This Easter, why not enjoy the long weekend by spending quality time with the kids at one of these fun events:
1. Kilruddery, Co. Wicklow
Their annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Easter Sunday, where little hunters can take their turn in The Angles gathering all the tasty treasures hidden around.As an extra Easter treat, the main gardens will be open for you to find the perfect picnic spot to share your haul, and there will also be Killruddery pork, beef and lamb on the barbecue, as well as all the usual Tea Room treats. To book tickets, click here
2. Ardgillan Castle, Co. Dublin
The annual Easter Egg hunt takes place on Easter Monday, and is sure to be a great day out for all the family. The hunt will begin at 3pm, and tickets are just €5.00 - parents and guardians can go free…unless they want an egg! To book tickets, click here.
3. Leahy’s Open Farm, Co. Cork
The Easter Weekend at Leahy's Open Farm kicks off with their Monster Easter Egg Hunt, a fun weekend which runs continuously throughout the weekend. Over the three days the Easter Bunny will drop eggs continuously throughout the farm, so no matter what time you start your hunt there will be eggs everywhere. There will also be Egg and Spoon races for mum and dad. To book tickets, click here.
4. Farmleigh, Co. Dublin
Over the Easter Weekend, there will be puppet shows, storytelling, food and craft markets, art workshops, an Easter Egg Hunt, quiz and surprise characters and displays. For more information, click here.
5. Lullymore Heritage Park, Co. Kildare
Join the Easter Bunny for an “eggstra” special event where you have to find all the clues, solve puzzles and collect your egg. There will also be prizes of larger eggs each afternoon in the Funky Forest Indoor Play area for everybody who has done the Egg Hunt! To burn off lots of energy, there’s the “funky forest” indoor play centre with giant slide and ball pools, air hockey, fussball, cable run and pirate ship. There’s also a crazy golf course, large quality outdoor playground with new updated play features and the hugely popular train trip through the new Peatland Biodiversity Trail. To book tickets, click here.
6. Westport House, Co. Mayo
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Easter Sunday, where kids will have to look high and low for clues in order to win some great prizes. Pinkie Rabbit will be back to help celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a complimentary egg. Every family that finishes will be entered to win some great prizes being awarded at 5:30pm. To book tickets, click here.
7. Glendeer Pet Farm, Co Roscommon
The Easter egg hunts are always great egg-citement as kids go wild hunting and searching for all the chocolate treasures that can be found scattered around the farm. The hunts are on for the three days of the Easter Weekend: Easter Saturday, 26th, Sunday, 27th and Monday, 28th at 3pm each day. To book tickets, click here.
8. Tullyboyfarm, Co. Sligo
It all starts at Easter Weekend with the egg-stravanganza for the whole family. Kids can search for hundreds of hidden chocolate eggs, enjoy ram racing or have a rollercoaster ride down the farm on the Tullyboy Farm Express tractor trailer ride. Children will also get to cuddle snd meet the animals up close at the animal shows, have a horse ride by lead rein on ‘Bob’ and help farmer Matt at feeding time.
For more information, click here.