Easter at Dyffryn

If you’re after adventure, some family fun or a chance to spot signs of spring blossoming this Easter, join us at Dyffryn Gardens over the holidays to see where your imagination can take you.

Cadbury Egg Hunt

14 – 17 April, 11am to 3:30pm.
£2 per hunt. Normal admission prices apply. There is no admission charge for Under 5s and National Trust members.

Bunny has hidden his precious chocolate treats from us and it's up to you and your family to follow the clues to help us find it.

Hunt high and low around the beautiful, spring gardens to find the clues that will lead you to your Cadbury treat at the end.

Click here to find out more and read some useful points below*

Plant Hunter Expedition

8 – 23 April. During opening hours.
Free event. Normal admission prices apply.

Do you have the courage and cunning to become a legendary Plant Hunter?

Achieve legendary Plant Hunter status on our expedition this Easter
Achieve legendary Plant Hunter status on our expedition this Easter

Grab your wits and your muddy boots as you set off on an adventure through the evolving woodland of our arboretum to complete our special expedition over the Easter holidays.

As you choose your own path through the towering trees and cross perilous terrain, you will discover fascinating facts and you might even bump into fellow Plant Hunters along the way, who are eager to share their own exciting Dyffryn arboretum adventures with you.

Find out more

Magnolia Walk

April. During opening hours.
Free, normal admission prices apply

Marvel at the blossoming magnolias as you follow our printed guide and learn all about the different species flowering around the gardens for spring. 

Make it Mondays

10 and 17 April, 12pm – 3:30pm
Free event, normal admission prices apply

Get crafty as a family for our popular Make it Mondays in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House over the holidays.

Father and son getting crafty for Make it Monday
Father and son getting crafty for Make it Monday


*The useful bits

We are expecting to be very busy over the Easter weekend but don't worry, we have put all we can in  place to make sure that you won't have to wait too long for your hunt sheets and lunch.

When parking, please follow the signs and instructions from our team. Our main car park adjacent to the Visitor Centre will be reserved for priority parking, freeing up as many accessible spaces as possible to those that really need them.

We have a lovely cafe serving hot drinks, cakes, ice creams and hot and cold lunches as well as 'The Gallery' which will be open within the gardens during the holidays. If you have young ones that may struggle with waiting times, we recommend bringing a picnic and a blanket. You are welcome to dine al fresco in any part of the gardens.

Please pay for your hunts with card at the visitor centre when you buy your entry tickets or with cash inside the gardens at the start of the hunt.

The Cadbury Egg Hunt is along a wheelchair user and pram-friendly route.

We will have a limited number of non-chocolate prizes available for children who can't eat chocolate.

If you finish the trail after 3:30pm, you can still collect your prize from the Visitor Centre on your way home.