When was the last time you spent the day with a Crocklebog or a Thornyclod? When did you last listen to the tuneful call of the Parasquawk or have a picnic with a Hippopotamuddle? BeWILDerwood is a place where true adventure waits, where you can swoosh down slides, whoosh across wobbly wires and teeter around in the tree tops. To find out more about this enchanted, award-winning, family friendly forest has to offer, take a look at this week's guest post from BeWILDerwood.
BeWILDerwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park with magical treehouses and a hint of intriguing characters, bringing a curious difference to the Norfolk Broads. The setting for the book, 'A Boggle at BeWILDerwood' by local children's author Tom Blofeld, BeWILDerwood is a wonderful, mystical land of brave, adventurous creatures who you may never see anywhere else in our world.
In 2016, BeWILDerwood was voted Overall winner in the Primary Times Reader Star Awards as well as the hotly contested Family Attraction category and the winner of the Outdoor Play category. More recently, BeWILDerwood was awarded a certificate of excellence by TripAdviser being rated outstanding by over 888 visitors! The 18-acre adventure park is filled with zip lines, slides, mazes and lots of climbing through magical tree houses. And whilst the Telegraph rates it as one of the top destinations to visit with under 16 years old in the UK, ALL the family can join in the fun.
This summer's special event is "Mildred's Magnificent Musical Camp-Out" where the dulcet tones of BeWILDerwood's resident crocklebog, will encourage visitors into join in at the storytelling stage in the song that Swampy has written just for her! You can find out more about the characters on their website.
BeWILDerwood is the perfect place to shelter from the summer sun (or rain!) – as visitors take a boat journey into this magical world of acres of beautiful canopied forest. Bring your own picnic or indulge in our locally sourced, fair trade catering outlets.
Everything is included in your day out; from face painting, crafts and storytelling, to den building and an enchanted boat ride through the dismal dyke through to the scaaaary lake. Located close to both Wroxham and the Broads, BeWILDerwood is ideal for a day out during your time in Norfolk.
Check the website for details of opening times and special events throughout the year. Onsite facilities include wholesome food outlets, free parking, picnic areas and a nursing nook for breastfeeding mums.
Details: Prices are based on height rather than age: Under 92cm free; 92 –105cm £14.50; over 105cm £16.50; over 65s £9.50. Visit the website to plan your next adventure.
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