Learning Opportunites at Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

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 Lisa McCaughan at lisa.mccaughan@nationaltrust.org.uk

Become a Victorian for the day

A Home from the Past 

See what life was like living in this Victorian farmhouse.

Who's going to win the race?

Forest Ranger Experience 

Explore the wonderful forest at Downhill Demesne.

Downhill Demesne

The Fairy Tale Trail 

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

Why not visit Mr McGregor's garden?

The Beatrix Potter Trail 

Visit Peter Rabbit and all his friends at Hezett House.

Mussenden Temple

Storytelling at the Dwarf’s Cottage 

Doc, Happy, Bashful, Sneezey, Dopey, Grumpy and Sleepy are waiting for you at their cottage!

Children looking at creatures captured in pots

Marvellous Mini-Beasts 

What mini-beasts can you find?

Visit the Bird Hide

Bird Workshops  

Can you spot any wading or garden birds?

 Schoolchildren working in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Educational 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.