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Professor Jigget’s Fantastical Field Guide

Follow this magical trail around the park

Follow our free self-guided trail around the park under the guidance of magical explorer Professor Jigget. Learn about the trees and nature as you follow the map around Whitaker park but also look out for the Faerie Folk of Rossendale Valley! The Fay, the Fair Folk, The Hidden People who call it home.

This wonderous adventure can be accessed online where you can follow the map, listen to the audio recordings of Professor Jigget as you walk the trail. Full transcripts of each stop, and the map, are also available to download and print. You can also collect paper maps for your pupils at the start of your walk. Suggested donation of 50p per map.

Please be aware the park will be muddy in wetter weather!

To accompany the trail we have a PDF resource pack available full of activities from the Professor.

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  • Dates
    Friday 1st April 2022 – Friday 30th September 2022
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tickets

    Cost: £90 for up to 30 pupils
    Duration: 90 minutes
    Sessions available to book from April – September 2022.

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Meet the Professor in person!

Done the trail? Now meet Professor Jigget himself and find out more about our natural world and the Faerie Folk who live in it! Through stories and further exploration spend time thinking about our amazing world and the magical creatures that live here.

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