Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Wellington Country Park, Odiham Road, Riseley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1SP

Contact: 01189 326 444



Based in Riseley, Reading, we are a short 10 minute drive from both the M3 and the M4.

We encourage learning through introduction and discovery, with woodlands to explore for minibeasts, farm animals to encounter, a lake for finding aquatic creatures and play equipment to enjoy.

You will have an exhilarating and enjoyable trip away from the classroom. We also have hand washing and toilet facilities close to all the activity areas.

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Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
Set in 350 acres of beautiful country side Wellington Country Park is passionate about encouraging children to learn through fun and imagination, either on a school trip out or a visit with their families.

We pride ourselves on being the biggest outdoor play in Berkshire with adventure play trails to explore, the Jumping Pillow (height restrictions apply), Nature Walks through our woodlands to see our heard of Red and Fallow Deer, the Splash Zone, 36 Dinosaurs to discover, Adventure play grounds, sandpits, the Animal Farm and much much more...

What group sizes do you cater for?

Wellington Country Park can cater for groups of 15 - 200

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?
Pre and post activities for each workshop are available

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
We are more than happy for children to take photographs during their visit.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
Teachers are offered a free visit to the Park to meet a member of our Team and to complete their own site risk assessment.

Wellington Country Park also supply, Park and workshop risk assesments.

Does your venue have an education officer?
Samantha Gibbs 01189 326444

What is the cost of the visit?

Package: Explorer / Price per Pupil: £6.85

Details: Entry to the Park, Animal Farm, Nature Trails, Adventure Play Area, Miniature Railway and lots more!

Package: Detective / Price per Pupil:£7.85

Details: Explorer Package + An Educational Workshop

Teachers and helpers go FREE – ratio 1:5. If additional adults are required for your group please speak to a member of our team.

Optional Extras:

Why not add an extra workshop to your package £1.00 pp (minimum of 15 pupils)

Souvenir Bag
Our souvenir bag contains a Wellington pencil and rubber £1.00 each

Ice Cream
Mini Milk – a great treat for both pupils and staff (For allergies please ask) £0.75 each

Extra Adults/Parents
Additional Adults/parents above the free allowance including a train ride £6.85 per adult

Prices may differ for preschools. Please call Samantha on 01189 326444 for details.

Our Package options are aimed at providing a day out to suit all budgets. If you have any additional requirements or wish to take advantage of any of our optional extras, then please don’t hesitate to ask for further details.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

As an outdoor attraction, we advise visitors to dress appropriately for the weather.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
First Aid can be found in the Main Reception Building.

Please list facilities available.
Main Reception Café – Offering a selection of hot and cold meals, drinks and light snacks.

Here at the Park, we are able to store your packed lunches while you are enjoying the Park. If the weather is good we encourage eating outdoors. In poor weather under cover space is available in marquees around the Park.

Gift Shop – Our gift shop has a selection of pocket money toys and gifts.

For schools and groups, why not purchase a Wellington Souvenir Bag for £1.00 which contains a Wellington Country Park pencil and rubber.

Ice Creams (mini milk) are also available to pre-order (for allergy information please ask).

What are your disabled facilities?
Wellington Country Park has unisex disabled toilets in the Main Reception Building and in the centre toilet block.

All of the main paths in the Park are wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Please note that nature trails are not suitable for wheelchairs as they are typical woodland paths.

What are your opening days and hours?
Wellington Country Park is open from 9:30am – 4:30pm (Low Season) and 9:30am – 5:00pm (High Season).

Low Season

Saturday 11th February – Friday 31st March
Monday 25th September – Friday 20th October

High Season

Saturday 1st April – Sunday 24th September
Saturday 21st October – Sunday 29th October

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years

Type of Visit: Adventure Playgrounds Animal Welfare Crafts Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Parks and Gardens Picnic Areas Team Building Wildlife and Nature

Curriculum Topics Covered: Environmental Studies Mathematics Science

Months Open: February March April May June July August September October

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