Eggciting Egg Hunts in Wales

Easter is a great time for kid-friendly activities – whether you’re staying home and baking chocolate goodies, or heading out to search for the Easter bunny.

If you’re feeling uninspired, never fear – we’ve assembled a list of some of the best Cadbury’s Easter egg hunts going on around Wales over the next few weeks.

Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan

Dyffryn Gardens is situated just outside Cardiff across 55 tranquil acres. This year the National Trust site is running a hunt on 16 separate dates, between Saturday 13th April and 28th April. You’ll be free to roam between 11am and 3pm, hunting for clues that will lead you to a chocolatey prize.

Family admission: £27.50

Egg hunt admission: £3.50

Chirk Castle, Wrexham

Chirk Castle is a magnificent, medieval fortress built during the reign of Edward I. This Easter you can attend the 10am-5pm egg hunt every day between the 19th and 22nd April.

The Chirk Castle hunt involves following a map and solving clues – once you’re finished you’ll receive a chocolate treat.

Family admission: £33.75

Egg hunt admission: £2.50

Plas Newydd House and Gardens, Anglesey

Between the 19th and 22nd April you can head to the 18th-century Plas Newydd House, which sits on the banks of the Menai Strait. Explore the beautiful gardens, tracking animal footprints and solving clues to claim a chocolate reward.

Sessions run each day between 11am and 3.30pm.

Family admission: £30.50

Egg hunt admission: £2

Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Carmarthenshire

Between the 19th and 22nd April, Dolaucothi Gold Mines is running an interactive Easter trail.

Attend between 10.30 and 5pm to enter the trail and participate in this family-friendly activity. Collect rubbings and put the pieces together to form a mystery creature – if you work it out you can claim your chocolate prize!

Family admission: £22

Egg hunt admission: £3

Tredegar House, Newport

This beautiful 17th-century house is situated in 90 acres of gardens and woodland. This year, Tredegar’s Easter egg hunt runs 18th-22nd April between 11am and 4pm each day.

Join the hunt and let your little ones get exploring – the idea is to search for eggs hidden around the garden and work out which birds they belong to. Once you’ve found and identified them all you can collect your prize!

Family admission: £25.25

Egg hunt admission: £2.50

Colby Woodland Gardens, Pembrokeshire

Set in a tranquil wooded valley, this beautiful setting is the ideal place for a family walk – especially at Easter. Visit between the 19th and 22nd April to pick up the Easter bunny’s clues and discover the hidden chocolate. Sessions run between 11am and 3.30pm each day.

Family admission: £18.63

Egg hunt admission: £2

Bodnant Garden, Conwy

Bodnant is a world-famous garden that was created over 150 years and is home to numerous rare plants. The garden’s annual egg hunt runs for four days this year (19th-22nd April), with four one-hour slots available each day. As this event is so popular you’ll need to book a place in advance.

Follow the trail to solve clues and find out where the chocolate is hidden!

Family admission: £35

Egg hunt admission: £2