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Latest news update - 14th Feb 2017

Gruffalo Spotters at Jeskyns Community Woodland

Gruffalo - welcome to our forestsFrom 20th February, follow clues and collect evidence as you search for the Gruffalo along the Gruffalo Spotters trail! Bring the characters to life before your eyes with The Gruffalo Spotter free app, or gather clues with an Evidence Kit.

More details for Gruffalo Spotters at Jeskyns Community Woodland

Come and visit the Jeskyns Fairies and Elves!

Fairy door, JeskynsA community of fairies and elves have recently discovered Jeskyns and they liked it so much that they have decided to set up their very own village! 

Look for the gate in the Sand Pit Play Area to discover wonderful tiny new residences such as Acorn Apartments, Mushroom Manor, The Old Boot Inn and Tree Top Village.

Fairy house, JeskynsIf you look closely you can tell where the fairies and elves have been by the sprinkings of sparkling dust they leave behind. Perhaps if you sit quietly enough and are very lucky, you may even spot one!  

Fairy mushroom manor, JeskynsDon't forget to bring them a little something to leave at one of their doors. They particularly love home made cards and gifts and insist that the Jeskyns Rangers regularly post photos of these gifts on the Jeskyns Facebook page to pass on their thanks, so don't forget to check it out:

  • Suitable for all ages.
  • No charge.
  • You'll find the village in the Sand Pit Play Area just 500m from cafe. 
  • Sorry, dogs not allowed, but there is a very comfy bench outside the play area where dog owners can rest whilst children explore.

Forest Schools - Various dates throughout  2016

Childrens hands feeling the texture of tree barkForest School provides a rich and stimulating natural enviornment enabling children to become independent, confident and creative learners.

Activities are carefully managed to include an element of challenge and help chidlren develop skills and confidence to manage risks. Through Forest School, children of all ages and abilities develop self-esteem and self-confidence

For dates and details of all sessions:

Contact: Anne-Marie


Last updated: 15th February 2017

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