The best UK adventure trails: readers’ travel tips

Kids can run wild and enjoy imaginative play, fun nature tasks and art trails through these glorious woods

With one very active and another dreamy nephew, entertaining them is sometimes problematic. While holidaying in Scotland, we visited Pressmennan Woods, near Dunbar, a perfect compromise. As well as opportunities to run free and spot wildlife, including deer and otter, there’s an amazing circular sculpture trail. Our “bookworm” was entranced by the carved wooden characters, the floor-living “glingbobs” and canopy-dwelling “tootflits”, whose “homes” he discovered. Busy creating stories about these mythical creatures, he scarcely noticed the climb to the top of the hill. There, we picnicked with two happy lads and magnificent views towards the Firth of Forth.

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