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Highway Rat Activity Trail at High Lodge, Thetford

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 at the end of January. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy completing activities and spotting characters. The trail is about 1 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 the cafe for just £3.

Parking

Site entry fees do apply and there is plenty of parking at High Lodge, Thetford Forest. Site entry fees depend on the length of your stay; £2.20 per hour up to 5hrs, or £11.50 all day (+5hrs).

More information

Some of the trails are shared usage, please be aware of other visitors. Trail may be muddy in places.

Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/highlodge for more information. We’ll be hosting fun family events throughout the year, so remember to check our events pages to avoid missing out! 

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: 1st December 2017

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