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Egg-citing Easter events in the UK 2023

Posted: 04 April 2023

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Easter is one of the most cherished holidays of the year. And with scrumptious egg hunts and fun family events all weekend long, it’s easy to see why. While there are many fantastic celebrations around the world, one place that knows how to put on a show-stopping Easter event is the UK. 

From mediaeval dragon egg hunts in Scottish castles to heart-pumping runs in London, the UK has plenty of Easter-themed events that’ll have you hopping with joy – or a sugar-rush – and sharing in the love this day has come to signify. 

So, whether you’re looking for a fun activity to keep the kids entertained over the long weekend or are just an Easter enthusiast, we've rounded up the top Easter events in the UK for 2023.


Easter Events in London

Children with bunny ears and a bucket of carrots

Easter at Wakehurst

Are you ready for an egg-straordinary Easter adventure? Wakehurst is a botanical paradise in Sussex that transforms into a magical wonderland during Easter. From the 30th of March to the 23rd of April 2023, the ornamental gardens put on a spectacular show of the renowned tale, Superworm. 

Take the kids on this easter adventure and follow the incredible journey of Superworm, an invertebrate hero on a mission! This brand-new trail is filled with fun interactive activities, including a fun microbe-hunting mission, wormery workshops, and garden storytelling sessions.

Entry fee:

  • Children under 16 years old: Free
  • Adults: £14.95 
  • Young person (17-25 years): £7.50

Easter run in London

Boy with bunny ears on easter egg hunt

If you're a fitness fanatic and love Easter, then the London Easter 10k is just the event for you. Join thousands of runners on Easter Monday, 10th April, in the beautiful Regent’s Park located in the centre of London. 

This beautiful course takes you through scenic areas and attractions such as the Money Fountain, Regent's Park Broad Walk, and even the London Zoo. Not only is this a great way to end off the Easter weekend, but it’ll also help you burn off all those chocolate eggs and hot cross buns! 

Entry Fee: 

  • UKA affiliated entry: £20.00 
  • Standard entry: £22.00 
  • On the day entry: £25.00
  • 2 Mile fun run entry fee: £10.00
  • Children's race entry fee: £4.00

Easter Events in Wales

Children collecting eggs on easter egg hunt

Bala Lake Railway

Take your Easter celebrations up a notch with the Bala Lake Railway. From the 7th to the 10th of April, the railway is hosting an Easter egg hunt like no other. Ride the train along the picturesque Bala Lake while hunting for eggs, and take in the stunning scenery of Snowdonia National Park. 

There will also be plenty of chocolatey prizes up for grabs for all the hunters, and the White Rabbit might even make a surprise appearance. The price of the Easter Egg Hunt is included with your normal train ticket.

Entry fee:

  • Adult Single: £10.00 
  • Child Single: £5.00

Dragon Egg Hunt 

This Easter, why not mix it up mediaeval style with a dragon egg hunt at Gwrych Castle near Abergele in Conwy, North Wales. From the 1st of April to the 10th, the castle is opening its doors for a magical egg hunt, where children can search for dragon eggs hidden throughout the castle grounds. 

Young dragon keepers will receive a manual, an Easter puzzle book, and chocolate treats to help them in their journey. Don't forget to dress up as your favourite mediaeval character to add to the fun. The best dressed will also receive a pot of chocolate gold coins!

Entry Fee: 

  • Children (1-15): £12.50
  • Adult: (16+): £10.00
  • Family (2 Adults & 3 Children): £55.00

Easter Events in Scotland

Boy holding easter eggs

Easter Eggstravaganza at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is offering an Easter Eggstravaganza for all the animal lovers out there. From Saturday the 1st of April until Wednesday the 19th, the zoo is hosting a range of fun Easter activities, including the Top Trumps Easter Hunt Trail, bestiary painting workshops, and a two-course roast dinner at the Mansion House. And the highlight of the event? Meeting the zoo's famous and adorable resident red pandas.  


Zoo entry:

  • Adult: £21.95
  • Child (under 16): £13.95
  • Under 3: Free 

Easter weekend lunch:

  • Adult: £50
  • Child: £33

The Big Egg Hunt at Culzean Castle and Country Park 

If you're looking for a fun day out with the family this Easter, then head to Culzean Castle and Country Park. From the 7th to the 10th of April, the park is welcoming novice egg hunters for their annual egg hunt. Youngsters will follow the magical Easter egg trail, collect hidden clues, and uncover a truly delicious prize at the end. There are different trails to explore, each more mysterious than the last, giving the kids plenty to do throughout the day. 

Entry Fee:

  • £4 per hunt


These Easter events across the UK are filled with adventure and delicious treats that are sure to make your weekend one for the books. If you’re on the hunt for some extra space in your home, why not turn to the Kings of storage in the UK. 

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