Best Easter Events East Of England 2022

Welcome to our what’s on guide this Easter in the East of England in 2022. This includes events and attractions that are open in Bedfordshire – Cambridgeshire – Essex – Hertfordshire – Norfolk – Suffolk. Please check with the attractions that they are open and their events are running before you leave home. Many attractions still require visitors to prebook in advance.

Things to do Easter in the East of England 2022

Anglesey Abbey – Cambridgeshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Quy Rd, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ
Event – Easter Egg Hunts About – Come along and explore the beautiful gardens of Anglesey Abbey. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. Pre-booking is essential for this trail. 

Audley End House and Gardens – Essex

When? 2nd – 24th April
Address: Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JF
Event – Easter Adventure Quest About – Join us 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 £1.50, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price.

Audley End Railway – Essex

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JB
Event – Easter Special 2022 About – The train stops at the Easter bunny’s burrow where children will meet our full-sized rabbit and his furry friends who will give each child a special gift. The next stop is the Easter Trail where families can wander through pathways to spot springtime animals, nests and eggs – all to be ticked off from the activity booklet. The Easter entertainment continues in the picnic field, where children can let off steam in the adventure play area, and also visit our Easter storytelling session on the stage area. 

Barleylands Farm Park – Essex

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Barleylands Farm Office, Barleylands Rd, Billericay CM11 2UD
Event – Easter at Barleylands About – Step into 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!

Bewilderwood – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 19th April
Address: Horning Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8JW
Event – Easter Egg-spedition About – More info about this eggstraordinary event coming soooooon!

Blickling Estate – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 19th April
Address: Blickling, Norwich NR11 6NF
Event – Easter Egg Hunts About – This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Blickling Estate on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail, finding nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.

Bure Valley Railway – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Aylsham Station, Norwich Rd, Aylsham, Norwich NR11 6BW
Event – Easter Eggspress About – Hop on board the Easter Eggspress over the Easter school holidays, for an “eggciting” day out for all the family. Free Easter Egg for every child on completion of Easter Trail. In addition, a decorated Shop and Whistlestop Café add to the Easter-themed event.

Burwell Museum – Cambridgeshire

When? 17th – 18th April
Address: Mill Cl, Burwell, Cambridge CB25 0HL
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Easter fun at the museum from 11 am on Sunday and Monday £1.

Cammas Hall Farm – Essex

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT
Event – Easter Trail About – The Cammas Hall cheeky chicks are hiding around the farm.  Can you spot them and solve the puzzle so that we can tempt them back?  Hand in your Game Card at the farm shop to receive a tasty Easter treat.

Church Farm – Hertfordshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Church Farm, Ardeley, Stevenage SG2 7AH
Event – Easter Eggstravagazna About – An Easter  Farm Day Pass enables you to enjoy access to the farm trail in Vicarage Field, to see the farm animals and walk the footpaths. Your little ones can enjoy our Easter Bunny Hunt, Farm Bingo and Farm Booklet with Easter themed activities.

Church Farm Stow Bardolph – Norfolk

When? 14th – 18th April
Address: Lynn Rd, Norfolk PE34 3HT
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – We give you one half of an Easter Egg, you just have to find the other half hidden somewhere in Church Wood.

Colchester Zoo – Essex

When? 2nd – 22nd April
Address: Maldon Rd, Heckfordbridge, Colchester CO3 0SL
Event – Easter Trail About – Take part in our EGG-CELLENT Easter Trail. Collect your Easter Trail sheet on arrival (one per family group) and venture around the zoo with our very own Easter egg hunt and find all the eggs at selected locations. Each egg will have a letter on so write all the letters down and together they’ll spell out a special spring word. Write it on your trail sheet and drop off your sheet at The Outpost Gift Shop for the chance to WIN an Animal Experience. Terms and conditions apply.

East Anglian Railway Museum – Essex

When? 15th – 18th April
Address: Station Rd, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 2DS
Event – Day Out With Thomas About – Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at the East Anglian Railway Museum. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement.

East Anglia Transport Museum – Suffolk

When? 16th – 17th April
Address: Chapel Rd, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL
Event – Easter Event About – Our first event of the year welcomes you with an Easter celebration with fun for all the family, with a free treasure hunt ending in prizes for all the children who take part.  Our tram & trolleybus fleet will be running all day, along with our narrow-gauge railway and all the static exhibits.

Easton Farm Park – Suffolk

When? 4th – 24th April
Address: Easton Farm Park, Easton, Woodbridge IP13 0EQ
Event – Spring Babies Carnival About – Carnival fun aplenty, PLUS the arrival of lots of cute baby animals! ​We’ve got stacks of fun for the whole family!

