Easter Egg Hunts in Tees Valley 2024

Blog | Published on: 19th March 2024

As Easter approaches, a great way to have fun with the family is with the tradition of an Easter egg hunts.  

Here’s a guide to some of the best Easter egg hunts in Tees Valley, promising excitement for children and adults alike. 


Preston Park Museum and Grounds – Stockton-on-Tees 

Nestled in beautiful parkland, Preston Park Museum and Grounds hosts an annual Easter egg trail that draws families from across Tees Valley.  

Children can explore the sprawling grounds in search of hidden Easter eggs, while parents enjoy the scenic surroundings.  

Little ones can take part in the Easter trail and find the 10 giant eggs hidden around the museum and garden. Pick up your trail sheet when you arrive at the Museum Welcome Desk. 

The Easter trail will be open daily from Saturday 9 to Sunday 24 April. More details here 


Ormesby Hall – Middlesbrough 

National Trust property Ormesby Hall is inviting families to join in the Easter fun with their annual egg hunt.  

Set in the stunning gardens and woodlands of the estate, children can follow clues and solve puzzles to uncover hidden Easter treats.  

Exploring the garden and front field, there’ll be wheelbarrow racing, egg and spoon racing, welly throwing, seed planting and much more. 

The trail takes place every day during the Easter school holiday between Saturday 23 March to Sunday 7 April, from 10.30am to 4pm, with last entry at 3pm. 

The price of the trail is £2.50 per child and includes a trail map and pencil alongside the standard entrance fee. 

For more information go here  


RSPB Saltholme – Stockton-on-Tees 

Nature enthusiasts will delight in the Easter egg hunt hosted by RSPB Saltholme, a nature reserve and wildlife haven.  

Families can embark on a guided trail through the reserve, spotting birds and other wildlife along the way while searching for Easter eggs hidden among the natural beauty of the marshes and wetlands.  

It’s a unique and educational experience that combines Easter fun with environmental awareness. 

Little ones can learn how become great Easter Egg hunters through a storytelling session and then you’ll be sent off to hunt for their own egg. 

RSPB’s team of experts will then inspect it and you’ll receive a chocolate egg as reward. 

The Easter Egg Hunts will run twice a day at 11am and 2pm on 15-17 April. Places are limited and can be booked on the day on a first come first served basis, tickets cost £1 per egg.  

To find out more go here 


Sporting Lodge – Stainton, Middlesbrough 

Get ready for a day filled with egg-citing activities, fun games, and lots of chocolatey surprises.  

Hunt for colourful eggs hidden throughout the venue, participate in egg races, and enjoy a variety of Easter-themed crafts and entertainment. 

The event takes place on Saturday 30 March and Sunday 31 and costs £12.95 per person. For more information and to book tickets go here 


Knitted Rabbit Easter Trail – Marske, Redcar and Cleveland 

A fun Easter Trail with a difference is being held in Marske with the task to find all the knitted rabbits around Marske Square. 

Collect your form from Marske Library during its opening hours and return it to enter into a prize draw. 

It’s free to enter and open to all. More information here 


Tweddle Farm – Hartlepool  

The fantastic family farm attraction has some great Easter activities planned. 

The Events Field will be open to enjoy from Friday 29 March to Sunday 14 April. 

You will find garden games, children’s funfair rides (additional charge), great photo opportunities, an Easter egg hunt and more. 

The Giant Egg Hunt around the farm takes place Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April, and will be joined by a special guest daily at 11am to 2pm. 

Animal Petting sessions, Barrel Rides, Tractor Rides and many more activities will be available all through the holidays. 

For prices, tickets and more information go here 


Wynyard Woodland Park – Stockton 

Hop into Easter fun at Wynyard Woodland Park with a delightful workshop, tailored for children aged 2-5, which provides the perfect mix of joy, creativity, and family time. 

The workshops take place on Wednesday 3 and 10 April from 10am to 11.30am costing £5 per child 

It includes an Easter Egg Hunt through the scenic park, where every hidden egg is a treasure waiting to be found by eager little explorers. 

There are also arts and crafts to unleash your child’s creativity with Easter-themed art, from colourful egg decorations to calendar cards 

Spaces are limited book now to ensure your family is part of the adventure. Go here for more details and to book  


Try your own 

Easter egg hunts are a great fun, so you can always just do your own for free across Tees Valley 

There are the gorgeous parks such as Stewart Park in Middlesbrough, South Park in Darlington, Locke Park in Redcar, Ropner Park in Stockton or Ward Jackson Park in Hartlepool. 

You can go wild in the forest at Guisborough or enjoy the wide open spaces of Summerhill Country Park in Hartlepool. 

Or why not try a beach egg hunt at Skinningrove, Saltburn, Marske, Redcar or Seaton Carew? 

Whether you prefer exploring historic estates, nature reserves, or cultural venues, there’s an Easter egg hunt in Tees Valley to suit every taste.  

So gather your baskets, sharpen your sleuthing skills, and get ready for an egg-citing adventure this Easter. 

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