Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley

Gruffalo - Moors Valley

This year sees Moors Valley Country Park celebrate its 30th birthday and to mark this momentous occasion, the park will be inviting the public to join its celebrations through a host of events and activities. Last month saw the launch of the Highway Rat trail which saw the kids follow in the footsteps of a mischievous rodent, finding out about the animals that live in the forest and finding clues to the location of the rat. On that visit to Moors… Continue Reading “Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley”

Moors Valley Railyway 30th Birthday Gala

Moors Valley Railway

Last weekend we were invited to the 30th Birthday Gala for Moors Valley Railway. It wasn’t until the event that I discovered that its origins went back to 1980 when Jim Haylock set up a miniature railway at Tucktonia Miniature Theme Park in Christchurch – somewhere I have very fond memories of visiting as a child. The miniature railway then moved to the Old Kings Dairy Farm at Moors Valley five years later and opened to the public on 26th… Continue Reading “Moors Valley Railyway 30th Birthday Gala”