Easter Egg Hunts Around Ireland 2019

Entertaining the little ones during their Easter holiday can sometimes be a daunting task. But fear not! We’ve found Easter Egg hunts and family fun days around Ireland over the Easter mid term that you have a family day out to!

Cork

Rumleys Open Farm

Time:
Easter Sunday and Monday at 2.30pm

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Clare

Moher Hill Farm

Take part in the Easter Egg Hunt, where the Easter Bunny ensures that each child is looked after, there are also fun and games for all the family, including face painting, egg and spoon races and the most popular three legged races. Pose for a photograph with the Easter Bunny or for the tiny tots take part in the ‘Under 5’s Easter Egg Hunt’. Easter at Moher Hill Farm is a treat for families and is a day not to be missed.

Time:

Easter Saturday the 20th of April 3pm
Easter Sunday the 21st of April 2pm and 4pm
Easter Monday the 22nd of April 3pm

Cost:

Regular entry fee

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Carlow

Huntington Castle

This year Huntington Castle will have their annual treasure hunt around the garden – each child will be given a basket and a set of clues… they then have to find the golden nuggets  and win a chocolate surprise at the end! There will also be an opportunity to meet some of their new little lambs and enjoy the adventure playground.

Time:

April Saturday 20th – Monday 22nd

Cost:

Regular entry fee

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Limerick

Stonehall Wildlife Park

Meet the Easter Bunny at Stonehall on Easter Sunday and trade little chicks for Easter Eggs.  The Easter Bunny will be here from 1-3pm to meet all the boys & girls.

Time:

Easter Sunday 21st April, with the Easter Bunny arriving from 1pm until 3pm

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Donegal

Atlantic Apartotel

All ages welcome, fun for all the family!

Time:

Saturday April 20th, Easter egg painting 1 – 3pm

Cost:

€10 per family

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Dublin

Croke Park

Returning from Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd April, the fantastic ‘eggs’perience will include an access-all-areas guided stadium tour, combined with an Easter Egg Hunt, all rounded off with a visit of the GAA Museum!

Your little ones will ‘spring’ into action as they follow clues around Croke Park, Europe’s third largest stadium, to find hidden tokens. They will have to keep their eyes peeled and listen closely to the guide’s fascinating stories of Croke Park and the GAA if they want to complete the hunt successfully and earn their reward of a delicious Cadbury’s Easter egg at the end.

During the tour you will also be treated to behind-the-scenes access to the team dressing rooms, warm-up area and the media centre for a bird’s eye view of the stadium. You will also get to run out pitch side through the players’ tunnel and take a seat in the VIP area!

Time:

Thursday 18th April – Monday 22nd april

Cost:

€11 for Children
€9 for Adults
€35 for Family (2 adults + 2 children)
€40 for Family (2 adults + 3 children)
Children Under 3 FREE!

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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt – Merrion Square

Fill your Easter with family fun, delicious Cadbury treats, and eggciting egg hunts! Head down to Merrion Square Park, Dublin, for a real Easter adventure, and an action-packed day that you and the kids will treasure, all in aid of Barnardos!

Time:

Fri 19th April and Saturday 20th April

10.30am – 1pm

2pm – 4.30pm

Cost:

€20 per family / €5 for addition fee

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Kildare

Lullymoreheritage park

Join the Easter Bunny for an “eggstra” special event where you have to find all the clues hidden throughout the Park, solve Easter Bunny’s puzzle 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 award winning Peatland Biodiversity Trail.

Time:

Saturday 20th – Friday 26th April

10am – 6pm

Cost:

Regular admission prices

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Kilkenny

Castlecomer discovery park

The ever popular Easter Woodland Hunt is back again, their Easter themed woodland trail takes families around our 80 acres of woodlands and lakes, bringing you through the magical elf and fairy village as you hunt for clues.  Suitable for children up to 10, this is the perfect way to get a day of fresh air and screen free fun.   Of course there is a reward for all your hard detective work, once you have gathered all the clues make your way back to the visitor centre to collect your goodies. The trail is available every day for the Easter holidays and is €10 per family.

Time:

Sunday 24th March – 8th April

Cost:

€10 per family

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Meath

Loughcrew gardens

The Loughcrew Estate are pleased to announce that their Interactive Fairy Trail is now open year round!

  • An exciting sensory and interactive trail directing you through the charmingly scenic Loughcrew Gardens.
  • Use your activity booklet and map to solve clues and answer questions in order to get to the next part of the trail, in a treasure hunt style!
  • Delve into the power of your imagination and embrace the outdoors, to enjoy hours of fun, whilst discovering all the estate has to offer!
  • Sure to be a hit with the kids!

