Drum roll, please… Calling all chocolate lovers! It’s that egg-cellent time of year again, so put on your stretchy pants and release that inner adventurer: Here is a list of cracking local Family Easter Events in Scotland to keep you and your nearest and dearest entertained over this eggs-quisite spring holiday!
Easter Eggcitement at Almond Valley Heritage Centre
The farm is alive this Easter with the cheeps and bleats of beautiful baby animals. Grab your clue sheet, sharpen your pencil, and tear around the farm collecting clues on the cheery chick trail. The famous duck race will take place from the 7th to the 10th of April and don’t forget to keep those peepers of yours open for hidden delectable eggs!
When: Saturday 1st to Sunday 16th April
Tickets: From £9
Time: From 10am to 5pm
Booking: 01506 414957
Address: Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston, EH54 7AR
Family Easter Fun at Hopetoun House
This family Easter event is one not to miss! From exploring their impressive Easter trail to seeking your inner artist and creating some eggs-eptional Easter crafts, there really is something for the whole family! Ready to play some hide and seek? The staff at Hopetoun have been very sneaky and hidden some treasures and treats around the venue for you to discover.
When: 17th and 18th April
Tickets: From £4
Time: From 12pm to 4pm
Booking: At the venue kiosk
Address: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, EH30 9SL
Easter Eggstravaganza at Traquair House & Grounds
With the largest hedged maze in Scotland, there could be no better place for an Easter Egg Hunt. Children under 10 will be invited to hunt for eggs in two separate egg hunts during the afternoon and an under 5’s egg scramble will take place in the Old Walled Garden.
As well as hunting for eggs there will also be workshops and creative activities to take part in in the garden.
When: Sunday 9th April
Tickets: From £5.00
Time: From 11am to 4pm
Booking: online, available from March 2023
Address: Traquair House, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW
Easter Egg Hunt at Culross Palace
Get ready for a fun-filled adventurous day of exploring, munching and discovery with the whole family. Enjoy an Easter experience with a twist – gear up for clue-finding, problem-solving and egg-eating whilst being outdoors in the spring sunshine! This is well worth a visit and has something for everyone to appreciate.
When: Friday 7th April to Monday 10th April
Tickets: From £7.50
Time: 10am to 4pm
Address: Culross Palace, Dunfermline, KY12 8JH
Easter Funday at Park Villa Community Sports Hub
Hop along to this family-friendly Easter Funday with Bouncy Castles, Disco Domes, Soft Play (under 3’s), DJ, Arts & Crafts, Games, Facepainting, Easter Bunny Visit, Stalls, Food Carts and more. There will be something for all the family. Under 3’s and adults are free, additional charges or vouchers apply for some activities.
When: Saturday 8th April
Tickets: £0 to £10
Time: 11:30am –2:30pm
Address: Park Villa Community Sports Hub, 337 Langlands Road, Glasgow G51 4AW
Easter Egg Run by Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
After something a little different? Want to be part of an amazing cause with a buzzing atmosphere? Reaching out to motorbike lovers and riders everywhere – relish in this incredible event where hundreds of biker’s ride through the streets of Glasgow in a mile-long convoy of colour, noise and smiles in support of our young patients. Please don’t worry if you don’t own a motorcycle, you can still be part of this special day and join everyone at the Royal Hospital for Children from 11am, welcome the parade as they approach the finish line and then spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the family fun day!
When: Sunday 9th April
Tickets: £10.00 donation if you wish to be part of the parade
Time: 10am to 3pm
Address: Starts at Greendyke Street (Saltmarket end), G1 5DB and finishes at the Royal Hospital for Children, 1345 Govan Road, G51 4TF