Wild play

Discover the wooden balance beam at Wenlock Edge

There are lots of opportunities for play and exploration at Wenlock Edge especially around the Lime kiln walk which starts from our car park at Presthope.


Natural play trail
Our natural play area is set within our beautiful ancient woodland and includes balance beams, a willow tunnel, obstacle courses, den building area and more. 
Wenlock Edge is abundant with wildlife and you can get a closer look at some woodland birds from our bird hide. For those looking for more adventures in the Easter and summer holidays we have children’s events such as scavenger hunts and a wild woods adventure trail.

Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge
Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge
Children enjoy den making with natural materials on Wenlock Edge

Things to do before you're 11 3/4
You can also complete some of the 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾ either on the natural play trail itself or out on the wider estate. Create your own adventures and make lasting memories.

We also run den building events and a 50 things Blitz to help you tick off lots of your 50 things in one go! For more adventures come to one of our children’s events, visit our website for more information: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wenlock-edge/whats-on 

A family enjoy Wenlock Edge's bird hide
A family enjoy Wenlock Edge's bird hide
A family enjoy Wenlock Edge's bird hide
" This natural play area is great for kids. They can spend hours playing in the woods imagining all sorts of different scenarios or they can just play a simple hide and seek."
- Alistair Heath, Ranger