‘Fern-tastic’ trail

Free with admission

Plants are taking over the SS Great Britain this Easter…


Gather your family as you step into the shoes of a Victorian Plant Hunter.

Work together to seek out our fern friends hidden in, around and under the ship.

Unearth ‘fern-tastic’ facts about the fascinating link between plants and historic steamships like the SS Great Britain.

Will you track down all the ferns?


Trail is included with admission. 


Start your adventure as a Victorian Plant Hunter this Easter.

Why plants?

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