The National Trust for Scotland has organised Easter egg trails from Friday March 29 to Monday April 1 at two of its popular properties in Edinburgh and the Lothians: the House of the Binns, near Linlithgow, and Newhailes House and Gardens in Musselburgh. Visitors can take in the beautiful spring colours and immerse themselves in nature during the trails, where they can flex their puzzle-solving skills by following clues to earn a delicious Easter treat, the perfect activity to keep youngsters entertained during the school holidays. Each trail costs £4 with accompanying adults going free. The Easter egg trail at the House of the Binns, March 29 - April 1, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trail-at-the-house-of-the-binns-tickets-780637025357?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.
While, the trail at Newhailes House & Gardens, Musselburgh: March 29-31, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trails-at-newhailes-2024-tickets-759760483057?aff=ebdsopor.The National Trust for Scotland has organised Easter egg trails from Friday March 29 to Monday April 1 at two of its popular properties in Edinburgh and the Lothians: the House of the Binns, near Linlithgow, and Newhailes House and Gardens in Musselburgh. Visitors can take in the beautiful spring colours and immerse themselves in nature during the trails, where they can flex their puzzle-solving skills by following clues to earn a delicious Easter treat, the perfect activity to keep youngsters entertained during the school holidays. Each trail costs £4 with accompanying adults going free. The Easter egg trail at the House of the Binns, March 29 - April 1, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trail-at-the-house-of-the-binns-tickets-780637025357?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.
While, the trail at Newhailes House & Gardens, Musselburgh: March 29-31, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trails-at-newhailes-2024-tickets-759760483057?aff=ebdsopor.
The National Trust for Scotland has organised Easter egg trails from Friday March 29 to Monday April 1 at two of its popular properties in Edinburgh and the Lothians: the House of the Binns, near Linlithgow, and Newhailes House and Gardens in Musselburgh. Visitors can take in the beautiful spring colours and immerse themselves in nature during the trails, where they can flex their puzzle-solving skills by following clues to earn a delicious Easter treat, the perfect activity to keep youngsters entertained during the school holidays. Each trail costs £4 with accompanying adults going free. The Easter egg trail at the House of the Binns, March 29 - April 1, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trail-at-the-house-of-the-binns-tickets-780637025357?aff=ebdsoporgprofile. While, the trail at Newhailes House & Gardens, Musselburgh: March 29-31, 10am–4pm. Book your trail in advance at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/easter-egg-trails-at-newhailes-2024-tickets-759760483057?aff=ebdsopor. | Mark F Gibson / Gibson Digital

12 things to do during the Easter holidays with the kids in and around Edinburgh

Edinburgh Easter holiday events

With Edinburgh schools due to break for the Easter holidays on Friday, March 29, we've taken a look at what you can do to keep the kids busy in and around the Capital.

There are plenty of great events to take the kids to over the two week school holiday, particularly around Easter Sunday itself, Sunday, March 31. With lots of Easter trails at some of Edinburgh's landmarks including Craigmillar Castle and Lauriston Castle.

There are lots of other fun things to do, including afternoon tea with Alice in Wonderland at Carberry Tower near Musselburgh and a host of activities in Easter festivals at Dalkeith Country Park and Conifox Adventure Park in Kirkliston.

There are lots of other fun things to do, including afternoon tea with Alice in Wonderland at Carberry Tower near Musselburgh and a host of activities in Easter festivals at Dalkeith Country Park and Conifox Adventure Park in Kirkliston.

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