School visits to Knole Park

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As part of a school visit to the house, or as the focus for a whole morning or afternoon of outdoor activities, Knole Park makes a fascinating place to bring your class.

Knole is Kent's last Medieval deer park, with a minimum of artificial landscaping and a wide variety of flora and fauna. So there's almost endless scope for all sorts of cross-curricular activities, taking in history, geography and science in one.

As a supplement to a house visit, you will spend between 20 and 40 minutes in the park, depending on what time you need to leave.  In that time we use particular sites, including trees, ant-hills, deer and the ice-house, to lift the lid on the story of the park – taking in everything from rare bark beetles to Henry VIII's passion for hunting.  Alternatively, we can concentrate on a particular subject, including:

  • The history of the park and its uses through the centuries
  • Food chains and webs
  • or a simpler look at the animals in the park
  • or anything else you would like to suggest.

With plenty of space to run around in, and a choice of hands-on activities, a tour of the park can be the perfect way to round off your group's visit.

If you would like to make the park the sole focus of your visit, please contact us and we will be pleased to discuss your requirements.

For more information, or for a booking pack, e-mail us or ring us on 01732 462100.