Looking for ways to keep the kids busy over the Easter break? We’ve got you covered with a handful of Easter egg trails, hunts and activities that’ll be taking place in and around Greater Manchester. 

Giant Easter Egg Hunt | RHS Bridgewater | Sat 1 Apr - Sun 16 Apr | Included with admission (£5.95-£13.60)

Running between 10am-6pm daily from Sat 1 Apr – Sun 16 Apr, the wondrously picturesque RHS Garden Bridgewater hosts a Giant Easter Egg Hunt, featuring larger-than-life eggs designed by local artists Alastair Price and Cath Ford – and based on designs by local school children – scattered around the grounds in an enchanting interactive trail. Any child who completes the challenge will win a free vegan chocolate treat. Other Easter crafts and activities will be running alongside the trail, with further details available on the RHS website.

Occupation Rd, Worsley, Manchester M28 2LJ
Easter Trail/Scavenger Hunt | Dunham Massey | From £3

As well as an Alice in Wonderland-themed Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt at their popular ice cream shop, Dunham Massey runs a magical month-long trail which passes by the Stables – in which you can meet Sir Oliver, the beloved horse – and through the Winter Garden, from which you can spot fallow deer. The trail also includes a dairy or free-from chocolate egg for every kid.

Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ
Easter Eggstravaganza | Reddish Vale Farm | Sat 1 Apr - Mon 10 Apr | 10am-4pm | From £6

Alongside their astounding variety of year-rounding activities, including an indoor play barn, pony grooming, adventure play, tractor rides and more, Reddish Vale Farm’s Easter Eggstravagansza – also themed on Alice in Wonderland – features a chocolate egg trail, a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, photo opportunities with a cast of characters and one golden egg, hidden hourly, which grants the finder a special prize.



Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE
Smithills Open Farm | Sat 1 Apr - Mon 10 Apr | £8.50-£9.50 admission, £3 for Easter egg hunt

Promising the ‘biggest, best and most eggciting egg hunts around’, Bolton’s favourite farm offers sweets, chocolates, teddy bears, photo opportunities and prizes as part of their Easter festivities, alongside their usual exciting activities which include donkey rides, meet the meerkats sessions, farm-made ice cream and lamb-feeding in the ever-popular Pets Corner. 

Smithills Dean Rd, Bolton BL1 7NS
'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' Garden Trail | Tatton Park | Included with entry (£6-£8)

As well as a Family Silent Disco and Pop-up Market, Tatton Park’s generous Easter programme includes their Garden Trail based on the children’s classic, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Mapped throughout the park’s idyllic spring gardens, the trail encourages kids to explore and engage with nature, the great outdoors and the story of everyone’s favourite furry feline. Betwween Fri 7 and Mon 10 Apr, little ones on the trail will receive a chocolate treat.



Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG
Easter Egg Hunt | Lyme Park | Sat 1 Apr - Sun 16 Apr | 10.30am-4.30pm | £3 + Admission (From £3.30)

Featuring an Easter trail sheet, pencil, bunny ears and Rainforest Alliance Certified dairy or vegan and Free From* chocolate egg for every young participant, Lyme Park’s Easter trail provides families with a captivating afternoon rooting about in nature, playing games and exploring the enormous National Trust site.

Disley, Stockport, SK12 2NR, Tel: 01663 762023
Sat 1 Apr - Sun 30 Apr
Estelle Ball
Published on:
Thu 30 Mar 2023