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Do your children love to be outdoors? Let them get outside and be active! Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art, make fires and cook on a fire. Our Forest School programme will help to build confidence, self-esteem and develop social skills and all in the beautiful setting of Abbotts Hall FarmFind out more »
Drop off day for 5-11 year olds We will carry out experiments and surveys to discover and enjoy some strange science and wildlife. Please ensure children are wearing suitable clothing and have a packed lunch. Booking essential.Find out more »
Join us for a half day workshop with expert guide Liz, to unpick the world of birdsong! Start the morning with a short theory session before heading out onto the reserve to see what birds you can hear! Join us for one week or all four sessions Wk 1 - Garden Birds Wk 2 -Find out more »
Follow a prehistoric trail, dig up fossils and make a fossil print to take home. Children must be accompanies by an adult. Advance booking is essential.Find out more »
Join us for a fun packed hour wood whittling and cooking on an open fire. Age guide is 4 years and upwards. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking EssentialFind out more »
Described as an untamed hidden oasis, this is a small walled wildlife and woodland garden with mature trees, shrubs, bamboos, palms and ponds. Thorughout the year, colourful planting clothes the ground while a canopy of wisteria, rambling roses, honeysuckle and kiwi vine shade the patio and pergola. Enjoy the garden and perhaps and the lovelyFind out more »
Working for a consultancy that is dedicated to conserving species as well as reintroductions Ecologist and researcher Peter Cooper, will talk to us about the benefits of beavers, the history of its reinstatement in Britain, potential future challenges as well as an update on the North Essex reintroduction This event is organised by the BraintreeFind out more »