Egg-streme fun to be found in Hampshire & on the Isle of Wight this Easter!

April 2, 2017
Why shouldn’t you tell a joke to an Easter Egg? …….. Because it might crack up!!


The egg-streme fun and excitement is going to be palpable in Hampshire & on the Isle of Wight this Easter! With Easter egg hunts, the Easter bunny and Super Heroes! Discover what’s going on this Easter and get the whole family egg-cited!

Join the festivities at Birdworld this Easter by taking part in the great annual Birdworld Easter Egg hunts. Running all day on both Wednesday 5th and Wednesday 19th April, visitors can look forward to exploring an ‘eggstra’ special activity trail. Find out more.

Get into the Easter spirit with Queen Elizabeth Country Park and roll your decorated egg down Butser Hill this Easter! Find out more.

Thruxton race circuitThruxton Race Circuit has a number of activities available for individuals and families of Easter. The outdoor Kart Centre is open throughout holidays. Juniors (from 8 years old) and adults can race wheel to wheel in a range of karts and circuit layouts. Find out more.

Enjoy an Easter egg hunt with a twist at New Forest Activities. You enjoy a guided canoe tour of the Beaulieu River whilst hunting for yummy chocolate eggs, fantastic for the whole family to enjoy over the easter break. If you’re looking for something just for the kids then the Holiday Adventure Day will get them out and active for a whole day of activities and adventure this Easter break. Find out more.

Nature Detectives explore Beaulieu at EasterBecome a Nature Detective at Beaulieu this Easter, follow the wildlife treasure trail with fairy doors, see the giant tree carving, enjoy animal-themed face painting and spot Beaulieu’s Nature Detective driving around the grounds in his Willys Jeep from April 8th – 23rd. Over Easter weekend, meet the Easter bunny and see the National Motor Museum come to life with veteran cars motoring around the attraction. Find out more.

Easter egg hunt hampshireEaster Egg Fun at Longdown Activity Farm from Friday 14th April – Monday 17th April. 10am – 5pmJoin in with fabulous Easter egg trails suitable for the whole family and receive a yummy little chocolate treat, or a bigger prize for finding a golden egg!  Easter Sunday only (16th April 2017) – Discounted £5.00 entry for every child who arrives at the Farm in their own Easter bonnet. (Conditions apply – see website). Usual schedule of hands-on activities will run throughout the day. No extra charge to join in with the trails. Find out more.

Marwell Zoo’s Wild Egg Trail runs throughout the Easter holiday, creating egg-tastic fun for all the family. Locate all the eggs around the zoo to complete your trail and reveal the missing word. Find out more.

Play your part in a Victorian adventure at Osborne. Take on a role in our exciting mini-dramas and have fun with traditional garden games. Follow in the footsteps of the royal children and have fun outdoors this Easter in the beautiful grounds of Osborne. Follow the adventure trail amid the daffodils and claim your chocolate prize. Find out more.

There’s plenty of family fun to be had at Mottisfont this Easter, with a nature-themed Cadbury Egg Hunt from 8 – 23 April. Follow the outdoor trail to discover the creatures that trot, scamper, crawl and wiggle around our grounds. Find out more.

Easter fun in HampshireExpect to see a large Easter Bunny on the loose at Hollycombe Easter Bunny Event, Sat 16 & Sun 17 April. Great photo opportunities and lots of surprises in store! Hunt for clues on an Easter Trail and ride the railways and vintage fairground. Find out more.

Back specially for Easter, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery will be serving the ‘Sublime Moment’ cocktail over the Easter holidays. Bombay Sapphire, pink grapefruit juice and homemade vanilla sugar syrup are shaken together to create a ‘flavour transmogrification’ of dark chocolate. It’s a non-chocolate, chocolaty cocktail! Find out more.

Robin Hill’s famous ‘Mad Easter Egg Dash’ will be held on Easter Sunday 16 and Easter Monday 17 April. Children of all ages are invited to take part in this fun Easter egg ‘dash’ where no-one ever goes home disappointed!  Prizes include a range of different size eggs.  Special friends the Easter Bunny and Squawk Birds will also be on hand to make sure the dash goes off with a bang! Plus lots of additional Easter activities throughout the holiday. Find out more.

Join The Needles Landmark Attraction for the Easter holiday period from Saturday 8th April to Sunday 23rd April. The Needles are pleased to announce that you will be able to get ‘up close and personal’ with Quinta Da Llamas at their very own ‘LlamaKarma’ area.

Check out the Easter Holiday Trail 8 April – 23 April at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.The Easter bunny has left a trail of clues around the Gardens. Join in and receive a prize. Additional Garden admission charges applies. £1.50 per child & no need to book. Find out more.

easter at the winchester science centreBursledon Brickworks are open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays 11.00 – 4.00 during the Easter holidays. Head there and explore our Easter trail and make a brick if you have time! Find out more.

Bring your intrepid adventurers for a fantastic family day at the Hawk Conservancy Trust and let them hunt for clues, stamps and silhouettes in the new Young Explorer’s Trail with a special Easter treat for everyone that completes a challenge! Find out more.

Rockets! at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, 7 – 24 April 201710am – 5pm. Experience the science of human space flight through an explosive exploration of rockets and close encounters with extra-terrestrial objects at this special Easter live science show at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium. Find out more.

Discover the world of Romans and Celts this Easter holidays in a fun packed programme of activities for all the family at Fort Nelson and decide who you would rather have been. Find out more.

Easter at Peppa Pig WorldFor an ‘eggstra’ special treat this Easter. Peppa and George appear in Peppa Pig World daily. Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Zoey Zebra and Suzy Sheep will make special appearance, where they are happy to take pictures and have cuddles with the little ones. Find out more

Easter Holiday Fun at Exbury Gardens! Come to Exbury over the Easter holidays and share in the exciting and interactive family fun events. From bushcraft and storytelling to perilous plant adventures and egg trails, there is something for everyone including the chance to win some golden ticket prizes! Find out more.

The Easter Bunny will be popping by the Emirates Spinnaker Tower over the Easter Bank Holiday, giving out tasty treats and enjoying the incredible spring views.  Join him for a hop across the glass floor – if you dare! Find out more.

Hunt for eggs and win a prize at Itchen Valley Country Park. The egg hunt is on every day between 8th April and 23rd April 10.30am – 4.00pm. Cost £2 including a souvenir pencil and a chocolatey prize! Find out more.

Easter at Rock-up Whitely Join us at Staunton Country Park over the Easter holidays from Saturday 8th to Sunday 23rd April. Meet the new arrivals of lambs and pygmy goats on the farm and join in the animal encounters sessions. Take part in the Easter trail and get creative with seasonal crafts. Find out more.

Join Manor Farm this Easter for the Peter Rabbit Easter Egg hunt with a difference, search the farm for carrots that Peter Rabbit has hidden to claim your prize. This bookable activity also includes a story and a craft. Farm admission applies. Find out more.

Easter fun in HampshireJoin Gilbert White’s House this Easter for a Bunny Trail with a difference. From the 8th-23rd April use your orienteering skills to find the bunnies using a compass. Find out more.

The animals at New Forest Wildlife Park are in for a surprise when they find colourful eggs dotted around their enclosures this Easter. Join in with the fun-filled Easter Egg Trail Hunt and Quiz and win a prize for your eggstravagant efforts. Find out more.

Easter Fun at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway 14 to 17 April 2017. Enjoy the spectacle of the Island’s blossoming Spring-time countryside from the comfort of a steam train. Go in your Easter bonnet and enjoy the daily children’s Easter Bonnet Parade and the great range of entertainment and activities on offer. Find out more.