Whether it is an educational school visit, a Brownie outing or a birthday party there are plenty of opportunities to get outside and explore the forests with our learning partners.
Alice Holt Forest is a great place to explore and play for school groups and families.
Groundwork South Trust – offer formal and informal learning opportunities from reception age to adults, communities and families. For further information please contact email@example.com or call 023 8060 2227
Wild Learning www.wild-learning.net - offer adventure camps in the school holidays, for children aged 5 years and above.
Alice Holt Events Page - Click here to view 'What's On' at Alice Holt
Wilderness Watch www.wildernesswatch.co/ - offer birthday parties in outdoor survival, den building and camp fires. For details and prices contact Nigel on 01420 476808 / 07989 652757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Running Your Own Party at Alice Holt - click here to find out about running your own party at Alice Holt.
Go Ape www.forestry.gov.uk/goape - The Tree Top junior course is ideal for parties for younger children aged 4+. For the older children (aged 10+) the Tree Top Adventure combines breathtaking scenery, tree-top wires, crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires for an action packed party.
Cycle Centre www.leisurecentre.com/Cycling/alice-holt-cycle-centre – as well as bike hire the centre offers birthday parties and school sessions, which can be tailored to suit your requirements from fun, games and challenges to maintenance skills.
Forestry Commission events -to find out 'What's On' in the New Forest click here
Wild Heritage www.wildheritage.co.uk - offers exciting learning and discovery experiences to schools, colleges, groups, families and visitors to the New Forest. For more information please, email email@example.com or telephone 07799 517739.
New Forest Centre www.newforestcentre.org.uk – educational led sessions available at the museum, out in the forest or experience a visit to the Verderers Court in Lyndhurst. For more information contact the education officer on: Tel 023 8028 6153, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Queen Elizabeth Country Park, near Petersfield www3.hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm - offers educational visits and family events run by Hampshire County Council.
The Brand Adventure www.theadventurebrand.co.uk at Creech Wood near Fareham, offers bushcraft activities for schools, informal groups and families. For more information contact Ellis Bird email@example.com
South Downs National Park Authority http://learning.southdowns.gov.uk - lots of great activity ideas, downloadable resources and interactive map for educational providers within the South Downs National Park.
Isle of Wight
Wood Learn Forest School www.forestschooliow.co.uk - run Forest and Beach Schools and 'bushcraft’ skills for families, schools and uniformed groups. For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01983 246986 or 07710 324868.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust www.hiwwt.org.uk/learn-discover – based at Bouldner Forest on the Isle of Wight offer a wide range of educational activities. For more information contact email@example.com
Moors Valley Country Park www.moors-valley.co.uk - near Ringwood, for lots of family events and school visit options. Contact for more details; telephone 01425 470721.
You can also find out about their bike hire http://www.moors-valley.co.uk/planning-your-visit/cycle-hire/ and Go Ape http://www.moors-valley.co.uk/planning-your-visit/go-ape/ adventure courses and segways.
Woodlands Reconnect http://www.woodlandsreconnect.co.uk/home - offer a variety of outdoor nature and educational based events, including Forest School experiences, birthday parties and bespoke days for corporates. Sessions are inspiring and fun and aimed at all ages and will be tailor-made for your requirements. For more information please contact Caroline: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07912646483.