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10 top Easter events in Hertfordshire

PUBLISHED: 09:39 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:08 24 April 2017

We have gathered some perfect Easter events in Herts (Peter Neish, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

We have gathered some perfect Easter events in Herts (Peter Neish, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)


These Easter days out in Herts are perfect for kids with energy to burn during the holidays. We pick 10 of the best events

1. Bishop’s Stortford Museum Easter Trail (1st – 15th April)

Help Little Bo Peep find her lost sheep with the Easter trail in the Victorian Bishop’s Stortford Museum.

Bishop’s Stortford Museum, 10am – 4pm

2. Easter Eggstravaganza (1st – 17th April)

There is a plethora of Easter activities coming to Willows Activity Farm in London Colney this month. From a meet and greet with Peter Rabbit to feeding animals and playing with farmyard friends including chicks and bunnies. Check website for times.

Willows Activity Farm, London Colney

3. Spring Into Easter: School Holiday Fun! (1st – 17th April)

The Royal Gunpowder Mills will be alive with Easter treats including science shows with Professor Nitrate, the chance to meet pygmy goats and ducklings and a golden egg hunt too! Check website for full listings and to buy tickets.

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey (just over the border)

4. Easter Baby Boom (1st – 17th April)

Spring sees the new babies from Lee Valley Park Farms entering the world with bundles of energy that’s so endearing. Talks, outdoor play, tractor rides and much more await.

Lee Valley Park Farms, Waltham Abbey 10am - 5pm

5. Cadbury Egg Hunt (11th – 17th April)

Enjoy picturesque surroundings at the Ashridge Estate’s Easter trail. Children can explore the woods and answer questions for a chocolate bunny reward at the end.

Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted, 10am – 4pm, tickets are £5 per child (cheaper during the week). Early Bird 11th - 13th; weekend 14th - 17th

6. Easter Trail (14th – 15th April)

Spring has truly sprung at Knebworth Park with swathes of flowers bursting to life wherever you look. Take the kids along to explore the maze, see the flora and fauna and play on the adventure playground. The Easter trail costs £1 and includes a treat at the end.

Knebworth Park, standard entry rates apply, earliest entry 11am

7. Woodland Trust Easter Egg Hunt (15th April)

With proceeds from the 50p entry price going to the Woodland Trust, you can feel good about visiting Wick Wood for the Easter Egg Hunt. Taking in the fresh air and spotting wildlife is sweetened with chocolate rewards if you find five tokens.

Wick Wood, St Albans, 10am - 12pm

8. Easter Egg Hunt (15th April)

Drop in for free to Lowewood Museum on the High Street in Hoddesdon for the Easter Egg Hunt. Children can explore the museum and claim a chocolate prize at the end of the trail.

Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon. 10am - 3pm

9. Easter Petting Farm (15th April)

A wide array of animals will be descending upon Christopher Place in St Albans for the acclaimed Petting Farm. Except everything from guinea pigs and rabbits to snakes, lizards and tortoises. A favourite is sure to be the pygmy hedgehogs.

Christopher Place, St Albans, 11am – 3pm

10. Hippity Hoppity Easter! (12th April)

Hippity Hoppity Easter! is sure to be a fun event with face painting and a “find the Easter bunny” activity.

Burston, Chiswell Green, St Albans, 11am - 3pm


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