Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Hamsterley
Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo!
Come to the deep dark wood to discover orienteering trails and giant Gruffalo sculptures.
Bring the Gruffalo and other characters to life with our brand new Gruffalo Spotters trail and exciting augmented reality app.
Download The Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then visit Hamsterley Forest. Along the trail look out for clues which lead to footprint marker posts - point the app at these and watch Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the Gruffalo appear before your eyes , your little ones will love meeting them all!
Enjoy a fun family day out as you search for the characters from Julia Donaldson's classic story, The Gruffalo, in the deep dark wood.
Activity KitGruffalo trail dates and information
The trail, opened in 2017 is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy following clues and collecting evidence. Download the app before you visit and point it at the markers to bring the characters to life! You can find the start of the trail at the Visitor Centre, and it is about 1.5 miles in length.
Set out on your Gruffalo Spotting adventure with the Gruffalo Activity Kit! The kit contains an evidence collection bag, 5 fact and activity cards, stickers of the Gruffalo characters, a special magnifying glass, ruler and a pencil! Buy your activity pack from the Hamsterley Forest Café and Information point
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Activity Kit||£3.00 per ticket type|
The trail and the app are free of charge, but we ask that visitors pay a small amount to park in the forest. You will find space in the Main Car Park.
- Distance: 5-10 Miles
- Grade: Hard
- Route Surface: Off Road
- Theme: Forest / Woodland Trail
- Forest Location
|Gruffalo Spotters Trails at Hamsterley Forest (24 Feb 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)|