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Best Book Trails in the UK!

How have you been celebrating World Book Day?

We’ve compiled this list to help you take your storytelling outdoors.

Do you have anywhere to add?

Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom trail @ Anglers Country Park, Nr Wakefield

Free printable activity sheets

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit trail @ Langdon, Essex

DIY landscape trail, Lake District

World of Beatrix Potter, Lake District

Peter Rabbit playground @ Willows Activity Farm, St Albans, Herts

Aliens love underpants (or other space theme books)

The National Space Centre, Leicester

UFO trail@ Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk

The Gruffalo

Mountain View Ranch, Nr Cardiff

The Gruffalo trail @ Thorndon, Essex

Free printable activity sheets

The Gruffalo Trail @ Colin Glen Park, NI

The Gruffalo Trail @ Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Argyll


Elmer sculpture trail, Belfast


Superworm trails nationwide

Chronicles of Narnia

Narnia trail, Banstead Woods, Surrey

Narnia @ Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor, NI


Free printable activity sheets

We’re going on a bear hunt

DIY sensory hunt

Roald Dahl

Museum, Great Missenden, Bucks

Walking trails from the museum, Great Missenden, Bucks

James and giant peach activity sheets, Forestry Commission

The Wind in the Willows

DIY landscape walks, Cookham, Berkshire

Wind in the willows trail @Hanningfield Reservoir, Essex

Wind in the Willows trail @ The River and Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames

Enid Blyton

DIY Enid Blyton landscape trail, Dorset

Very hungry caterpillar

Very Hungry Caterpillar trail @ Bluewater, Kent

The Snail and the Whale

Free printable activity booklet

Tarka the Otter

Tarka the Otter trail, Dartmoor

Highway Rat

Free printable activity sheets

Where do diggers sleep at night (or other digger books)

Diggerland theme park, Kent, Durham and Yorkshire

Dear Zoo

Chester Zoo

Colchester Zoo

London Zoo

Longleat, Wiltshire

Whipsnade, Bedfordshire

Banham Zoo, Norfolk

Northumberland Zoo

Blackpool Zoo

Winnie the Pooh

Ashdown Forest, Sussex

100 Aker Wood trail @ Aldenham Country Park, Elstree, Herts

Harry Potter

DIY Harry Potter walking tour, London

DIY film location walk, Lavenham, Suffolk

Harry Potter trail, Beacon Hill Farm, Northumberland

Tyrannosaurus drip (or other dinosaur books)

Roarr Dinosaur adventure, Lenwade, nr Norwich

Dinosaur trail @ Knebworth House, Stevenage

Paradise Wildlife Park, Herts

Dino Days @ Holmside Park, Nr Chester

Swallows and Amazons

Activity sheets


Theme park based on Bewilderwood series – Norfolk and Cheshire

The Tiger who came to tea

Upgrade your teddy bears picnic by bringing along a tiger!

Tiddler (and other fish stories)

Various aquariums nationwide


Beowulf trail @ West Stow Country Park, Suffolk

Lord of the Rings

Annual Ring Quest event at West Stow Country Park, Suffolk


Stickman trail @ Weald Country Park, Essex

Flower Fairies (or other fairy books)

Fairy Sanctuary and trail @ Northwood, Nr York

Peter Pan

The National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling @ Moat Brae, Dumfries

Seamus Heaney

Various locations, NI

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland trail, Llandudno


DIY landscape tour, Whitby, Yorkshire

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