Great outdoors and egg trails galore

COME outdoors this Easter. Get ready for eggstravaganzas, egg trails and antics at four stunning National Trust properties in Mid Ulster – The Argory, Ardress House, Springhill House and Wellbrook Beetling Mill. Spring has sprung and there is endless fun in store for all the family.

On Easter Sunday and Monday, Springhill House in Moneymore will celebrate Easter in true fashion with a Cadbury’s egg trail, face painting, craft activities and a visit from a few familiar characters - Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and friends will be joining in the fun and games on the estate.

The Easter bunnies have hidden themselves around the lawns and gardens at The Argory. Come along on Easter Monday and Tuesday to the beautiful estate near Moy to find the bunnies, unlock the clues and win the chocolate surprise. Face painters, crafts, games on the lawns and pony and cart rides will keep you entertained throughout the day.

At Ardress House in Annaghmore, the bunnies have also hidden around the farmyard and gardens. Come along on Easter Sunday, complete the trail and win the Cadbury’s chocolate surprise. Enjoy magic shows, children’s music, balloon modelling, crafts and more.

On Easter Monday, follow the clues along the wooded glen at Wellbrook Beetling Mill, Cookstown to find the Cadbury’s surprise. Pack a picnic for the day and soak up the surrounds of the Ballinderry River.

Whatever you’re into, the National Trust Mid Ulster properties have something for everyone this Easter. For further information on events and opening times visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ni or visit www.eggtrails.com. Normal admission, National Trust members free. Egg trails £1 per child.