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Easter egg hunt, 23 March – 14 April

Follow in the footsteps of dynamic mother-daughter duo Catherine and Elizabeth Murray on an espionage-themed activity trail around the stunning gardens at Ham House in Richmond this Easter.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Travel back in time to the Civil War and collect clues at ten outdoor game stations to spell out a codeword which will help to save Ham House (and then claim your chocolate reward!). Refuel on delicious snacks, lunches, and drinks at the Orangery Café in the beautiful walled Kitchen Garden.

The trail prize is a chocolate egg, or a vegan ‘Free-From’ chocolate egg, made here in the UK using cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.  

How to visit us for the trail: Running daily 10-5 (last entry 4.30), normal admission plus £3 per trail, includes a chocolate Rainforest Alliance Easter egg. No booking required. House open 12-4. Orangery Café open 10.30-4.30; last orders at 4.15.



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