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The Gruffalo Party Trail at Beechenhurst


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The Gruffalo is celebrating his 25th birthday 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 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 Beechenhurst Cafe or the Ranger's hatch, 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

This trail starts past Go Ape. Trail activity packs are available to purchase from the café or ranger hatch during opening times and cost just £4.

Trail Length

1.6km / 1 mile


The trail features undulating hills and follows hard forest tracks (walking into some of the areas will be forest floor). It is all accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Is this trail for you?

This trail is aimed at families with children aged 3-9, but can be enjoyed by all.

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