EGGS-TRA Family Fun to be had this Easter!

Do you have a couple extra days in your Easter holiday needing some fun and activity? Well the search is finally over… you can continue to celebrate Easter (and the school holidays) with the family.

The Visit Petersfield team have found some highlights in and around Petersfield for you to join – and here are some of them:

1. Petersfield Easter Egg Trail & Colouring Competition

The Easter Egg Trail will run from Saturday 9th – Saturday 23rd April where you can follow the Trail Map around the town and visit the 20 businesses featured on the map.  At each stop you can ask politely for a sticker to attach to the map and continue on your way. At the final stop, hand in your completed map after filling in your information to receive an Easter treat as well as be entered into a prize draw with a top prize of £100 of Trail Vouchers and a chocolate egg as well as runners up prizes of chocolate eggs. Take your time to visit all the shops on the map and let your parents look at all the wonderful things for sale in our awesome town.


– Saturday 9th April – Saturday 23rd 



For more information AND print-at-home materials, please go to the Petersfield Festivals website.

2. Big Butser Easter Egg Roll 

Take on the challenge of the trail at Queen Elizabeth Country Park! Leading adventurers by clue or through signs associated with spring has been set up throughout the site! This Easter holiday, families can follow all the way through the park and finish at the bottom of Butser Hill…Once there you can give your rubber egg a good throw and see how far it rolllllls (or bounces)!
Each pack comes with a trail guide, a pack of pencils, a springtime craft to take home and a rubber egg to decorate. Packs are available to buy online and the trail will be up from Friday 1st April to Sunday 24th April, packs are limited so to avoid disappointment book early.


– Friday 1st April – Sunday 24th April

– £5 per pack


For more information about our activities please contact the event organiser directly on 02392 595040 or email

3. Easter Egg Hunts at Uppark

This spring, pick up a trail pack and get out on a spring nature adventure. In the woodland of Uppark, get connected with nature! Take a really good look at what’s growing beneath your feet… Can you pick out any woodland smells or sounds? In the meadow you’ll hear bees buzzing – write down what sounds you make when you’re busy, and discover some quirky bee facts. The brilliant National Trust team has a sensory friendly version of the trail map available and all of the trail points are designed to be as inclusive as possible.
Saturday 9 – Sunday 24 April. £3.00 per trail pack, normal admission applies. An alternative to the chocolate treat can be provided for those visitors with dietary or allergen requirements. A sensory friendly version of the trail map can be provided and all of the trail points are designed to be as inclusive as possible.


– Saturday 9th April – Saturday 23rd

– Normal park admission + £3 per trail pack


Advance booking is not required. All information concerning admission fees are available on their website.

4. Fleecy Frolics Lambing Event

Merrist Wood College’s annual lambing event, held across two days, is a celebration of nature and countryside crafts. A visit to the farm includes learning about sheep shearing including watching some demonstrations. There is even a chance to handle some of the animals or go on a horse drawn trailer ride! Visitors can bring a picnic to enjoy or delve into some of the delights on offer from the refreshment stands. This day promises something for everyone as there are a few other surprises there over the weekend!


– Saturday 23rd (12pm – 4pm) | Sunday 24th April (10am – 4pm)

– Prices ranging from £0 – £32 depending on ticket type


BOOK your tickets now through Merrist Wood College Eventbrite.

We hope you get a chance to participate in some of the Easter activities in and around Petersfield, and if you do, don’t forget to tag us in photos from the day out! 



From all the team at Visit Petersfield, we wish you a very Happy Easter!