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Gruffalo's 15th anniversary celebrations

We're helping to celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th anniversary. Join us for party celebrations and activities throughout the year.

GruffaloGruffalo activity trails

Take part in our self-led Gruffalo activity trails from 11 April to 30 September. A giant wooden Gruffalo has joined selected trails. Find your nearest Gruffalo trail.

GruffaloGreat Gruffalo Forest Tour

Throughout July and August the Gruffalo will be touring all of the major forests in England. Find out when the Gruffalo will be visiting a forest near you.

Gruffalo Birthday Party PicnicGruffalo’s party picnic

This summer help the Gruffalo celebrate his 15th anniversary by throwing your very own party picnic at a woodland near you. Sign up to receive a free party pack.

Gruffalo Birthday Party PicnicGiant Gruffalo sculptures

Come and visit one of our 15 giant wooden Gruffalo sculptures, hidden in selected forests across England. Each Gruffalo has been carved in a different pose! Can you visit them all?

Gruffalo Birthday Party PicnicGruffalo’s child activity trail

From Friday 3 October to February 2015 take part in our Gruffalo’s Child activity trails. You'll also find lots of other kids outdoor activities on our family fun page.

Sign up to hear more about our celebrations

Fill in your details below to be the first to hear all about our Gruffalo anniversary celebrations and to receive a free downloadable birthday picnic pack in mid-May.

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Find your nearest Gruffalo activity trail

Explore the self-led trail and complete activities a long the way. From building a home for your favourite animal to creating a piece of Gruffalo ground art. Find your nearest Gruffalo trail on the map below.

Our friends at Camping in the Forest will also be hosting
activity trails at Holmsley, Ocknell & Longbeech and Roundhill.