We run a packed programme of fun and educational activities for children and families, including pond dipping, mini-beast hunts, woodland survival, den building, gardening and crafts.  We also offer events for toddlers and their carers, as well as drop off sessions for older children.

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Drop Off Days

Have a child aged 7-11?  How about booking onto one of our Drop Off Days this year!  The day will be full of activities and new and old friends to meet.
Cost £40 (£35 for additional siblings). 
The day runs from 10am-4pm.
When booking for months with multiple dates, please know the same activities will be run each day. 
Dates for 2023: 
  •  14th or 15th February
  •  31st May
  •  24th or 25th October 
Book a space here

Family fun session

Our popular Family Fun Session are back in 2023!  We will be running a range of seasonally and environmentally-themed activities and workshops each day, aimed primarily at 3-10 year olds. Cost (children 3 and over) £6/£8 (with workshop).

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


Winter Family Fun:

  •  Monday 13th February

Spring Family Fun:

  • Tuesday 4th April 
  • Tuesday 11th April 

May Family Fun:

  • Tuesday 30th May

Evening Explorers: runs from 5pm-7:30

  • Tuesday 25th July
  • Tuesday 15th and Tuesday 22nd August

Summer Family Fun:

  • Thursday 27th or Friday 28th July
  • Thursday 17th or Friday 18th August
  • Thursday 24th or Friday 25th August
Hallowe’en Activity Evening: runs from 4.30-7pm – bring a torch!
  • Friday 27th October

For more information and to book your spaces, click here.

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Mini Mondays

Come and join us for craft activities , trails and stories (and the Mud Kitchen, of course). Activities suitable for ages 2-5.

Cost £6.50 per session. 

Time: 10am – 12pm

2023 schedule:

  • 9th/23rd January – Trees in Winter
  • 6th/20th February – Snow
  • 6th/20th March – Wind
  • 3rd/17th April – April Showers
  • 5th/19th June – Butterflies
  • 3rd/17th July – Taking Time Out
  • 14th August – What’s on our Allotment?
  • 4th/18th September – Sunflowers
  • 2nd/16th October – Leaf fall
  • 6th/20th November – Getting ready for Winter
  • 4th/18th December – Evergreens

Book a space here

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all hands on deck!

Come and join us for gardening and groundwork.  Each session is stand alone – no need to sign up for ever! Just bring yourself and a packed lunch.  Tea and coffee will be provided.  Ages 14+ (under 16s MUST be accompanied by an adult).

Time: 10am – 2.30pm

2023 schedule:

  • Saturday 7th January
  • Sunday 12th February 
  • Sunday 11th June
  • Saturday 16th September
  • Saturday 28th October
  • Saturday 18th November

Book a space here.

Wild weeks

Our Wild Weeks provide 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).

Each week will feature the same activities. 

Dates for 2023:  
  •  31st July to 4th August
  • 7th to 11th August 
 Book a space here.
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Community explorers

Come on your own or with your community group to explore our site on these Mondays. Relax with a cuppa, follow a downloadable trail (available soon) or just potter around.  Entry by donation – please book your parking space here.

Dates for 2023:  
  • 24th April
  • 15th May
  • 12th/26th June
  • 10th/24th July
  • 21st August
  • 11th/25th September
  • 9th October 
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