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Gruffalo in the woods Stick Man activity trails

The Gruffalo

Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo! This winter come to the deep dark wood to discover twiggy trails and giant Gruffalos.

Gruffalo spottingGruffalo Spotting: What will you find in the deep dark wood?

Follow clues and hunt for signs of the Gruffalo as he returns to our forests in 2017. Sign up to be the first to find out when he returns.

Gruffalo Birthday Party PicnicGiant Gruffalo and Gruffalo's Child sculptures

Come and visit one of 15 giant wooden Gruffalo sculptures in select forests across England. We now have some Gruffalo's Child scupltures too!

Gruffalo Play PackNew Gruffalo Play Pack 

Star in your very own Gruffalo story this spring with our new downloadable ‘How to Put on a Gruffalo Play’ pack! Get performance tips, masks to cut out and more.

OrienteeringGruffalo Orienteering

Combine fitness and navigational skill for an exhilarating adventure sport. Use a map to find a series of points as efficiently and quickly as possible.

GruffaloAll things Gruffalo!

Take a peek at our Gruffalo Pinterest board, filled to the brim with Gruffalo-themed snowmen, finger puppets and even a scrumptious cupcake recipe or two.

Gruffalo in the forestWatch the Gruffalo's day out

When the Gruffalo isn't walking in the woods with mouse he is busy trying out lots of other activities in the forest. We caught a few of them on film!

Stick Man winter scene.Stick Man trails 

Set out for a family adventure on one of our Stick Man trails! Help Stick Man get back to the family tree and complete lots of fun activities along the way.    

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Images © 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler.
Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 24th October 2016

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.