Glowing Easter Egg Hunts 2024

Glowing eggs

Easter egg hunts are a fab family tradition during Easter, where you’re engaged in a fun adventure that ends in a chocolatey surprise! They provide a perfect blend of excitement and challenge for kids, as they eagerly search for hidden treasures in gardens, parks, or even indoors. But, what if we told you, you could sent off on an egg-venture with glowing Easter egg hunts?!

Illuminated by the soft glow of the eggs, the kids can experience the thrill of the hunt in a new, visually stunning way! The glow-in-the-dark aspect adds a playful twist to the outdoor activity. Not only does this provide a unique sensory experience, but also the best memories.

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easter parade at chessington world of adventures resort

EGGSplorers Event, Chessington World of Adventures Resort

This Easter, it’s time to get EGG-cited for Chessington’s EGGSplorers event! This must-see Easter event has come back for a second year running – so you know it’ll blow your mind! Whether you visit during the weekends running up to Easter or during the school holidays itself – it’ll be one for the memory books.

But what’s running this year?

First up, it’s time to get up and moving as you hunt and find GIANT decorated Easter eggs with the Activity Trail! They’ll be dotted around the theme park, so make sure to keep your eyes peeled! Psstwe heard there’s some Cadbury goodies for those who complete the Activity Trail!

Once you’ve had all sorts of egg-citement, you can meet Bonnie the Easter Bunny and hop to the Easter show! Think pastel colours, Easter bunnies and bright happy faces! There will be meets and greets too, as well as photo opportunities and egg-straordinary Easter shows!

You can also embark on an ethereal journey through the Enchanted Hollow*… Where you can burrow and wander through the underground town and meet all cute and cuddly animal residents. They’re celebrating Easter for the first time so it’ll be a treat to experience! We hear that the bunnies LOVE an Easter egg hunt…

Don’t forget the brilliant theme park that is Chessington World of Adventures Resort! There’s over 40 rides and attractions to experience. From the adrenaline-pumping Vampire rollercoaster to the wild World of Jumanji, there’s a ride for every thrill level. For younger adventurers, the Adventure Tree carousel offers gentle thrills in a fantastically themed setting. And for those more daring, we suggest you take a spin on the Mamba Strike!

Plus, Chessington is home to over 1,000 animals, including lions, tigers, and giraffes. The ZUFARI: Ride into Africa! offers families the chance to see these majestic creatures up close, providing an educational experience that highlights the importance of conservation.

We can’t imagine a better day out than with Chessington World of Adventures Resort! 

*Enchanted Hollow is an optional extra and can be bought alongside an EGGSplorers Ticket.

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Leatherhead Road
Chessington
Greater London
KT9 2NE

Opening Times

Easter EGGSplorers Event:
23rd and 25th March
28th March - 14th April 2024

Pricing

From £34.00 per person (online price)

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The Postal Museum, London

Looking for an indoor attraction that is packed out with fun this Easter? We have just the place for you…The Postal Museum!

This Easter you’ll discover an unmissable family day out, packed with fun-filled activities for kids of all ages! Let’s hop into what The Postal Museum has in store for Easter!

Climb aboard the Mail Rail and uncover the story of the postal service that’s hidden beneath the streets of London. Ride the miniature train as it choo choos into the original underground tunnels and explore the interactive exhibits that bring 5 centuries of engineering and postal history to life!

Think that’s all? Think again!

During Easter, your little ones can get stuck into a range of arts and crafts that are inspired by the postal uniforms in their special exhibition: Dressed to Deliver:

  • Mini Designers: You can design your own postie board game. When? 3rd – 5th April from 10:00 – 16:00. Perfect for kids aged 5-11 & their families.
  • Mini Creators: Learn how to sew a patch. When? 10th – 12th April from 10:00 – 16:00. Best for kids aged 5-11 & their families.
  • Plus, all their Easter craft activities are included in the museum entry price! However, the places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and all kids will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Last but not least…have you heard of the Sorted! The Postal Play Space? No? Well, where have you been hiding?

At The Postal Museum, you can discover an immersive mini-town with streets, buildings, trolleys, pulleys, slides AND chutes. Everything to keep your little ones happily entertained!

You can even book your Sorted! session without visiting the museum, or you can buy your tickets for both experiences. Once you’ve added a museum ticket to your basket, you’ll automatically be able to book Sorted on the next page.

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15-20 Phoenix Pl,
London
WC1X 0DA

Opening Times

3rd to 14th April 2024

Pricing

From £10.00

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Easter Egg-stravaganza at Piglets Adventure Farm

Spring is the air which means Piglets Adventure Farm’s Easter Egg-stravanganza is back! Be prepared for non-stop egg-citement and entertainment for everyone!

So, what’s in their egg basket this year? 

Experience the magic of lambing throughout the Easter Holidays, with 20 mummy ewes expecting the pitter-patter of tiny hooves in their undercover
lambing tent. See if you can spot the signs of a new lamb on its way and have a go at bottle-feeding their adorable lambs!

Are you egg-splorers at the ready? It’s time to take part in the famous ‘Great Easter Egg Hunt’ as you find eggs hidden in giant chicks around the farm! Psst…if you bring back the goodies, you’ll receive an egg-stra special treat – plus they’ve got a challenge for both under and over 7’s!

Bo Peep and her friends are back in their show marquee, with the baa-rilliant panto ‘She’s Lost The Flock….again!’. Can you help her find the lost flock in time? Bo Peep’s Panto is running from 23rd March – 7th April only.

Warmer weather brings the re-opening of their famous Beach! Splash through rock pools, feel sand between your toes & explore interactive water play. Make the most of your visit by hiring a Beach Hut for the day.

