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Easter Egg hunt at Castle Ward

Castle Ward, Strangford, County Down, BT30 7BA
Visitors on an Easter egg trail at Castle Ward


Embrace your inner explorer when you discover the world at Castle Ward this spring.

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Explore the estate just as the Ward's did as you discover some of the exotic plants, animals, foods, and collections from all around the world we have here on the estate. Find and complete the 10 nature-inspired activities that are hiding along the way; run like a squirrel, feed Bertha the bear and learn how your Easter eggs are made in our Chocolate Forest barn. Once you have explored the trail and earnt your egg-stra mile by viewing some the real collections in the Mansion, head into the theatre for Easter crafts, storytelling, and shadow puppetry. (Note: Our Crafts, storytelling and Shadow puppetry are only on from Saturday 8 – Tuesday 11 April).

You will also be able to travel in style by taking a horse and carriage rides around the estate grounds. (Please note: Carriage rides are only running from 7-10 April from 12noon-3pm and run at an additional cost).

The trail takes place between 1 - 17 April 2023, from 10am to 4pm, with last entry at 4pm, so come along and explore the beautiful trails and gardens of Castle Ward.

The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil, and a chocolate egg at the end.

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Season (1 Apr 2023 - 17 Apr 2023)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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