Easter holiday fun in Kent in 2017

This article was about our Easter activities in 2017. We’ll be updating this with 2018 event information next year. This Easter there are nature-themed trails throughout the school holidays at our special places in Kent. Visit Chartwell, Emmetts Garden and Knole across the two-weeks to find Cadbury 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. When you follow an Easter trail, you help us look after these places for generations to come.

Hiding behind a tree on a Cadbury Egg Hunt

Chartwell 

Help bunny find the missing members of the Churchill family on a Cadbury Egg Hunt around the home of Sir Winston. Discover what their nicknames were before tucking into a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat. Afterwards, go wild in our natural play area, from see saws in the Quarry to a Canadian Camp. Normal admission applies, £2 per Cadbury Egg Hunt.

Exploring the estate on a Cadbury Egg Hunt trail

Knole 

Collect your map and follow the Cadbury Egg Hunt through Knole's medieval parkland, historic courtyards and atmospheric Orangery. Solve the clues and claim your prize before the deer beat you to it! On Mondays during the Easter holidays, try out spring-themed crafts. Cadbury Egg Hunts cost £3, separate hunt for 3-5 years & 7-12 years.

Little ones enjoying the Cadbury Egg Hunt

Emmetts Garden 

Help! The Lubbock lamb has escaped from his pen and gone gallivanting across Emmetts Garden. Can you follow the Cadbury Egg Hunt and find out where he has escaped to? Follow the map all the way to the end to earn a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat. Normal admission applies, £2 per hunt.

Fun for all ages on the Cadbury Egg Hunt trail

Ightham Mote 

Join our annual Cadbury Egg Hunt with puzzles and games. Find your way around the moated manor to win a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat. You can also grab a Spring Activity pack, take part in craft activities and let off steam in our natural play area. Normal admission applies, £2.50 per Cadbury Egg Hunt.

Tracking down chocolate treats with a Cadbury Egg Hunt map

Quebec House 

Explore the house and garden at General James Wolfe’s home on our Cadbury Egg Hunt. Time travel back to the eighteenth century in the house as it was when James’ family lived here. Then collect your delicious Cadbury chocolate treat at the end and tuck in. Normal admission applies, £2 per hunt.

Spring flowers start to open around Easter time

Scotney Castle 

Use your map and follow the clues around the garden to find the treasure and claim your delicious Cadbury chocolate treat. Take the chance to explore the ruin, or visit our writer in residence exhibition to discover new facts about Scotney and see the hidden collection. Normal admission applies, £2 per Cadbury Egg Hunt.

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. £2.50 per hunt.

A basket of chocolatey bunnies on show

Smallhythe Place 

There's been a breakout and we need your help. King Bunny's chocolate army is missing, and now it is up to you to find out where the bunnies are and who unleashed them on the Cadbury Egg Hunt. Take home a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat as a tasty prize. Hunt costs £3 per child.