Easter egg hunt 2022 in Newcastle: best chocolate egg hunts near me - including National Trust trails

Easter is only a few days away , which means kids across Newcastle will be anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Easter Bunny and egg hunts - but where in Newcastle will they be?

Easter for many is a time to come together with family and friends.

It signals the start of spring as the flowers start to bloom and baby animals are born. For kids, it’s a time to indulge in all the sweets and chocolate eggs.

Easter Sunday falls on 17 April this year, but why wait till then to start celebrating?

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    Throughout the North East region there are a tonne of fun, and chocolate filled, activities to do with the whole family.

    So, where will kids be able to get their hands on some of the Easter Bunny’s eggs?

    Here are some of the Easter egg hunts happening in and around the Newcastle area.


    When is the Easter bank holiday?

    Easter Sunday falls on 17 April this year. There are two bank holidays surrounding Easter, meaning people will be able to enjoy a four day weekend.

    Good Friday will fall on 15 April, and Easter Monday will also be a bank holiday, falling on 18 April.

    What Easter egg hunts are there near Newcastle?

    Gibside Easter Egg Hunt


    Price: £3

    Gibside will be hosting lots of fun Easter activities until Tuesday 19 April.

    Its Easter egg hunt trail is open from 10am until 4pm, which is when the last entry is granted. The trail will take approximately between 90 and 120 minutes.

    There will be a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg for those who complete the trail.

    You don’t need to book for this event. There is an admission charge.


    Address: Go Wild Soft Play & Party Centre, 57-59 James Street, Glasgow, G40 1BZ Website: Gibside Egg Hunt

    Maze Easter Egg Hunt Tynemouth Park 2022

    Price: £12.50 per child, £2.50 per adult

    Tynemouth Park will be running Easter egg hunts throughout the whole of half term, until 24 April.

    There are set to be a tonne of special guests, including the Easter Bunny themself.

    The hunt will run in 30 minute intervals from 9 April to 24 April from 9:30am - 5pm.


    Included in the price is Easter egg hunt, Easter egg prize, a meet and greet with special characters and the Easter Bunny and much more.

    Address: Tynemouth Park, Grand Parade, Tynemouth NE30 4JL Website: Maze Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter egg trail at Craigside

    Join in the Easter egg hunt

    Price: £3

    Easter fun is just a hop, skip and jump away from you this half term.


    Using the map provided kids will be able to explore the great outdoors, and hunt for different activity stations as they journey around the lake.

    The event will run from 9 April to 24 April everyday from 11am to 4pm.

    Address: Rothbury, Morpeth NE65 7PX Website: Easter Egg Hunt

    Clip n Climb

    Price: £10

    Take your egg hunts to new heights with Clip n Climb. There are numerous eggs to be found on each of the different climbing walls.


    There are multiple sessions available everyday with a special easter offer of £10 per session after 5pm.

    Address: Clip ’n Climb Metrocentre, 39 Garden Walk, intu Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9XY Website: Clip n Climb Metrocentre

    Kids Club - Easter Special at Central Park

    The Easter Family Fun Day hosted by Excel Dance and Martial Arts (held at their academy in Sothall) will take place on the weekend following Easter Sunday and offers plenty to do. There will be an Easter egg hunt for this kids, plenty of great street food to try and they'll even be holding taster sessions for any budding grapplers.

    Price: £5 per ticket

    There will be an Easter Special running from 11am - 2pm on Monday 18 April.


    The event will include an immersive Peter Rabbit screening with live characters making a special appearance for meet and greets.

    There will also be a special easter egg hunt around Central Park with goodies for everyone.

    Address: Life Science Centre Website: Easter Special at Central Park

    What other Easter events are happening around Newcastle?

    Throughout the whole of the half term there are tonnes of Easter events happening in Newcastle and the surrounding North eastern area.

    You can find out more about the events at the NewcastleWorld round up of events, with all the crucial information needed to find the event that best suits you.