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16 April 2014

With the Easter holidays underway keeping little ones entertained can be a challenge, so we’ve sought out the must-visit activities across the UK that will be loved by kids and parents alike!

Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail, 18-21 April, countrywide

The National Trust and Cadbury's have joined forces to create over 300 Easter trails across the country. Eggsplorers are encouraged to search National Trust sites including historic houses, coastal trails and castles, where they will be rewarded with chocolatey treats.

Costs vary depending on location. For more information and to find your nearest trail visit http://www.eastereggtrail.co.uk .

Charlie’s Chocolate Adventure, until 21 April, Kew Gardens, London

Kew Gardens are celebrating the 50 th Anniversary of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with a choc-tastic adventure; kids can create their own Wonka-inspired chocolate bars and gobstoppers, or join the Oompa Loompa for fun songs and stories.

Entry is £12.50 for adults and free for under 16s. Visit the Kew Gardens website for more information and to book tickets.

Peter Rabbit Egg Hunt, 16 April, Lake District

Join the fun Peter Rabbit Egg Hunt in a bid to be the first to track down the 50 hand-crafted ceramic eggs that have been hidden around the Lakes. Pay a donation to WaterAid to access the online clues and you could win prizes worth up to £10,000!

Minimum donation of £2. Click here to find out more and take part in the egg hunt.

Spring into Easter, until 27 April, Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire

Let the little ones meet the newborns at Georgian Park Farm, where they can help to bottle-feed lambs and watch goats being milked. You'll also be able to explore the gardens to find giant Easter eggs and stroll along the river.

Entry costs £12.50 for adults, £7.50 for children, under-5s go free. Family entry is available from £15.50. Find out more on the Shugborough website .

Chocolate Unwrapped, until 21 April, Eden Project, St Austell

Head down to the Eden Project to discover exactly where your Easter eggs come from. You'll learn the history of chocolate, see the cacao it is made from, discover how it's made and of course, have a taste!

Entry costs £23.50 for adults, £13.50 for children and under-5s go free. A family pass costs £68. Find out more on the Eden Project website .

What are your Easter plans? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @riverisland.

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