Easter adventures with National Trust – Part Three: Calke Abbey

Our adventures ended on Easter Sunday with a visit to  National Trust Calke Abbey to take part in their Cadbury Easter trail. Blue sky, sun shining and Bunny ears were on, a perfect day for hopping around the estate.

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Again another fabulous National Trust trail this time with rhyming clues written on Brown Hares

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Following the decorative painted signs showing the way we found a Rabbit down the Gardeners tunnel!

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Reaching trail end, only a few more riddles left to solve.Susan Guy_Calke Abbey_Easter_Rhyme_Guy Family_April 5 2015 1400 x788 c

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Enjoying chocolate egg after a really lovely walk

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Signs of Spring are popping up all over the place, vibrant bright green Larch leaves are just starting to burst open and Cowslips in the meadow

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Easter fun around Squirts stables area and having a go at some of the old traditional games. Hoop rolling must have been a very noisy game to play as the video at the end of this blog will demonstrate..

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Part One can be found here and Part Two is here

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