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Coming soon... Follow our new Gruffalo Spotters trail and see what creatures you can find!

The Gruffalo will be coming to a Forestry England woodland near you soon. 

The new Gruffalo Spotters trail will feature an amazing augmented reality app, a fun activity pack and unmissable trail. You’ll get to interact with all your favourite characters as you go in search of the Gruffalo in the deep dark wood.

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Keep exploring

Gruffalo orienteering activity pack on the grass

Try our fun, navigational challenge at a forest near you using a simple map to find twelve Gruffalo markers hidden in the deep, dark wood as quickly as possible. Answer questions along the way and gain valuable skills in decision making and map reading.

Before you begin the trail, pick up a Gruffalo orienteering leaflet with a certificate and map for just £1.50. 


Gruffalo © 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. 

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Our forests and woodlands are open all year round, so come rain or shine you'll have a great day out with the family.

From adventure play areas, natural play, safe off-road family cycling and lots of space to create dens, your local woods and forests are the perfect place for a family day out that everyone will enjoy. 

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