1 In Alresford...

National Trust properties are joining forces with Cadbury to offer their ever-popular Easter Egg Hunts in the great outdoors this weekend. At Hinton Ampner, with its different levels, winding paths and quirky topiary, follow the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and new insect-home nature trail through pretty grounds.

Find out all about the different homes that the resident bugs live in, and how Hinton is helping them.

Along the way, kids can collect natural materials to add to the bug hotel at the end of the trail, created by the garden team. There’s a delicious Cadbury reward for everyone who completes the trail.

2 In Southampton...

This weekend get lost in a 9,000sqft maze at Westquay Esplanade! The 2.4m high real hedge maze has taken over the Esplanade from until April 22 and it’s free to have a go.

Can you crack the #MazeWQ and win a free ice-cream?

For visitors to unlock their free ice-cream, they must do so through the Westquay Plus app. The maze will be open daily from 10am – 8pm, please note that last entry is 30 minutes before closing.

3 In Selborne...

Take part in an Easter Bunny hunt with a difference at Gilbert White’s House until April 15, and discover the secret Hampshire garden at the former home of the eighteenth century pioneering naturalist, Gilbert White.

Marvel at the quirky features, glorious vistas and creative planting which are delightful whatever the season or weather and keep an eye out for the bunnies, which are hiding throughout the grounds – but you’ll need to navigate to them using a compass (provided). Suitable for all ages.

4 In Romsey...

Become a mini ranger for the day this weekend, and find out how the countryside team look after Mottisfont’s beautiful estate.

Study mini-beasts under the microscope, investigate the life of bats in Mottisfont’s medieval cellarium, spot river wildlife, and hunker down in a tent to discover sounds of the estate at night.

There are loads more fun nature activities to get stuck into, plus Cadbury chocolate treats for all participants.

5 In Southampton...

On Saturday, join the Bin It In The Bin Trail, created by Hampshire Based artist Kev Munday.

The trail will take you around Southampton city to explore the fantastic bins that Kev Munday has painted by hand, designed to brighten up the city.

Using the iconic metal bins as canvases, the 10 artworks are scattered across the busy High Street area, starting on Above Bar Street (London Road end), going through Guildhall Square, past West Quay Shopping Centre and ending down at the Bargate.

They include many bright and colourful creatures made by visitors to the Stand Together exhibition at Showcase Gallery, who were inspired by Kev Munday’s work. Send photos of your trail to #Binitinthebin and visit Showcase Gallery to collect your prize when you finish.

6 In Winchester...

Join Mowgli, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther on a madcap jungle adventure as Immersion Theatre bring their trademark energy to Theatre Royal, Winchester on Saturday.

In their wildest show yet – a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite, The Jungle Book, follow Mowgli and his friends as they meet and attempt to outwit a slithering snake, some cheeky monkeys and the fierce tiger, Shere Khan!

Filled with catchy music, audience interaction and the chance to meet the characters after the show, this larger-than-life musical will have you howling with laughter. Immersion Theatre strive to produce exceptional theatre and provide audiences with a theatrical experience of the highest calibre.

7 In Romsey...

Combine children’s love of the outdoors with their love for making music today between 1pm and 3.30pm at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens! Using recycled materials and the woodland as a resource, families will build their own simple musical instruments.

There will be plenty of opportunity for creativity and being loud! Play with the instruments and learn some nature songs. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never played an instrument before or are a budding musician – this workshop is for all abilities.

Expect lots of singing, banging and strumming, all in a beautiful woodland setting around a fire. Booking is essential.

8 In Southampton...

On Saturday, join Grandma and Grandpa Frog at as they leave the pond to plan a big surprise at Southampton Art Gallery. Moulded Theatre present a playful performance featuring puppetry and Makaton, followed by an interactive Wildlife workshop.

Suitable for families, groups and complex needs audiences. You will be sitting on the floor so please take a blanket. Show times are 11am and 1pm.

9 In Netley...

This weekend at Royal Victoria Country Park, find out what all the noises bats, Pip and Estelle, can hear from their home in the Chapel belfry, and who can be making them?

Gather clues to discover the past and find out about the people who lived and worked at the hospital in this interactive story session for children aged 3-5 years, with the opportunity afterwards to dress up as some of the characters from the hospital’s history and take part in a free craft activity.

10 In Totton...

Take an alpaca on a slow walk around the farm on Saturday. Get to know these gentle creatures and learn about them from your guide as you go.

Petlake Alpacas is a family run business and was founded five years ago on the site of an existing farm, in the beautiful surroundings of the New Forest National Park.

They run one of the larger herds in the area, with over 80 alpacas, and farm them for their fleece. The walks last one hour and are not suitable for under children under six.

Children under 12 will need to be supervised (please book a walk for two). Booking is essential. Don’t forget your wellies.