Gruffalo Adventures at Wakehurst
Join in the autumn holiday fun with Gruffalo Adventures at Wakehurst.
Trail and hunt: 17 October – 1 November 2020
Workshop: 27 – 30 October 2020
Trail and hunt: 10am – 4pm
Workshop: 11am – 2pm
Pre-booking is required
Come join in the Gruffalo family fun this autumn at our wild botanic garden.
Embark on the Gruffalo trail, go on an adventurous Gruffalo crumble hunt, join a wild Gruffalo workshop and listen to tales around the fire.
Location: Outer trail down to Labyrinth
Price: Included with entry to the gardens. Pre-book time slot
Are you brave enough to go looking for the Gruffalo? Follow marks and feathers to solve clues along the trail and learn skills from other creatures in the garden to seek out the Gruffalo.
Dress up as the little brown mouse! All our little trail hunters are invited to dress up as the curious character and lead the way.
Suitable for all ages
Gruffalo Crumble Hunt
Location: Asian Heath Garden
Price: £4 per child (adults do not need to buy a ticket)
Pre-book with your day ticket or buy on the day, subject to availability (card only)
Go on an exciting Gruffalo-themed hunt as you delve into our Asian Heath Garden. Can you and your family find all the ingredients needed to make a Gruffalo crumble, from apples to sugar? Return your completed shopping list and you'll be rewarded with a special Gruffalo prize and our top secret Gruffalo crumble recipe.
Suitable for ages 3+
Footprints, Food and Gruffalo Fun
Location: Bughurst, at the top of The Oaks
Price: £15 per child (cost includes one free accompanying adult)Date: 27 – 30 October 2020
Time: 11am – 2pm
We'll lead you on a scenic walk seeing Gruffalo characters along the way before returning to the base camp for some creative fun. Make mud owls, snake bread, Mandala Mayhem nature art, Barking Gruffalo (charcoal bark rubbings of Gruffalo characters) and go footprint finding with a mixture of animal prints including Mouse, Snake, Owl, Fox, and Gruffalo.
Suitable for ages 5+
All children must be accompanied by an adult
Wakehurst and Kew member’s early opening
Dates: 22 October, 24 October, 29 October, 1 November
Time: 9am and 9.30am
Price: Free to Wakehurst and Kew members
Enjoy Gruffalo adventures with exclusive entry before 10am for Wakehurst and Kew members.
COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice
You can book with confidence for our Gruffalo Adventures event. Come along knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors is of the upmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic situation as it evolves.
Current plans in place for the comfort and reassurance of our visitors include:
- Limited capacity to ensure social distancing
- No shared equipment where possible
- Sanitising stations are available
We will continue to review the situation and communicate any further updates with you.
If you are unable to attend because of government restrictions in place due to coronavirus, please contact the customer service desk at firstname.lastname@example.org at the earliest opportunity to discuss further.
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