Easter egg hunt 2022 in Manchester: best chocolate egg hunts near me - including National Trust trails

With Easter almost upon us, you should try and do one of these Easter egg hunts in Manchester.

With the Easter school holidays in full flow, and the Easter weekend almost here, and what better way to celebrate than an Easter egg hunt?

There is no set way or traditional way to celebrate Easter, but usually it involves fun with the family, and there’s no better way to do just that than with an Easter egg hunt?

Fun for the kids, and keeping them engaged for the whole day, and packed with lots of fun, here are the best Easter egg hunts in Manchester.

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    • Easter Egg Hunt At Cockfields Farm

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    The Easter Egg hunt here takes place in the Easter Village, and children are tasked to find four eggs, and can trade them in for a nice chocolate treat from Rabbit De Niro. There’s lots to do here, including A Live Easter Pantomime Show, Meet the new springtime baby animals including lambs and chicks and you can also cuddle the Bunnies & Guinea Pigs.

    The hunt is fairly new, and started on April 9, ending on 18th April

    Tickets: £13.00 for adults, £22.00 for children and £3.00 for under ones - purchased on Merlin Tickets

    Address: Lees Rd, Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8AR

    • Dunham Massey, Altrincham 

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    This Easter egg hunt in Altrincham started on the 2nd of April, and runs until the 24th April 2022.

    Dunham Massey will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt trail from 10.00pm to 4.00pm. You’ll be accompanied by wildlife too, with resident deer roaming around the park! Grab a pencil and trail map, following many nature themed activities around the National Trust park.

    To take part in the hunt, tickets are £3, and normal entry prices apply, which is £8.00 for adults, £4.00 and can be purchased at the park.

    Address: Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ- familyonthego/easter-egg-hunt-at-dunham-massey

    • Lyme Park, Stockport

    Lyme Park in Stockport, we’re confident the weather will be a lot nicer!

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    Another National Trust park, the park is sprawled across 1400 acres of parkland you can explore spotting Highland Cattle, sheep from the spring and the Lyme Park and Red Deer along the way.

    To take part in the hunt, tickets are £3, and normal entry prices apply, which is £8.00 for adults, £4.00 and can be purchased at the park.

    The Easter egg hunt  runs from 4 - 18 April 2022 (whilst stocks last), 10.30am - 5pm (last entry at 4.30pm)

    • The Fireground Museum, Rochdale 

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    An Easter egg hunt in a different setting, as it is set around an old fire station.

    The Easter egg hunt is just the tip of the iceberg here. You can find lots of old fire service memorabilia from the past such as restored fire engines, horse drawn carriages, a scene from the blitz and lots more, really giving you a sense of history.

    There’s also an interactive display, where little ones can dress up like firemen.

    This is only available on April 14 and 16, and runs from 10am - 4pm.

    The entry fee for this is £5 for children aged 4-15 years, £7 for adults and £20 for a family ticket which includes 2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children.

    Address: Fireground Maclure Road Rochdale OL11 1DN - Easterhunt/TheFireground.com

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    • Reddish Vale Farm

    This Easter egg hunt opened to all on April 2, 2022, and will be an option until April 18.

    In addition to an Easter egg hunt, you can cuddle rabbits and guinea pigs, meet the baby animals, outdoor adventure play including zip wires, Giant Air Bouncing Pillows (WEATHER DEPENDANT), beach area with sand toys and sand kitchen, take a tractor ride around our nature trail stopping off to feed the pigs on the way.

    The aim is simple: grab your basket, head over to the Easter village and try to find four of the same coloured eggs, where you will return them to the event barn to claim your Easter egg.

    Every hour, a golden egg will be hidden, too. Find that to claim a special prize!

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    Tickets; adult (£12.50), Child (£15), Senior ticket (£10.50) and can be purchased from beonuk

    Address: Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE - https://reddishvalefarm.co.uk/event/easter-farm-fun/