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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Thames Chase Forest Centre

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 Kit Highway Rat trail dates and information

The trail will be opening on 1st 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 near the start of the natural play trail and it is about 1.5 km 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 forest centre reception for just £3.

Opening times

Open daily from 8:00am.

Parking

£1 all day.

groups

School groups can arrange visits by contacting the community ranger on 01708 642964, or thameschase@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

More information

Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/thameschase 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 December 2017

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