We offer fully accessible baby change facilities. Please note that children's bikes, scooters and roller blades are not allowed in the Arboretum grounds.
The Stick Man Trail
Young visitors will love our outdoor adventure trail. Pick up a Free trail map from our Welcome Desk and join Julia Donaldson’s Stick Man* on his journey back to the family tree, while exploring the Arboretum grounds and woods.
Please note this trail will be taking place outdoors on our Arboretum grounds, we recommend that all participants wear appropriate footwear and clothing, and may not be suitable for pushchairs.
*Stick Man (C) 2008 & TM. Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffer. Licenced by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.
Children's Play Areas
Both of our children's play areas are currently closed until further notice.
Our Children's Sensory Play Garden featuring tunnels, climbing globe, bannister slides and time circle is located close to the Remembrance Centre. A second children's play area is located in the Children's Wood onsite.
Landscapes of Life Exhibition
The Landscapes of Life Exhibition is currently closed.
Our Landscapes of Life Exhibition includes interactive elements for younger visitors to enjoy including a 'magical' pathway of leaves which reveals poppies beneath as you walk though, and a hands-on exhibit for children to design their own memorial landscape with benches, trees, animals and symbols. Family tickets are available, please visit our daily activities page for further information.
School Holiday Activities
We run children's activities during Staffordshire school holidays. Visit our events pages for further information.
Top Tip... Pond dipping equipment is available for hire on selected days throughout the year but we welcome visitors with their own equipment daily. Children should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
Great Events Coming Up
Paws for Remembrance 2018
Hundreds of dogs and their owners sniffed around the Arboretum at our annual Paws for Remembrance ev...FIND OUT MORE
Join us in the Arboretum's seasonal setting for a celebration of all things Autumn.FIND OUT MORE
Little Saplings Sensory Play - September
Our Little Saplings Sensory Play and storytelling is designed to help our youngest visitors enjoy th...FIND OUT MORE