Eastbourne, Wealden & Lewes

Easter bank holiday events 2019

Easter bank holiday events 2019

Woo hoo it’s a four day weekend… but it’s also the end of the school holidays, so if you need a bit of “egg-spiration” (sorry!) to get you through those final few days here’s a list of Easter activities to help!

Here’s our top picks…

1. Easter at Michelham Priory
19 April – 22 April
Come join Michelham Priory for seasonal hands-on activities, children’s trails and Easter Egg Hunt. There’s something to do what ever the weather!  Normal admission applies.








2. Sharnfold Farm Easter ‘Animal Trail & Egg Hunt’
19 April – 20 April
Bring the kids along to the Farm & Forest Trail  on Good Friday and Easter Saturday. Learn about the farm and woodland animals and join in with an activity sheet.
What’s Easter without an Egg Hunt? Also over the Easter weekend, the little ones can enjoy our fun, infamous Egg Hunt in the hay barn.
Just £5 per child. Adults are free. Don’t forget, our coffee shop and play area will be open too, so it really will be a fun-filled day out at Sharnfold Farm.

3. Easter Day at the Shack at the Cuckoo Shack Café, Polegate
22 April
Mini Easter egg hunt, forest school crafts and meet the ponies! We’ll also have mini Easter egg hunts for the little ones running at 11.30 and 12.45. Followed by meeting, brushing and learning about the ponies, and making forest school themed crafts to take home. £3 a session. Tickets available at the café from 11am.


Plus a wide range of other activities for the whole family…

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Bateman’s, Burwash
19 – 22 April
Throughout the Easter school holidays we’ll be offering families the chance to join in the fun of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. £3 per trail. No need to pre-book.
Delicious Cadbury chocolate treat prize per hunter. Non-chocolate alternative prize also available

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Alfriston Clergy House
19 – 22 April
Our annual Easter trail for families returns, embark on a self-led trail to find all the bunnies in the garden. Booking not needed. Admission applies

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters
19 – 22 April
Immerse yourself in the wild, complete your nature diary and receive a chocolate egg. Booking not needed.  Admission applies.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Monk’s House, Lewes
19 – 22 April
Come and join in the Easter fun and earn a tasty reward! Booking not needed. Admission applies.

Easter Bunny Hunt at Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down
19 – 22 April
Join us for Spring celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt; hand-crafted chocolate treats provided by local chocolate maker Rowdy and Fancy’s, arts and crafts, face-painting and flowers, wood demos and a delicious lunch-time BBQ. £10 per family

Easter Woodland Hunt at Stone Cross Garden Centre, Eastbourne
19 – 21 April
Enjoy time with the family this Easter and take advantage of our Bluebell Woodland walk at the same time.

Easter Grotto at Fort Fun, Eastbourne
19 – 22 April
Hop along to our Easter Grotto which is ALL included in your admission and pass holders are free.

PupStation’s Easter Fun Day, Eastbourne
19 April
Free craft activities (booking required), plus a free draw to win an Easter Egg.

The Great Easter Egg Treasure Trail at The Seasons, Forest Row
20 April
A fun community event open to children of all ages. Collect your Easter Egg Trail sheet from The Seasons any time from 11am. There will be twenty places to visit around the village where there will be gifts and Easter activities to enjoy. Collect a stamp on your sheet from every location, then return to the start to collect your prize.

Easter Bunny Hunt at Ridgewood Village Hall, Uckfield
20 April
Come along to our Bunny Hunt for a day of family fun. We will have Bunny Hunts where each child gets a prize. £3 each.

Easter Egg Hunt at The Gingerbread Kitchen, Gildredge Park Eastbourne
20 April
Decorate a basket at home for a chance to win a BIG EASTER EGG. Eggs will be hidden inside and outside around the café.

Egg-citing Easter Egg-vent at St Anthony’s Centre, Eastbourne
20 April
Free Easter Egg challenge, café with scrummy food, games & prizes, free crafts for the kids, pottery decoration & craft sellers. Come join the fun!

Easter Saturday Bonnet Making & Egg Hunt, The Giant’s Rest Wilmington
20 April
Decorating Easter bonnets for each child to take home with them, using a straw hat and various Spring and Easter attachments to make it fabulous. Also, getting crafty and preparing for the Easter Egg hunt by decorating baskets, where each child will be tasked to hunt out hidden eggs to claim their full-size Easter Egg!

Easter EGGspress at the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway
21 April
Visit the Easter Bunny and each child riding the train will receive a chocolate egg. No extra charges, normal admission prices apply.

Easter Egg Hunt at East Sussex National Golf Resort & Spa, Uckfield
21 April
Join us with the family for an Easter Extravaganza. We’ve got a great little stroll around the gardens, with hidden clues to find the eggs for the little ones. Family Afternoon Tea available to be pre-booked, with games and colouring books to keep the kids entertained.

Easter Bunny Hunt at Herstmonceux Castle, Halisham
22 April
A fun filled family event with lots of activities including decorating the egg, colouring competition and have-a-go archery and falconry displays. Meet the Easter Bunny and go on a bunny hunt around the gardens. Lots of fun for everyone!


If you’d like to submit an Easter event, please email us.

Disclaimer: All information correct at time of publication. Please note some activities maybe limited or require additional payment. Please contact the venue prior to travel to confirm all details.