Forest Schools

Connect to nature and enjoy the wonder of the natural world

Forest Schools

Don’t let the children have all the fun, forest school and connecting to nature is for everyone, come and join us at our Family Forest School sessions. Leave the electronics at home and build relationships and skills whilst making memories with your friends and family.

Hidden away at Danbury Country Park, our Family Forest School sessions offer you and your family the opportunity to reconnect with nature and each other. Create lasting memories around the campfire, explore the native flora and fauna, swing in a hammock, challenge yourself to the rope ladder or just chill by the stream.

Join us for woodland play sessions, aimed at the under 5's. Activities include forest crafts and building dens. Aimed at the under-5s, this series of six woodland play sessions at Danbury Country Park includes nature activities, forest crafts, imagination, physical play and building things.

Join us for a series of six home education sessions at Danbury Country Park. Activities include forest crafts, imagination, physical play and building things.

Wild Wednesdays run in the school summer holidays.

Spaces are limited and booking is essential - book early to avoid disappointment. Click on the events below for more information.

Featured events

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Events

*New* Family Forest School at Great Notley Country Park

Following the success of Spooky Forest School in 2023, we are pleased to confirm a brand NEW Family Forest School running once a month on Saturdays at Great Notley Country Park.

  • Dates:
    • March 2, 2024
    • April 6, 2024
    • May 18, 2024
    • June 1, 2024
    • July 6, 2024
  • Venue: Great Notley Country Park
  • Times: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • For the whole family
  • Price: £10
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Events

Woodland Play at Danbury Country Park

Join us for woodland play sessions, aimed at the under-5's. Activities include forest crafts and building dens.

  • Dates:
    • March 4, 2024
    • March 11, 2024
    • March 18, 2024
    • March 25, 2024
    • April 15, 2024
    • (continued …)
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • For under 5s
  • Price: Now booking: 15 April to 30 May – 5 sessions £42.50. 10 June to 15 July – 6 sessions £51.00. Sibling discounts available. Call to enquire.
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Events

Home education Forest School sessions at Danbury Country Park

Aimed at home educated children, this series of six sessions at Danbury Country Park includes nature activities, forest crafts, imagination, physical play and building things.

  • Dates:
    • March 4, 2024
    • March 11, 2024
    • March 18, 2024
    • March 25, 2024
    • April 15, 2024
    • (continued …)
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Primary School aged children
  • Price: Now booking: 15 April to 30 May – 5 sessions £42.50. 10 June to 15 July – 6 sessions £51.00. Sibling discounts available. Please call to enquire.
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Events

Family Forest School at Danbury Country Park

Don’t let the children have all the fun, connecting with nature is beneficial for everyone. Come and join us at our Family Forest School sessions.

  • Dates:
    • March 9, 2024
    • April 20, 2024
    • May 11, 2024
    • June 8, 2024
    • July 13, 2024
  • Venue: Danbury Country Park
  • Times: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • For the whole family
  • Price: £10 for the first child. £6 for siblings. Accompanying adults Free. Under 18 months free.