Follow the Gruffalo Spotters trail and see what creatures you can find!
With the amazing new Gruffalo Spotter 2 app, fun activity pack and trail, you’ll get to interact with all your favourite characters as you go in search of the Gruffalo in the deep dark wood. With trails opening all across England, enjoy the perfect family day out near you.
Download the new 'The Gruffalo Spotter 2 UK' app
Point the new and improved app at special markers along the trail and watch the characters from The Gruffalo story come to life.
Thanks to amazing augmented reality technology*, you’ll be able to interact with each of the characters as they appear within the forest around you. Capture the fun by taking videos and photos with your favourites as you enjoy an exciting family day out!
Remember to download The Gruffalo Spotter 2 app before you visit the forest for this brand new experience and ensure your device is fully charged!
Find your nearest Gruffalo Spotters trail
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, some of our participating forests are taking a little longer to get their Gruffalo Spotters trails up and running safely.
If your local forest isn't yet included, please check back again later in the year. You can also sign up to receive family activity updates straight to your inbox.
What can you expect?
Complete fun activities and learn about each animal from the book as you follow the new interactive family trail. There are also rubbings to complete and other characters to look out for as you go!
Add a Gruffalo stamp to your Children's University passport on the trail find out more.
Download the new app before you visit, so you can see the characters appear around you, and don't forget to grab an activity pack with Gruffalo mask and paws before you set off.
It is important that visitors follow social distancing guidelines along the trail and keep 2m apart from other groups where possible.
For more information on staying safe during your visit, read our frequently asked questions.
Get your paws on the Gruffalo Spotters activity pack
Grab the Gruffalo Spotters activity pack for £3.50 from your nearest forest, packed with fun things to do to help you spot the Gruffalo!
Inside you'll find:
- Gruffalo mask and paws
- Activity leaflet
- Crayon and pencil
- Nature spotters game and instructions
Please come prepared to pay contactless and pay attention to social distancing guidelines where you pay.
Share your experience with #GruffaloSpotters
*App is compatible with devices running iOS 11 or newer and Android 7 or newer.
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