Learning Opportunites at Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne

Foundation, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils will love our interactive indoor and outdoor learning sessions led by enthusiastic and experienced guides.

Our education programmes are curricular linked and help to enhance the teaching of “The World Around Us”, "Language and Literacy", "The Arts" and "Personal Development & Mutual Understanding".

To book a class visit contact downhilldemesne@nationaltrust.org.uk

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A Home from the Past 

See what life was like living in this Victorian farmhouse.

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Forest Ranger Experience 

Explore the wonderful forest at Downhill Demesne.

Placement student conducting survey of a farmers cattle

The Fairy Tale Trail 

Once upon a time in a woods near you...

Children looking at creatures captured in pots

Marvellous Mini-Beasts 

What mini-beasts can you find?

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Bird Workshops  

Can you spot any wading or garden birds?

 Schoolchildren working in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Education group membership 

Education group membership is specially designed to allow education groups free entry to most places owned by the National Trust. It is for not-for-profit groups or home educators whose members, pupils or students are in full-time education.