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8 Things To Do On Easter Weekend 2023 Near London

Looking for the best things to do with the whole family this Easter near London? Our guide highlights the best Easter egg hunts, brunch spots, outdoor activities, and indoor experiences in and around the city.

Easter is a time to celebrate with friends and family, indulge in delicious treats and explore new places. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or relaxing things to do with the whole family, London and West Essex have plenty of options to choose from. In this guide, we'll highlight the top things to do this Easter around London, ensuring you have a memorable and enjoyable holiday.

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Easter Egg Hunts Near London

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Epping Ongar Railway

Can you find all the eggs that Bertie the Easter Bunny has hidden all along the railway line? From Ongar through to Coopersale, you'll need to hop on and off our steam and diesel trains to find them all. Be sure to keep watch out of the windows on your journey!

The Epping Ongar Railway Easter Egg Hunt runs from 7th to 10th April. And if you'll be visiting the following week, you can take advantage of their Kids For a Quid offer and keep the kids entertained with a £1 steam engine journey.


Lee Valley Farms' Easter Eggstravaganza

Sunday 2nd to Tuesday 18th April 2023

Don't miss the Easter Eggstravaganza at Lee Valley Animal Adventure Park! You’ll get to go on a fantastic Easter Egg Trail where you meet Mother Goose, have fun with the Easter Bunny and enjoy much more egg-tastic themed fun including meeting the farm animals, bouncy pillows and adventure play. Plus every child gets a little tasty treat! All of this is included with your tickets.

The Easter Eggstravaganza starts Sunday 2nd April until Tuesday 18th April.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Copped Hall

Meet the Easter Bunny and join in the fun Easter egg hunt, following the clues in the Long Garden while adults enjoy the spring flowers, tea or coffee and homemade cakes. Follow the clues and the trail of plastic eggs to win a chocolate egg!

The Easter Egg Hunt at Copped Hall starts at 2pm until 4pm on Easter Sunday, 9th April.

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Parndon Wood Easter Weekend

Don't miss the annual Easter Weekend at Parndon Wood Nature Reserve. Complete the main trail to receive a delicious easter egg and win a extra prize if you find the hidden golden eggs! You'll also enjoy the Easter games station, arts and crafts room and the cafe.

The Parndon Wood Easter Weekend starts 11am until 3pm on Saturday 8th April.

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Old MacDonald's Easter Festival

There's lots of Easter fun to be had at Old MacDonald's Farm. Complete the Easter egg hunt, meet the baby animals at the farm, have lots of egg-cellent fun in the Play Village and lots more!

Old MacDonald's Easter Festival starts 1st until the 16th April. Come along on the bank holiday weekend and you'll also find some exciting arts and crafts.

Unique Easter Activities Near London

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Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea at Mulberry House

The Easter Bunny will be hopping through Mulberry House, can you find all of the Easter eggs? Pick apart the clues for a yummy surprise, suitable for all ages.

You'll enjoy a scrumptious Traditional Afternoon Tea with a selection of Easter themed treats, served in the Private Dining Room or Garden Room restaurant both overlooking the stunning grounds of Mulberry House.

The Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea at Mulberry House is available on Easter Sunday only, 9th April. Booking is essential so don't miss out!

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Wild Forest Easter Obstacle Run

Cracking Easter fun for all the family! The 2K woodland obstacle run is designed to be relaxed, fun and suitable for all levels of fitness. Conquer the obstacles then test your balance skills with an egg and spoon race to the finish line . Don’t forget to bring some marshmallows to toast on the fire pit!

The Wild Forest Easter Obstacle Run is great for any family looking for a good laugh and something unique to make this Easter one to remember. Expect to get very muddy (hot washdowns and changing rooms are available) and remember kids get a free Easter treat!

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Hoppy Easter Fun at Capel Manor Gardens

Make the most of the Easter weekend! Use your activity sheet to hunt down giant eggs hidden across the 30 acre gardens, and don't forget to visit the mini zoo, the holly maze and picturesque Walled Garden along the way. Unscramble the clues to receive an Easter treat!

Included with your ticket, you can also meet the Easter Bunny, make some Easter crafts, get up close with Capel’s Creatures at the mini zoo and plant a seed to take home with you. You can also enjoy face painting and the bouncy castle for additional costs, as well as refreshments from the cafe and snack stalls.

The Hoppy Easter Fun at Capel Manor Gardens starts Thursday 6th April until Monday 10th April.


Easter Breaks at Roydon Marina Village

Looking for the perfect family getaway this Easter?

Nestled in Lee Valley Park on the edge of Epping Forest, our hot tub lodges at Roydon Marina Village are perfect for a luxury Easter retreat with the whole family. We have 2-3 bedroom luxury hot tub lodges including some dog friendly lodges, so you can bring your four legged friend along too!

Easter at Roydon Marina Village

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