Easter Egg Hunts in Dorset


The Easter Bunny has been incredibly busy this spring and has popped up all over the area with his basket full of goodies.  

Yet, he is rather clumsy and keeps dropping his eggs, so he could with some young eyes to help him find them!  

We've found some of the best places to go on an Easter Egg Hunt this year... and who knows you may be rewarded with a chocolate treat at the end!






Saturday 1

Easter at Crealy


10am to 5.30pm

Crealy Adventure Park and Resort, Sidmouth Road, Near Exeter, EX5 1DR


Daily until 17 April. Enjoy a full programme of great live shows, fantastic rides and attractions, and a super-fun Easter Egg Hunt. Call 01395 233200.


Egg-citing Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt

01/04/2017- 16/07/2017

Seaton Jurassic, The Underfleet, Seaton, EX12 2WD


Take part in this special Dinosaur Easter Egg Hunt. Follow the clues, complete the trail and claim your prize! Cost: £1 per clue sheet. Call 01297 300390 for details.


Friday 7

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt


From 10am to 3pm

Studland Bay, Swanage, BH19 3BA

Until 23 April. Hop onto the Easter trail at Studland. Follow the clues around the nature reserve and see the world through bunny's eyes. Then afterwards, collect a Cadbury's chocolate prize. For more details call 01929 450500.




Saturday 8

Easter Fun at Russell Cotes


Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth, BH1 3AA


Until 23 April. Fall down the rabbit hole at the Russell-Cotes this Easter where there will be Alice in Wonderland themed activities including crafts, trails, competitions and croquet. For details call 01202 451858.


Easter Egg Hunt Quiz


Wimborne Model Town, 16 King Street, Wimborne, BH21 1DY


Until 23 April. On arrival, pick up an Easter Egg Hunt Quiz, then from the clues hidden around the original 1950s buildings find the eggs. For more details call 01202 881924.



Easter Trail


From 11am to 4pm

Durlston Country Park, Lighthouse Road, Swanage, BH19 2JL


Until 23 April. Wander along the exciting Easter trail around the park and be rewarded with a delicious prize! Cost: £3. Call 01929 424443.


Easter Trail


From 10am to 3.30pm

Moors Valley Country Park, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, BH24 2ET


Until 23 April. Look for Easter Egg clues whilst on a hunt through the forest. Collect and unscramble the letters to discover an Easter word, then enter the prize draw. Cost £1 per card. For 7 years+. Call 01425 470721.



An Easter Egg Hunt at Orchard Park


Orchard Park Garden Centre, Gillingham, SP8 5JG.


A charity Easter Egg Hunt to raise funds for Greenfingers Charity who provide magical gardens for children in hospices.  Entry to the egg hunt costs just £1.  Every participant will receive a yummy chocolate surprise on the day, and those who post an entry form into the Easter Bunny’s letter box, might win a fantastic hamper packed full of Easter goodies.  



Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt


From 10am to 4pm

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, BH21 4EA

The Easter bunny has been hiding eggs. Go on an exploration to see how many can you spot. Kingston Lacy’s 1.5 mile route takes children on an adventure around the woodland walk. Afterwards, claim a chocolate egg. Call 01202 883402.



Tuesday 11

Easter Fun Shows


Wimborne Model Town, 16 King Street, Wimborne, BH21 1DY


Also 13, 18 and 20 April. Fun family shows will be running for no extra charge at 12noon and 2pm. Arrive early to get a seat. For more details call 01202 881924.


Great Kimmeridge Eggcase Hunt

From 2pm to 3.30pm

Fine Foundation Marine Centre, Kimmeridge, Wareham, BH20 5PF


Discover what a mermaid keeps in her purse. Hunt for empty egg capsules to win a chocolate egg reward. Cost: £2.50 per person. For more details call 01929 481044.


Thursday 13

Easter at Honeybrook


Honeybrook Family Farm, BH21 4JD


Meet the newest of arrivals to Honeybrook Farm this Easter. See how many eggs you can find on the Eco-Egg hunt trail and learn something about nature along the way. Afterwards, be rewarded with a tasty chocolate treat. 


Good Friday

Easter Fun at Adventure Wonderland


Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, BH23 6BA


With its resident White Rabbit, Adventure Wonderland is perfect at Easter. There will be egg and spoon races and an Easter Egg Hunt in the giant hedge maze everyday over the four days of the Easter weekend. Call 01202 483444.




Easter at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park


Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Poole, Organford, BH16 6EU


Until 17 April. With baby animals, plus the Easter Bunny over the 4 days of Easter. There will be Easter eggstravaganza egg hunts starting at around 2.30pm each day. For details call 01202 622022.


Easter at Lulworth


10.30am to 5pm

Lulworth Estate, East Lulworth, BH20 5QS


With a whole host of activities at the fairytale Lulworth Castle including themed trails, egg hunts, crafts, bouncy castle (weather permitting, age 7+), soft play for under 4s, crazy golf, white rabbits and Easter Eggs. Call 01929 400587.


Fancy Dress Easter Egg Hunt

From 11am to 4pm

The Toy Barn, Blackmarsh Farm, Sherborne, DT9 4JX


Exciting Easter activities include an egg hunt with an Easter egg prize, unlimited play on the climbing frames, swings, trampolines and Wendy house, and a fancy-dress competition.  To buy tickets call 01935 815040


Kingcombe Spring Easter Weekend


The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, DT2 0EQ


Kicking off Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve’s 30 year celebrations. Includes fun seasonal activities for all the family. For more details call 01300 321409.


Easter Eggstravaganza at Monkey World


10am to 5pm

Monkey World, Wareham, BH20 6HH


Until 17 April. Monkey World is giving away free chocolate Easter Eggs to the first 100 children who enter the park each day. The Kids’ Activity Centre will be open with Easter activities running. Call 01929 462537.




Lorton Eggsplorers Trail


From 10.30am to 4pm

Lorton Meadows, Weymouth, DT3 5QH


Until 17 April. Collect a trail guide from the Conservation Centre and hunt for clues around the reserve to find out about the wildlife and solve a mystery. Afterwards, return to the Centre to collect an edible prize. Call 01305 816546.


Great Chesil Beach Eggcase Hunt

From 11am to 12.30pm

Chesil Beach Centre, Portland Road, Portland, DT3 9XE


Go on a search for shark and ray eggcases, and maybe find some of the chocolate variety. Cost: £2 per child. For details ring 01305 206191.


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Corfe Castle


From 10.30am to 4.30pm

Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ

This Easter Egg Hunt takes families around the grounds of Corfe Castle. Find all the eggs and be rewarded with a tasty treat – the shape of a Cadbury Easter Egg! For more details call 01929 481294.



Easter Egg Hunt at Crealy


10am to 5.30pm

Crealy Adventure Park and Resort, Sidmouth Road, Near Exeter, EX5 1DR


Until 17 April. Visit this massive Easter Egg Hunt when 10,000 free eggs will be given away. Collect a map, follow the clues to find the stamps, and once you've found them all collect a yummy egg. Call 01395 233200.





























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