Gruffalo Adventures at Wakehurst

Join in the Easter holiday fun with Gruffalo Adventures at Wakehurst.



4 – 19 April 2020


10am – 4pm




Prices vary

Come join in the Gruffalo family fun this Easter at our wild botanic garden. 

Explore Wakehurst's deep dark wood as you follow the Gruffalo woodland trail, go on a Gruffalo Easter egg hunt and dissect real owl pellets to find out what they've been eating.

Gruffalo Crumble Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Start at front of Millennium Seed Bank

Price: £4 per person

Go on an exciting Gruffalo-themed hunt as you delve into our Bethlehem Wood. Can you and your family find all the ingredients needed to make a Gruffalo crumble, from oranges to sugar? Return your completed shopping list and you'll be rewarded with Divine Chocolate mini eggs and our top secret Gruffalo crumble recipe.

Suitable for ages 3+

Gruffalo Trail

Location: Bethlehem Wood

Price: Included with entry to the gardens

Explore Wakehurst's deep dark wood on a Gruffalo trail at the heart of our wild landscape.

Transform into the character of the mouse with face paint, pick up your trail leaflet and set off on an adventure. 

Follow marks and feathers to solve clues and discover the secret world of animals. Meet the characters from the story, experience the Gruffalo cave, and spot the life-sized Gruffalo sculpture.

Suitable for all ages. 

Owl Pellet Dissection

Location: Millennium Seed Bank Atrium

Price: £4 per person

Discover what owls eat by dissecting real owl pellets collected here at Wakehurst and from local owl sanctuaries. What can you find inside?

Suitable for ages 5+

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