Gruffalo Party Trail at Haldon Forest Park

The Gruffalo Party Trail at Haldon Forest Park

The Gruffalo is turning 25! 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 Haldon Forest Park 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 Info Pod, 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

Share your party fun using the #GruffaloTrail hashtag.


The Gruffalo Party Trail follows the Discovery trail. This trail is wide, fully surfaced, and mostly level. There are plenty of rest stops along the route. 

This activity is suitable for pushchairs, wheelchairs, and mobility scooters. All-terrain mobility scooters are available to hire.

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

Information about the trail

Haldon Forest Park, Bullers Hill, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7XR
Activity packs are available to purchase from the Info Pod during opening times and cost just £4.
Grade - Easy
Mostly level surfaced trail suitable for pushchairs, wheelchairs, and mobility scooters. Seating is available along the route.
Trail Length
2.5 km / 1.5 miles
This trail is aimed at families with children aged 3-9, but can be enjoyed by all.