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Dragon egg hunt

This Easter join us at Buckland Abbey for an Easter Egg hunt with a roarsome difference!

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Help our ranger team look after Buckland Abbey's dragon population by finding all 10 of Mother Dragon's eggs and completing the activities!

Pick up a map to help you find all the activities and learn how you can look after dragons. When you've completed your quest, make sure to pick up your Easter Egg at the end of the trail, and don't forget to ask for a stamp!

Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg (dairy or vegan and Free From chocolate egg).

Price: £3 per trail (normal admission prices apply). No booking necessary.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Child £3.00
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The basics


This event is suitable for children of all ages when accompanied by an adult

Meeting point

Visitor Welcome

What to bring and wear

Wrap up warm and wear sensible footwear as the ground may get wet and muddy.


The trail will be accessible for buggies, wheelchairs and the tramper. Please refer to our map for accessible routes around Buckland Abbey.

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