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  • Essex Parks

Gruffalo Day!

Take a stroll in the deep, dark, wood at Thorndon Country Park in Brentwood.

Saturday 20th May 2023

11am - 3pm


Thorndon Country Park


CM13 3RZ

🅿️ Parking

Up to 1 Hour - £2.50

Up to 2 Hours - £3.80

Up to 4 Hours - £5.10

All day - £6.30

Meet the Gruffalo! There will also be woodland stories, bushcraft activities, circus skills, magicians and bird of prey displays.

This event is hosted by Essex Wildlife Trust and Thorndon Country Park

Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail consists of several wooden character figures from the Classic Gruffalo tale. Pick up a map from the Countryside Centre at Thorndon North for a small charge. The self guided trail takes around 30-45 minutes and is almost always muddy!

More Thorndon Country Park

Thorndon Country Park is the home to the Gruffalo trail. There are also wonderful woodland walks and biking trails at this fantastic country park.


☕ Cafe - YES

ℹ Visitor Centre/Shop - YES

🚻 Toilets - YES - baby change and accessible toilets

♿ Accessible - YES - accessible parking, toilets, trail is not accessible

🪑 Picnic Tables - YES

🏃‍♀️ Playground - NO

🐶 Dog Friendly - YES


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