Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary

Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary

Things to do at Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary review

Deep in the heart of the woods, somewhere near York, you will find a secret place where fairies, goblins and other wonderful characters of folklore live. This is a natural woodland experience for young and old. It is guaranteed to set imaginations alight and bring out the child in all of us. The Northwood trail is found a few miles east of York near Buttercrambe, not far from Stamford Bridge. It isn’t on Google Maps but we didn’t struggle to find it using their instructions.

The trail is on a big loop through the woods. Besides a lot of the mystical wonders, you will find signs full ofHistorical, information connected to the folklore or the place. Make sure you look carefully and walk slowly so you don’t miss anything. We found fairy doors, a large dragon’s nest complete with eggs, hobgoblin homes, toadstools and so much more. At the end of the trail, there is a small natural play area suitable for younger children.

I had put off visiting as I wasn’t sure my son would like it but he was really taken with the place and I can confirm that he believes! There’s a small museum at the end with mystical artefacts and a lovely surprise behind a hidden door.

Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary
Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary
Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary

FAQ and Further Information Northwood Trail Fairy Sanctuary

Is there food and drink available?

The kitchen serves hot and cold food and drinks. They don’t allow picnics in the woods but we ate ours in our car.

What are the main things to do?

Mystical Woodland walk with plenty to find and see, a small adventure play area, a cafe and toilets.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket is £11.500 and £6.90 for a child aged 3-15 years. Under 3’s are free, .

Is there parking?

There is free, parking.

When are they open?

They are open for most of the year but do close midweek in winter and for a short while over Christmas. For up-to-date opening times and dates u003ca href=u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease follow this link.u003c/au003e

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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