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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Wyre Forest

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life on our forest trails. Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!

Activity KitHighway Rat dates and information

It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy completing activities and spotting characters. You can find the start of the trail near the play area and it is about 0.7 miles in length.


Activity KitActivity Pack

Join the Highway Rat on his journey through the forest with the Highway Rat Activity Pack! The pack contains an activity leaflet plus an extra activity sheet, a Highway Rat mask, stickers of the Highway Rat characters, a pencil and a crayon. Buy your activity pack from the forest cafe and bike hire for just £3.

Highway ratHighway Rat Forest Feast

You're invited to The Highway Rat Forest Feast on Tuesday 24 July! Bring your own picnic and head to Wyre Forest where you'll meet The Highway Rat and take part in fun games and activities. You can also try your hand at some swordplay with British Fencing and Premier through bookable fencing events, suitable for ages 4-12 years old.


We ask that visitors pay to park in the forest. You'll find space in the Main Carpark for £3 a day.

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Taken a great photo in your Highway Rat mask? We'd love to see it! Share it with us on social media with #TheHighwayRat.

The Highway Rat © 2011 Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Liscensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 19th June 2018

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