Lord of the Rings-themed family challenge takes place at West Stow Country Park

Enjoying the Ring Quest event at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is Zara and Sebastian. Picture: GREGG

Enjoying the Ring Quest event at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is Zara and Sebastian. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Lord of the Rings fans had the opportunity to find the runes and rings to save Middle Earth at a country park near Bury St Edmunds.

Half term event, Ring Quest at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Half term event, Ring Quest at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Picture: GREGG BROWN

The popular Lord of the Rings-themed family challenge took place over half-term at West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village.

Visitors had the chance to enjoy the Ring Quest trail around the country park and see the huge spiders of Mirkwood along with the dragon guarding its treasure.

There was also the opportunity to see the Hobbit Hole, meet Halbarad the ranger and try archery.

This Sunday, there is a fascinating opportunity to watch experts catch and ring many species of birds that visit West Stow Country Park.

Glynis Baxter at Ring Quest event in West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Glynis Baxter at Ring Quest event in West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Picture: GREGG BROWN


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Visitors can learn about this important research, which professionally monitors the health of our bird population, and the increasing or declining numbers of species, including the migrating winter visitors.

For more information, visit www.weststow.org

Half term event, Ring Quest at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Left to right, Glynis and Alan Baxter.

Half term event, Ring Quest at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. Left to right, Glynis and Alan Baxter. Picture: GREGG BROWN

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