Spooky Woodland Trail

Find clues to solve The Ravenscar Riddle and win a prize.

  • Booking not needed

Explore the haunted wood to discover creepy clues then head back to Ravenscar Visitor Centre to claim your prize.


Event ticket prices
  • All £2.50
    per child

The basics

Suitable for age 4+, at parents' discretion. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at Ravenscar Visitor Centre, YO13 0NE, signposted from A171 between Whitby and Scarborough. Roadside parking.
What to bring and wear
Please wear warm clothes and sturdy footwear. Don't forget to bring a torch.
Some uneven and muddy ground which will become more challenging to navigate in the dark.
Hot drinks and snacks will be available in the visitor centre.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 October 2017 15:00 - 19:00 Available
29 October 2017 15:00 - 19:00 Available

Contact Info

Ravenscar Visitor Centre
Call 01723 870138

Upcoming events

Mammal Bioblitz: Build a Bat Box

Wed 25 Oct 2017
Help rangers make bat boxes to keep our flying friends in Ravenscar's Bluebell Wood safe and cosy while they roost in the daytime or hibernate for the winter.

Mammal Bioblitz: Owl Pellet Workshop

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Become a nature detective with the Hawk and Owl Trust.

Mammal Bioblitz: Seal Watch Walk

Thu 26 Oct 2017
A guided walk down to the rocky shore with a ranger to visit Ravenscar's grey seal colony.

East Coast War Channels Walk - SS Lady Helen

Fri 27 Oct 2017
A stroll with a ranger to recall events along the East Coast War Channels of WWI.

Halloween Trail at the Old Coastguard Station

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Join in the Halloween spirit at the Old Coastguard Station where chilling clues lead you to a spooky prize.

Mammal Bioblitz: Make a Hedgehog House

Sat 28 Oct 2017
A ranger will help you to create a home for hedgehogs in your garden.