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Visit Information

Each self led programme is supported by a pre-site visit with the Education Ranger. This will need to be booked in advance. 

On arrival

There is a Site Entry fee system in use at High Lodge. All vehicles are required to take a ticket from the barrier on entry. Please ensure that your coach driver parks in the ‘designated area’. Follow the parking signs on the forest drive.

Toilets are available in the toilet block situated outside High Lodge. It is recommended that pupils make a toilet trip before a visit commences, especially if they are young.

 Storage of lunches and other equipment

Unfortunately we do not have provision to store packed lunches or coats at present.

These can either be left on the coach or carried around by the pupils and then gathered together at a central point during the activities.

Please bring refuse bags to put your litter into and dispose of in the rubbish bins that are provided.

Wet weather provision

We have a large shelter located in our Coney Copse which can be used as an outdoor classroom and undercover eating space. This cannot be prebooked. Please make sure pupils are appropriately attired with wet weather clothing and footwear.

Alternatively Oak Lodge meeting room can be booked in advance. Please telephone 0300 067 4400 to check availablility and for the current hire charge, which has to be pre-paid. Maximum capacity is 50 and there are limited toilet facilities. Cancellation fees apply. 

In extreme weather such as high winds, thunder storms and lightening, activities may be stopped due to safety reasons.



Last updated: 10th July 2018

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