Wyvernwood Takeover

Suitable for Rainbows, Brownies and younger Guides this event is Girlguiding Essex North East exclusive day at the lost kingdom of Wyvernwood.

Wyvernwood Takeover Event – Sunday, June 9th, 2024

(limited to girls aged 4 -12 and their leaders)

The County events team is considering organising an exclusive, girl-led takeover of Wyvernwood in Alresford, near Thorrington on Sunday, June 9th. We invite leaders to express their interest in participating with their units.

What’s in store:

  • A full day of adventure and magical memories for your girls at Wyvernwood. Activities include exploring the Kingdom of Wyvernwood, a hunt through the Castle Gardens, Dragons Trail, and Wellbeing Woods. Check out www.wyvernwood.co.uk for more details.
  • Various activities like free play, go-karts, jump pillows, climbing, storytelling, warrior workshops, den building, potion making, and more.
  • Interactive encounters with Wyvernwood characters: dragons, fairies, princesses, wizards, goblins, and magical unicorns.
  • Girlguiding ENE unit pack with additional activities linked to the guiding programme, such as pirate and fairy crafts, treasure hunts, quizzes, games, and puzzles.
  • Face painting.
  • A unique badge created in collaboration with Wyvernwood and Girlguiding.
  • Staggered entry and exit times for convenience (transport not included)


  • £12 per girl and £5 per leader, covering entry, badge, and activities (packed lunches required, though refreshments available for purchase).

How to express interest:

Leaders, without your interest to support these events we won’t be able to make them happen.  Please respond by email to ccevent@girlguidingessexne.org.uk by 19th February providing an approximate number of girls, leader numbers (maintaining the minimum Girlguiding ratios for your section), along with your unit name and contact number. This is not a commitment, and no payment is required at this stage.



  • Express interest now (19th February deadline) Click Here
  • Assess viability based on responses.
  • Booking forms will be issued on March 1st, 2024.

This promises to be an exciting adventure for your girls, offering a chance to be part of the wider guiding family, network, and share in the fun together. Don’t let your girls miss out – they’ll thank you for it!