Amazing Easter Events Essex

Looking for Easter Events in Essex, then you’ve come to the right place, if you’re thinking of an Easter Egg Hunt, or an Easter Adventure Quest, Essex can deliver.

Farm Parks and Zoos in Essex are also entering into the Easter theme,so as well as visiting lots of cute animals, you might be able to find a tasty easter treat too.

Amazing Easter Events Essex

Audley End House and Gardens Easter Adventure Quest

Location : Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JF

Join them for a cracking adventure quest at Audley End this Easter holiday. Explore the site to hunt for clues and challenges, and discover traditional Easter games like egg rolling and the egg and spoon race.

Track down the Easter eggs and you’ll be rewarded with a chocolate treat and an adventurer’s certificate. The quest costs just £2, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price.

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Audley End Miniature Railway Easter Springtime Surprise

Location: Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JB

Hop on board the miniature train this Easter and ride deep into the enchanted Audley End woodland to visit the Easter Bunny and the Farmyard Friends. Join them from 29th March to 14th April and spring into the Easter spirit!

Families are offered a front-row seat to spot little bunnies, an array of colourful eggs, blooming flowers and the lush greenery of Spring. The train will stop for the live show, where you will find the Easter Bunny and friends on the farm. Before you head back to the station, each child will receive a springtime souvenir.

After your train ride, the life-sized Fairy will help you plant your own flowers! Then, follow the magic through the paths and follow the Easter Egg Hunt and find the Fairy and Elves in their bespoke handmade homes.

The stage show will be an opportunity to hear Violet the Flower Fairy sharing the joy of Spring.

The Easter entertainment continues in the picnic field, where children can let off steam in the adventure play area, and enjoy the eggsellent food and drink, available at the Woodland Cafe all day long with some seasonal treats on offer.

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Barleylands Farm Park Easter

Location : Barleylands Rd, Billericay CM11 2UD

Step in to Spring throughout the Easter Holidays at Barleylands Farm Park with baby animals galore!

Join us for cute animal cuddles, springtime crafts, lamb bottle feeding, and lots more! PLUS new for 2024, Skittleman the Entertainer is joining us!

Lamb bottle feeding, Baby goats, Chick & Duck handling, Easter activity trail, Spring time craft activity, Tractor Rides, Outdoor adventure play, Indoor soft play, Wallaby Walk, Small animal petting, Pony grooming, Exotic animal talks, Blasting canon zone, Discovery Barn & much more!

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Bourne Mill Easter Egg Hunt

Location : Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT

This spring, treat your family to an adventurous trail though our lovely woodland, ending with a chocolate egg for the young ones.

Make your way along the trail to find fun and adventurous activities for the whole family.

Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April, 11:00-4:00 (last entries 3:30). So come along and explore Bourne Mill and its beautiful grounds for free.

The egg hunt is £3 each and includes a trail guide, bunny ears, and a chocolate egg.

There will also be story telling or children’s crafts, second-hand bookshop, and refreshments. Please feel free to bring a picnic.

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Cammas Hall Farm Woodland Pirate Easter Trail

Location : Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT

Ahoy me hearties and welcome to our Easter Woodland Pirate trail!

We are going to need all hands-on deck! Can you navigate your way, find the clues and solve the riddles? 

You’ll need your sea legs to navigate through our enchanting Cammas Wood, open farmland and our developing fruit fields as you hunt for the booty. There are themed areas for scallywags of all ages enjoy and a few surprises along the way.

Tickets cost £5.75 per child and must be booked in advance on our website.  Accompanying adults are £2.25 per person. 

There is no charge for babies under 12 months, but you should still obtain a free ticket for entry. 

A full priced child ticket (£5.75) includes the following:

🌹 A Game Card for each paying child.

☠️ A journey around the farm with lots of things to spot along the way.

🏴‍☠️ Charming character interaction.

🎯 Access to our seasonal outdoor games area with some fabulous photo opportunities.

🍬 A tasty seasonal treat prize.
🌳 The Trail will take around 30-40 minutes. 

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Colchester Zoo St-EGG-osaurus Easter

Location : Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

29th March – 14th April 2024

Over the past few months, you may have noticed some BIG new arrivals!

This Easter, journey through our BRAND-NEW Dinosaur Realm and discover species from the past. PLUS, throughout the holidays, we will be celebrating all things Easter with dino-themed face painting and activities!

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Hastys Adventure Farm Easter Trail

Location : West Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1AG

Friday, March 29, 2024 – Friday, April 12, 2024

Fun at the farm this Easter. Come and enjoy exploring all the activities we have to offer.

You can join in the Easter Egg Trail, where you have to find the wooden coloured eggs as you explores Hasty’s.

You write down where you find them and once you have finished the trail, on the way out you hand it in to a member of staff to receive a chocolate egg or sticker.

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Kentwell Hall Eastertide

Location : High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9BA

Good Friday To Easter Monday

Easter Weekend – Always a high spot of our year.

So much to see and do: House Open – Kentwell’s Tudors in Great Kitchen, Bakehouse (Hot Cross Buns) & Stillroom, – various ‘Egg’ Challenges – Lambing & Young Lambs.

Egg-Citing Egg Events – The Great Easter Egg Hunt Quiz challenge To Win A Giant Egg

Find almost hidden Eggs (mostly huge wooden ones), collect the numbers, work out the code and ‘crack’ it.. Lesser Eggs for worthy efforts.

Egg Rolling – Egg Catching – Egg Throwing – Egg & Spoon Race

Sack Race – Wheelbarrow Race – Hopping Race – Backwood-Running Race.

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Marsh Farm Easter Eggstravaganza

Location : Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5WP

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A full day of Easter Family Fun!

This Easter visit the Great Easter Eggstravaganza event and enjoy acres of ‘egg’tastic themed fun.

You’ll get to go on the fantastic Easter Egg Hunt (only available Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April), meet fun characters and the adorable bunnies and chicks.

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Markshall Estate Great Nest Trail

Location : Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG

Something big is coming to the Arboretum and Gardens 29th March – 28th April 2024

Head out into the Arboretum and eggsplore beautiful blossom, trees from every temperate zone and natural play areas as you discover the giant nests.

Use your booklet to identify the eggs and share photos of your spring adventure at Markshall by sending them to @markshallestate

The trail ends in the Coach House Flower Garden where those booked on to Percy’s Adventures can participate in crafts or there is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Mountfitchet Castle Hoppy Easter

Location : 12 Grove Hill, Stansted, Stansted Mountfitchet, CM24 8SP

With just a hop, skip, and jump you can come along and search the grounds for the Easter Bunnies.

We are so egg-cited we just can’t wait for the event which is running from 29th March – 14th April 2024.

Lots to see, including our giant Easter rabbits. Follow the clues around the Castle & Museum to collect those important stamps, at the end of the visit claim your easter prize.

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Old MacDonalds Farm Easter Festival

Location : Weald Rd, Brentwood CM14 5AY

Who’s feeling those Easter vibes 🐣 we cannot wait for spring 🌷

Easter Half Term on the Farm 29th March – 14th April 🌷

You can look forward to-

🍫 Easter Egg hunt with Prizes
🎨 Spring Arts & Crafts
🐰 Meet Our Easter Bunny
🎪 Circus Skills
🐑 Our Baby Lambs, Chicks & Piglets
🪄 Magic Shows
🎢 Doggy Dog Rollercoaster open everyday 12.30pm-4.00pm
And plus all our lovely animals, rides, shows & more…

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Which Essex Easter Event will you visit this year?