Family Holiday Activities
Our springtime activities will get you exploring nature and learning survival skills as a family.
This year we have really pushed the boat out for families to have the opportunity to reconnect with nature.
We have designed our springtime workshops to be COVID secure and socially distant, whilst still having plenty of fun. With two different workshops each day, families can have a full day out if they choose.
£25 per Family Group
Up to 3 children Aged 6+ and their parents per family group.
Jonathon Huet has extensive experience as a woodsman, naturalist and Bush Craft Instructor, and will give children and parents the skills for any outdoor camping experience or survival situation.
Sean Reeves is our Outdoor Learning Tutor and Bush Craft, and Team Building Expert.
Wildlife & Willow Expert
Louise Arthur is our sustainability and nature teacher and willow crafts expert.
Nature & Wildlife Experts
Janet Hammerton is our Education Manager and nature expert.
Penny Rose is a sustainability teacher and nature expert.
Kat Gradidge is our Education Coordinator and works with woodland arts & crafts and storytelling adventures.
Extra Information and Joining Instructions
Check each workshop for minimum ages.
Please wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions. Closed foot wear and covered legs and arms will be required for both parents/carers and children. We recommend a change of clothing.
Please always bring lunch and snacks. As the cafe is not available on Mondays. Parents are welcome to bring a packed lunch and flask to consume after the class.
Leave No Trace
Remember we leave no trace in the woods so bring as little packaging in your snacks as possible. Also please bring a bag to take all of your rubbish away.
Our Grounds are Always Open to the Public
On arrival please come to the main reception to register. Bush Craft courses take place in a dedicated place in the woodland.
Dogs may not be brought along to courses unless there is a Guide Dog, Hearing Dog or similar.
Please let us know if you have any special requirements. We will do our very best to make courses accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
If your child is within a year of the age limits then please book them on and let us know.
Adult to Child Ratio
A parent/carer must attend with each child.
Younger siblings will not be able to attend.
Cancellation and Refunds Policy
More Than 3 Weeks Notice
If you cancel a booking with more than 3 weeks notice before the start of your course we will refund your fees. An administration charge of 25% minimum £5, maximum £30 will be deducted from any refund.
Less Than 3 Weeks Notice
If you cancel your booking within 3 weeks of the start of your course we will not normally give refunds. If there are exceptional circumstances we may be able to offer a refund and the above administration fee will apply.
Requesting a Refund
Please contact us by phone on 01730 823166.
We do not transfer bookings to other people but can transfer to other courses if places allow and the above administration fee will apply.
In the very unlikely event that we have to cancel a course or event, or have to cancel your booking for any other reason, we will refund your fees in full.
£25 per Family Group
Includes parents and up to 3 siblings aged 6+.
Morning 10 am to Noon
Afternoon 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Meet 15 minutes before each activity outside reception.
Wild Ways Workshops are for family groups with adults, and up to 3 children aged 6+.
There are only three family groups per session.
Each family ticket is only for those living together or in a family bubble.
We will add extra workshops to match the demand, so you can ask for an extra session at a time that suits you and we will try to add it to the program.