The Big Egg Hunt

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH FEBRUARY 2013

ADDRESS
Covent Garden Apple Market, 41 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 8BE 
 
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Dates:
12th February 2013 until 17th February 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Daily, open access
 
PRICES
£3 to enter, 25p per extra egg
 

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The Big Egg HuntThe Big Egg Hunt is back and this time it's taking place in five cities across the UK beginning and ending in London with two chances to hunt down the giant eggs from Tuesday 12th February to Sunday 17th February and then again from Friday 22nd March to Monday 1st April. Covent Garden, where you can pick up a guide book and get advice from one the 'Eggsperts', is the best place to start your hunt. With 101 eggs to track down, this is a great way to discover hidden parts of the city while looking for the eggs which have been decorated by leading artists, designers, architects and jewellers. Find Humpty Dumpty and you'll be in with a chance of winning a year's supply of Lindt chocolate. Visit the official website to download a map or family activity pack, view the egg designs and bid on an egg to raise funds for Action for Children.

 

About Covent Garden Apple Market

Covent Garden Apple Market houses around forty market stalls under the covered part of the famous Inigo Jones designed market. Traders sell a variety of quality goods: antiques, craft items, pictures and handmade clothing so it's a great place to find gifts. More about Covent Garden Apple Market

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LondonTown.com - The Big Egg Hunt Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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