Easter trail at Hever Castle in Kent between April 2 and April 18 2021

An Easter trail will help you explore the picturesque gardens and grounds at Hever Castle this spring.

If your family is in need of some additional motivation to take that daily walk, then the 'things that hatch' challenge at the historical attraction could be it.

Get kids on the move with Hever Castle's Easter trail
Get kids on the move with Hever Castle's Easter trail

Families who have pre-booked their visit can download the map and trail from hevercastle.co.uk and then follow the clues on arrival.

Youngsters will learn a little more about each creature that starts life in an egg before you find them hiding in the gardens.

Alongside the Easter trail, a visit to Hever Castle in spring offers a great chance to explore the stunning gardens and enjoy the sensational displays of spring blooms.

And children aged between 7 and 14 can also explore the Tudor Towers playground with its own moat, drawbridge and turrets. It also has three slides, two poles and interactive parts.

Acorn Dell
Acorn Dell

Those under seven can explore natural play area, Acorn Dell with its giant sandpit, tunnels and climbing frame.

Hever Castle's Water Maze is also open to visitors and fun for all ages!

Families can picnic or use the takeaway food kiosks during their visit
Families can picnic or use the takeaway food kiosks during their visit

Families are welcome to bring picnics to Hever or make the most of takeaway food options. From April 12 outside seating for dining may be available under the government's routemap out of lockdown and the gift shop is expected to open too.

Visits to Hever Castle must be prebooked at hevercastle.co.uk where families can select a date and time to visit and all visitors are asked to ensure their trip fits within the latest government restrictions.

Read more about changes to the rules after March 29 and what they could mean for you here.

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