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The Gruffalo Wood

If you venture into the Old Arboretum, you’ll find a few new additions to our new Gruffalo Wood…

Westonbirt Gruffalo Wood OwlThe Gruffalo has been joined by beautiful sculptures of the squirrel, fox, owl, snake and (of course) the mouse! Walk along the path behind the Gruffalo to meet all your favourite characters from the well-loved children’s book

Pick up a Family Trail Map at our Welcome Building to discover how to find the sculptures.


Westonbirt Gruffalo Wood Snake

Find out more about how the sculptures were made in guest blog post from sculptor, David Lucas

Please be aware that dogs are not allowed in the Old Arboretum. Families with dogs should head into Silk Wood, where you will be able to meet the Gruffalo’s child.


Last updated: 13th October 2017


Westonbirt Arboretum

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