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All of our forests offer different kinds of learning opportunities. Here are some of the exciting RIAB topics available. Contact your nearest Forestry Commission learning team to find out about RIAB topics available in your local forest.

Children playingAmazing Animals

A selection of clues and evidence left behind by forest animals and birds, as well as a minibeast search in the forest habitat, will inspire the detectives and naturalists within your group.

Children on an education visit to Westonbirt. Hugging an oak treeFantastic Forests

Get to know the trees intimately, by exploring them whilst blindfolded, then look more closely at their structure to identify them and understand their importance.


Art workshop. Mud Green Man sculpture on trees and wallsNatural Art

Get creative and explore the forest through a variety of arty activities – even the least artistic will find success in using natural materials to create sculpture and colourful woodland masterpieces.


 Children's fun day out in the forestSensory Explorers 

A fun packed activity walk to stimulate children's senses. See, hear, touch, smell, discover and learn.


 Children playing at a den building eventShelter Building 

A great team activity. Children work together to construct sturdy shelters from forest materials. Test the structures using the ‘rain test’.



£35 for one activity bag

£50 for two activity bags

To find out which activities are available at your local forest, or to book your visit please contact us


Last updated: 31st July 2017

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.