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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Dalby Forest

Coming to our forests this winter!

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 dates and information

The trail will be opening on 22nd December. 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 and it is about 1.5 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 visitor centre for just £3.

Parking

You'll find space in the main Visitor Centre car park and parking charges apply.

More information

This is an easy access trail and is suitable for all of the family. Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/dalbyforest for more information.

We’ll be hosting fun family events throughout the year, so remember to check our events pages to avoid missing out!

If you spot the Highway Rat or his wanted poster along the way, post a picture to our Facebook page and Instagram with #TheHighwayRat! 

 


 

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

Last updated: 6th January 2018

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What's Here?

  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Mountain biking
  • Cycle wash
  • Forest drive
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Restaurant
  • Walking
  • Toliets

Location

OS Grid ref: SE855878
Postcode: YO18 7LT

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01751 472771
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