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The National Trust and Cadbury team up to offer families a fun Easter weekend

Alyson Goldman - Monday April 03, 2017 9:21

The National Trust and Cadbury team up to offer families a fun Easter weekend

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www.cadbury.co.uk/easter

It’s almost that time of the year again when the National Trust teams up with Cadbury to offer families the ultimate day out with their ever-popular Cadbury Egg Hunts.

This year, the Cadbury Egg Hunt (14 – 17 April*) will be inviting families to join in the fun through muddy woodlands, around mystical lakes, along nature trails and through spring gardens blooming with life.

There are over 250 Cadbury Egg Hunts to choose from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, guaranteeing a fun-filled Easter for everyone. You could fight fiery dragons at Mount Stewart in County Down, or help throw a carnival at Polesden Lacey in Surrey.

What’s more, every time you head out on a Cadbury Egg Hunt, you’ll help the National Trust fund vital conservation work to protect special places.

To discover a Cadbury Egg Hunt at a National Trust property near you, visit:

www.cadbury.co.uk/easter

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London & South East

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Cadbury Easter Dragon Hunt, 1 – 17 April, 11am – 4pm

Calling all brave knights and dragon hunters. This Easter Bodiam Castle needs your help. Rangers have found some unusual eggs hidden around the grounds, and after expert examination they believe they’re dragons’ eggs. Help find all the eggs to save the castle from a fiery end and receive a delicious Cadbury treat.

Price: £3 (normal admission fee applies)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiam-castle

 

Chartwell, Kent

Cadbury Egg Hunt – rabbit, friends and relations, 1 – 17 April, 11am – 4pm

This Easter help Bunny find the Churchill family and discover what their nicknames were on an outdoor adventure around Chartwell. The Cadbury Egg Hunt will wind through the natural play areas and finish with a delicious Cadbury treat. Afterwards why not stick around and explore Chartwell house, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill? With so much history to discover inside and big gardens to run around outside, it’s sure to be a great day of family fun.

Price: £2 per hunt (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell

 

Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Cadbury Egg Hunt – Carnival Capers, 1 – 17 April, 10am – 3pm

The animals of Polesden Lacey are getting ready to party. But this isn’t just any old party; they’re throwing a carnival inspired by the amazing celebrations in South America. Can you help Bunny find suitable carnival outfits to dress his woodland friends for the festival of a lifetime and you’ll receive a delicious Cadbury treat.

Price: £3 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/polesden-lacey

 

Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 10am – 4pm

Delve into a world of fairy tales, myths and legends at Stowe this Easter. Courageous young princesses and knights are invited to embark on a quest through the garden and around mystical lakes. Follow the trail of the brave knight as he finds his love while avoiding the wicked witch and conquering the ferocious dragon. Brave heroes and heroines can claim their delicious Cadbury treat and finish on a happily ever after.

Price: £2.50 (normal admission fee applies)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe

 

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South West

Avebury, Wiltshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 8 – 23 April, 11am – 4pm

Have you begun to see the first signs of spring as nature wakes up? Daffodils are blooming, lambs are leaping and birds are singing in the trees. Now Avebury needs your help to look for spring hares on the Cadbury Egg Hunt. You’ll receive a delicious Cadbury treat at the end. Afterwards, there’s plenty more fun to be had, with family activities and crafts galore.

Price: £2.50 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/avebury

 

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Wiltshire

Lacock Cadbury Egg Hunt, 8 – 23 April, 10.30am – 5.30pm

The Easter bunnies are back. They’ve been inspired by the Lacock, camera, artists trail and are capturing their own memories in the abbey grounds. Have a go at the hunt and see how many cheeky bunnies you can spot – you’ll even get a delicious Cadbury treat as a reward for all your hard work.
Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock-abbey-fox-talbot-museum-and-village

 

Saltram, Devon

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 10am – 4pm

In 1957 the National Trust began looking after Saltram, making 2017 its 60th birthday. To celebrate, Saltram is stepping back in time to the 1950s for a vintage-style Easter egg hunt. Head down to this magnificent mansion for a hunt around the garden and to claim your delicious Cadbury treat at the finish line.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/saltram

 

Studland Bay, Dorset

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 7 – 23 April, 10am – 3pm

Take a bunny hop into springtime on Studland’s Cadbury Egg Hunt. Follow the clues around the nature reserve and see the world through Bunny’s eyes, then collect your delicious Cadbury treat at the end. Why not make a day of it and explore the bay afterwards? With miles of wild heathland and sandy beaches to discover it’s perfect for a nature walk and a splash in the sea.

