Easter days out in Buckinghamshire

This article was about Easter in 2017. We’ll be updating this with 2018 event information nearer the time. Bunny’s nose is twitching, nature is waking up after the long sleep of winter. This Easter holiday, at a special place near you, there’s a spring trail brimming with clues and challenges. The trails test your powers of observation and deduction and lead to intriguing new discoveries about the places you visit. When you follow a spring trail, you help us look after special places like Hughenden and Waddesdon for those who follow.

A young lamb stands with it's mother outside the yellow stone of the gothic temple at Stowe


This Easter, delve into a lost world of chivalry at Stowe. Follow in the adventures of Redcrosse, a brave knight on a quest to find his love Una. If you avoid the tricks of the deceitful witch Duessa and conquer the ferocious dragon, a chocolatey prize awaits.

Little ones enjoying the Cadbury Egg Hunt


Hunt for giant eggs in Hughenden’s gardens from 1 - 17 April on the Cadbury Egg Hunt, become a trail tracker with our Rangers with an orienteering challenge or even try climbing a great big tree during the Easter holidays.

Easter 2017 at Ashridge 2 Herts


There are Easter crafts in the first week of the Easter holidays (Monday 3 - Friday 7 February) at Ashridge and Cadbury Egg Hunts in the second week. There's a discount offer for early birds (£3 per hunt) for those who come along on Monday 10 - Thursday 13 April. The Cadbury Egg Hunt is £5 over Easter weekend.

Waddesdon Manor

Join us over the school holidays for our super sensory spring trail. Find all the boxes down Miss Alice's Drive - what will you feel? Smell? You might just find out more about the creatures that live here at Waddesdon along the way. Or there's the Cadbury Egg Hunt for those looking to follow clues and find a yummy chocolate treat.

Family enjoying the Cadbury Easter Egg hunt


As part of the Cliveden Entertains programme, an exciting new game comes to Cliveden this spring. Crack the clues and follow the trail to solve this game of 'whodunnit'. And if you're looking for Easter eggs, there's the Cadbury Egg Hunt too - follow the clues to find a yummy choccy prize.

Family walking dog in woods

The Chilterns countryside

Spring can be a wonderful time to get out and explore the Chilterns. We have a variety of walks to suit all abilities that are completely free to download. The latest walk joins 3 National Trust properties together, Hughenden, West Wycombe and Bradenham.