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Looking for the best Easter egg hunts in Hampshire? Or looking for ways to entertain your little ones during the Easter Holidays? From your traditional Easter egg hunt to hunts with a twist, across Hampshire this Easter a number of ‘eggciting’ Easter egg hunts will be taking place at many of the county’s amazing family attractions. Below you’ll find our guide to some of the best egg hunts happening in Hampshire.

See our 2019 guide to the best Easter egg hunts in Hampshire

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Vyne, near Basingstoke

Explore the grounds of the National Trust Property, The Vyne with your Easter trail sheet  whilst keeping your eyes peeled for ‘log-boxes’ containing pictures of animals. At the end of your visit swap your trail sheet for a tasty Easter Treat. Normal admission applies. Trail sheets £3 each.

Easter Egg Hunt at New Forest Wildlife Park, New Forest National Park

Get up close to the wildlife at New Forest Wildlife Park whilst on the hunt for Easter eggs. As well as a popular Easter egg hunt there will be a number of Easter themed craft workshops taking place and extra animal encounter experiences. Normal admission applies. Egg trail sheets £1 each.

Easter Egg Trail at Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Head up to the clouds and hunt for Easter eggs 100 meters above the city of Portsmouth at Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Youngsters will be able to explore the landmark in search of egg-shaped puzzle pieces as well as take part is Easter themed crafts. Keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny who will be hopping around the tower over Bank Holiday weekend. Normal admission applies.

Easter Bunny Trail at Gilbert Whites House, Whitchurch

Gilbert Whites house are offering an Easter hunt with a difference this year! Throughout the grounds you’ll find bunnies hiding but you’ll need to use the compass provided to navigate them. Suitable for all ages, normal admission applies.

Gold Egg Hunt Competition  at Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Over the Easter weekend Beaulieu will be holding a golden egg-hunt competition. Crack the cipher code and be in for a chance of winning a New Forest luxury Stay. As well as a egg hunt there will be a special nature hunt where little ones will search the grounds for clues to complete a trail. Plus many more family dun activities. Normal admission applies.

Make your visit to Hampshire longer this Easter and book a short break in one of Hampshire’s hotels, Bed and Breakfasts or holiday cottages. See our full guide to accommodation in Hampshire.

Self Guided Easter Trail at Hamble Country Park, Bursledon

Head to Hamble Country Park over the Easter Holidays, pick up an Easter trail and explore the park whilst looking out got different coloured eggs. Once complete claim your prize!

Easter Bunny Event at Sparsholt College, near Winchester

Visit Sparsholt College’s Easter bunny event and help Peter Rabbit find his carrots on the Easter Trail in return for a chocolate prize! As well as the Easter trail you’ll be able to meet real life Flopsy bunnies and their friends and enjoy Easter crafts.  Tickets are now available to purchase, small craft activity charges may apply.

Canoe Easter Egg Hunt with New Forest Activities, Beaulieu

Head onto the water this Easter for an Easter egg hunt with a difference! Paddle along the Beaulieu River in one of New Forest Activities Canadian style canoes. Along the way you will disembark for an Easter egg hunt with a twist. Places must be booked in advance.

Find the Eggs at Royal Victoria County Park, near Southampton

The Easter Bunny will be visiting Royal Victoria Country Park on Tuesday 10th April and hiding lots of yummy eggs ready for your little ones to find. Search out the eggs, and enjoy Easter themed arts and activities. £6 per child with one adult free. Places should be booked in advance.

Easter Family Fun at Leckford Estate, Near Stockbridge

On Saturday the 31st March Leckford Estate will be holding a family Easter fun day at there Farm shop, café and nursey. Little ones can take part in an Easter trail, meet newly born lambs and chicks, take part in Easter crafts and colouring and hear story telling on board the farm trailer. This is a free event.

For even more Easter events and activities see our full guide to Easter in Hampshire.

Make your visit to Hampshire longer this Easter and book a short break in one of Hampshire’s hotels, Bed and Breakfasts or holiday cottages. See our guide to accommodation in Hampshire.

For more top family days out ideas see our guide to family attractions in Hampshire.


The New Forest Wildlife Park
Animal Collection / Zoo
Giant Otter at The New Forest Wildlife Park

Visit the New Forest Wildlife Park and meet Victor the red deer stag, Hamish the pine marten and Hettie the hedgehog. Ogle at all the otters or be enthralled by the tropical butterfly house at this lovely woodland park, which helps to conserve endangered species and rehabilitates injured animals from the wild.

Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection
Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections celebrates the lives of three explorers of the natural world. The historic house was the home of the eighteenth century pioneering naturalist Gilbert White. The House is surrounded by 25 acres of majestic restored garden and parkland, which specialises in eighteenth century plants and gardening methods inspired by Gilbert White.

Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Emirates Spinnaker Tower - Panoramic View

Experience the view from Emirates Spinnaker Tower – the stunning 170-metre icon of the South Coast and Britain’s best viewing tower.  The view decks provide a great introduction to the surrounding area, offering a unique bird’s eye view that makes it a must-do attraction on any visit to Hampshire.

The Vyne
Castles & Stately Homes
The Vyne Tudor Mansion, National Trust

The Vyne is a warm red-bricked Tudor mansion built in the 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain, which later passed into the hands of the Chute family, who cared for the house and estate for over 300 years. It was remodelled to its present configuration in the mid-17th century.

Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum
National Motor Museum at Bealieu

Beaulieu featuring the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House home of the Montagu family and Abbey Ruins containing an exhibition of monastic life.



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