Fun in the great outdoors

Children’s activities

Children’s activities

See below for our full programme of activities.  

To make a booking
Booking is essential except where indicated. Please book online at the links below. If you have a query, call 01737 649066 or email education@gatton-park.org.uk.

Little Seeds Forest School (Monday 28th Sept - AM)

Little Seeds Forest School (Monday 28th Sept - AM)

Monday 28 September

10.00 am - 11.45 am

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School (Monday 28th Sept - PM)

Little Seeds Forest School (Monday 28th Sept - PM)

Monday 28 September

12.45 pm - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

10.00 am - 10.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

11.00 am - 11.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

1.00 pm - 1.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Story Trails  - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 02 October

1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Detective Dog" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to take home....

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Monday 05 October

10.00 am - 11.45 am

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Monday 05 October

12.45 pm - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

10.00 am - 10.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

11.00 am - 11.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

1.00 pm - 1.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 09 October

1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Monday 12 October

10.00 am - 11.45 am

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Monday 12 October

12.45 pm - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

10.00 am - 10.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

11.00 am - 11.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and a Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

1.00 pm - 1.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Story Trails  - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Story Trails - Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 16 October

1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs" by Ian Whybrow, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Monday 19 October

10.00 am - 11.45 am

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Monday 19 October

12.45 pm - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

10.00 am - 10.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

11.00 am - 11.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

1.00 pm - 1.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Story Trails  - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Story Trails - Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Friday 23 October

1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Oi Frog" by Kes Gray and Jim Field, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday AM

Monday 26 October

10.00 am - 11.45 am

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Little Seeds Forest School - Monday PM

Monday 26 October

12.45 pm - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-5 years. There...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

10.00 am - 10.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

11.00 am - 11.30 am

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

1.00 pm - 1.30 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...

Story Trails  - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Story Trails - Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 28 October

1.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Discover the pages of the story of "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson, then explore a trail around the garden. Craft kit to complete during your visit or to...