Easter holiday fun in Kent

This article was created for our 2018 activities. This Easter there are nature-themed trails throughout the school holidays at our special places in Kent. Visit Chartwell, Emmetts Garden and Scotney Castle across the two-weeks to find Cadbury Egg Hunts brimming with clues and challenges. With themes from birds to giant leaves, the egg hunts offer the chance to get into the outdoors and celebrate nature.

Little girl studies a map as she completes a trail


Explore the garden and woodland to find all of Randolph the rabbit’s favourite giant leaves. See if you can spot Randolph the rabbit along the way, and at the end collect your Cadbury chocolatey prize. Fri 30 Mar to Sun 15 Apr, 11am to 4pm. Normal admission applies, £2.50 per egg hunt.

Little girl runs through the daffodils on a nature trail

Emmetts Garden 

Explore the garden to find Lubbock the lamb’s flock and discover their favourite spring colours on plants and trees. See if you can spot Lubbock the Lamb along the way, and afterwards collect your Cadbury chocolatey prize. Fri 30 Mar to Sun 15 Apr, 11am to 4pm. Normal admission applies, £2.50 per trail

Little boy reads a trail marker

Scotney Castle 

Get Easter off to a flying start with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt inspired by Edward Hussy’s childhood diaries. Seek out the wooden bird boxes throughout the garden to reveal which egg belongs to which species. You can also try den building on the woodland trail, or tackle the balance beams in the wild play area. Fri 30 March to Sunday 15 April, 10am to 5pm. Normal admission applies, hunt cost £3.

Family takes part in the Cadbury Egg Hunt

Sissinghurst Castle Garden 

Take part in our Cadbury Egg Hunt in the grounds of the world-famous garden created by Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West. Follow the hunt to claim your delicious Cadbury chocolate treat and keep your eyes peeled for the first of our spring flowers in bloom. Fri 30 March to Mon 2 April, 11am to 3.30pm. £3 per hunt.

Two large families walk along a nature trail in spring

Ightham Mote 

Spring is in the air. Join the egg-cellent egg-themed Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt from Sat 30 Mar to Mon 2 Apr, £2.50 per child. Come back for Themed Thursdays with birds nest craft on 5 April and owl craft on 12 April.

Little girl stands in a field of daffodils

Smallhythe Place 

Solve riddles to help you in your search for hidden clues on the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. For our younger explorers, tick off our top nature highlights around the garden. Once the quest is complete you will be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury Easter treat from the Theatre Tearoom. Fri 30 March to Mon 2 April, 11am to 4pm. £3 per child.

Child in a tree poses for a photograph

Quebec House 

Join the hot cross bun-themed Cadbury Easter Egg hunt. Explore every inch of the garden to find all the eggs, honey and spices that Mrs Wolfe needs to make her Easter treats. Friday 30 March to Monday 02 April, 11am to 4pm. £2 per egg hunt.