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Gruffalo Spotters Trail at High Lodge, Thetford

Bring the Gruffalo and other characters to life with our brand new Gruffalo Spotters trail and exciting augmented reality app.

Download The Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then visit High Lodge, Thetford Forest. Along the trail look out for clues which lead to footprint marker posts - point the app at these and watch Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the Gruffalo appear before your eyes!

Activity KitGruffalo trail dates and information

The trail will close on the 31st October 2017. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy following clues and collecting evidence. Download the app before you visit and point it at the markers to bring the characters to life! You can find the start of the trail by the front of the Wildplay area (signposted from High Lodge Information Point) and it is about 1 mile in length.

Activity KitActivity Kit

Set out on your Gruffalo Spotting adventure with the Gruffalo Activity Kit! The kit contains an evidence collection bag, 5 fact and activity cards, stickers of the Gruffalo characters, a special magnifying glass, ruler and a pencil! Buy your activity pack from The Information Point, High Lodge for just £3.

Parking

The trail and the app are free of charge. 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/gruffalo for more information.

Once you've completed the trail, download and print your own Gruffalo Spotters Certificate.

Are you brave enough to take a photo with the Gruffalo? Share it on Facebook and Instagram with #GruffaloSpotters!

Photos from the trail

 

 

 


 

© 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 22nd September 2017

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