11th – 12th April

Collect the treasure and find your treat, with special appearances by the Easter bunny along the way.


Easter at Godstone Farm

1st – 18th April

Visit the Easter Grotto and go on a journey to meet the Easter Bunny himself! You will also get to explore the farm and enjoy the farm trail, animal holding, indoor playbarn, the World of Dinosaur Roar! discovery trail and outdoor play areas.

Location: Tilburstow Hill Rd, Godstone RH9 8LX

Easter at Hobbledown

1st – 17th April

Hobbledown have loads of fun activities lined up including a Hunt for the Golden Dragon Egg. Plus themed games, Dragon story time, baby lambs, zorbs and a hunt to find buried wooden eggs.

We love Hobbledown for it’s outdoor and indoor play areas. They’ve recently upgraded the indoor play areas and they look incredible!

Location: Horton Ln, Epsom KT19 8PT

The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace

2nd – 18th April

Find the Lindt GOLD BUNNY and discover the stories of fascinating people who visited, lived and worked at Hampton Court Palace. The hunt is designed for children aged 4-12 years old and their families

Location: Hampton Ct Way, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU

Painshill Big Easter Egg Statue Trail

2nd – 24th April

The giant eggs will be waiting to be found around the landscape. The trail is included in general admission day tickets and free for annual members.

Location: Painshill, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1JE


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