Our ranger team are unable to run an education service here at the Park, but you can find a number of excellent educational resources online, which can be used to plan your own visit to Haldon.
Organising your trip
Its helpful for us, and you, to know in advance about your visit. Please contact us 4-6 weeks beforehand so we can check there are no issues.
You will need to download our education & learning visit application form.
We have general information about organising an event at the Park.
We also have maps and directions.
Information and activities at Haldon Forest Park
The Centre for Contemporary Art & the Natural World have compiled an excellent source of information on Haldon’s Hidden Heritage[5.20MB].
We also have information about some of Haldon's special wildlife and our heathland grazing project.
There are a number of walking trails and cycling trails, and a permanent orienteering course.
There are a number of other activity and facility providers here, including the Centre for Contemporary Art & the Natural World, Forest Cycle Hire, Go Ape highwire adventure course, Segways tours and the Ridge Cafe.
The Forestry Commission has various online learning resources and information.
The Forest Education Initiative has a wealth of information on all aspects of woodland learning. You can also search for resources by subject and age group.
The Woodland Trust have some excellent resources for children and schools. They even have a Nature Detectives website just for kids.
The Royal Forestry Society has wealth of information about trees, woodlands and forests and how to manage them.
The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom offers a large range of resources developed with the support of many experts. The site is designed to support anyone working with young people aged 0–19 provide high-quality educational experiences.
Natural England have some information for students and teachers.