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May half term at Dudmaston

Head off on an adventure around Dudmaston with Pixie the cat this half term or help yourself to the play equipment. Whatever you do, have fun.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Let Pixie the cat guide you around Dudmaston on this adventure trail. Get closer to nature by using all your senses to notice, find and feel. The Closer to Nature with Pixie trail takes you through the Dingle, garden and galleries to help you explore with all your senses. Complete the trail for a small prize.

Help yourself to the play equipment and try some traditional garden games, or challenge your friends and family to a competition.

The playground at Dudmaston is a lovely place for your young ones to play whilst you have a drink and treat from the Orchard tearoom.

Trail costs £2.50



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All Closer to Nature with Pixie trail£2.50
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The basics


Suitable for children

Meeting point

Play equipment and Closer to Nature with Pixie trails are available from Visitor Reception.

What to bring and wear

Parts of the trail are outdoors, so please come dressed for the weather.


Email to enquire about borrowing the PMV for your visit.


Please return the play equipment when you have finished so that other people can help themselves.

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