Easter weekend activities
Visit Kew Gardens over Easter weekend for even more chocolatey family fun. There's our annual chocolate egg hunt on Easter Sunday with a delicious prize for our younger visitors, face painting with a choice of traditional and exciting Maya designs, special themed tours on the Kew Explorer land train and storytelling sessions in the Temple of Imagination.
Easter egg hunt
Our younger visitors will enjoy an Easter egg hunt with a delicious chocolatey prize from the Easter Bunny
Date: Sunday 8 April
Time: 9.30am – 1pm (or until the chocolate runs out!)
Location: around the Gardens, starting at White Peaks near Climbers and Creepers, and ending at Museum No 1
Win a delicious chocolate egg from our Easter bunnies. Look out for Buzzie Bee, Wriggler and Slipper, the friendly characters from Climbers and Creepers. They will be waiting around the Gardens to help our younger visitors gather tokens in the Easter egg hunt.
Little adventurers can have their faces painted with a Maya design they've discovered on their journey
Date: Sat 31 March – Sun 15 April
Time: 10.30 am – 5pm
Location: Climbers and Creepers
Price: £4 per face or two faces for £7
Get your face painted like the masks the Maya used to make to wear during special ceremonies, or choose a symbol you have found on your adventure around the Gardens. Our talented face painters can also do traditional Easter designs.
Don't miss this Easter
Kew Explorer Maya chocolate tours
Take a guided tour on our land train to find out more about the history of chocolate and Maya myths
Date: Fri 6, Sat 7, Sun 8 and Mon 9 April
Time: 11am and 12noon
Location: depart from Stop 1 near Victoria Plaza/Palm House
Duration: approximately 40 minutes
Join a special Easter tour aboard the Kew Explorer land train to discover fascinating chocolatey facts. These themed tours form part of our normal daily service.
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