Join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Carpets of crocus at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

The Easter holidays are a great time to get the whole family outdoors with longer and warmer days sure to put you in the mood for some fresh air fun.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 24 March – Friday 6 April, 10.30am to 5pm.

£2 per hunt. Normal admission prices apply. There is no admission charge for Under 5s and National Trust members.

Here at Lacock, spring is a time when we welcome lots of new arrivals out in the grounds, from beautiful carpets of flowers to tiny lambs bouncing about the fields. But some of our baby creatures are a little harder to find…

We all know about Easter eggs, but that crafty bunny has hidden eight eggs of a different nature around the abbey grounds. Follow the clues on your Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt map, and solve the clues to work out which animal laid the egg. Don’t forget to hop back to the courtyard to claim your prize when you’re finished.

Discover more in the great outdoors
Discover more in the great outdoors at Lacock this year
Discover more in the great outdoors

The Explorer’s Guide to Lacock family trail
All year round. During opening hours.

Free trail. Normal admission prices apply.

Join the adventure this Easter and see what you can discover with our Explorer’s Guide to Lacock family trail – new for 2018. You can explore the grounds and get close to nature as you set out to become a Lacock explorer over the Easter holidays.

*The useful bits

We are expecting to be very busy over the Easter weekend but don't worry, we will be running the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt every day from Saturday 24 March – Friday 6 April, and it might be less busy during the week.

When parking, please follow the signs and instructions to the Hither Way car park. Our volunteers and staff will be happy to help you with any queries you may have. If you need priority parking, freeing up as many accessible spaces as possible to those that really need them.

We have our lovely Stables café in the village serving hot drinks, cakes, ice-creams and hot and cold lunches as well as our new Courtyard tea-room which will also be open for refreshments. If you have young ones that may struggle with waiting times, we recommend bringing a picnic. You are welcome to dine al fresco in the pound in the village, or on benches in the grounds. 

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

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

Upcoming events

The Explorer's Guide to Lacock

Mon 18 Feb 2019
11:00-16:00
The Lacock Abbey grounds are perfect for exploring all year round, with streams, gargoyles and botanic gardens all waiting to be found. What will you discover?

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Mon 18 Feb 2019
11:00-16:30
With the appearance of snowdrops, crocuses and the sounds of birds shrilling through the crisp air, escape for a winter walk around the grounds at Lacock.

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by John Paul Evans

Sat 23 Mar 2019
10:30-17:00
These metaphoric photo series examine various points of view regarding gay marriage — with the pictures of ‘otherness’ fluctuating between the poignant, the comic, and a potentially disturbing presence in the domestic space.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Mon 08 Apr 2019
11:00-16:00
Bring the whole family together for fun and nature-filled discoveries as you spot the first signs of spring at Lacock. Follow the clues to finish your adventure with a delicious, chocolatey treat.

Healing Herbs in the Botanic Garden

Sat 20 Apr 2019
10:30-17:30
The Botanic Garden in Lacock's grounds will be bringing back the Healing Herbs border from last year due to popular demand.

Channel of peace

Sat 04 May 2019
10:30-17:30
The second in a series of artistic responses to the art commission 'Peace' at Lacock. Inspired by the place's history of sanctuary, contemplation and reflection, the artists will create a reflective experience.