The Tree-Mendous trail is another fun way to learn about the woodland. There's a Green Man on the ancient King Oak, a chill out area where you can lie back on recliners and explore the tree canopy, an opportunity to make friends with a tree and give it a hug and more.
The Den Building area has lots of material for budding architects to build their own special natural 'home' and nearby there is a new tree swing for children of all ages.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardenis at South Walsham, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, half way between Norwich and Great Yarmouth. The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day), and on Wednesdays until 9pm to the end of August. Free entry to tearoom, provisions shop, gift shop and plant sales.
Andy Usher has a pop up shop at the garden – Fairhaven Rustics, which sells a selection of his chainsaw carvings, all made from timber harvested in the garden. Proceeds go towards purchasing Fairhaven forestry and garden maintenance equipment.
There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden and an accessible boat for trips on the broad until the end of October (additional charge). Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available.
Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.
T 01603 270449 or see www.fairhavengarden.co.uk