My girls love Easter hunts and trails and they really are so much fun and a great way to get out and about this easter. Here are some that are happening local to Cardiff and South Wales…
Cardiff Castle – March 28 to April 12, from 9am
See if they can spot the Easter clues dotted around the heritage site and win themselves a prize. It’s £1 to take part plus normal admission, priced at £9 per child, £10.50 for concessions and £12 for adults.
National Museum – April 3 to 6, 11am to 4pm
Take the kids on a spring-themed treasure hunt around the museum and uncover exhibitions along the way. It’s completely free, just turn up on the day.
St Fagans – April 3 to 6, 11am to 2pm
Follow the clues around the open-air museum and you’ll discover an eggscellent prize. It’s £2 per child, just book on arrival.
Dyffryn Gardens – April 3 to 6, 11am to 3.30pm
Detective hats on as you follow the trail, answer questions and complete challenges in the gorgeous gardens. It’ll be worth it as there’s a Cadbury’s prize waiting at the end. It’s £2 to take part plus normal admission at £7.40 for adults and £3.40 for children.
Red Dragon Centre – April 4 and 5, 12pm to 5pm
Easter bunnies are hiding around the shopping centre, so go on a scavenger hunt to find them. Everyone who takes part will also receive a free pair of bunny ears and can get their face painted.
Easter Trail Cosmeston Lakes Country Park – 3rd – 6th April
A map is provided to help you find the 10 missing Easter clues. Solve all the clues then collect your Easter Surprise from the Visitor’s Centre at Cosmeston. The map and answer sheets will be available all over the Easter weekend and cost £2.50, collected from the Visitor’s Centre. Tel: 029 2070 1678.
Cadbury’s Easter Egg Trail – Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion, SA48 8DG – 5th April
11am – 4pm. £1.50 per ticket. Normal admission prices apply. Follow the clues on the trail around the estate. When you’ve completed the trail, go and pick up your chocolate prize! Tel: 01545 573024.
Easter Egg Hunt – National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon – 5th April 2015
2 – 4pm, Follow the Easter clues around the Museum to collect your chocolatey prize! £1 per person. Tel: 0300 111 2 333.
Easter Paw Trail – Cwmcarn Forest Visitor Centre – 5th April 2015
Follow the clues and find all the paw prints to lead you to the Golden Egg before the Easter Bunny gets it! Claim your prize at the centre! 10am – 4pm. £4.50 per child (includes prize)! Tel: 01495 272001.