Then complete your day out with outdoor adventures, like the Pink Barrel Train Rides and hop aboard the Tractor Trailer Ride to discover even more fun in their Indoor Play Barn!

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Towthorpe Grange,
Towthorpe Moor Ln,
Towthorpe,
York
YO32 9ST

Opening Times

23rd March to 14th April 2024

Pricing

Tickets from £7.95
Please pre-book online for the best entry price!

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Go Laser Tag

Looking for an outdoor activity where your kids can enjoy the fresh out but have the best time ever? We think Go Laser Tag is the place to be! And guess what? You can host your kid’s next birthday party here too! With 50 acres of forest-themed battlefield to explore, it’s the perfect outdoor activity to get stuck into.

With the Kids Birthday Party Experience, you can enjoy an inclusive 2-hour session, with a minimum of 5-6 games played across various, professionally designed Game Maps! The kid’s laser tag party will have the players kitted out with 3 of the newest ‘Fortnite’-themed Laser Tag guns: Assault Rifle, Sniper Rifle AND the Sub-Machine Fun! That’s taking kids’ laser tag to the extreme.

Not only will the kids have an immersive experience, but they can also switch up their gun styles. Psst…they’ll also get unlimited ammo/reloads for their guns AND they’ll get to wear their Ninja Camouflage Combat suits!

With every kid’s birthday party experience, they’ll get a FREE large Pizza Hut pizza to share with the group, plus fresh hot food in the middle of the forest and a bottle of water per player. Making it super simple to enjoy a birthday party, without all the faff! This no-impact and non-contact activity will be fun for friends and the whole family!

There’s also no minimum player numbers needed to book the birthday party. So, whether your party size is big or small, you can get stuck right in. The special birthday child will also get a FREE ‘Squad Leader’ dog tag to wear with pride all day AND you can take it home too.

Please note: the minimum age is 6+

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GO Laser Tag London
GO Action Forest
Salmons Lane
Whyteleafe
CR3 0HB

Pricing

Party Package Discount for 10+ players starts from £27.50 per person (includes free pizza)

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Glowing Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egglow Hunt, Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is a prehistoric cave system and a popular tourist attraction! It’s one of the most important Stone Age sites in Europe and every year for Easter, they hold a unique Easter egg hunt you can all take part in…

Introducing…Easter Egglow! Go exploring in the underground chambers and passageways and see how many glowing eggs you can find. The annual Easter Egglow event is a fun and unique way to hold a traditional egg hunt but with that added touch of glowing fun!

There’s lots to see and do above ground too including a woodland trail and Stone Age craft zone. After you’ve completed the glowing egg hunt, you might be lucky enough to get a little treat too!

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Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves
91 Ilsham Rd, Torquay TQ1 2JF

Opening Times

29th March to 14th April 2024

Pricing

Adult (17+) £16.00
Child (3-16) £14.00
Child (under 3) 0

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Glow Egg Caving Mendip Activity Centre

Child caving with head torch
The Glowing Easter Egg Hunt at Mendip Activity Centre is a truly magical adventure for families! Imagine exploring mysterious underground caves, with the excitement of finding ultra-violet glowing eggs. Be plunged into darkness exchanging your headlight for a UV torch to find the glowing eggs. This special twist on the classic Easter egg hunt is not just fun, but also a great way for families to explore together and create lasting memories.

Alongside this unique glowing egg hunt, the centre offers a variety of other fun Easter activities. From the thrill of tobogganing and orienteering in the woods to trying your hand at archery and rifle with Easter-themed targets, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Then win your score at the axe throwing range with Cadbury Mini Eggs targets! We think you’ll agree this sounds like the best prize! It’s a fantastic way to experience the beauty of the Mendip Hills while celebrating Easter in a fun, family-friendly environment.

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Mendip Activity Centre
Lyncombe Drive, Sandford, Churchill, Winscombe

Opening Times

29th March to 14th April 2024

Pricing

From £17.00 per person

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Gough’s Giant Egg Hunt Cheddar Gorge

glowing easter eggs at cheddar gorge
Did you know the Easter Bunny has visited the caves beneath Cheddar Gorge?

It’s time to burrow down under and discover an egg-cellent glow-in-the-dark illuminated trail! You’ll find all sorts of creatures, but fluttering faires and fluorescent flora to…glowing eggs! 

Help the fairies in locating the missing eggs that the mean eagle has stolen! They’re hidden deep within Gough’s Cave and the eagle was last seen guarding the Giant Golden Egg in the Diamond Chamber.

If you find the missing eggs and crack the code, there might be a sweet treat waiting for you…

Afterwards, there are all sorts of Easter crafts and activities to get stuck into at the Events Room. Plus, you can explore 6 other attractions that are included in your ticket. From Cox’s Cave and Beyond the View to The Lookout Tower and Jacob’s Ladder.

It’s the ultimate glowing easter egg hunt to take part in this year. 

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Cheddar Gorge
Cheddar BS40 7XU

Opening Times

29th March to 14th April 2024
10:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Adult (16+) £22.95
Child (5-15) £17.20
Child (0-4) free

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glowing easter eggs at cheddar gorge

So, if you’re ready for a glow-in-the-dark adventure, we think heading underground for a glowing Easter egg hunt is where all the Easter fun will be!

But the Easter fun doesn’t stop there! You can find even more places to visit for Easter egg hunts and inspiration for Easter days out. As well as Easter recipes and Easter decorations! And if you are planning to do your own Easter egg hunt for the kids we’ve got some great Easter hunt clues to help you.

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