Animals in the barn
Meet cute baby animals in the family friendly barn. Get up close to farm animals including pigs, goats, calves, chickens and bouncy baby lambs. Have a go at feeding the adorable lambs throughout day and get up close to these friendly little animals this Easter.
Lamb feeding times
12:30, 13:30 & 14:30 All weekend
Fabulous Face painter
Become a Easter bunny or a magical princess for the day, get your face painted with our fabulous face painter after visiting the friendly animals in the Easter barn.
Facepainting 11:00 – 15:00
30, 31 March & 1 April 2018
10am – 4pm
Adult – £8
Concession – £7
Child – £4
Family – £20
Tickets Available on the Gate
Dogs are not allowed in the orchards
Visit the hatching house and say hello to the newly hatched baby chicks! The little chicks will hatching in our hatching house all weekend, get the chance to meet these tiny new arrivals in time for Easter.
Our chicken experts will be on hand to answer any questions about keeping your own brood of chickens at home and having happy healthy hens of your own.
Keep an eye on our facebook & instagram feeds and see the eggs in our special incubators as they get ready to hatch.
Easter Egg Trail
Explore the Brogdale orchards and all over Brogdale on a fun Easter egg hunt. See if you can find all of the hidden giant Easter eggs by following our special trail map. Take a quick trip on the fun tractor trailer and get exploring on the Easter egg trail. Hunt for all the giant eggs with their special letters and find out what message they spell out.
Once you’ve found all the hidden eggs head over to the Easter crafts room and collect your yummy Easter treat from the Easter bunny himself.
Easter Kids Crafts
Get crafty and have some fun making some fantastic Easter crafts to take home, don’t miss out on the Easter crafts room. Easter fun for the little ones!
Make and decorate your own funky Easter baskets to keep your all your Easter eggs safe. Create your own fun Easter bunny masks and make them look extra special. Small children can join in with Easter egg colouring in fun.
Birds of Prey
Meet the wonderful birds of prey with Joe’s Bow falconry display throughout the day. Watch as the falcons and other birds swoop and sore in the sky and discover more about these fascinating birds.
Display times at 12:00 & 15:00
Meet the reptiles
Step into the incredible world of reptiles with the reptile experience at Brogdale. Meet the snakes, pythons and lizards form the reptile rescue team. This wonderful exploration of creatures will leave you dazzled and intrigued and you will even chance stroke or hold one of the reptiles to! (For a small donation)
Experts will be on hand to answer your questions and tell you all about these amazing creatures. They can tell you all about the reptiles and their fascinating, important lives within our ecosystem and the world, plus some amazing little known reptile facts to!
Friday & Sunday only
Egg & Spoon Race
Ready, set, go for the Brogdale egg & spoon race! Get competitive and see if you can win. Balance that egg on the spoon and race down the tract as quick as you can, careful not to drop it! (but don’t worry bouncy eggs will be used, so no mess for anyone!)
Adult Race 11:30 & 14:30
Kids Race 11:45 & 14:45
Festival Fun & Games
Have a go at some fun festival games with giant jenga, hula hoops, target egg toss and hook’a’duck plus take a picture with our fun silly Easter peep board. Fun for all ages and sure to bring out you competitive side.
Guess How Many Eggs & Win!
Head over to the kids craft room and take a guess to win a jackpot of yummy chocolate eggs. See if you can figure out how many eggs are in the jar and be in with a chance to win a jackpot of chocolate eggs to take home and enjoy.
Enjoy a magical ride on the miniature railway through Brogdale’ sbudding & blossom orchards.
The Faversham Miniature Railway is a permanent fixture at Brogdale and will be running all weekend. The 15 minute ride around our beautiful orchards is something not to be missed! The train can be enjoyed by all ages – all aboard!
*small charge per person
Archery & Axe Throwing
Take aim and have a go at axe wielding. Release your inner Viking and throw axes, tomahawks and more at the targets. It takes strength and skill to make the targets, are you tough enough?
Ages 12+ only
Take aim and have a go at archery. Joe’s Bows will be giving you the chance to test your Robin Hood Skills in the Archery corner! Try your hand at Archery with the help of the professional archery team and see how good your aim really is.
*small charge per person
Eat & Shop
Treat yourself to some yummy food and more. Tuck into fresh homemade hot cross buns, crepes, yummy ice cream, Italian bakes and more.
Grownups can enjoy a tipple at the Mad Cat Brewery or the Hush Heath wine bar.
Shop the vintage tools for you supplies, pick up a fun Usborn book and of course our Brogdale Marketplace will be open with café, awards winning butchers, Tiddley Pomme shop packed with cider and wines to take home and much mush more.
Live Ukulele Performances
Abbey ukulele musical group with be playing some fun tunes for all the family to enjoy. Get up a dance to the unique sounds of the Ukulele.
Saturday & Sunday at 13:00
Guided Orchard Tours
Explore the beautiful budding & blossoming orchards in as the season starts.
FREE guided walking tours of the orchards will be running all day. Join one of the tours and learn from our expert knowledgeable guides as they talk you the through history, varieties and research of The National Fruit Collection. With over 4000 fruit tree varieties, there really is a sight to see.
Easter Orchard pass – special offer
Buy a Family Orchard Pass for Easter at Brogdale and enjoy the whole weekend of Easter fun PLUS a full year of Orchard pass fun.
Easter Orchard Passes also get you unlimited Guided Tours (in Season), Self-Guided Walks all year round & NEW Tractor Trailer Tours plus entry to the Pear & Plum fruit days for a year.
Upgrade to a family Orchard Pass for Easter at Brogdale and collect your Orchard Pass at the Easter event from the ticket desk and enjoy all the benefits of an Orchard Pass for the whole year.
(Easter Orchard Passed will be valid from/dated from the Easter at Brogdale event. Easter orchard passes can be collected in person on the event weekend. Includes entry all 3 days of Easter at Brogdale and full orchard pass offering.)
Get your Easter Orchard Pass HERE
Find out more about Orchard Passes HERE