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An Eggs-traordinary Easter
1. Go on an Eggs-citing Easter Egg Hunt
Nothing screams Easter fun like a hunt for chocolate eggs. The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace lets the kids explore centuries of history while searching for these yummy chocolate bunnies. The event runs from 1-17 April and with a setting as stunning as this, it's sure to be an eggs-citing day out for the family. The price of the egg hunt is included in the admission fee which is £23 adult, £11.50 for children under 16. If you have some spare time, why not get lost in Hampton Court Maze too. The Palace is open 10am-6pm.
Hampton Court Palace
2. Indulge in an Eggs-tremely Declicious Easter Egg
When, except for Easter, can you over indulge in a calorie-fuelled luxurious chocolatey treat, that's entirely guilt free? There are a number of decadent boutique chocolate shops dotted around the nation's capital but my tip is to head to Hotel Chocolat.
Chocolate Easter Egg
Here you can pick up a delicious egg filled with some of their most mouth watering chocolates. They have a huge selection of eggs including 'egg sandwiches' (still chocolate) and extra thick eggs. There's also a lovely selection for kids. My favourite is a caramel choccy chick called Eliza Peck. This little lady spends her time putting out fictional fires and helping damsels in distress. Hotel Chocolat also have cafes with some of their shops so you can put your feet up with a cup of hot chocolate. Try their Clapham Junction Café, located near the station.
3. Eggs-plore A City Farm and See Some Real Eggs
Why not take the kids to see some real eggs (and chickens) – and a few other animals too. Kentish Town City Farm is open 9.00am – 5.00pm every day and entry is free. They have everything from chickens and sheep to cows and horses.
Kentish Town City Farm
As well as the farm itself, there's a farm kitchen where children can learn to cook using freshly grown ingredients. This is a charity so donations are welcome via their red post box.
4. Eat Eggs-traordinary Eggs At Brunch
Why not head out for brunch to relax and eat some real eggs. Poached, fried, scrambled or any way you choose. With so many great London cafes to choose from, it's tough to decide where to go. I'm plumping for Daisy Green, a small chain of Australian cafes. Try 'The Bondi' Breakfast. You'll get poached free range eggs, back bacon, sausage, mushrooms, house made chilli pesto and avocado on charcoal bread for £13.20. If you need something to read while you are tucking in, then click to find out more about Bondi. Pick your nearest location here