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Gruffalo Spotters Trail

Gruffalo Spotters Trail

Bring the Gruffalo and other characters to life with our Gruffalo Spotters trail and exciting augmented reality app.

Download The Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then on your visit look out for clues along the trail which lead to footprint marker posts – point the app at these and watch Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the Gruffalo appear before your eyes!

The trail is open from 6 March 2017. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy following clues and collecting evidence. Download the app before you visit and point it at the augmented reality markers to bring the characters to life! You can find the start of the trail in the picnic area behind the Go Ape shelter and it is just over 1 mile in length.

The trail takes you on an adventurous route through the forest and is bumpy and muddy in places so wellies are ideal, especially after rain. For pushchairs and wheelchairs an alternative route which is firmer underfoot is available for the first wetter part and then it rejoins the main trail. Please ask for directions in the Visitor Centre before heading out on your adventure.

Are you brave enough to take a photo with the Gruffalo? Share it on Facebook and Instagram with #GruffaloSpotters

Activity Kit

Set out on your Gruffalo Spotting adventure with the Gruffalo Activity Kit. The kit contains an evidence collection bag; 5 fact and activity cards; stickers of the Gruffalo characters; a special magnifying glass; ruler and a pencil. Buy your activity kit from the Information Point in the Visitor Centre for just £3.

Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo for more information.