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Best Easter Hunts in Edinburgh

07 April 2017

There are plenty of fun things to do with your kids at Easter in Edinburgh but what could be better than an Easter Hunt! Here’s where to find the best Easter Hunts in Edinburgh for some egg-cellent family fun:

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – Botanic Bunny's Easter Trail

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Easter Bunny 2017

Celebrate Easter at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh by helping the Botanic Bunny find the ingredients for his chocolate recipe. Follow the brand new trails around the garden and discover beautiful nature and wildlife along the way. The trail is appropriate for all ages and no bookings are required, just pick up the £2 trail map from John Hope Gateway reception desk. The Botanic Bunny's Easter Trail runs from 1st - 17th April.

Royal Yacht Britannia – Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bears

All aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia for plenty of Easter family fun! Come along and introduce your favourite toy to the Reception staff and you'll get a free ticket for The Royal Yacht Britannia (though parents have to pay for themselves!).

There’s a great tour for children on board and you can spot Clarence the Corgi and his friends hiding all over the ship on the Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt. Try out all the different flavours of fudge while you're there, made on board and enjoy milkshakes and cakes in the Tea Room.

The Hunt runs from 1st - 21st April, and there are terms and conditions on free entry for under 17s so check the Royal Yacht Britannia website!

Palace of Holyroodhouse - Fabergé Family Fun

Palace Of Holyrood House Easter

Take part in an Easter egg hunt with a difference this spring at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where you can join the search for special bejewelled Fabergé eggs. Join in the fun over the Easter holidays and complete puzzles to help you find sparkly eggs hidden high and low. In the Great Gallery enjoy traditional Scottish music and dancing throughout the day with their family ceilidh run by local performers CeilidhKids.

The Fabergé Family Fun takes place on Sunday 16th April, usual entry fees apply. For more details on the events taking place visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse website.

Cadbury Egg Trail – National Trust Scotland

National Trust For Scotland Georgian House

Join in the National Trust for Scotland’s Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at The Georgian House in Edinburgh. Follow the trails around the venue, collect clues and solve the puzzle for the chance to win lovely chocolate bunnies. 

Usual entry fee applies at the Georgian House and the trail is £1 per hunt.

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