A Curious Treehouse Adventure at Bewilderwood

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During half term we visited Potters Resort in Norfolk and there was one place on my ‘must visit’ list – BeWILDerwood.

BeWILDerwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park based on the magical series of children’s books written by Norfolk author and creator of A Boggle at BeWILDerwood, Tom Blofeld!

Their website doesn’t give too much away so we were intrigued by what we were going to find and we were not disappointed. In fact, we all agree it was the best day out, ever and if it was more local we would be there every week.

The journey starts with a magical boat ride through the scary lake where we are told all about the Boogles, Twiggles and met the very friendly Mildred the Crocklebog.

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When you arrive it is clear you are visiting a world like no other and you are completely immersed in the magical experience.

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In a nutshell, BeWILDerwood is full to the brim with magical treehouses and play equipment for you to explore and when I mean ‘you’, I mean ALL of you as parents are encouraged to join in too.

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The play equipment is suitable for children age 2 and up, all the way through to adults, although there were a few tunnels that only little people could use. In a world where computer games encourage kids to sit on their bottoms, this is ideal for making them want to run, jump, climb and swing.

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Everywhere you go you really feel like you are amongst magical creatures as there are little houses and staircases into the trees and on the floor. The Sky Maze had a particularly impressive Twiggle village to admire as you found your way to the top and there was even the opportunity to build your own forest home in the Den building area.

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No visit to BeWILDerwood would be without listening to one of their storytime sessions where you get to meet some more magical characters including Hazel the Woodwitch, Snagglefang the Bat and Thornyclod the spider. Children are invited up onto the stage to join in, dress up, get involved and help save a Twiggle who was stuck up the top of a tree.

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Storytime over it was time to explore the rest of the park, which is huge. There are large wooden climbing frames, wobbly rope bridges, mazes, cargo nets and huge slides to whizz down.

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Isaac’s favourite area was the ziplines where he got to race through the trees like Tarzan, whilst Sebby got to play in Toddlewood and enjoy the swings.

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As we were heading home the day we visited, we sadly missed the lantern parade which was set for dusk at 5pm but from the amount of people in the witches hat craft tent, it was obviously going to be very popular.

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We loved our visit so much, we are already devouring the BeWILDerwood books and I am kicking myself for not buying the Mildred Crocklebog puppet. I cannot recommend a visit highly enough………….now if they could build a sister site in the New Forest that would make my day!!

Prices start from £15.50 per adult and £13.50 for children 92cm and over. You can find BeWILDerwood on facebook here for more news, information and offers.

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34 thoughts on “A Curious Treehouse Adventure at Bewilderwood

  1. Oh this looks fabulous my kids would love it they love the outdoors and exploring Jack lives to teach the twins how to explore and be adventurous

  2. This looks great. I’m impressed the cater for kids as young as a two – not that outdoor-related parks do! The zip lines look great and my toddler love den building with me so he’d love that too.
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  3. It sounds magical and I love the tree house element. You had some many photos – I bet you couldn’t stop clicking all day long!
    I think the idea of a storytime at the end of the day is a really great way of bringing books into everyday play, and to get the parents involved too is very clever
    This looks like a really lovely day out & somewhere you could go again and again without getting bored
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  4. BeWilderwood sounds so magical. I don’t know who would love it more here, myself or my daughter. Its so enchanting. I love the boat ride, the story time, the maze in the tree! This is definitely on the top of my UK bucket list now. x
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  5. This is somewhere we’d love to visit too. Last year at school they had a whole term as this place as their topic. Reading the books etc as the teachers have been and loved it. One day we’ll get there too hopefully #CountryKids
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  6. Evelina says:

    What an awesome day out! Definitely looks like adventure
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  7. Emma T says:

    This looks like an amazing place. Might have to take note of this in case we ever holiday over hat way. #countrykids

  8. Elizabeth says:

    This looks completely amazing! My kids would be over the moon to visit here. What fun! I love that your allowed to come join in on all the fun. Thanks for sharing. #CountryKids

  9. karen says:

    Oh my goodness, that looks amazing. I can just imagine being as excited as the girls exploring this place. They believe in fairies and magic and love exploring places like this #countrykids
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  10. Coombe Mill says:

    BeWILDerwood looks like a totally magical place, so full of mystery and intrigue. I bet the kids loved exploring the woods and going through all the climbing frames with you guys, things are always more fun for the kids when parents have to get involved and go climbing through the play areas too. I can see why you would want to go back again, it seems like somewhere that could truly take over the imagination of you children in seconds.
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  11. This looks amazing and I cannot wait to take the kiddies 🙂 Maybe when the weather is better. They looked like they enjoyed it.

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  12. I love the idea that it is a wild, adventurous and a magical place. I must show my children this post. They’ve read the books. Fabulous and you all look like you had fun. Part of me thinks it would be a wonderful place to work. #CountryKids
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  13. This looks like a magical place for a family visit – I’m sure my two would really enjoy it x

  14. Oh that looks brilliant, I’ve never heard anything but positive stuff about Bewilderwood!
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  15. I like the sound of this day out. My kids would love the boat ride.

  16. Jen Walshaw says:

    That looks like a great place to visit. We have never been. We live in such a great country with so much to offer families

  17. Rachel says:

    This looks like the perfect place to spend some time outdoors with the family in Autumn x
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  18. Natalia says:

    Those activities are perfect to spend time outside with the family in Autumn 🙂 And the price looks ok as well x

  19. Fi Ni Neachtain says:

    It looks like such an amazing place! I’d love to visit somewhere like this with my little ones 🙂

  20. This looks great, every kids dream day out. I know my boys would love a visit here.

  21. I love how much you guys loved it! I’d never heard of this place before but it sound amazing! Great post.
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  22. I love how much you guys loved it! I’d never heard of this place before but it sound amazing!
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  23. This looks like such a fun place for the kids 🙂 we have never been before but my kid would love it here 🙂
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  24. Steph Curtis says:

    I’ve heard so many fab things about this place, really wish we could go!
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  25. I knew you’d love it! Xx

  26. Cathy Glynn says:

    This looks like Grace’s dream playground. It is so good seeing children out there having fun. We will keep this in mind for our visit in April. x
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  27. Talya says:

    Wow this looks like the epitome of enchantment! I know my daughter would absolutely adore this.
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  28. Mary Louise says:

    How very exciting , i love the idea of a boat ride into the unknown. I have followed their page on face book and put it on our bucket list for next year x
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  29. This plays sounds super magical. My two girls would just love it. Outdoor places can be such good family fun
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  30. I love the look of this! My children would LOVE it, there’s something so magical about tree houses and the woods. What a lovely day, especially the story time at the end, if only we were closer!
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  31. We haven’t been for a couple of years, I really must add this to our must visit list for next year
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  32. Anne says:

    It sounds amazing, I love it when a book is turned into a real life adventure. It looks like there is so much to see and do there and I love that it has a magical theme even though we are not familiar with the books. I may have to check them out now.
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  33. I love that they encourage parents to join in too. I think a storytime is a great way to end the day 🙂 Definitely looks fun!
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