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The Best Easter Egg Hunts in South East London

If you love Easter egg hunts, then South East London is the place to be in the Easter holidays! With its wide range of scenic parks, historic sites, and vibrant local communities, South East London is a hotspot for family Easter egg hunts, easter hunts and a place to spot the easter bunny!

The green spaces in South East London also make it a great place to find some unique and interesting easter eggs hunts for the whole family in the Easter school holidays. From hand-painted wooden eggs to edible chocolate eggs, there is a huge range of Easter treats for young children that can be found in the local shops and markets.

The Greenwich area of South East London is particularly popular for Easter egg hunts, with the vast and beautiful Greenwich Park with its nature trails offering an exciting experience for all. The park is full of hidden nooks and crannies that are perfect for hiding eggs, making it a great spot to enjoy a traditional Easter egg hunt and it makes a good Easter egg hunt for older children.

easter egg hunts in south east london
Best Easter egg hunts in South East London

The best Easter egg hunts in South London

If you’re looking for something a little more exciting than an egg hunt, then South East London has plenty to offer. The annual spring fairs held in many of the local parks and green spaces are a great way to experience the Easter spirit. The fairs offer a range of activities for all ages, from egg decorating competitions and bouncy castles to face painting and craft stalls.

No matter what kind of Easter celebration you’re looking for, South East London is the perfect place with something to offer everyone! So why not take a trip down to South East London this Easter and enjoy all the fun of the festivities!

Happy Easter hunting! Here’s our research into Easter Egg hunts in and around London so you can find your perfect one this Easter! And if you want to do an Easter egg hunt at home – then you’ll love this Easter Scavenger Hunt for Kids!

Easter Activities in South London

Sunday 8th April (11am-3pm) Lesnes Abbey Woods

New Road, London SE2 0AX

This is perfect to get your Easter season started! A lovely Easter egg hunt – £4 per child which is part of the Lesnes Abbey Woods Easter Fayre and includes lots of fun things for children – face painting, traditional Easter games like a bottle tombola, Easter egg tombola and Easter Egg painting. The Easter Bunny is making an appearance at 1pm!

Battersea Park Children’s ZooThe Golden Bunny Easter Trail

(3rd-16th April) Chelsea Bridge Gate SW11 4NJ

Come and enjoy the Golden Bunny Easter Trail at Battersea Children’s Zoo. Kids follow a trail around the farm to solve the clues to find the Golden Bunny! Win a prize and there will be a chance to do some Easter themed craft activities along the way and face painting!. Tickets must be purchased in advance as part of the usual ticket prices for the zoo.

Easter Egg Hunts in South East London
Easter egg hunts in South East London

Easter Events in South London

Beckenham Rec Easter Egg Hunt BR3

Good Friday March 29th, 2024 10am-2pm

A fun filled family event with lots of stalls at Croydon Road Recreation Ground in Beckenham. Event entry costs £4 including kids mini fairground and face painting. The nearest train stations are Clock House (11 minutes walk), Beckenham Junction (15 minutes walk) 

For more things to do in Bromley with Kids see here!

National Trust Morden Hall Park SM4

29th March – 3rd April 2024

The National Trust Easter egg hunts are always a winner! They run every day for 6 days, you can turn the hunt into a whole day event by taking a picnic and exploring the farm. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.

Brockwell Park Easter egg Hunt

8th April 1pm-6pm Brockwell Park Gardens London SE24 0NG

Classic Easter egg Hunt with an Easter bunny and games and prizes! £5 per ticket.

If you’re closer to Essex then you’ll love these Easter egg hunt ideas in Essex.

Peckham Levels Easter egg Event 30th March 2024

Peckham Levels 95A Rye Lane London SE15 4ST 2-4pm

A fun packed Easter Trail (£11 per child with proceeds going to the Hope Gordon Foundation). The ticket includes arts & crafts/messy play, an easter story and easter egg hunt. Lovely prizes to be won! All proceeds go to supporting the development of children and young people’s cultural capital in Peckham and the surrounding areas via the Hope-Gordon Foundation. 

Easter Egg Hunts in South East London
Easter egg hunts in South East London

Saturday 30th March 2024, 11am – 4pm Horniman Museum Easter Fair SE23

A fun Easter fair with lots of creative events for kids and live music. Includes ‘Make a Badge’, ‘Design an Easter Bonnet’ events and a stilt walker bubble performance! Enjoy live music, crafts, street food and lots more. Enjoy the beautiful gardens with a trail that includes a free gift! Tickets cost £5 for adults and for kids.

If you’ve got teenagers! They’ll love these ideas for Easter Egg Hunts!

FREE Easter Egg Hunts for Kids in South East London

Eco Easter Event Sat, 30th March 2024, 11am – 3pm

Belvedere Community Centre Mitchell Close Belvedere DA17 6AA

Enjoy a fun day full of activities for all the family at this FREE eco friendly Easter event!

Activities include: Easter Egg Hunt; Bike fixing; Kids cycling sessions; Clothes Swap; Wasteless market recycling more unusual items; Refill stations; Toy Swap; Cookery demos and free tasters; Craft Activities; Children’s games; FREE energy guidance; Plus loads more fun…..! No ticket needed, just turn up on the day!

For more Spring kid friendly nature-inspired activities, see our favourite Spring outdoor activities here.

Easter egg Scavenger Hunt Beckenham Place Park

Beckenham, BR3 1SY – 7th April 2023 2.30pm- 4pm

A free event for all the community to celebrate Easter together. Explore Beckenham Place Park, their gorgeous mansion and meet the community in this family friendly scavenger and Easter Egg Hunt! This is a free event but please sign up as space in the mansion is limited!

For a full review of Beckenham Place Park – read here.

High Elms Country Park

Wednesday 5th April 2023, BEECHE (High Elms Country Park) BR6 7JH

Easter trail – A self-led Easter Scavenger Hunt (with prize) will be available throughout the holidays, during the visitor centre opening hours. 10-12pm.

Check out this posts for more woods to visit with the family in South London.

Have lots of fun on one of these family friendly Easter egg hunts – and if you try one out – please let me know! Hope they help you to get your sweet tooth fill! Read here if you’d like some chocolate free gift ideas for kids! And after you’re hunt, you’ll love this Easter popcorn idea and fun things to do this Easter with kids! If you need more ideas for the Easter Holidays – read this post here!

For more fun places to visit in South East London – see our ideas here!

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