may plant sale

Help our volunteers raise money for materials for our gardens. There will be plants, cake, coffee and tea for sale as well; not much more needed in life!

Date: Wednesday 29th May

Mini Mondays

A designated time for toddlers and their grown ups to explore the site at their pace. Each date has themed crafts, activities, trails and stories (and the Mud Kitchen, of course).

Activities suitable for ages 2-5.
Cost £6.50 per session. 

2024 schedule:

Timings:
First date: 10am-12pm
Second date: 12:30-2:30pm

  • 8th/22nd January – Trees in Winter
  • 5th/19th February – Snow
  • 4th/18th March – Wind
  • 15th/29th April – April Showers
  • 13th May – Spring Changes 
  • 3rd/17th June – Butterflies
  • 1st/15th July – Taking Time Out
  • 12th August – What’s on our Allotment?
  • 2nd/16th September – Sunflowers
  • 7th/21st October – Leaf fall
  • 4th/18th November – Getting ready for Winter
  • 2nd/16th December – Evergreens

Book a space here

Family fun Days

Ran during Half Terms throughout the year, our Family Fun days are full of seasonally and environmentally-themed activities and workshops, aimed primarily at 3-10 year olds but the whole family can enjoy! 

Each date has a morning session (10am-12:30pm) and afternoon session (1:30pm-4pm) unless otherwise specified. Please select only one when booking.  

Spring Family Fun: 
Workshop: Pond Dipping

  • Thursday 11th April

August Pond Dipping and Pitta Pizza Evenings:
runs from 5-7:30pm

  • Tuesday 6th
  • Wednesday 7th

Summer Family Fun:

  • Tuesday 13th or Thursday 15th August
  • Monday 19th or Tuesday 20th August
  • Thursday 29th or Friday 30th August
Halloween Family Fun
  • Wednesday 30th October
    • Afternoon 1:30-3:30pm
    • Evening  4:30-7pm bring a torch!
If car parking spaces are sold out for the event, there will be no additional car parking on site. Families must arrive by foot.


Drop Off Days

Have a child aged 7-11?  How about booking onto one of our Drop Off Days this year! With our secure site, your child(ren) will be safe and have a day to remember! 
The day will be full of activities and new and old friends to meet.
 
Cost: £40 (£35 for additional siblings). 
Timings: 10am-4pm.
 
Dates for 2024: 
  •  NEW DATE: 30th May
  •  29th October 

Wild week

Wild Week provides your 7-11 year old with 5 days of fun activities during the Summer holidays. Drop them off at 10am with a packed lunch and pick them up at 4pm – we’ll do the rest!

Activities include games, outdoor activities, cooking and crafts, all with an environmental theme. 

Cost £185 for the week (£160 for additional siblings).

Dates for Wild Week:  
  •  29th July – 2nd August
Book here.
 

WILD TEENS

For children aged 11-16, these three days will be full of even more wild activity!
We are even offering an opportunity to spend the night at the centre the evening of the 8th until the morning of the 9th!

Cost £120 (£110 for additional siblings) and additional cost of £60 to spend the night. 

Dates for Wild Teens:  
  •  6th-8th of August
Book here.

Community explorers

Come on your own or with your community group to explore our site on these Mondays.

Dates for 2024:  
  • 22nd April
  • 20th May
  • 8th July
  • 9th/23rd September
  • 14th October 
  • 11th November
Entry by donation – please book your parking space here.

all hands on deck

Come and join us for gardening and groundwork. Just bring yourself, a water bottle and a packed lunch.  Tea and coffee will be provided.  Ages 14+ (under 16s MUST be accompanied by an adult).

Time: 10am – 2pm

Dates for 2024:

  • Saturday 29th June
  • Sunday 14th July

Book a space here