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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Bedgebury Pinetum

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 trail 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 at the visitor centre information office and it is about one mile 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 visitor centre information point for just £3.

Vehicle Admission

We ask that visitors pay for vehicle admission in the forest. You'll find space in the main visitor car park. For up to date vehicle admission fees please see 'planning your visit'.

Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/bedgebury for more information.

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: 10th July 2018

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  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Mountain biking
  • Cycle wash
  • Easy Access
  • Horse riding
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  • Play area
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OS Grid ref: TQ715336
Postcode: TN17 2SJ

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Bedgebury Office

01580 879820
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