Bewilderwood is sort of a huge treehouse playground in the woods, with all sorts of unexpected fun. It's not a prepackaged corporate Disney-type experience, so expect something more whimsical, low-tech, and inventive. My son and I went when he was five, and he remembered it so delightedly that the next time he was in England, at age 7, we went again and took a friend. It was thrilling for them both times. One of the most magical places for them was the Peaceful Paths, where there are piles of large sticks and logs with which to build Twiggle houses. I can see why adults might turn up their noses and say "That's not an attraction!", but if you'd seen the dozens of kids in their delightedly building the houses, you'd believe how much they loved it. There are many great small touches like this -- signs that say "This way" and "That way" and "Sky" -- boards and stumps and things to balance on -- all low-tech, all just delightful for kids. The second time we went, we had read the two books (A Boggle in Bewilderwood, and Bewilderbats), which are not necessary but add an extra dimension. They're very funny books, too! (And they reveal the secret of the FarTree, which kids find hilarious!) This gets a top rating from us -- it was my son's very favorite event of a summer packed with events.
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