Northwood Fairy Trail; England's Fairy and Hobgoblin Sanctuary
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Just twenty minutes away from York, a mysterious village awaits your visit...
Northwood trail, England's fairy and Hobgoblin Sanctuary, a delightful woodland attraction just 20minutes from York. Enjoy the artefacts and stories of strange woodland creatures and Professor Howlands discoveries in the Fairy Museum. Escape relax and enjoy the magic.
Far away from the eyes of civilisation, the fairies go about their days in the solitude of the woods... That's right, Northwood is the official fairy sanctuary of England.
While the woods have existed for generations, it is only recently that human folk have been able to visit this special sanctuary. It is a simply magical experience that will transport you and your family to mystical world on a truly unique day out in Yorkshire.
Head on a family adventure from to the Northwood Fairy Trail for one of the most unique things to do for families from York
Begin your magical adventure into the heart of nature when you follow the winding path through the lush woods as a world of enchantment unfolds before you.
As you explore the trail, keep your eyes peeled for signs of fairy life. You'll spot whimsical fairy doors and charming fairy houses tucked away in the nooks and crannies of the trees. Each one is unique, with its own little story and special magic.
You can look out for the fairies on your walk, or simply take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the natural beauty of the forest.
If you're looking for family days out in Yorkshire, the Northwood Fairy Trail will prove to be a delightful choice
Kids will love searching for the fairies and trying to spot all the hidden details along the way. And parents will appreciate the chance to unwind and escape the stresses of everyday life.
The Northwood Fairy Trail is a place where you can leave your worries behind and enter a world of fantasy and wonder. So come along and join the fun - the fairies are waiting for you!
How to find us
- Northwood Woodland Kitchen
- Because of the impact on wildlife (and the fairies) unfortunately dogs are not allowed to visit, with the exception of guide dogs
- The Northwood Fairy Trail is designed to be accommodated towards wheelchair users and people with pushchairs, but keep in mind that it is a stoned woodland track and can therefore get muddy and rutted
- Please dress accordingly to the weather and wear appropriate footwear
- There is no Wi-Fi at the site and visitors are encouraged to experience the world directly around them during their visit
- Smoking is strictly prohibited on-site
- Please do not bring your own food, there is food available on site from the Woodland Kitchen
- Bikes are not allowed on the trail