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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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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Nothing beats getting out of the classroom and exploring in the fresh air, and Harbour Park is a fantastic base for any trip to Littlehampton’s award winning blue flag beach and historic harbour.
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Located within beautiful woodland and countryside, Norman Court provides an enjoyable school trip experience, teaching children how to build survival shelters and take part in team challenge command tasks.
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Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? How are your shoes linked to the rainforest? What is a tenrec? Find out the answer to these questions and many more, as you explore our 4 spectacular glasshouses and 15 acres of flourishing gardens.
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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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Kentwell Halls offers immersive, hands-on History School Trips, where students' imaginations will be captivated. This school trip experience is so enjoyable that students won't even realise that they are learning.
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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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Whether you want to get up close and personal with the giraffes, walk with the lemurs or watch the rhinos graze on the house lawns, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens has something for everyone, even the teachers.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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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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Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Gardens provides school trips & educational visits with great tours, exhibitions & interactive workshops, explore the Tudor gardens, medieval kitchens , great hall & Caslte or walk around the almost complete outer walls. 
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