Easter holidays at Ormesby Hall

Family enjoying walking through the garden at Easter

There's plenty to keep the whole family entertained this Easter at Ormesby Hall. With spring awakening there's lots of wildlife and nature to see too. Easter is has arrived.

After you have completed the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt you can have a go at one of the activites below, play in the garden and follow the signs of spring trail.

Monday 8 - Thursday 18 April, 12.30 - 2.30pm: Egg decorating  & Farm animal finger painting

Get crafty with some farm themed crafts
Family making crafts together
Get crafty with some farm themed crafts

Find the signs of spring

Pick up the spring trail from the egg hunt gazebo and discover the nature residing at Ormesby Hall. Whether you love daffodils, squirrels or blue tits at springtime, see what you can spot when you visit this Easter.

While the Cadbury bunny was hiding his clues for the Cadbury Egg Hunt around the garden, the cuddly farm animals have wandered off to peek inside the house, so see what animals you can spot.

And more…

In addition to the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, there's always plenty to see and do at Ormesby Hall for families.
You can pick up a free ‘50 things to do before you're 11 ¾’ scrapbook from visitor reception on arrival and get started on your family adventure. How many things you can tick off in one day at Ormesby Hall? 

Be fascinated by the miniature world of model railways at the three permanent layouts, including an interactive Thomas the Tank Engine layout. Then in the Victorian laundry children can get dressed up and have a go at some scrubbing to experience the life of a servant.

Outside have fun with the garden games and enjoy a game of croquet, then visit the natural play area to practice balancing on the wooden stumps and rope. Need some shelter? Can you build yourself a den in the natural play area and make a tasty meal in the mud pie kitchen.

Play a game of croquet with the family
Family in the garden of Ormesby Hall playing croquet
Play a game of croquet with the family

If you would like to bring a family picnic then there are plenty of spots in the garden to relax and enjoy it, with picnic benches in the natural play area. Or you can pop into our tea-room to treat yourself to a hot lunch or an afternoon treat of cakes and scones. Children's lunch boxes are available.

Plan your visit

Ormesby Hall is open every Sunday - Thursday, 11am - 5pm, with last entry at 4pm. Please note we are closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

Normal admission applies to visit Ormesby Hall and garden and to access all events, including the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - advance booking is not needed. You will need to show your admission ticket or membership card in the garden before purchasing the egg hunt. Cost of the egg hunt is £2.00 per person.

Standard admisison prices:

Adult: £5.70

Child: £3.00

Family: £14.00

If you're not a National Trust member, why not consider joining at Ormesby Hall on the day? Membership options start from just £5.75 a month and our Reception team will be delighted to talk you through what's available. There's plenty to keep your little ones entertained at Ormesby Hall, visit after visit and with over 500 places to visit in England it's great value for money.

Thank you for visiting this Easter, it's your visit which helps us care for Ormesby Hall.