Gruffalo party trail at Cardinham Woods

The Gruffalo Party Trail at Cardinham Woods

2024 is The Gruffalo’s 25th birthday year and to celebrate, everyone is invited to take part in a brand-new forest adventure.

What to expect

The interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach you about life in the forest for the Gruffalo and other creatures.

Follow the trail around Cardinham Woods to help find the missing party items to give the Gruffalo a birthday to remember. Search for balloons, pine cones, apples and the Gruffalo himself, and complete fun activities and rubbings as you go along.

Get the party started with a Gruffalo Party Trail pack

Pick up your pack for just £4 from the Ranger's Hut, packed with fun things to do on your party adventure.

Inside you’ll find:

  • kraft bag to colour in
  • party headband to wear
  • party trail activity leaflet
  • stickers
  • pencil and crayon
  • keepsake sew-on Gruffalo Party patch

Olympic Gruffalo fun

Celebrate the Olympic Games Paris 2024 with the Gruffalo! Embark on a quest to find hidden Gruffalo character signs and enjoy special sporty challenges. This free activity will run from 23 July to 16 September. Pick up an activity leaflet before you set off from the Ranger's Hut. 

Share your party fun using the #GruffaloTrail hashtag.

The Gruffalo © 1999 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Information about the trail

Cardinham Woods, Bodmin, PL30 4AL
Grade - Easy
Opening times
Please check our current opening times for Gruffalo Party Trail activity pack availability
Trail Length
1.5km / 0.9 miles
Mostly level surfaced trail, with a short ascent towards the end. Suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Mobility scooter available to hire.
Is this trail for you?
This trail is aimed at families with children aged 3-9, but can be enjoyed by all.