Easter egg hunts across the Liverpool City Region
Round up your little bunnies and choose one of these handpicked hunts for an eggscellent expedition this Easter across the Liverpool City Region and beyond.
Words by Lawrence Saunders
CADBURY EASTER EGG HUNTS
Throughout April | Various locations
Cadbury continues its partnership with the National Trust to deliver a raft of egg hunts across the UK this Easter.
Here in the Liverpool City Region, three historic locations are joining in the fun so there’s plenty of chances to crack the clues and bag yourself some choccy treats.
- Snag some sweet snacks at the home of renowned portrait photographer Edward Chambré Hardman when the hunt comes to Rodney Street on 13 April, 17-20 April and 24-27 April.Access to The Hardmans’ House is £7.18 for adults and £3.59 for children, with the egg hunt an extra £1 on top. Phone bookings are recommended.
- Speke Hall and its magnificent grounds will also play host to the Cadbury hunt on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Normal admission prices apply plus £2.50 per child for the quest, which starts in the Dairy Courtyard.
- Finally, the glorious Formby beach and pinewood will play host to two quests on Easter Saturday, with a short hunt (less than a mile) leaving from Victoria Road and a longer hunt (about three miles) departing from Lifeboat Road.
CHURCH FARM EASTER EGG HUNT
19-21 April | Thurstaston, Wirral
Take the tractor up to the magical forest at this Wirral farm park where, once unloaded, you’ll need to solve clues to complete your personal puzzle page.
Pre-booked tickets are £9.50 per person with children aged less than two years old going free.
The ticket price includes access to the egg hunt as well an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny, animal feeding sessions and a round of mini golf.
CHURCH FARM EASTER EGG HUNT
22 April | Allerton Manor Golf Club, Liverpool
Take a walk through the secret woods of Allerton Manor Golf Club to find hidden bunnies this Easter Monday.
Easter craft activities, a raffle and a tombola will take place at the event where fancy dress is encouraged.
A child ticket (£5) includes a map, certificate, Easter egg and a hot chocolate or soft drink.
All money raised will help fund a new state of the art ultrasound machine for breast cancer patients at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
EASTER ADVENTURE QUEST
6-22 April | Beeston Castle and Woodland Park, Cheshire
Slightly further afield but still within an hour’s drive of Liverpool you’ll find a different take on the classic Easter egg hunt.
The search is on for dragon eggs at the picturesque Beeston Castle as you and your family hunt for clues across the sprawling woodland park.
Discover the elusive serpent’s offspring and there’s a certificate and chocolate in it for the whole gang.
The magical quest costs £1 per child in addition to the normal castle admission price.