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The Guide: Easter things to do

Decoration on a simnel cake
Family-friendly fun activities are happening across the region

The bad weather may lead to cancellation of some events - please check before setting out.

Easter Bunny Hunt


2 April, drop in between 1130 and 1500

This trail is aimed at those aged eight and under. Start your Easter weekend celebrations by following the clues through the woods. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Flowers at the Loft Gallery

Loft Gallery, St Margarets Hope, Orkney

3 April - 4 May

Celebrate spring by viewing this exhibition of flowers by Orkney artist Anna Meadows.

Walk of the Cross

Bon Accord Street, Aberdeen, 0600

Honour the true meaning of Easter by taking part in this silent walk from Aberdeen city centre to Kincorth Hill. The walk commemorates the walk of Christ to Calvary.

Easter Extravaganza


4 April

Giant bunnies will be appearing at Roseisle to help you celebrate Easter. Join the bunny hunt and take the bunny's challenge.


Egg painting and Easter teas

4 April, 1430 - 1630

Bressay Hall, Shetland

Make the perfect Easter egg by taking part in some egg painting in the hall.

National Trust Easter Egg Trails

Crathes Castle, Banchory, Fyvie Castle near Turriff, Leith Hall, Kennethmont and Castle Fraser near Dunecht

2 - 5 April

Have some fun by following an Easter trail. Collect the clues and win a chocolate egg. Entertainers, outdoor games and face painting will ensure a fun day out for all the family.

£1 per trail entry (excludes admission price to property)

Easter Bunny Hunt


5 April, drop in between 1130 and 1500

This is another Easter trail aimed at those aged eight and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Work off the Easter chocolate by following the bunny's treasure hunt.


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