Top Easter events in Kent

PUBLISHED: 11:13 11 April 2017

Kent has plenty of Easter activities to keep the kids happy

Kent has plenty of Easter activities to keep the kids happy

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We have gathered some of Kent’s top Easter events happening around the county this year

1 to 17 Apr

Sevenoaks

Collect your trail map and follow the bunny’s trail through Knole’s medieval parkland, historic courtyards and atmospheric Orangery. Solve the clues and claim your chocolate prize before the deer beat you to it!

Tickets: Normal admission applies plus £3 per child

01732 462100

Knole House and Park, Sevenoaks

Satnav: TN15 0RP

1 to 17 Apr

Sevenoaks

Help! The Lubbock lamb has escaped from his pen and gone gallivanting across Emmetts Garden. Follow the trail and find out where he has escaped to.

Tickets: Normal admission applies plus £2 per trail

01732 868381

Emmetts House and Gardens

Satnav: TN14 6BA

1 to 17 Apr

Edenbridge

Go on the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny to win an adorable miniature fluffy bunny, and make and decorate an Easter bonnet at daily craft workshops. There’s a chance to parade your creations in front of the castle each day with treats for the best Easter bonnets. You can also enjoy more family fun inside the castle, where you can take part in a fun Easter quiz.

Tickets: £9.50 to £44.50

01732 865224

Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Satnav: TN8 7NG

1 to 17 Apr

Kids and calves

Meet the lambs, goat kids and calves, Easter chicks and piglets and have a go at bottle feeding some of them. Learn how to identify fertilised eggs in the hatchery, take a tractor ride and get creative in the Paint-a-Pot studio.

Tickets: £9.95 to £29.95

01622 763936

Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, Maidstone

Satnav: ME14 3AU

14 to 17 Apr

Ightham

Join in the annual Cadbury Egg Hunt trail with puzzles and games to keep the family occupied. Find your way around this medieval moated manor and tuck into a delicious prize at the end.

Normal admission applies plus £2.50 per trail

01732 810378

Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks

Satnav: TN15 0NT

14 to 17 Apr

Westerham

Explore the house and garden of General James Wolfe’s home on an Easter trail. Travel back to the 18th century in the house as it was when Wolfe’s family lived here, then collect your chocolate bunny at the end.

Tickets: Normal admission applies plus £2 per trail

01732 868381

Quebec House, Westerham

Satnav: TN16 1TD

14 to 17 Apr

Lamberhurst

Follow the clues around the garden, use your map and find the treasure to claim your chocolate bunny.

Tickets: Normal admission applies, £2 per trail

01892 893820

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst

Satnav: TN3 8JN

14 to 17 Apr

Sissinghurst

Take part in a Cadbury Egg Hunt in the grounds of the world-famous garden created by Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West. Follow the trail to claim your sweet-treat prize.

Tickets: Normal admission applies plus £2.50 per trail

01580 710701

Sissinghurst Castle and Garden, Cranbrook

Satnav: TN17 2AB

14 to 17 Apr

Tenterden

There’s been a breakout! King Bunny’s chocolate army is missing, and it’s up to you to find out where the bunnies are and who unleashed them. Take home one of the King’s chocolate soldiers as a tasty prize.

Tickets: Normal admission applies, plus £3 per child

0344 800 1895

Smallhythe Place, Tenterden

Satnav: TN30 7NG

15 to 17 Apr

Lullingstone

Aspiring plant hunters will be able to scour two acres of The World Garden for Easter clues and then report on their discoveries to claim an ‘eggs-quisite’ surprise, plus seize the chance to meet some Easter characters.

Tickets: Normal admission charges apply

01322 862114

Lullingstone Castle, Dartford

Satnav: DA4 0JA

14 to 17 Apr

Easter Fun

Steam and heritage diesel trains will be running daily over the Easter period and any children travelling on any of the trains will receive a set of Easter Bunny ears to wear and a yummy chocolate egg to nibble. Look out for rabbits, which can be spotted at the stations while travelling between Tunbridge Wells and Eridge.

Tickets: £6 to £31

01892 537715

West Station, Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells

Satnav: TN2 5QY

14 to 17 Apr

Medieval Weekend

Take a journey back in time when medieval knights and princesses were part of everyday life. Re-live the story of George and the Dragon, as St George valiantly battles with the dastardly dragon on horseback.

Tickets: £11.60 to £50.40

01304 211 067

Dover Castle, Dover

Satnav: CT16 1HU

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