Easter at Smallhythe Place

Visitors enjoying the daffodils at Smallhythe Place

Bring the whole family together this Easter with one of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts. Get ready for a weekend of fun and discovery as you spot the first signs of spring at the amazing places the National Trust looks after. Become a nature detective, solve the clues and finish your adventure with a chocolate treat from Cadbury.

The carpet of daffodils and bluebells surrounding Smallhythe Place are a colourful backdrop to our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts taking place across the Easter weekend. On your quest around the garden discover spring bulbs surfacing by the ponds and the pale pink and white apple blossom sprinkling the orchard floors.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt with the help of the activity sheet in the garden at Smallhythe Place

Join in our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts. Get ready for a long weekend of fun and discovery as you spot the first signs of spring and experience nature at the special places we look after.


Overnight a mystical storm made Spring disappear from the gardens. Can you help break its spell and save the season? See if you can find all the ingredients for the perfect Spring remedy and bring back its magic to Smallhythe Place.

Once the quest is complete you will be rewarded with a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat from the start point. 

  • Cadbury East Egg hunts run from Fri 10 to Mon 13 April 2020
  • 11am - 3pm daily
  • £3 per trail
  • No need to pre-book
  • Delicious Cadbury chocolate treat prize per hunter
A family on the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Smallhythe Place

Discover more at Smallhythe Place over the Easter holidays

Family Theatre - Saturday 4th April, 3.30pm

Over the Easter holidays join us for some family theatre, as we explore the story of The Wind In the Willows. From an idyllic riverside setting, through the snowbound Wild Wood via Mr Toad's motoring misadventures to the final Battle for Toad Hall, this unique adaptation of Kennth Grahame's original book oozes with charm & wit.

Timid Mole, the upright Ratty and the belligerent Mr Badger try to keep pompous Mr Toad under control as he causes mayhem in trains, cars, caravans & boats. Meanwhile, Stan the Stoat & Frank the Ferret have their beady eyes on the splendid Toad Hall.Can they be stopped? Will Toad listen to his friends?This family friendly interactive performance shimmers with high energy, humour, big characters and big hearts. Suitable for ages 4+

Book your tickets here and join in the fun.


The Cat's Grin Theatre Company present 'The Wind In The Willows'.

Explore Smallhythe's History with our Kids Quizzes

Smallhythe Place is full of hidden secrets, history and unique artefacts. Grab one of our House quizzes or nature worksheets from Visitor Reception and see what you can learn as you explore the house and grounds. For our littler visitors we have an interactive spot sheet, let your young ones lead you around the rooms and see what they can find.

Children doing the tour quiz at Smallhythe Place

Why not get and about this Easter? It's the perfect time to explore.