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Family-friendly things to do at Upton House and Gardens

Little girl with face paint on with guardian holding an Easter trail in springtime
Enjoy spring fun | © National Trust Images/Robin Pattinson

Bring the family for a fun-filled day out at Upton House and Gardens. Join in with early spring activities, and see what we have planned coming up for Easter.

Upton's Woodland Walk

Come and explore the Woodland Walk. Discover exciting wildlife while climbing over logs, through tunnels and around tree stumps. Warm up with a hot treat or light lunch at the Pavilion Cafe after the exploring.

Easter egg hunt

23 March-14 April, 10am - 4pm, with last entry at 3pm. Normal admission applies and £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and a chocolate egg or a vegan and Free From chocolate egg. Both eggs are made using Rainforest Alliance Certified cocoa. Find out more at

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Get creative with hands-on activities to inspire young imaginations and fun for all ages. Measure your wings to discover which bird of prey you are. Design your own egg to display in our 'eggs'-hibition and play some old-fashioned games with an Easter twist.

Two children in jumpers sitting in a tree den at Tyntesfield
Discover the woodland walk | © National Trust Images/Rob Stothard
The north front of Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire in summer

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Find out when Upton House and Gardens is open, how to get here, things to see and do and more.

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