Easter 2020: Events & Activities


Release your inner adventurer and join the hunt for dragon eggs this Easter holiday.

Follow the trail, crack the clues and claim your reward at one of our Easter Adventure Quests taking place at historic sites across England. If you're looking for inspiration, take a look at our Easter crafts and activities section for ideas as to how intrepid explorers can prepare for their adventure.

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Check out our 'how to' videos and activity guides below to help prepare for one of our Easter Adventure Quests.

  • Fantastic beasts: Discover the art of heraldry

    Show your true colours by making your own heraldry. Follow our guide to learn more about its background, download a heraldic charge animal or beast, and craft your very own piece of history. 

  • How to make a sword

    No adventure is complete without a trusty sword at your side. Take a look at our instructions for making your own out of cardboard and improve your swordsmanship.

  • How to Decorate Eggs for Easter

    Looking for fun crafts and activities to enjoy this Easter? Look no further than our guide to decorating Pace Eggs with colourful dyes.

  • How to make a shield

    Get prepared for your Easter adventure by making your own shield. Decorate it with your own heraldic design and have the best looking protection around.


Easter is the best time of year to become an English Heritage member and take full advantage of free entry to over 400 sites plus free or discounted access to our exciting events programme throughout the year.

Join now from £4 per month

Make your own Marbled eggs

Join Mrs Crocombe, the Victorian cook, as she shows you how to create your own Marbled Eggs. These sweet treats would traditionally have been served as ‘entremets’ (small dishes served before dessert).

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More to explore

  • Travel Guides

    Plan a weekend away or a short break in England with our regional travel guides.

  • Visit our online shop

    Looking for an interesting gift, or a way to keep the little ones busy this Easter? Check out our online shop for a range of ideas.

  • Family property guides

    Discover great places to visit across the country with our guide designed to help the whole family get the most from your day out.

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