A fabulous five-week programme is live for our full age groups of Bumble Bees (5-7) Otters (8-11) as well as a Wolves Week camp for older ones. It’s a packed programme starting on Monday 10 July and running five days a week until Friday 11 August. We’ve two camps onContinue reading
Category: Nature Connection
Easter Family Trail – book now!
Get ready to hop along to our Easter family event, Good Friday, 7 April, noon-3pm! Hunt for animal clues along our Path of the Little People trail, get busy in the mud kitchen, toast marshmallows at the fire-pit, visit the story-teller and try your luck at tombola! Have a shotContinue reading
Rebuild gives Path a new lease of life
Projects officer Alan explains what it’s taken to look after some of our key features over the past year. A lot of work goes into maintaining parts of the grounds used for our learning development with children, and 2022 saw the biggest changes for some time. At the start ofContinue reading
Summer Holiday Activities for Young People – BOOK NOW!
Bookings for our summer activity programme are now live! Join us for 4 weeks of outdoor fun and adventure on themed days taking advantage of all the activities we have to offer on site – try your hard at archery, high ropes challenges, team games, canoeing, raft building, hill climbingContinue reading
Easter holiday activity programme now live!
Bookings are now open for our childrens’ holiday programme! We’ll be running day activities from Monday to Thursday 4-7 and 11-14 April, 9.30am-3.30pm. We often get asked to give programmes a distinct creative flavour and this Easter we’ve decided to get things rolling with a day aimed at all thingsContinue reading
How we brought outdoor education to schools
“With residentials off the table, pupils were missing out on a big opportunity to engage themselves in developmental learning. These experiences are known to have a profoundly positive impact for young people. Taking Wiston on the road seemed like the natural way to re-engage with those who were missing out.Continue reading
Summer Holiday Activities – BOOK NOW
The wait is over! We’re excited to say our summer programme is back for 2021! This year we’re running weekdays for 4 weeks, starting on Monday 12th July. Each day runs from 9:30am – 3:30pm. Find out more about each group below, download the full programme and book your spaceContinue reading
From little acorns…
There have been some changes to part of our woods! Forestry contractors have begun removing 2 hectares of non-native trees from the edge of the estate. This is all sitka spruce, which was planted as a windbreak by previous owners and is largely a forestry crop. The removal of theseContinue reading
Activity Sessions and Winter Fun
This winter we’re offering families and groups of friends under 12 the opportunity to push their limits and try new things on our activity sessions. Reach new heights on our high ropes course or climbing wall, explore the Path of the Little People and all it has to offer, hitContinue reading
The outdoors – a vital tool in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing
After so long without people here at Wiston, It was great for all of us and in particular me and Alan to re-engage with the various groups during the October break: Seeing in practice all the new Covid safety measures; Hearing the excited voices and cheers as folk achieved great heights on the ropesContinue reading