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Tooth & Claw Family Garden Trail 2024

10am-4pm from the Visitor Centre

£3 per trail sheet

Which Dinosaur had the strongest teeth & what did they use them for? Which one had the largest claws & were they really fearsome?  Have a ROAR-SOME time finding out by locating all the dinosaur trail posters in the gardens and piece the evidence together. Learn some fun dino facts as you go round. Pay on the day. Includes a small prize & pencil. Pick up your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre. 

Location: Located outside in the gardens. Pick up your trail sheet from the Visitors Centre

Who would like this: Family groups with children aged 4-10 years. The younger the child, the more family teamwork required. Advise one trail sheet per child as small edible prize is not easily shared. Families with under 4’s welcome at their own discretion.

What to bring: Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes for walking the site over uneven ground and grass areas.

How does it work: The aim of the trail is to guess the type of dinosaur.  Purchase your trail sheet to get a series of clues. Find the 6 dinosaur trail posters hidden in the gardens to see which ones match which teeth & claws on your sheet. Our trails are designed for all the family to participate, but you only need buy the trail sheet for each child taking part. The prize is usually small & edible, but please ask before purchasing the trail to check the suitability for your child.

A map and instructions will be on display in the Visitor Centre to show you how the trail works, including a map.

Our trails are made for family groups with a wide range of abilities, so you will need to work together. This trail has information for the dinosaur fan as well as images for those not well versed in dinosaur types. Please ask to look at the trail before purchasing to make sure it is suitable for your family.

Accessibility & Facilities: All trail sheets are bagged up with the prize so that you do not need to return and queue up again. Follow onsite signage. `There may be a queue for the trails at peak times. If you are able, ask one person to queue so that the rest of the group don’t get bored.  This event is held on uneven parkland. There is the café and toilets nearby including disabled toilet and baby change. Please follow this link for information on mobility access https://www.hallplace.org.uk/accessibility/ 

Event terms & conditions: Please visit our Terms and Conditions page https://www.hallplace.org.uk/events-terms-conditions/

Ticket information:

  • No need to book in advance. Pay on the day. Please go to the Visitors Centre.

  • For all activities and events children must be accompanied by adults.

  • If you need special assistance please let us know in advance by phoning 0203 045 4088 to speak to a member of staff.