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.

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Monday 22 July

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: The Very Hungry Caterpillar - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Very Hungry Caterpillar - am or pm

Tuesday 23 July

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Thursday 25 July

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: The Very Hungry Caterpillar - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Very Hungry Caterpillar - am or pm

Friday 26 July

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Monday 29 July

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: The Gruffalo - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Gruffalo - am or pm

Tuesday 30 July

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the cabin...

Trails and Tales: The Gruffalo - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Gruffalo - am or pm

Friday 02 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the cabin...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Monday 05 August

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: The Tiger who came to Tea - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Tiger who came to Tea - am or pm

Tuesday 06 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Tiger who came to Tea" by Judith Kerr with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be...

Trails and Tales: The Tiger who came to Tea - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Tiger who came to Tea - am or pm

Friday 09 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Tiger who came to Tea" by Judith Kerr with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Monday 12 August

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Thursday 15 August

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: The Singing Mermaid - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Singing Mermaid - am or pm

Friday 16 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Singing Mermaid" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Monday 19 August

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Trails and Tales: Room on a Broom - am or pm

Trails and Tales: Room on a Broom - am or pm

Tuesday 20 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “Room on a Broom" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in...

Trails and Tales: Room on a Broom - am or pm

Trails and Tales: Room on a Broom - am or pm

Friday 23 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “Room on a Broom" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in...

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo - am or pm

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo - am or pm

Friday 30 August

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “Dear Zoo" by Rod Campbell with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the cabin...

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Monday 09 September

10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts, pond dipping and lots of fun!  Book for either the morning (10.00-11.45 am) or the afternoon (12.45-2.30 pm)...

Little Seeds Forest School - Block Booking Monday am or pm (September-October)

Little Seeds Forest School - Block Booking Monday am or pm (September-October)

Monday 09 September - Monday 21 October

10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts, pond dipping and lots of fun!  Book for either the morning (10.00-11.45 am) or the afternoon (12.45-2.30 pm)...

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Monday 16 September

10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts, pond dipping and lots of fun!  Book for either the morning (10.00-11.45 am) or the afternoon (12.45-2.30 pm)...

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Monday 23 September

10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts, pond dipping and lots of fun!  Book for either the morning (10.00-11.45 am) or the afternoon (12.45-2.30 pm)...

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Little Seeds Forest School - am or pm

Monday 30 September

10.00 am - 2.30 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts, pond dipping and lots of fun!  Book for either the morning (10.00-11.45 am) or the afternoon (12.45-2.30 pm)...