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Gruffalo Orienteering - fun family map reading challenge

Try our fun, navigational challenge at Mallards Pike Lake using a simple map to find twelve Gruffalo markers hidden in the deep, dark wood.

If you're feeling competitive, choose to run, walk (or skip!) the course against the clock.

Before you begin the trail, pick up a Gruffalo orienteering leaflet with a certificate and map for just £1.50. These are available from the following:

  1. From the cafe at Mallards Pike Lake
  2. Call into our offices in Bank House, Coleford, GL16 8BA and buy from our reception
  3. Or you can call 0300 067 4800 and pay over the phone. We will post the pack out to you first class in the next post. An additional charge of £1.08 will be added to cover postage and packaging.

Please note that our reception and phone lines are open 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday and all payments must be made by card.

Activity information

Mallards Pike Lake, Parkend, Gloucestershire, GL15 4HD
Is this activity for you?
Points 1 – 5, and 12 and the Finish are accessible for most with markers being just off the hardstanding path.
Is this activity for you?
Points 6 – 11 are along a more natural terrain which is not suitable for pushchairs of wheelchair users.