The Gruffalo’s Child

Become a curious explorer this autumn half-term at Kew Gardens.

The Gruffalo's Child at Kew

Date and time

Saturday 16 to Sunday 31 October 2021

10am to 5pm

Early opening for Kew members from 9am


Trail starts near Brentford Gate, Kew Gardens


Included with entry to the Gardens

Join the Gruffalo’s Child this October half-term and follow our enchanting trail around the Gardens. 

Look out for fun surprises as you go on a magical adventure through the deep dark wood. 

Along the way you’ll meet familiar beloved characters from author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s book, including Fox, Owl, Snake, the Gruffalo, the Gruffalo’s Child and of course, the Big Bad Mouse.

Intrepid explorers of all ages are welcome to join in the fun.

On your wild journey across our beautiful autumn landscape, collect clues in your search for the Gruffalo’s Child and other characters.