For families

Easter holiday fun

Have fun outdoors during the school holidays

Have fun outdoors during the school holidays

We've got lots for families to do over the Easter holiday such as tree climbing with the Big Tree Climbing Company, our Wild Wednesday events and a free spring trail.

Easter Egg Trail

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

18, 19, 20 and 21 April, 11am - 4pm

Become an 'eggsplorer' this bank holiday weekend at our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail. Make you own explorer hat before hunting for clues around the grounds and enjoying a delicious Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.

£2.50 per child plus usual admission prices. No booking required.

Amazing maze

Take on the challenge of our massive yew tree maze and have fun getting lost as you explore the 500m of paths winding amongst 2m high hedges.

Who will be the first to get to the centre?

Storybook Play Den

Let imaginations run wild among all the storybook characters in this special area designed for under 10s. The Doll's House café is right next door - ideal for a cup of coffee whilst the children play.

Woodland Play Trail

A woodland trail with a difference... around every corner you'll find a new place to play and test your climbing, balancing and den building skills.

Our woodlands are open daily.

Outdoor adventures

An outdoor adventure is always around the corner here.

Hunt for bugs, build a den, go bird watching and more as you complete our list of not-to-be-missed experiences.

Blue walking trail

Our colour coded blue trail through the woodlands is perfect for families.

Follow a circular route and discover carved wooden animals and our Wild Play Trail hidden amongst the trees.

All the essentials

  • Baby-changing facilities in all toilets
  • Buggies to borrow from the Information Centre
  • Family-friendly cafés with children’s options, high chairs and bottle-warming facilities
  • Pushchair-friendly paths - stop by the Information Centre for a 'step-free' route map
  • Picnic areas, including in the Water Garden, right next to the play area
  • Free seasonal family trails available from the Information Centre