Easter egg hunts in London and the South East

Join us for an Easter adventure in nature in London and the South East. Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. We know how much joy our Easter egg trails bring to our visitors each year and we hope this year will be the same. However, we ask that you support your local property and tickets must be booked in advance. Put your best foot forward and hop along to one of our fun-filled days out in the South East.

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Easter fun with the National Trust in Northern Ireland


Bring young explorers for fun springtime activities in the great outdoors. They can have fun uncovering the spring wildlife around Basildon Park and Cliveden whilst hunting down clues on an Easter egg hunt.

Kids enjoying Mottisfont at Easter


Children can enjoy nature-themed trails through spring gardens, and across fields. Roam the grounds at Mottisfont, solve clues at The Vyne, explore Hinton Ampner’s parkland, and discover the wildlife at our places.

Little girl stands in a field of daffodils


This Easter holiday there’s Easter activities brimming with clues and challenges to get you closer to nature. Drink in the sounds, sights and smells of spring to celebrate nature awakening at Waddesdon and Hughenden.

A family looking at spring flowers


Nature is waking up after the long sleep of winter. There’s an Easter trail brimming with clues and challenges whilst you follow the clues at Basildon Park or find spring in the garden at Grey's Court.

Family looking for bugs at Sheffield Park and Garden

West Sussex 

There are trails throughout West Sussex, brimming with new discoveries about nature, wildlife and history at places like Petworth and Standen.

Children running along daffodil path


This Easter, at a special place near you in Surrey, there are trails created specially for families. The trails test your powers of observation and deduction and lead to intriguing discoveries about nature, wildlife and the places you visit like Polesden Lacey and Claremont Landscape Garden.

A family play in the daffodils


Discover an Easter adventure in Kent and visit Chartwell, Emmetts Garden and Scotney Castle this spring to find trails brimming with clues and challenges.

A woman and child work out the puzzles on a trail sheet

Isle of Wight 

There are Easter trails across our Isle of Wight sites, from Mottistone Gardens and Newtown, all the way to the Needles Battery in the west. But can you find the clues about wildlife the to help you solve the puzzles?

Two foil wrapped chocolate Easter eggs nestled in some flowers

East Sussex 

This Easter there are nature-themed trails this spring at our special places in and around East Sussex. Visit Bateman's and Bodiam Castle for Easter egg hunts brimming with clues and challenges. The trails test your powers of observation and deduction and lead to intriguing new discoveries about nature, wildlife and the places you visit.

Father and child in the meadow at Osterley

Easter egg hunts in London 

Find family friendly trails inspired by nature at our places across London this Easter. See special places like Ham House and Garden and Osterley Park spring back into life after their winter slumber and join in with a host of activities from bumble bee spotting to walks in a London wetland.

Visitors enjoying easter craft activities

Easter activities at home 

We have some fun nature activity packs and crafts for families to enjoy over Easter at home and in the garden. Get to know three special wildlife friends and be inspired by the great outdoors as you find out interesting facts, get creative, or do something for nature. And there's inspiration and activities for adults too.