Easter holidays in Essex

The Easter holidays are a great time to get outdoors and discover nature. As well as a weekend of Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, there's lots more activities to enjoy over the two week period in Essex.

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Mother and children study an Easter trail clue on a wooden post

Bourne Mill 

In addition to our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt this year, there'll also be a spring nature trail running during the Easter holidays. Will you be able to solve the clues?

Boy doing a nature trail


Bring the family and spend the day exploring Flatford, which is right on the border with Essex. Discover more about the Flatford countryside on a spring themed nature trail, pick up an activity pack or tick off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Children on a Cadbury Egg Hunt at Easter


We're extending the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Paycocke's for the full two weeks of the Easter holidays, giving you more opportunity to enjoy some family fun. Discover the secrets of this Tudor merchant's house as you hunt for eggs hidden around Paycocke's.

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