Image ID: an orange and white graphic. On left is a colour photo of two performers, Bryn & Linzy, dance of the leafy ground of woodland clearing. Bryn is wearing all green and is lifting Linzy up onto his shoulder. Linzy, wearing orange and bronze, extends her legs and appears to be flying in the air. On the right, the text reads: CRUNCH! The Trail Public Event Sat 30 Sep '23 2:030pm - 4:00pm Westonbirt Arborteum Interactive natural trail for the whole family enjoy

CRUNCH! Interactive family nature trail at Westonbirt Arboretum

Saturday, 30 September 2023 2:30pm to 4:00pm


Westonbirt The National Arboretum

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Only
  • Audio Description
  • Autism Friendly
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Place Facility
  • Family Friendly
  • Visual Impairment Awareness

An interactive trail of performance & fun, creative challenges for the whole family to enjoy. A magical journey through Westonbirt Arboretum!

Come and join Sonny, a wise woodsman of the forest! He’s been a little out of kilter recently and needs your help. Can you come exploring with us to find his friends? And together, we can restore the balance & harmony of nature!

With performance and fun, creative challenges along the way, CRUNCH! The Trail is a unique experience in nature for the whole family to enjoy.

Connect with the senses through textural interactions, soundscapes, creative audio description and joyous dance performance!

Recommended age for children is 5 -13 years. Younger children & babies are welcome too – they go for free but will need a ticket.

Saturday 30th September, 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Public Event For Families

This a public event and welcomes children & families who identify as neurodiverse, disabled and and/or special educational needs.

Your ticket includes entry to Westonbirt Arboretum and a place to experience CRUNCH! The Trail. Please arrive an hour before the start time to allow time to park, go through admissions and get to the meeting point.

Click here for tickets.

CRUNCH! The Trail is limited to 40 people with pre-booked tickets.

If you are already have a Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum membership, you do not need to pay for a ticket but you do need to book; please enter the promo code MEMBER at checkout. You will need to bring your membership card with you on the day and show this to the admissions team.

This event is supported by Barnwood Trust Forestry England.


Saturday 30th September, 11:00am – 1:00pm

For Visually Impaired Children & Families

The morning event is for families with a visually impaired child or parent. This is part of our ongoing work in collaboration with visually impaired dance artist, Holly Thomas. If someone in your family is visually impaired and you would like to attend this event, please click here for ticket information.