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Magical Fairy Hunts

Written by Lottie

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From whimsical woodlands and goblins galore,
To pixie dust trails and hidden fairy doors!
If you’re looking for magic, mischief and more,
Let’s go on a fairy hunt with lots to explore!

Acorn Bank, Penrith, Cumbria

Come and explore this magnificent forest and see what you can find! Hidden doors, a hollow tree and a wild play area are sure to bring your little elves and fairies imaginations to life! Find out more.

Trentham Gardens, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Explore this magical garden and see how many fairies you can spot on their lovely fairy trail! You’ll also find a fab adventure playground too where your little explorers can let off some steam. Find out more.

Puzzlewood, Coleford, Gloucestershire

Discover ancient trees, bridges, lookouts and twisted rocks at Puzzlewood! Around every corner there’s something different to see! The beautiful scenery is so magical that it’s often used in movies. Find out more.

Shervage Wood, Somerset

Rumour has it that Shervage was once home to a mystical fire breathing dragon named Gurt the Worm! Be careful where you tread whilst exploring this whimsical wood… you’re walking on an enchanted path! Be sure to visit Honer Wood where you’ll see ancient trees draped with mosses and rare lichens! Find out more.

Furzey Gardens, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

With wonderful walks, gorgeous trees and shrubs, as well as stunning views and a fascinating history, Furzey Gardens is sure to get everyone in the fairy hunting mood! Children can head to the outdoor play area and hunt for fairy doors around these gorgeous gardens. Find out more.

Ashridge Estate, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire

Come and discover a rare breed of deer, bats and songbirds as you hunt for fairies in this mystical forest! This stunning estate was also the setting for Disney’s Maleficent where certain scenes were filmed within the trees. Find out more.

New Forest Fairy Festival, Burley, New Forest

12th – 13th August 2017

Immersed in ancient oaks, tree spirits and woodland creatures, this fab family friendly festival will be hosting a range of wonderful workshops, classes, music and more. You’ll be sure to spot a fairy or two (as well as a dragon!) as festival-goers dress up for the occasion! Find out more.

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