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Looking for the best Easter egg hunts in Hampshire? Or perhaps you’re looking for ways to entertain your little ones during the Easter Holidays? From traditional Easter egg hunts to hunts with a twist, there are plenty of Easter themed hunts and trails ‘hopping’ up across Hampshire at top attractions to keep your little ones amused. Below you’ll find our guide to some of the best Easter egg hunts happening in Hampshire.

See our 2020 Easter Egg Hunt Guide

Easter Egg Trail at Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Head up in 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 to complete an Easter Trail. On certain dates Bing and Flop from the hit CBeebies show will visiting the tower! Normal admission applies.

Find out more about Emirates Spinnaker Tower’s Easter Egg Trail

Easter Bunny Trail at Gilbert Whites House, Whitchurch

Gilbert White’s house are offering an Easter hunt with a difference! 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.

Find out more about Gilbert White’s House’s Easter Bunny Trail

Easter Trail at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

Visit Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in the Test Valley this Easter where the Easter bunny has left a trail of clues and fun around the garden. Follow this self-guided trial whilst exploring the beautiful gardens. At the end of the trial each child will receive an Easter prize. 

Find out more about Sir Harold Hillier Garden’s Easter Trail

Easter Family Trail at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester

Explore the magnificent Winchester Cathedral this Easter and take part in their Easter family trail. Visit all areas of the cathedral before ending up at an Easter craft table where your little ones can make their very own Easter basket. Cathedral entry fees apply, children under 16 accompanied by an adult go free. 

Find out more about Winchester Cathedral’s Family Easter Trail

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Vyne, Basingstoke

You are invited to search the beautiful grounds of The Vyne on a nature-themed Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Collect an activity sheet from the Visitor Entrance Desk (£3 per sheet) and go off on a search for ten wooden discs containing clues. Once you have completed the sheet head to the special Easter tent and collect your prize. Admission charges apply.

Find out more about The Vyne’s Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Canoe Easter Egg Hunt with New Forest Activities, New Forest

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 out more about New Forest Activities’ Canoe Easter Egg Hunt

The Great Easter Seashell Hunt at The Diving Museum

Visit The Diving Museum in Gosport this Easter and explore the fascinating exhibits whilst hunting for hidden seashells. If you can spot all the hidden seashells you will win an seashell filled with chocolate pearls.  

Find out more about The Diving Museum’s Seashell Easter Hunt

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Mottisfont, Romsey

Roam the grounds of Mottisfont and find out about birds, plants, fish and bugs that can be found on the estate. Whilst exploring complete exciting activities to earn a delicious chocolate prize. 

Find out more about the Cadbury Easter Egg at Mottisfont

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.


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.

Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection
The Grounds of 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.

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

The magnificent Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is world famous for its arboretum and gardens – set over 180 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside; this garden is stunning whatever the season.

Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral / Minister
Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. Nestled at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, this magnificent Cathedral is the resting place of Saxon royalty, bishops and Jane Austen, the much-loved English novelist.

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.

New Forest Activities
Sports Ground
New Forest Activities

New Forest Activities offer a variety of safe and enjoyable activities for families, couples, individuals and groups of all ages and abilities led by expert outdoor instructors. For tours with a difference, take to the water with Canoeing and Kayaking on the Beaulieu River Nature Reserve.

The Diving Museum
The Diving Museum

From ancient times man has reaped the natural treasures of the oceans – pearls and coral have been collected since at least 5000BC. The 18th century saw an explosion of interest in recovering treasures from sunken vessels. The Diving Museum is run entirely by volunteers and members of the Historical Diving Society.

Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House and Estate
Historic House / Palace
Mottisfont House

Ancient trees, babbling brooks and rolling lawns frame Mottisfont's 18th-century house with a medieval priory at its heart. There’s space to run, jump and play, and always something for families to do, with activity trails in school holidays and a special family exhibition every summer.



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