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

RHS Bridgewater | Included with admission (£5.75-£11.50)

Running from Sat 2 Apr-Sun 24 Apr, 10am ‘til 6pm daily and held at the beautiful RHS Bridgewater gardens this Easter hunt features larger-than-life eggs scattered around the grounds in a fun 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
Dunham Massey | £3 per child

Based in the charming park and gardens of Dunham Massey this trail runs from Sat 2 Apr-Sun 24 Apr, between 10am-4pm. Featuring nature-inspired activities throughout it is a fantastic way to engage and entertain the kids over the break with every child receiving a Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg or allergen-free alternative (where available) at the end. 

Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ
Reddish Vale Farm | Included with admission (£15)

Reddish Vale Farm has a wide range of activities, including chances to hold rabbits and guinea pigs, zip wires and tractor rides. The Easter event runs 10am-5pm from Sat 2 Apr-Mon 18 Apr, tickets should be booked in advance. A more traditional version of the easter egg hunt, you’ll get a basket from the Event Barn and head out to hunt eggs across the farm, once you find four eggs of the same colour you can redeem your Easter egg. Keep an eye out for the Golden Egg, only one is hidden every hour and if you find it you win a special prize! 

Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE
Smithills Open Farm | £7.50-£8.50 admission, £3 for Easter egg hunt

Head down from Sat 9 Apr-Mon 18 Apr between 10am-5pm to enjoy some Easter fun. Explore the farm and all its great activities, including donkey rides, meet the meerkats sessions and lamb feeding in the ever-popular Pets Corner. You can even stop by the Creamery for ice cream made from the milk of the farm’s very own Holstein cows. With lots of photo opportunities, including the chance to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny this hunt provides fun for the whole family and those who complete it are rewarded with either an Easter egg or an Easter teddy of their choice.

Smithills Dean Rd, Bolton BL1 7NS
Tatton Park | Included with entry (£6-£8)

The vast estate at the historic Tatton Park boasts an impressive array of Easter activities, ensuring there is something for everyone, with plenty of magical fun and chocolate treats along the way. From A Knights Quest in the Mansion and Easter Fun in the Garden to the Magical Unicorn trail at the Farm and the Terrible Troll Hunt in the Parkland, there are a variety of egg hunts for all ages. The areas of the park have a variety of opening times so check the website for closer details, but all Easter activities will run from Fri 15 Apr-Mon 18 Apr, pre-booking is advised.

Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG
Sat 2 Apr - Sun 24 Apr
Estelle Ball
Published on:
Fri 1 Apr 2022