Epping Ongar Railway – Essex

When? 15th – 18th April
Address: Station Approach, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9BN
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Find all the eggs that the Easter Bunny has hidden all along our line. Running the length of the railway track, from Ongar through to Coopersale, the distance covered is equivalent to 131,579 eggs placed end to end! You’ll need to hop on and off our steam and diesel trains to find them all! 

Ferry Meadows – Cambridgeshire

When? 15th-16th April
Address: Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Ln, Peterborough PE2 5UU
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Can you help the Easter Bunny to find all the hidden Easter eggs! You will explore the park looking for pictures that will lead you to your Easter egg prize at the end. Thank you to the Asda store in Peterborough for the donation of chocolate eggs for this event.    

Framlingham Castle – Suffolk

When? 2nd – 24th April
Address: Church St, Framlingham, Woodbridge IP13 9BP
Event – Easter Adventure Quest About – Join us for a cracking adventure quest at Framlingham Castle 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 £1.50, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price.

Hastys Adventure Farm – Essex

When? From 1st April
Address: West Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1AG
Event – Easter Egg Trail About – Outdoor adventure and Fun. Farm animals, lambs and chicks. Booking is essential.

Hatfield House – Hertfordshire

When? From 11th April
Address:  Great North Rd., Hatfield AL9 5HX
Event – Easter Holidays About – Join us for the Easter Holidays with our Easter Bunny Hunt along the Woodland Walks. We are hopping for joy and egg-cited to open our gates once again for the 2022 season. This year our Park and Woodland Walks are open each day of the Easter holidays (closed on Friday 15th), with the Gardens opening each Thursday-Sunday.

Holkham Hall – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 19th April
Address: Holkham Rd, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AB
Event – Gnawsome Easter Trail About – Hop around Holkham for a range of egg-citing activities to keep the kids entertained this holiday between Saturday 2nd and Tuesday 19th April. Depending on the day you visit, you will find a range of egg-stra special family fun included in the price of your ticket. There’s even more over Easter weekend too! 

Jimmy’s Farm – Suffolk

When? 4th – 24th April
Address:  Pannington Hall Ln, Wherstead, Ipswich IP9 2AP
Event – Eggcellent Easter About –  LAMBING LIVE! – Daily lambing live talks taking place each day. We have lots of sheep ready to lamb and you may be able to see it. Our rangers will talk you through what to expect and you can learn about the rare breeds of sheep we have on the farm. Plus talks and activities.

Kentwell Hall – Essex

When? 2nd – 14th April
Address: High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9BA
Event – Easter Egg Trail About – Explore the outdoors and see the signs of spring on our Easter Trail and discover some of Kentwell’s fun surprises along the way!  Explore and enjoy our family-friendly, country house gardens, full of spring bulbs, blossoms and blooms.  On the farm, you will find this year’s lambs, enjoying their first springtime in the paddocks.  Young lambs soon become lively and gambol in gangs, especially in the afternoon sunshine.

Knebworth House – Hertfordshire

When? 15th – 18th April
Address: Old Knebworth Ln, Stevenage SG1 2AX
Event – Easter Trail About – Follow the Trail around Knebworth Gardens to gather all the Easter clues and solve the word jumble. There will also be a craft activity available between 12pm and 3pm. Trail sheets are available on arrival for £1 and are free to Season Ticket Holders. Under 3’s will need to purchase a Trail Sheet if they wish to take part and claim a prize.

Marsh Farm – Essex

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Marsh Farm, Marsh Farm Rd, South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5WP
Event – Easter Eggstravaganza About – This Easter come visit our Great Easter Eggstravaganza event and enjoy acres of ‘egg’tastic themed fun. You’ll get to go on our fantastic Easter Egg Hunt, meet fun characters and our adorable bunnies.

Mead Open Farm – Bedfordshire

When? 2nd – 22nd April
Address: Stanbridge Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9JH
Event – Wizard of Oz About – Get set for an enchanting Easter adventure as you join Dorothy and her friends Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in following the Yellow Brick Road through the magical land of Oz.

Mountfitchet Castle – Essex

When? 9th – 18th April
Address: Stansted, Essex CM24 8SP
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Mountfitchet Castle will be running an Easter Egg Hunt event. Come along and join in the fun. It’s going to be so Egg-citing!!!

Nene Park – Cambridgeshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Ham Ln, Peterborough PE2 5UU
Event – Holiday Trail About – Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and then hunt for questions as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize. £1 per sheet.

Nene Valley Railway – Cambridgeshire

When? 16th – 18th April
Address: Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough PE8 6LR
Event – Easter Weekend About – Come & join in our Easter Egg & Carrot Hunt. The Easter Hunt will run across Wansford Station, Overton Station & Peterborough Nene Valley Station. So come and explore the full line of Nene Valley Railway whilst on the hunt for Giant Wooden Eggs & Carrots. Each child will receive a chocolate treat for completing the hunt and a colouring book with mini colouring pencils or a colour me in mug and colouring pencils with their travel ticket. At Wansford Station, you will also find some fun activities for the children to enjoy. Plus a fish and chip service on Friday.

