Learning at Fontmell Down: The Forest School
The Forest School at Fontmell Down is the perfect venue for wild art, bug hunts, woodland games, fire-making, den-building, outdoor cooking and all sorts of other wild adventures. Find out more about the memorable learning experience for schoolchildren on offer here.
What you will find at The Forest School
- A private woodland owned by the National Trust and hired out exclusively for the use of schools and community groups for use as a Forest School.
- Broadleaved woodland set amongst archaeological features with magnificent views.
- Surrounded by wildlife-rich open downland – ideal to explore, let off steam, fly kites and play parachute games.
- Perfect setting for children to experience the wild within safe and permanently enclosed boundaries.
- Two woodland fire circles with permanent pits and log seating, plus break-out log seating areas.
- Access into the wood and onto the surrounding landscape is via locked pedestrian gates.
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