Easter family fun in North Wales

Easter is a great time to get the family together, especially to get outdoors after the long winter months. As we welcome a burst of sunshine and warming temperatures join us at our castles, gardens, coast and countryside places in North Wales for a host of events.

Children look at a tree at Bodnant Garden, Conwy

Bodnant Garden, Conwy 

There’s a garden full of opportunities waiting for you at Bodnant this Easter. A host of activities have been planned from bug bingo, teddy bear trails, pond dipping, storytelling, and of course the Cadbury Egg Hunt. All of this can be enjoyed throughout their world-class garden including Furnace Wood and Meadow that will be opening on 11 April.

Children having fun in the garden at Chirk Castle, Wrexham, Wales

Chirk Castle, Wrexham 

Throughout Easter holidays Chirk Castle want to challenge you to get back into nature. Start off with their nature trail roaming through 480 acres of parkland. Then top up your skills at survival school where kids can discover which plants, trees and food could help them survive (including edible insects)! If that’s not your thing join the Cadbury Egg Hunt through the gardens over the Easter holiday weekend.

Mother and son enjoying hide and seek on the Erddig's Victorian parterre

Erddig, Wrexham 

To celebrate 40 years of being open to the public Erddig have introduced a new flock of sheep to the gardens. Gather the sheep and find the clues to learn how Erddig has changed over the last 40 years. But sheep aren’t the only animals hiding at Erddig, during Cadbury’s Egg Hunt look out for rabbits around the garden and outbuildings and Easter chicks in the historic home.

Hiding behind a tree on a Cadbury Egg Hunt

Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd 

Penrhyn Castle needs your help this Easter, while the conservation team were busy cleaning a mob of bunnies invaded the castle, can you help by spotting them all? Bunny has also been helping the buzzing bees and hidden clues amongst the flowers and trees around the castle; can you find them all and earn your Cadbury chocolate prize? And if that’s not enough, they also need your help to solve the mystery of 'The Great Paper Caper'…

Children rolling down a slope at Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Anglesey 

There’s bunny hunting, finger puppet-making and storytelling at Plas Newydd but the highlight of Easter weekend is the annual egg rolling contest. During the holidays kids can get out into the parkland and become wildlife trackers, treasure hunters and little explorers.

Exploring the estate on a Cadbury Egg Hunt trail

Plas yn Rhiw, Llŷn Peninsula  

As the house and garden at Plas yn Rhiw reawakens this spring a suspicious character has been spotted bouncing around the place. It looks like bunny’s been up to his old tricks again and hidden clues in the garden and around the parkland. Help Plas yn Rhiw find out what bunny’s been hiding to win a Cadbury chocolate prize.

Porth y Swnt's Easter bunny at Uwchmynydd overlooking Bardsey Island

Porth y Swnt, Llŷn Peninsula 

While Bunny’s was on holiday in Aberdaron he visited Porth y Swnt and left clues around the centre and the village for curious children to find. Can you find the clues to claim your chocolate prize? Throughout Easter you can also try the Porth y Swnt scrapbook, find the hidden animals with an UV torch and create your own poetry in the Sea of Words.

Little ones enjoying the Cadbury Egg Hunt

Powis Castle, Powys 

There’s a special quest in the garden at Powis this Easter, and we’re calling bold explorers, big and small to join in. Hunt along the terraces, in the shade of gigantic yew hedges and among the flowers in the Edwardian gardens for clues that will help you to claim a delicious Cadbury chocolate bunny prize.

Easter hunt fun

Snowdonia 

The red dragon has been spotted flying above Snowdonia and our rangers believe the dragon’s been hiding its eggs in Cwm Idwal or Beddgelert. Choose your quest wisely and pick-up your map at Tŷ Isaf, Beddgelert or Ogwen Cottage ranger base and go in search of dragon eggs.

Join the Cadbury Egg Hunt

Cadbury Egg Hunt 

It’s that time of the year again when we team up with Cadbury to offer you the ultimate day out. Join us over the Easter holidays to run through muddy woodlands, around mystical lakes and along nature trails on a Cadbury Egg Hunt.