Reindeer Trail at Belhus Woods Country Park
Get into the festive spirit with our Reindeer Trail! Can you help Santa find his reindeer?
Ho Ho Ho! Join us at Belhus Woods Country Park for a bit of festive fun for the local community.
Santa has lost his reindeer and he needs your help to find the names of his replacements. Have fun following our trail and exploring our woods.
Purchase your trail guide from the Visitor Centre until 23 December (cash and card accepted) or from the catering van on 24 December (cash only and open until 3pm) for just £4. Follow the directions and keep your eyes peeled for the trail markers along the way.
Fun for all the family, festive outfits are welcome but not essential!
Booklet includes map, guided trail and some extra Christmas and Reindeer related activities and facts.
Please note the Visitor Centre at Belhus Woods is open from 10am to 4pm daily (closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) and the catering van is open from 10am to 3pm on Christmas Eve. They are currently serving a limited menu of hot and cold drinks and snacks to take away. The park is open from 8am to 4.30pm.
We ask that visitors observe COVID-19 tier 4 guidelines and ensure you practice social distancing whilst on the trail and in the park.
Unfortunately, we are not offering any extra group activities, such as crafts, this year to allow us to comply with social distancing measures.
Plan your visit to Belhus Woods here.
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