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Gardening Days Out


Our most popular trail is back and even better! Will you finish it and claim your prize?


Castle Drogo, Easter Egg Trail / Easter egg and spoon race


Castle Drogo ,Drewsteignton ,Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB.Tel 01647 433306


Dates: Four dates between 29th March and 1st April.


Egg and spoon race 1st April 11am. Free event (normal admission charges apply).


Knightshayes Court Easter Eggstravaganza! Bolham, Tiverton EX16 7RQ. Tel 01884 254665


Seventeen dates between 29th March and 14th April. Tickets £2.50.


Join in a garden trail running throughout the Devon school Easter holidays. There’s a chocolate prize when you’ve completed the trail and face-painter and craft activities for the whole family.


Mottisfont Abbey, Egg and Spoon race Mottisfont Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0LP


01794 340757 The Big Egg and Spoon Race on 1st April, 12:30pm.


Free (normal admission charges apply) join in the National Egg and Spoon Race on Easter Monday! Line up at the start and see if you can go the complete assault course without dropping your egg! Don’t forget to bring your spoon!


Fyne Court, Easter Egg Challenge Fyne Court Broomfield Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 2EQ 01823 451873. 30th March, 10am. Child £2


Easter Egg Hunt at Baggy Point, Croyde, North Devon Woolacombe, Mortehoe and Ilfracombe 30th March to 31st March, 10am to 4pm. All Tickets £2


The Vyne Easter Eggstravaganza! Vyne Rd, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9HL


01256 883858 31st March, 11am and 1st April, 11am. Tickets £2.


Tyntesfield Pirate trail Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NX. Telephone: 01275 461900 Twelve dates between 23rd March and 3rd April


Ahoy me hearties! Tyntesfield ahead! See if you can complete Tyntesfield’s pirate trail this Easter.Shipshape fancy dress recommended for all lads, lassies and young scallywags. £2.50 per person per trail.


Tyntesfield Treasure Island holiday workshop


26th March to 28th March, 10 am to 3pm. Child £90, free performance ticket (up to four per child) Come and have a great time with our team of workshop leaders from the Cambridge Touring Theatre Company as you put on your own production of ‘Treasure Island’ in the holidays.


At the end of the three days you will be able to show your work to your friends and family.


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Easter Egg Trails ready and waiting!


Children love the idea of Easter Egg Trails and this Easter there’s a number of them running at National Trust properties.


For the fifth year running Cadbury are supporting the National Trust and the National Trust for Scotland in bringing the magic back to Easter with traditional fun, games and Easter Egg Trails for everyone.


At these special trails you’ll find games and activities such as face painters, giant snakes and ladders, sack races, the egg shy and lots of other fun!


Every entrant who completes the trial gets a chocolate reward and there is the chance to design your own at every trail.


Times at the National Trust Properties and the costs vary. There are more details at www.nationaltrust.org.uk


DORSET


Brownsea Island: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Clouds Hill: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 5 pm. £2.50 per trail.


Corfe Castle: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10am to 4pm. £1 per trail.


Hardy Country: Trials at Hardy’s Birthplace and Max gate Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 5pm £2.50 per trail.


Kingston Lacy: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 3pm. £4 per family, trail and crafts.


Studland Beach: Friday 29th March –Sunday 31st March. 10.30am to 3pm. £2 per child.


BATH & BRISTOL


Dyrham Park: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Leigh Woods: Friday 29th March 10am to 2pm. £2.50 per trail.


Prior Park: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10am to 5.30 pm. £1.50p per trail.


GLOUCESTERSHIRE


Chedworth Roman Villa: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10am to 4pm. Free.


Country Gardener


Hidcote Manor: Friday 29th March – Monday 1April. 10am to 4pm. Free.


Lodge Park: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Newark Park: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Snowshill Manor: Friday 29th March. 10am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


SOMERSET


Barrington Court: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 12 noon to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Dunster Castle: Saturday 30 March– Sunday 31 March. 11am to 4pm. £2 per trail.


Lytes Cary Manor: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 10.30am to 4.30pm. £2 per trail.


WILTSHIRE


The Court Garden: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 4pm. Free.


Lacock Abbey: Sunday 31 March – Monday 1 April. 10.30 am to 4pm. £1 per trail.


Mompesson House: Friday 29th March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 5pm. £1 per trail.


Stourhead: Sunday 31 March – Monday 1 April. 11am to 4pm. £2.50 per trail.


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