For these days we can provide multiple options for the type of day you would like, see below for some of the most popular. We can also custom build a day for your desired outcomes if required.
- Groups of 2 – 10
- Run by our experienced staff
- Cater for all learning difficulties
- Currently not suitable for wheelchair users
- Lunch can be included for an additional fee
- Group day bookings usually run between 10 – 3
- Some activities are seasonal and therefore are subject to change
Each of our group day options promotes all-round physical and mental wellbeing including valuing your environment, healthy living, teamwork, confidence building, communication and friendships. Additional benefits vary between each type of day.
Spend a day as an assistant Forester
During this day session participants will learn how to; identify native trees, plant a young native tree, measure a mature tree, and carry out some practical woodland management work alongside the group.
These activities will give the learners a chance to spend a day outside in the countryside finding out about the benefits trees can provide including their climate change combatting abilities, whilst also providing a physical day enabling participants to exercise outdoors in a fun and different way.
Become a junior Gardener and learn what to do with the produce
This day will be based in our garden looking at the process of growing tasty food and how this can be beneficial to our physical and mental wellbeing whilst saving money compared to supermarket produce.
Participants of this day will complete various gardening activities to grow fruit and vegetables, then take whatever seasonal produce is available to our Field Study Centre Kitchen to make some delicious food that they can either eat or take away.
Be a trainee Environmental Manager for the day
During this day participants will take part in a range of surveying and monitoring activities, fun outdoor science.
This day will give learners an experience into the world of environmental management and will involve activities such as water, soil and plant surveying, mammal surveying using infra-red camera traps and other fun, educational activities.
Develop your rural craft skills as a trainee Craftsperson
Throughout this day members of the group will take part in designing and creating a rural crafts project.
Throughout learning about craft techniques through a blend of modern and traditional.
Furthermore, learners will be able to understand what tools are best suited to each task, workshop safety and the benefits to wildlife the learners project will have.