Woodside Festival


THE festival for live music, art, wild activities, good food and drink; all in support of local wildlife.



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School visits

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We provide hands-on activities in our education centres, designed to help children of all ages and abilities discover and understand the natural world around them.

From river studies and adapatation to environmental exploration, our expert staff provide quality cross-curricular Learning Outside the Classroom. We have grouped our activites by Key Stage - use the links on the left to find out more.

Standard days are from 10am until 2.30 pm. You can choose two half day activities, which each last one and a half hours, or one full day programme.

Download the leaflet below.

All our activities have been Risk Assessed and are carried out by our experienced staff. Find out more about health and safety.


£8 per child for full day.

£4 per child for half day.

Minimum charge of £200 per day or £100 per half day.

Groups larger than an average class size may incur a £50 additional charge to cover staff costs.

Cancellation fee £60 unless your visit is rearranged.

Trips to one of our nature reserves or a day in your school are charged at £250 for a full day and £125 for a half day.

Get in touch

For more information about our work with schools or to make a booking please email us at