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So much to do for Easter 2020 in Sussex -
Choose from these Egg-cellent, family friendly events!
The Easter Trail 2020
Friday 10th – Monday 13th April 2020Location: West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0RX
Price: Children £7.50 & Adult £10
Near Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park
Looking for an Egg-stra special day out this Easter? West Dean Gardens have Eggs-actly that! Follow the Egg-tremely (we promise we’ll stop with the egg puns) popular Easter Trail through the gardens for a well-earned reward at the finish line. There are two trails available varying in difficulty, both of which are suitable for all ages. As well as this, there are plenty of garden games to take part in on your travels. Children can also enjoy Easter themed arts and craft activities in the Gardens' classroom.
Plumpton's Easter Festival
Sunday 12th – Monday 13th April 2020Location: Plumpton Racecourse, Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AL
Price: Starting from £8 per person, Accompanied Under-18s go FREE
Near Pevensey Bay Holiday Park
It’s the biggest even on their calendar each year. High quality action with over £200,000 worth of prize money to be won – that could buy a lot of Easter eggs!
On Sunday visitors have the opportunity to witness the Sussex Champion Hurdle, and on Monday the Sussex Champion Chase is the main event. Both of which are extremely exciting. The winning horse and jockey’s names will be etched into history books of Plumpton Racecourse.
In addition to the 7 races taking part each day, a bundle of entertainment will be on offer; Easter Egg Giveaways, Derby Horse Hoppers, Donkey Rides, Live Music, as well as some great family games; inflatable basketball, beat the keeper, and giant Jenga to name a few.
Easter Spring Fayre
Sunday, 5 April 2020 from 11:00 to 14:00 (BST)Location: Manor Barn, 4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2JA
Price: Entry Free. Easter Trail £2.
Near Beauport and Coghurst Holiday Parks
An Easter Fayre located inside a Bexhill’s most historic and picturesque venue, what’s not to love?!
Wander through the variety of craft stalls of beautiful hand-made gifts whilst enjoying the live music performed by local artists. Children’s face painting and general entertainment will also be on offer. Kids can even take part in the Easter Bunny’s Trail. Navigating through the scenic grounds to complete their task and collect a reward for their hard work.
The designated charity for 2020 is Demelza Hospice Care for Children.
National Trust, Cadbury Partnered Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, 5 April 2020 from 11:00 to 14:00 (BST)Locations:
- Bodiam Castle (Robertsbridge , Bodiam , East Sussex , TN32 5UA
- Lamb House (West Street , Rye , East Sussex , TN31 7ES
- Bateman’s (Bateman's Lane , Burwash , Etchingham , East Sussex , TN19 7DS
- Alfriston Clergy House (The Tye , Alfriston , Polegate , East Sussex , BN26 5TL
- Birling Gap and Seven Sisters (National Trust , Birling Gap , East Dean , East Sussex , BN20 0AB
Price: Hunt Cost £3.00. General Admissions price may still apply.
Near Beauport, Chichester Lakside, Coghurst Hall, Pevensey Bay, Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Sands Holiday Parks
We all love chocolate and stunning locations…
The National Trust has partnered with Cadbury to offer enchanting Easter Egg Hunts set in beautiful locations across the UK, with a delicious range of Cadbury Dairy Milk, Creme egg and Mini Eggs Easter chocolate prizes to be won.
Work together to uncover the clues left behind by the Cadbury’s Bunny, leading you to your choccy treats – Invite the whole family and make Easter 2020 one to remember.
What are you waiting for? Hop to it!
Easter Adventure Quest
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, High Street, Battle, TN33 0AE
Location: Manor Barn, 4 De La Warr Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2JA
Time: Sat 4th - Sun 19th April 2020, 10am - 5pm
Price: £1 in addition to General Admissions cost.
Near Beauport, Coghurst Hall, Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Sands Holiday Parks
Release your inner adventurer!
Band together as one and hunt down the legendary dragon eggs on the historic grounds of Battle Abbey. Along the trail you will have to decifer clues and crack codes if you’re lead your team to victory and return triumphant. You will be rewarded for your fearlessness with certificate and delicious treats from Hotel Chocolat!
Are you up to the challenge?
Easter Knitted Together
Wed, 18 March 2020, 13:00 – 15:00 GMT
Location: Pevensey 1 2B15 University of Sussex, Falmer, BN1 9RH
Near Pevensey Bay Holiday Park
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced knitter, you’ll be woolcomed with open arms at this yarntastic event. Professor Jenny Rusted (knitting enthusiast), will be leading the class, taking everyone needle by thread through the process of creating your very own Easter chick over the course of the 2-hour session!
To extend this invitation further, anyone currently working on their own project is more than welcome to come along simply for a knit and a natter.
Note: needles and yarn provided.
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