Gruffalo Adventures Wakehurst Place

Gruffalo Adventures Wakehurst Place

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.

Gruffalo Trail
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 person

Pre-book with your day ticket or buy on the day (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)

Book tickets for this workshop

Booking essential due to limited availability

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

Book here 


17th October 2020 - 1st November 2020
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Haywards Heath, RH17 6TN
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