Parks and Gardens

A school trip to a park or garden can be an inexpensive way to get your class or group out in the fresh air learning about nature, wildlife and the world around them. Some parks and gardens will offer organised, curriculum based activities, environmentally linked sessions and also trips to help you achieve healthy school’s status. A lot of parks and gardens will have playgrounds to let your children run off steam, have fun and bond with each other. Trips to parks and garden can be suitable for all ages, but more so for preschool, key stage one, key stage two and key stage three.


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Iron Age settlements, Roman forts, medieval abbeys, Tudor castles, Victorian mansions and gardens, World War fortresses - you name it, our exceptional out of the classroom sites offer unlimited cross-curricular learning opportunities.
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Tours can be tailored to the curriculum about a range of topics surrounding primate welfare &conservation. Enjoy enrichment days where groups can help make items used in the enclosures and learn about the importance of primate care and stimulation.
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The Pines Garden Coastal School Dover, Perfect for your schools outdoor environment learning with Nature awareness, team building, woodland skills, British mammals identification, mini-beast safari, shelter building and renewable energy.
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Resulting of a farm diversification programme to create one of the leading leisure attractions in Hertfordshire. Lots of farmyard animals to discover, the focus is on learning through having fun many demonstrations, shows, tractor rides & adventure play
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A wide range of interactive opportunities bringing learning to life in a special setting. Enjoy a choice of activities designed to support the Curriculum for Excellence and provide a valuable and interesting, cross-curricular learning.
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You can experience many things on your educational school trip such as a tours,workshops in the country house, stroll through the extensive gardens or even the visit the Zoo with your school trip or educational visit.
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Based in the New Forest (National Park). You will find Europe’s largest collection of otters, owls, deer, badgers, lynx, mink, polecats, foxes, Scottish wildcats, pine martens, wallabies, wild boar, wolves & many more species of indigenous wildlife.
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Fun, hands-on workshops offering a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world.
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Internationally important tree collection that is managed by the Forestry Commission. Westonbirt is a great place for students of all ages to come to experience the outdoor environment, learn through exploration, inquiry, investigation & natural play. 
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Offering curriculum linked activities on a working farm with in the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Arboretum. All key stages catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive & positive relationships within the natural  environment. 
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We are Cambridge's largest boating company, offering a range of outdoor activities. There are historic tours of the city, do-it-yourself boat hire options and, through a partnership with the local Wildlife Trust, we offer unique Bat Safari tours.
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The James Leal Centre is a new state of the art, eco building within Ray Park, which was officially opened in Dec 2009. Packed full of sustainable features with a bold contemporary look, it is well designed to meet with the modern needs of all users.
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