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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.

Fairies crossing, 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 School Activities

Children playing in autumn leavesForest School provides a rich and stimulating natural environment enabling children to become independent, confident and creative learners.
Booking essential and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult on all sessions.

Thursday Pre-School Forest School, 1:30pm - 2:45pm 

Suitable 2-5yrs, £4 per child

Sunday Forest School Club, 10:00am - 12:15pm

Suitable 5-11yrs, £5 per child

Contact Anne Marie for booking and further info.

Last updated: 21st February 2017

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.