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”

Stick Man: Helping Santa Christmas App

We love Julia Donaldson books and we always look forward to Christmas for the latest BBC adaptation. The first was the Gruffalo, followed by Gruffalo’s Child, next was Room on the Broom and this year it is the turn of The Stick Man. I’m Stick Man, I’m Stick Man, I’M STICK MAN, that’s me… If you love the Stick Man the brand new app, Stick Man: Helping Santa Christmas has just launched to coincide with Magic Light Pictures’ animated adaption of the… Continue Reading “Stick Man: Helping Santa Christmas App”

The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley


Julia Donaldson is one of my favourite authors and when Moors Valley did fhe Gruffalo trail we did it a number of times and loved it. The Gruffalo trail is sadly no more but in its place is now the Stick Man trail and we took part last weekend.  It is free to do if you just want to follow the trail, but we paid £2 for a booklet, a pencil and three chenille straws that had extra activities for… Continue Reading “The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley”