Guide to some of the region’s best Easter egg hunts

Bunny is on the loose as Dereham Windmill holds an Easter hunt

Bunny is on the loose as Dereham Windmill holds an Easter hunt - Credit: Ian Burt

The Easter bunny has been busy and there is plenty of hunting to be done — most involving chocolate treats. SIMON PARKIN highlights some Easter eggs hunts not to miss.

•Easter Egg Trail

Wymondham Heritage Museum, March 24-30, 10am-4pm (11.30am-2pm Easter Sunday), free entry for children with an adult, 01953 600205, wymondhamheritagemuseum.co.uk

Search for clues around the museum to win an Easter prize. Easter prizes for all children who take part.

•Easter Egg Hunt

Somerleyton Hall, March 24-28, 10am-5pm, garden only £6.45 (£5.45 cons), £4.45 children, £19 family, 0871 222 4244, visit.somerleyton.co.uk

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Follow the Easter trail around the gardens, find the colourful egg pictures, and find the Easter Bunny to stamp your map and claim your Easter egg. Have fun in the maze or willow play area.

•Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Felbrigg Hall, March 25-28, 11am-3.30pm, normal admission charges, £2.50 per trail, 01263 837444, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, near Swaffham, March 26-28, 10.30am-3.30pm, normal admission charges, £2.50 per trail, 01366 328258, www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Set off on an adventure around the grounds of Felbrigg and Oxburgh Hall. Hunt for the clues that the bunny has left behind after hiding his stash of Cadbury chocolate prizes.

•Easter Holiday Trail

Museum of the Broads, Stalham, March 25-April 10, £5 (£4.50 cons), £2.50 children, £13 family, 01692 581681

Fun family trail around the museum with Easter prizes, plus take a trip on our steam boat, Falcon (Tues-Thurs).

•Easter Egg Hunt

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham, March 25, 11am-4pm, £2 extra per child for Easter egg trail, 01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

Hunt for the colourful eggs that will lead you to a chocolatey eggy prize! Face painting and Easter crafts for children.

•Easter Fun for Children

Creake Abbey, North Creake, March 25-April 2, £3 per hunt/activity, 07801 418907, www.creakeabbey.co.uk

Follow the Easter trail to find hidden eggs and solve clues to receive a yummy Easter gift. Also enjoy decorative activities in the Summer House.

•Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Blickling Estate, March 25-28, 10am-3pm, £6 garden entry, £2.50 per hunt, 01263 738030, www.nationaltrust.org.uk

The Easter bunny has been snuffling around the Blickling garden, leaving clues to a tasty Cadbury treat. To find the chocolatey treasure at the end, you'll need to find some places that are really secret in Lord Lothian's garden, before heading down to explore the lake-side. Getting mucky is all part of the fun!

•Easter Treasure Hunt

Hoveton Hall Gardens, March 25-28, 10.30am-5pm, £7 (£6.50 cons), £3.50 children, under-4s free, £19 family, 01603 784297, hovetonhallestate.co.uk

Explore the gardens with this special Easter Treasure Hunt, all entries receive an Easter prize. There is also a special Toddler Easter Egg Hunt (11.30am-12.30pm each day).

•Easter Egg Hunt

St George's Distillery, Harling Road, Roudham, March 25-28, 10am-4pm, £1.50 per hunt, www.englishwhisky.co.uk

Follow the treasure map at the English Whiskey Company. Collect bag of treats at the end. It's outdoors so take your wellies. Proceeds to Cancer Research UK.

•Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Peckover House, Wisbech, March 25-28, 11am-4pm, £2.40 per trail, 01945 583463/Ickworth, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, March 25-April 8, 11am-4pm, £2.50 per trail, 01284 736140, www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Special children's trail for Easter, with chocolate prize at Peckover House. Meanwhile remembering the 4th Earl of Bristol who loved exploring, at Ickworth eggsplore the secret hidey-holes, enchanting garden and magical park in search of Cadbury's chocolate.

•Funny Easter Hunt

Notcutts Garden Centre, Norwich, March 25-April 1, 11am-4pm (9am-6pm Easter weekend, closed Sun), notcutts.co.uk

Free Easter hunt that will have little explorer's seeking out the signs of spring around the garden centre as they search six spring images on their activity sheet. Find all six to earn a chocolaty treat!

•Easter Fun

The Spinney, Hunstanton, March 26, 11am-2pm, 01485 532610, www.visithunstanton.info

An Easter Egg Hunt and other children's entertainment organised by the Hunstanton Lions Club.

•Easter Egg Hunt

The Patch, Sheringham, March 26, 10am-12.30pm, £3 per child, www.the-patch.co.uk

Easter Egg Hunt and children will have the opportunity to solve Easter trails, win eggs, decorate masks and enjoy a freshly prepared cake or too. Every child will leave with a selection of eggs.

•Easter Bunny

Elveden Farm, March 26, 10am–5pm, £1.50 per child, 01842 898068, elveden.com

Meet the Easter bunny and take part in the egg hunt around the nature trail. Kids receive chocolate treats.

•Easter Egg Hunt

Alby Crafts & Gardens, Cromer Road, Erpingham, March 26, 10am-4pm, £4 per child, £1 per adult, www.albycrafts.co.uk

Easter Egg Hunt in Alby Crafts wonderful gardens; plus free craft activities, storytelling, bouncy castle, face painting. In aid of Stepping Stones Pre-School.

•90th Anniversary Celebration

Various venues, March 26-27, 10am-4pm, trails cost £1.50 with chocolate prizes to be won, details at www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Easter egg-venture trails, craft activities and fun days at Norfolk Wildlife Trust visitor centres at Easter weekend, to mark their 90th anniversary. All visitor centres are taking part including Cley Marshes, Ranworth Broad, Hickling Broad, Weeting Heath and Holme Dunes.

•Easter Egg Hunt

Sandringham Visitors Centre, March 26, 10am-3pm, £3 per entrant, www.sandringhamestate.co.uk

The Priory Rotary Club of King's Lynn host Easter Egg Trail in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance Trust. Find 17 clues hidden around the beautiful grounds. Chocolate egg for all participants.

•Easter Fun Hunt!

Ancient House Museum, Thetford, March 26-April 2, 10am-4pm, 50p plus museum admission,

01842 752599, ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk

Try your hand at this Easter family trail and win a small prize. No need to book. Just drop in.

•Easter Museum Trail

Lynn Museum, King's Lynn, March 26-April 2, 10am-5pm, included in normal museum admission £3.95 (£3.55 cons), £2.95 children, £11-£8.30 family, 01553 775001, lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk

Try your hand at this Easter family trail and win a small prize. No need to book, just drop-in.

•Easter Egg Hunt

Dereham Windmill, Greenfields Road, Dereham, March 28, 2pm-4pm, £1 per child, www.derehamwindmill.co.uk

Bank Holiday Monday Easter Egg Hunt includes egg hunt with free drink and Easter biscuit. The Easter Bunny will be handing out the prizes!

•Epic Easter Egg Adventure

Whitlingham Country Park, Trowse, March 29, 10am-3pm, £1 per participant, pre-book 01603 756094, www.enjoythebroads.com

Easter trail around Whitlingham for a mini egg prize. Then make an Easter gift box to take your prize home.

•Easter Egg Hunt

Norwich City Centre, until April 1, free entry, www.norwichbid.co.uk/easter

Easter trail to find 10 eggs or more hidden on posters around Norwich you can claim a free chocolate Easter egg from the Tourist Information Centre. Download printable map online.

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