7 Ways To Have Fun This Easter In Scotland


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If you’re looking for something to do this Easter (aside from eating lots of chocolate eggs!), we’ve got you covered…

Indulge in a chocolate cream tea at Hopetoun House

The Stables Kitchen at Hopetoun House has designed the ultimate chocolate tea to celebrate Easter.

Their new chocolate cream tea (which costs £8.50pp and is available from 19th April to 29th September) includes hot chocolate, a chocolate scone with cream and jam, followed by three treats featuring white, milk and dark chocolate… the choco-holic’s dream!

Visit: Hopetoun House, Queensferry, South Queensferry

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Enjoy breakfast with the family at Hard Rock Cafe

Hop on over to Hard Rock Cafe in Glasgow this Easter to have breakfast with the Easter bunny on 21st April!

Not only will guests be able to enjoy a buffet breakfast, with dishes such as sausages, fresh fruit, pastries, yoghurt, cereal, but there will also be a magic show, face painting and an Easter egg for every child. Starting at 9am to 11am, tickets for adults cost £14.95, children cost £9.95 and under 2’s go free.

Book now: To make a reservation, visit their website.

Get in the spirit with Easter pancakes at Stack & Still

Stack & Still, the UK’s largest pancake and licensed bar, have introduced an indulgent Easter menu to satisfy those with a super sweet tooth.

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to the traditional Easter egg, this could be the treat for you. With pancakes layered with Orea crumb mascarpone, hot fudge sauce, topped with a chocolate nest and mini eggs, this seasonal menu is available to enjoy from 17th to 24th April for £9.50.

Visit: Stack & Still, 100 West George Street, Glasgow

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Enjoy magic and fun at Harvey Nichols

To celebrate all things Easter, Harvey Nichols are creating an in-store experience for the whole family on 21st April from 12.30pm.

Teaming with shoe brand, Step2wo, guests can discover the wonder of magic with magician Gareth, while taking part in a colouring competition – with a prize of £100 to spend in Step2wo up for grabs.

Visit: Harvey Nichols, 30 – 34 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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Go on an eggstravaganza at Traquair House

Fancy getting involved in an Easter egg hunt in the biggest maze in Scotland? This is the event for you!

Traquair House is back for its 19th year for a day of egg hunting (with 6000 to be found), egg painting, bonnet making, storytelling and lots more activities. Taking place on 21st April from 11am, tickets cost £6 for adults, £5 for children and under 5’s go free.

Visit: Traquair House, Traquair, Innerleithen

Join the Cadbury’s Easter egg hunt

Cadbury have partnered with National Trust for Scotland to create lots of action-packed days out for everyone this Easter.

With a few clues to crack along the way, there are many scavenger hunts located all over Scotland from 19th to 22nd April. And remember, don’t forget your wellies for the woodland locations at it can get pretty muddy!

Visit here to find your nearest Cadbury Easter hunt location.

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Meet the animals at Blair Drummond Safari Park

Head over to the Safari Park this Easter to meet their wonderful animals and learn more about them. Plus, you’ll be able to take part in their fun egg hunt for some exciting prizes!

Visit: Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, By Stirling

Eve MacDonald

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