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Come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th birthday Come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th birthday

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.

Gruffalo’s Child Trails Gruffalo’s Child activity trails

Come and take part in one of our Gruffalo’s Child activity trails! Explore the forest and complete Gruffalo themed activities. Find your nearest trail on the map below.

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's Child autumn activitiesFree autumn activity sheets

Autumn is one of the best times of year to be out about in the woods! Explore all the sights of autumn with our looking for leaves and seed explorer Gruffalo activity sheets.

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Find your nearest Gruffalo's Child activity trail

Explore the self-led trail and complete fun activities along the way! Don't forget to purchase a Gruffalo's Child activity pack from the forest for £2, which includes a foraging bag, activity leaflet, spotters sheet and pencil. Find your nearest trail on the map below.