Easter celebrated at National Trust site

PUBLISHED: 12:58 23 April 2019

People enjoying Tyntesfield in the  lovely spring sunshine.

People enjoying Tyntesfield in the lovely spring sunshine.

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More than 6,500 Easter eggs were donated to youngsters thanks to trails around a National Trust site.

People enjoying Tyntesfield in the  lovely spring sunshine.People enjoying Tyntesfield in the lovely spring sunshine.

Wraxall's Tyntesfield House hosted Cadbury Easter egg hunts throughout the weekend.

Children took part in trails around the grade-II listed building's grounds and learned more about the family of William Gibbs, who lived at Tyntesfield in the 1800s.

People enjoying Tyntesfield in the  lovely spring sunshine.People enjoying Tyntesfield in the lovely spring sunshine.

Guests were able to match family portraits with each member of the Gibbs family and enjoyed Victorian-related activities such as speaking Spanish and playing cup and ball and quoits.

Chocolate manufactures Cadbury provided 6,618 eggs across the weekend as youngsters followed clues to claim their rewards.

In total, Cadbury's provided National Trust sites across the country with more than 400,000 Easter eggs.

The site will host various activities in May as part of Victorian month.

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