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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Cardinham Woods

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 information

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 Lady Vale walk 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 cafe for just £3.

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Cars cost £2 for up to 2 hours or £5 all day, minibuses £6 and coaches costs £8 all day. Or why not support Cardinham and save money with a Discovery Pass? A Cardinham Woods Discovery Pass costs £30 for 12 months, and gives you free parking as well as a range of other benefits. Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/pass to find out more. You can buy your pass online or from Woods Cafe.

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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: 7th April 2018

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