The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cornwall Edition

Easter egg egggggstravagansa! We’re going on an egg hunt

23 Mar 2016

Mudlets chomping at the bit for chocolate? Here’s a list of 25 eggciting egg hunts in the region!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, St.Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6EN T: 01726 845100 E: info@heligan.com

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10am – 5pm

Family ticket £35

Let the Great EMU Egg Hunt commence! This Easter come and be an Emu Egg explorer, look high and low throughout the Northern Gardens and the Pleasure Grounds to see if you can spot the hidden turquoise Emu Eggs.

At the end of your egg hunt, meet Heligan’s very own Emu’s Queenie and Edmund and find out more about these unusual birds.  Finish your egg hunt at Egg HQ and receive your chocolate prize.

Eden Project, Bodelva, PL24 2SG T: 01726 811911

easter-eggstravaganzaFri 25 Mar – Sun 10 Apr

Family ticket £62 (10% off early bird booking, regular price £69 – all activities included in admission price.

Are you up for the challenge of the Eden Egg Hunt? This year it’s bigger and better than ever!

  • The Great Golden Egg Hunt: Keep your eyes peeled as you walk around Eden , as hidden across the site are 20 precious golden eggs. If you find a golden egg, take it to the EGGs-change to claim your special prize!
  • The Over-easy Egg Hunt: There are enormous eggs everywhere! How many can you find?

Victoria GardensSt George’s Road, Truro, TR1 3AD

Band StandSat 26 Mar – 9.30 am

Free!

Open to all children residing in Truro aged 12 and under. Free crème egg for every child who completes the competition. Prizes, refreshments and a bouncy castle!

Flambards Theme Park, Clodgey Lane, Helston, TR13 0QA T: 01326 573404

creme_eggsSun 27 Mar – 12pm

Flambards’ BIG Easter Egg Hunt: Explore the theme park to see how many Easter eggs you can find and win a creme egg from Flambards’ resident character, Ferdi the Fox. Visit the website to save 10% on tickets: Flambards Theme Park

Trereife House, Penzance, TR20 8TJ T: 01736 362750

Trereife Easter 05Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 10am-5pm

Family ticket £11 – activities are included in the ticket price.

As part of the Trereife Easter Food and Craft Fair, on every mudlet’s to-do list has to be taking part in Trereife’sGrand Easter Egg HuntSet within the woods and around the walled garden, the Egg Hunt has become popular with hundreds of happy children expected to be eagerly following the clues this year.

Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway, Bodmin General Station, Bodmin, PL31 1AQ T: 01208 73555

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The Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway Easter Egg-travaganza (they’re at it too!) is offering a free Easter egg for all children. Chug on down Easter Sunday and Monday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Solve the clues to find the Easter Eggs.

St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, TR17 OHS T: 01736 710265 E: enquiries@stmichaelsmount.co.uk

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Fri 25 Mar, Sun 27 Mar, Mon 28 Mar 11am-3pm (note closed saturday)

£2

Take part in the village Eggstra-special Cadbury Easter Egg trail around the village and harbour where hunting out the golden eggs will win you a delicious prize.

Newquay ZooTrenance Gardens, Newquay, TR7 2LZ T: 01637 873342

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£3 plus standard admission (Family ticket £40.70)

Hunt for eggs around the zoo whilst collecting clues, once complete, you will be rewarded for all your hard work with a special Easter gift!  No need to book in advance, tickets can be purchased on the day.

Tintagel Castle, Castle Road, Tintagel, PL34 0HE T: 0370 333 1181 E: customers@english-heritage.org.uk

easter-adventure-quests-wFri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 11am-5pm

Family ticket £20.50

Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! You’ll meet a character from the past with stories of times gone by. Can you crack the clues to complete the ‘egg-citing’ trails? Search for the clues around the grounds to be rewarded with a special Easter prize.

Local National Trust Cadbury’s egg hunts:

Antony House and Garden, Torpoint, PL11 2QA T: 01752 812191 E: anthony@nationaltrust.org.uk 

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 12-4:30pm

£2 plus entrance fee (Family ticket £22.90)

Follow the clues in the trail around the garden, find the answers to the questions and claim your Cadbury Easter Egg prize. For children of all ages!

Boscastle Boscastle Harbour, Boscastle PL35 0HD  T: 01208 863046 E: boscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 10:30am-4:30pm

£2 (no additional entrance fee)

Find the hidden clues at Boscastle harbour and unover Bunny’s treats.

Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, PL20 6EY T :01822 856001 E: bucklandabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 10 Apr 11am-4pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £27.50)

Follow in the footsteps of Sir Francis Drake as you head out into the grounds of Buckland Abbey to discover hidden treasures. Think you’ve found them all? Hot foot it back to base camp to see if you can claim your chocolate reward.

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Exeter, EX6 6PB T: 01647 433306 E: castledrogo@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 10:30am-4:30pm

£2, plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £24.95)

Follow the trail around the garden and grounds to claim your Cadbury chocolate bunny prize!

Cotehele, St Dominick, PL12 6TA T: 01579 352736 E: cotehele@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 11am-4pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £25)

You’ll start at Bunny’s burrow, follow clues around the garden to unscramble the puzzle, then meet back at his burrow the marquee to claim your prize.

Crantock Beach, Newquay, TR8 5RN T: 01208 863046 E: crantock@nationaltrust.org.uk

Sun 27 Mar 10am-4pm

£2 (no additional entrance fee)

National Trust rangers will be at Crantock Beach to help guide you on a fun coastal themed egg trail. There are two to choose from, an easy route for youngsters and a more challenging one for older chocolate lovers. Complete a trail to receive a Cadbury chocolate prize.

East Pool Mine, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3NP T: 01209 210900 E: eastpool@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sat 9 Apr 10:30am-4pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £18)

The trail will take you around the buildings and ruins of East Pool Mine, exploring this fascinating mine.  There’s plenty of sunny spots for a picnic and even the chirpy daffodils and waiting to welcome you.

Glendurgan, Magwan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ T: 01326 252020 E: glendurgan@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 10:30-5:30pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £20.25)

Younger children can hunt for eggs in the Olive Grove and older children can enjoy spotting birds and spring flowers on a trail around the three valleys of Glendurgan garden. There’s a Cadbury chocolate prize for everyone who takes part.

Godolphin, Godolphin Cross, Helston TR13 9RE T: 01736 763194 E: godolphin@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 10 Apr 10am-4pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £19.25)

The ever-popular Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is back this year at Godolphin. Spot all of the eggs to win your tasty prize at the end. A fun day out for all the family.

Lanhydrock, Bodmin, PL30 5AD T: 01208 265950 E: lanhydrock@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 10 Apr 10am-4pm

£3 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £31.60)

Solve all the clues and become an Easter detective, then claim your chocolate prize.

Lydford Gorge, Lydford, Okehampton EX20 4BH T: 01822820320 E: lydfordgorge@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 10 Apr 10am-4:30pm

£3, plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £20)

Follow the trail around the orchard. Bunny has left clues for you. Finish the trail to claim your Cadbury chocolate bunny gift.

Penrose, The Stable, Penrose, Helston TR13 0RD T: 01326561407 E: penrose@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 11am-3pm

£2 (no additional entrance fee)

Wooded country around Cornwall’s largest natural lake. Penrose features woodland tracks, stretches of coastline and open parkland, the perfect backdrop for a day out. Follow the trail bunny has left for you, and claim your chocolately treat at the end.

Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 1UH T: 01752333500 E: saltram@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 – Mon 28 Mar 10am-4pm

£2, plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £28.50)

Montagu Parker, the 5th Earl of Morley, was an intrepid explorer who spent years searching for treasures. Follow Monty’s footsteps and find as many treasure eggs as you can that are hidden in the garden.

Tintagel Old Post Office, Fore Street, Tintagel, PL34 0DB T: 01840 770024 E: tintageloldpo@nationaltrust.org.uk

Sat 26 – Sun 27 Mar 10:30am-5:30pm

£2 plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £10)

The Easter bunny has been up to his old tricks again (tsk!) and hidden his chocolate within Tintagel Old Post Office house and garden. Luckily, he left clues dotted around to help us find it. Find the clues and solve the puzzle to claim your Cadbury chocolate prize. There are two different hunts avilable for children of different ages and abilities

Trelissick, Feock, TR3 6QL T: 01872 862090 E: trelissick@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 3 Apr 10:30am-4:30pm

£2, plus standard entrance fee (Family ticket £22.55)

Come and explore Trelissick Garden to complete their Easter Hunt and claim your Cadbury’s chocolate prize.

Trerice, Kestle Mill, Newquay TR8 4PG  T: 01637 839902 E: Trerice@nationaltrust.org.uk

Fri 25 Mar – Sun 3 Apr 11am-4:30pm

£2, plus entrance fee (Family ticket £21.25)

Explore the garden this Easter, with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. A chocolate treat for those that succeed.

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