Things to do over the Easter holidays

We’ve got plenty of things to do over the Easter holidays, perfect for getting the whole family outdoors, enjoying nature and the signs of spring. You can hunt for clues on a Cadbury Egg Hunt and win a delicious chocolate prize or help out with the feeding of our new-born lambs. Take part in one of our nature events such as den building and rockpool rambles, or go for a family walk past vibrant carpets of bluebells and daffodils.

Two girls looking through binoculars, lying in the grass

Easter events for families 

We’ve got plenty of events to keep you entertained over the Easter holidays. You can help feed our new-borns lambs or head out into the great outdoors and discover how to make your own woodland dens and cook food on an open camp fire. Head down to the coast for a rockpool ramble with one of our rangers, or jump back into history and take part in a recreation of the Battle of Waterloo.

Family enjoying a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Tyntesfield

Join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts 

We've teamed up with Cadbury to offer families the ultimate day out. Our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts are the perfect opportunity to get outdoors, unleash your inner explorer and create some special family memories.

50 things girl making daisy chain

50 things springtime adventures 

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and try some of our top family-friendly adventures. From racing snails, to bringing up butterflies, there’s a lot to discover at this time of year.

Visitors enjoying the daffodils

Our top family walks to try this Easter 

A great family day out doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. We’ve picked ten of our favourite family trails for you to explore this Easter, from woodland escapades, to walks along the coast, lakeside trails to nature-spotting expeditions.

Pet lamb feeding at Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion

Our top spots for signs of spring 

Spring is flourishing with new life and fresh bursts of colour. We’ve picked some of our top spots where you can see bluebells, new-born lambs and many other delights of the season.

Cycling at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire

Activities to try this Easter 

Looking for an exhilarating family adventure to try this Easter? You could go out on a family bike ride, find one of our best trees to climb or head down to the coast for a spot of canoeing and a rock pool ramble.

Painted homemade Easter eggs

Easter crafts 'how to' guides 

Bring some colourful crafty fun to your Easter celebrations with the National Trust's how to video guides. Laura Shack will teach you how to use natural and recycled materials to make Easter baskets, naturally dyed Easter eggs and a bean bag Easter chick