Cost:

Usual entrance fee

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Tayto Park

​Join Tayto Park Easter Sunday and crack the secret code to discover Mr Tayto’s hidden stash of chocolate Easter eggs!

Put your thinking caps on and carefully follow the Easter hunt trail around the Zoo and collect the letters to solve the mystery message…

Time:

Sunday April 21st

Cost:

Usual entrance fee

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Meath

Mellows Adventure Centre

Time:

March 30th  and 31st

Cost:

Easter Bunny Family passes for 2 adults and 2 children cost €35 for Saturday or Sunday, with children’s tickets at €14 and accompanying adults €5.

Mayo

Westport House and Gardens

Mayo’s finest annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Easter Sunday from 11am to 6pm. You’ll look high and low for clues to enter to win some great prizes while enjoying the gorgeous grounds of Westport House & stunning Grounds.

The legendary Pinkie Rabbit will come back to help us celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a FREE easter egg and enter to win some great prizes.  Be sure to get here early –it promises to be an egg-cellent day out for all the gang with the rides and attractions of the Pirate Adventure Park, Adventure Activities and of course, the stunning House itself.

Time:

April 21st – 11am – 6pm

Cost:

Regular entrance fee

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Offaly

Birr Castle and Gardens

The team at Birr have created the “Easter Family Quest” which will take the young and maybe not so young explorers on a journey through time, from great engineering feats to wildlife discoveries, and many more highlights in between.

Time:

13th April – 28th April with Easter Egg Hunt on 21st April

Cost:

Regular entrance fee

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Westmeath

Belvedere House and Gardens

There will be games and tasks that will need doing to show Easter Bunny and his team that you’ve travelled the trail properly. At that stage Easter Bunny and friends will have a particular chocolate treat to give to each child participating. After the fun and completely tired out, it will be time for home and a well-earned rest.

Time:

Saturday 20th April – April 22nd

Cost:

Standard (Adults, Seniors & Students): €6.00
Children (aged 3 to 17): €8.00 and includes treats
Toddlers (aged under 3): Free but must be included in the booking to avail of treats.

All bookings include access to Belvedere House, Gardens and Park, and Playgrounds … and of course ‘treats galore’ for the children.

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Waterford

Ardmore Open Farm

Bookings are now being taken for our Easter Camps. Fun & activities galore! Limited availability so phone 024/87600 to book your place.

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Mount Congreve

Mount Congreve are delighted to announce the extension of their traditional Easter Sunday Egg Trail to Easter Saturday (20th April) and Bank Holiday Monday (22nd April) this year. Families may now come and complete the Easter Egg Trail on the day before or after Easter Sunday. Their annual Easter Sunday Egg Trail & Fun Day with bouncy castle, face painting and costumed characters’ will take place on Sunday 21st April.

Time:

Saturday 20th – Monday 22nd April

Cost:

Adult entry is €7. Children under 12 is €4

Family Tickets €20 (2 x adults & 2 x children)

*EACH ADDITIONAL CHILD €3 – DISCOUNT APPLIED AT CHECKOUT

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Wexford

Wells House

Get your little bunnies ready for our annual Easter Egg hunt complete with map, Mr Easter Bunny himself and of course, chocolate! Live music & BBQ on the terrace. Tickets for the Easter Egg Hunt are €5 per child to include a chocolate surprise and fun, egg-citing egg hunt.

Time:

Sunday April 21st 1 – 5pm

Cost:

€5 per child

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Kia Ora Mini Farm

Visit the Easter Bunny and his friend, Fireman Sam while enjoying Wacky races such as sack races, bean bag, egg and spoon for prizes. Feed the lambs and cuddle the puppies

Time:

20th April – 22nd April

Cost:

Usual admission fee.

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Wicklow

Avondale Camogie Club – Rathdrum

Time:

April 20th

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Greenan Maze

For the Easter School holidays Greenan Maze have, free treasure hunts for kids every day, nature trails for kids every day, Fairy Tree walk especially for toddlers and the wee folk and feeding the animals every day during Easter school holidays from 2pm everyday. Weather dependent.

From April 20th to April 22nd, the Easter Bunny hops madly in the maze with super Maze Egg Hunts from 11am to 5pm on those three days.
Easter Bunny and the Cheeky Chicks will be hopping about the mazes entertaining all the kids, and helping to find eggs for the well behaved.  If you are lucky they will help you solve the clues and get to the middle of the maze where you might find the Easter Bunny, and claim your chocolate reward.  Find the special golden eggs and claim a big Easter Egg prize.
Face Painting from 12pm to 5pm…..two face painters will be available to entertain the tots in the craft shop and/or tea rooms.

Time:

Easter Egg Hunt April 20th – 22nd April

Cost:

€10 per person

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