Price: £2.50

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/studland-bay

 

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East of England

Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Cadbury Egg Hunts, 14 – 17 April, 10am – 3pm

When spring is in the air, it’s time to dust off those winter cobwebs and have an outdoors adventure. Head out on this special hunt around Blickling’s 55-acre gardens to discover the creatures that live on the estate. Once you’ve found them, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury treat. Keep the fun going afterwards and enjoy a family picnic, or see if you can build a secret den in the woods.

Price: £2.50 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/blickling-estate

 

Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt: signs of spring, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 3pm

Discover the signs of spring at Dunstable Downs on this special new hunt through the trees. The Cadbury Egg Hunt will take you on a journey through Chute Wood to find nest boxes and learn about the important nature conservation work the National Trust carries out here. At the end of the hunt you’re sure to receive a delicious Cadbury treat.

Price: £2.50 per participant.

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunstable-downs-and-whipsnade-estate

 

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Midlands

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 16 April, 10am – 4pm

Children from the 18th-century didn’t have the modern-day toys that are around now, they had to make their own fun with toys from the ‘knack shops’. Follow the hunt map to discover the knack shop hiding at Berrington and look out for Bunny’s hidden eggs along the way. Take a map and follow the clues to find them, a delicious Cadbury treat will be waiting for you at the end.
Price: £2.50 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall

 

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 4pm

Get outdoors this Easter and enjoy hunting all around the house, garden and along Lady Spencer’s wood in the ever-popular Cadbury Egg Hunt. There will be a delicious Cadbury treat waiting for you at the end of the hunt. Stick around afterwards for a spot of nature-themed Easter crafts or head to the family woodland play area for a run around and a picnic.

Price: £3 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardwick-hall

 

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Staffordshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 3pm

Go on a woodland hunt to learn all about the wildlife of Kinver Edge, and find your delicious Cadbury treat awaiting you at the end. Afterwards discover the unique rock houses, carved by hand out of the sandstone ridge, and let off some steam on the Adventure Play Trail.

Price: £3 per hunt (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kinver-edge-and-the-rock-houses

 

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 10.30am – 3.30pm

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a run around the Longshaw estate, plenty of fresh air and the promise of a delicious Cadbury treat at the end. Take a map and follow the clues on the Cadbury Egg Hunt, looking out for the signs of spring along the way.

Price: £3

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/longshaw-burbage-and-the-eastern-moors

 

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North

Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 18 April, 10am – 4pm

Explore the wild landscape at Gibside and follow the Cadbury Egg Hunt clues to find a delicious Cadbury treat at the end. Plus, don’t miss the annual Mouse House Building Competition taking place each day. Go wild and search for sticks, twigs and leaves to create a dream mouse house and be in with the chance of being crowned the champion builder of the day.

Price: £2.50 per hunt (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gibside

 

Lyme, Cheshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 4pm

Get exploring this Easter just like Lyme’s fearless adventurer, Thomas Legh, who lived at Lyme in the 19th century. Can you solve Bunny’s cunning Easter challenge to claim your delicious Cadbury treat? If you’ve still got some energy to burn off afterwards, try family orienteering in the deer park, tick off some more of the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’ and let off steam in Crow Wood playscape, with its giant slide, badger den and tree house complete with a fireman’s pole.

Price: £2 per hunt (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lyme

 

Nunnington Hall, North Yorkshire

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 23 April, 10.30am – 5pm

The Nunnington scarecrows are hoping to protect their crops from cheeky Bunny who has been trying to gobble them all up. Will you help save them? Embark on this brave quest around Nunnington’s gardens to help the scarecrows and claim your delicious Cadbury treat.

Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nunnington-hall

 

Sticklebarn and The Langdales, Cumbria

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 April – 17 April, 12pm – 4pm

The naughty Langdale Herdy lambs have taken some of the Easter Bunny’s chocolate eggs and hidden them all around Stickle Ghyll. Now it’s your mission to follow the clues and see if you can find them. Bunny will be so grateful that he’s sure to reward you with a delicious Cadbury treat at the end.

Price: £2

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sticklebarn-and-the-langdales

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Northern Ireland

Castle Ward, County Down

Easter at Castle Ward, 14 – 21 April, 12pm – 4pm

This Easter, Castle Ward has lots on to get everyone in the Easter spirit. Have a go at the Cadbury Egg Hunt and receive a delicious Cadbury treat at the end, or get creative with kids craft activities. Make a day of it and visit the farmyard animals or bring along a picnic and relax by the shores of Strangford Lough.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-ward

 

Mount Stewart, Co. Down

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 18 April, 11am – 4pm

This Easter Mount Stewart is home to some pretty fiery guests… dragons. Follow the Dragons Egg Hunt around the Lake Walk and see how many you can spot. You’ll be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury treat at the end. There are Easter crafts to get stuck into afterwards, or you could challenge your family to a game of croquet on the North Lawn.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mount-stewart

 

Rowallane Garden, Co. Down

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 15 April – 17 April, 10.30am – 3pm

Hop along for a day of family fun exploring the nooks and crannies of Rowallane’s beautiful gardens. Simply follow the Cadbury Egg Hunt clues to get a special surprise, a delicious Cadbury treat. Afterwards, make the most of your visit to Rowallane and discover all the wildlife that calls it home. From hedgehogs and squirrels to frogs and bugs there’s so much to spot, especially in the springtime.
Price: £1 per child (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/rowallane-garden

 

The Argory, County Armagh

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 10 – 23 April, 12pm – 5pm

Where could be better to enjoy Easter than in the beautiful wooded estate surrounding this country house in County Armagh. Solve the clues to find a delicious Cadbury treat on this fun-filled hunt along Blackwater River and around The Argory estate.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/argory

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Wales

Erddig, Wrexham

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 10am – 5pm

The Easter bunny will be hopping over the wall into Erddig’s 13.5 acre garden to offer families the ultimate day out with a Cadbury Egg Hunt. Unleash your inner explorer to solve the clues dotted around the garden and outbuildings to claim a delicious Cadbury treat. While bunny has hidden clues, his friends – the Easter chicks, are inside the historic house. See if you can spot them when you visit.

Price: £2.50 per hunt (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/erddig

 

Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd

Cadbury Egg Hunt Weekend, 14 – 17 April, 10.30am – 3.30pm

Penrhyn is a ‘hive’ of activity this Easter bank holiday weekend. The new honey bees have moved into the walled garden and have been busy helping Bunny hide his clues amongst the flowers and trees around the castle. Can you help him and claim your delicious Cadbury treat? As well as helping Bunny you can learn more about Penrhyn’s new nectar gathering friends during bee talks and tuck in to some honey products in the café.

Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/penrhyn-castle

 

Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Cadbury Egg Hunt, 14 – 17 April, 11am – 3.30pm

That cheeky Bunny has hopped over the Menai Strait to see his furry friends the Red Squirrels and left all sorts of fun clues, games and hunts for you to follow along the way. Help him and there may be a delicious Cadbury treat for you at the end. Join in for a fabulous Easter weekend full of hunts, red squirrel activities and Easter fun.

Price: £2 (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/plas-newydd-country-house-and-gardens

 

Tredegar House, Monmouthshire

Easter Holidays, 8 – 23 April, 11am – 4pm

Throughout the holidays Tredegar House has a basketful of goodies to get the whole family in the mood for Easter. Follow the Cadbury Egg Hunt between 14 and 17 April to receive a delicious Cadbury treat, or if you’re visiting on other days there’ll be nature-filled ’50 things’ activities and spotter trails to try. From building dens and making mud pies to hunting for bugs and setting up a snail race, there’s so much to have a go at.

Price: Free event (normal admission charges apply)

For more information, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tredegar-house

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