Old Macdonald’s Farm – Essex

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Weald Rd, Brentwood CM14 5AY
Event – Easter Festival About – Easter Egg Hunt. Magic Shows. Baby animal encounters. Circus workshops and puppet shows.

Oxburgh Hall – Norfolk

When? 5th – 18th April
Address: Oxborough, King’s Lynn PE33 9PS
Event – Easter Egg Hunts About – This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Oxburgh Hall on the Easter adventures in nature trails. Make your way along the trail, finding nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Finish the trail and collect your Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg or an allergen-free alternative at the end (where available). The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.

Roarr Dinosaur Adventure – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 19th April
Address: Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JE
Event – Dippy’s Eggcellent Easter About – This Easter come and join us for Dippy’s Egg-cellent Easter celebration. Meet Dippy and friends at ROARR! for a day of ‘egg’tastic themed fun. The whole Park will be festooned for Easter and guaranteed to put a spring in your step.

Rye House – Hertfordshire

When? 15th – 18th April
Address: Rye House Stadium, Rye Road, Hoddesdon EN11 0EH
Event – Easter Adventure About – The dinosaur-themed Adventure Park in Hoddesdon will be transformed for the events from the 15th to the 18th April, entry will include; Easter egg hunt, lots of treats & sweets, messy play, raffle, costume competition, a return visit on the house and much more.

Sacrewell Farm – Cambridgeshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Thornhaugh, Peterborough PE8 6HJ
Event – Easter Eggstravaganza About – Join us this Easter and search for the special eggs hidden around Sacrewell. Work with your fellow egg hunters to find the clues to collect your tasty chocolate treat.

Sandringham Estate – Norfolk

When? 16th April
Address: Sandringham PE35 6EN
Event – Easter Egg Trail About – Find hidden clues around the Royal Parkland and enjoy a chocolate egg at the end of the trail provided by Kinnerton Confectionery. Tickets for the event £3 per person or make a donation to the Air Ambulance for £5, £10 or £15.

Shuttleworth Collection – Bedfordshire

When? 17th – 18th April
Address: Old Warden Aerodrome, Alder Dr, Biggleswade SG18 9DT
Event – Easter Bunny Fly-in and Egg Hunt About – Look to the sky at around 11:00 to watch the Easter Bunny make their entrance! Don’t forget to get up close to the runway! Follow the Easter Bunny into The Swiss Garden and see how many Eggs you can collect. Once you have collected all the Easter Eggs you can carry, take them to The Discovery Hub to collect your Easter Egg from The Easter Bunny.

Somerleyton Hall – Suffolk

When? 15th – 18th April
Address: Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QF
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Join us at Somerleyton Gardens between the 15th and 18th of April to seek out eggs left by the Somerleyton bunny while exploring our gardens.
PLEASE NOTE: Refunds are not available, however tickets can be exchanged for another time/date. If for any reason the event cannot go ahead, full refunds will be given.

South Angle Farm – Cambridgeshire

When? 4th – 24th April
Address: Angle Common, Soham, Ely CB7 5HX
Event – Easter Egg Hunt About – Spring has sprung at South Angle Farm Park! Lamb feeds will be taking place throughout the day along with the chicks and Easter egg hunt!

Whipsnade Zoo – Bedfordshire

When? 2nd – 24th April
Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF
Event – Easter at Whipsnade About – We’re going bigger and better than just your regular supermarket egg: come and ‘eggs-plore’ Whipsnade on the lookout for giant eggs, each with a connection to one of our wonderful animals. Solve clues as you go, and all children who complete the trail will receive a special Whipsnade Easter sticker.

Willows Activity Farm – Hertfordshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Coursers Rd, St Albans AL4 0PF
Event – Easter Eggstravaganza About – Join us this Easter for an egg-cellent day of family fun including our Easter Egg Hunt with a chocolate prize, Easter Grotto, adorable animals including bunnies and chicks, brand NEW shows, funfair rides, adventure play and more – ALL included in the admission price.

Wimpole Estate – Cambridgeshire

When? 2nd – 18th April
Address: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston SG8 0BW
Event – Easter Egg Hunts About – Join us for an Easter adventure in nature at Wimpole Estate. Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate egg at the end.

Wrest Park – Bedfordshire

When? 2nd – 21st April
Address: Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4HR
Event – Easter Adventure Quest About – Join us for a cracking adventure quest at Wrest Park 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 £1.50, which you can pay when you arrive at the site. This is in addition to the normal ticket price.

Wroxham Barns – Norfolk

When? 2nd – 19th April
Address: Tunstead Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8QU
Event – Easter Eggstravaganza About – Meet our rare breed lambs. Full calendar of hands on animal activities. Strong chance of seeing a live birth.


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