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The Lindt GOLD BUNNY Hunt

At Hampton Court Palace

At Hampton Court Palace

The Lindt GOLD BUNNY Hunt is making a triumphant return to Hampton Court Palace this Easter season. By popular demand, this much-loved event is back for even longer, so you have more opportunity to experience the magic with family and friends.

Embark on a captivating adventure as you explore the iconic gardens of Hampton Court Palace and discover the remarkable individuals who left their mark on the historic masterpiece. Roam through Henry VIII’s lush gardens, keeping your eyes peeled for elusive Lindt GOLD BUNNY statues peeking out from colourful daffodils or early buds from the Tulip Festival. Follow the trail and match the names of influential characters to the distinctive red ribbons adorning every adorable Lindt GOLD BUNNY statue.

Think you’ve found all the Lindt GOLD BUNNY statues? Your quest will be rewarded with a delicious Lindt GOLD BUNNY 10g chocolate* treat!


23 March – 14 April 2024

10.00 - 17.30

Ticketing information

Pre-booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Members go free.

The hunt is a self-led trail designed for children aged 3-12 years old and their families. Please allow 90 minutes to complete the trail.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Base Court showing two little girls playing with 'Lindt' Easter bunny.

After all that exploring, rest your legs in one of our delicious cafes and refuel with a drink, cake or nutritious lunch. Then on Friday 29 March - Sunday 14 April, see characters from Hampton Court Palace’s illustrious past come to life across the palace and 60-acre gardens. Who will you meet?

Pre-book now for an unmissable spring day out, members go free.

Over in Northern Ireland 23 March - 07 April? Join the brand new Lindt GOLD BUNNY Hunt at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, and let the kids run free in 100 acres of royal gardens. 

*Non-chocolate alternatives available on request.

The Wilderness showing children hunting Lindt Easter bunnies. They are both wearing bunny ears, appearing from from behind a tree with the Lindt bunny in the foreground.
Fountain Court showing children hunting for chocolate (wearing Easter bunny ears). Lindt Easter bunny in the foreground.
The Wilderness showing a young family enjoying the Spring weather and flowers.

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With Easter kicking off a season of unmissable family events, now is the perfect time to become a member of Historic Royal Palaces. Secure a year of unlimited family fun starting from £70 with Direct Debit^ – less than £6 per month!

^Membership available on annual subscription only.

West Front showing oversized Lindt gold bunny as part of Easter activities.

Join the ultimate family Easter hunt at Henry VIII's iconic palace this Easter, 23 March - 14 April.

Privy Gardens showing little girl playing with 'Lindt' Easter bunny.

We loved the experience so much that it will be difficult to do anything else next year.

Julia - Historic Royal Palaces member

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt Trail Map

Download our trail map as a guide for your bunny hunt.

Special colouring pages

Colour in your day seeing the Lindt GOLD BUNNY at Hampton Court Palace. Download your colouring pages today.

The Orchard showing children dressed with bunny ears playing with an oversized Lindt Bunny rabbit.

Our favourite memory of visiting in 2023 was for the Easter hunt all across the grounds… Our kids absolutely loved it.

Nikhil - Historic Royal Palaces member


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