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Visit your local nature reserve

Activity picking by Helen WalshActivity picking by Helen Walsh

There are opportunities throughout the year to get out and explore your local environment and we can help you do that! Whether using your local nature reserve as a location for outdoor learning or to do more vocational practical activities, like habitat management, environmental play and bushcraft.

All of our activities are mostly transferable to your  location and are carefully risk assessed, suitable for primary or secondary groups linking to your particular requirements. A few examples are:

  • Practical habitat management tasks that help with personal development, eg. team building, personal responsibility
  • Pond and river dipping
  • Habitat studies and nature games
  • Adventure orienteering

These locations and activities are ideally suited for extra-curricular schemes like Duke of Edinburgh and John Muir Awards.

Find out more about Derbyshire Wildlife Trust nature reserves.

Get in touch

For more information about how we can work with your school or to make a booking please contact us on