Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

The popular Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt returns for another year.

  • Booking not needed

Follow the trail through the woodland to solve the clues and claim your delicious, chocolate prize at the end (whilst stocks last).

This is a popular event and spaces in the car park fill up early, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Trail sheets £2.50 each.


Event ticket prices
  • All £2.50
    per trail

The basics

Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The trail starts at Gibson Mill - approx. 30-40 minutes walk from the car park. Please note, the only toilets are near the mill.
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather - the trail is outdoors.
Parking charges apply and parking is very limited during this busy weekend. Parking is free for National Trust members, a parking charge of £5 for the day will apply for non-members.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 April 2020 11:00 - 15:00 Available
12 April 2020 11:00 - 15:00 Available
13 April 2020 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Hardcastle Crags Estate Office/Gibson Mill
Call 01422 841020

Upcoming events

The Grimm Forest - An illustrated fairy-tale wood.

Sat 16 Nov 2019
Discover an indoor forest of storytelling trees at Gibson Mill. The Grimm Forest is an exhibition of eleven tree sculptures with hand coloured images, inspired by stories collected by the brothers Grimm.

Christmas tree sale

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Create family memories when you buy a real Christmas tree from Hardcastle Crags this December.

Christmas wreath making

Sat 30 Nov 2019
Take some time out with friends and loved ones to create something beautiful for your home.

Zarebi - Women's Georgian Choir

Sun 01 Dec 2019
Join 'Zarebi' at Gibson Mill marking the start of December. The songs of the choir will resonate within the courtyard and echo out down the valley. A true treat not to be missed.

Christmas cook on a campfire - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Join us for a seasonal take on this popular activity with a trail through the woods, hot chocolate and a few surprises along the way.

Guided walk - winter tree I.D

Sat 25 Jan 2020
Do you know your birch from your beech or an ash from your alder? Join us for a walk with a difference this winter.