Monthly Forest School Session for children and young people with Autism/SEND


Usually every 3rd Saturday of the month we are running Forest School from 1:30 – 4:00pm / 4:30pm in the summer months for children with neurodivergent conditions such as Autism, PDA, ADHD, Dyslexia and anxiety at Plashett Park Wood. All ages welcome. Cost £25

  • Sometimes we need to change the week due to other events. PLEASE CHECK DATES 

We spend the session enjoying engaging activities including games, child led play, crafts, bush craft skills, adventuring and environmental/mindful awareness and observation. Children explore and engage with nature and learn new skills. We aim to meet the needs of all forest school participants.
Over time we have witnessed the huge benefits Forest School has on the children and the wider family. Children return again and again and discover their own interests and what the woodland can offer in terms of learning, adventuring, and healthy enjoyable recreation.

We have successfully run this session for over seven years now.  Dates for 2022 are: 19th March, 23rd April, 14th May, 18th June,

16th July,24th Sept,15th Oct, 19th Nov, 17th Dec.

Booking Essential.

Easter Holiday Forest School programme. 2022

We are running an Easter Holiday programme of Forest School activities at Plashett Park wood on:

Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th April 2022

£35 per session per child over 8yrs 10am – 3:30pm.

Children under 8 can attend half day to be arranged. £17.50

Please email or telephone to book. Current information and a consent form will be sent to you.

Summer Holiday Forest school sessions. 2022

Exciting and fun outdoor adventures exploring and discovering the wonders and secrets of the woodland. Play games, learn practical skills. Practice crafts. Gather round the camp circle. Make new friends, be active and have great fun!

July Tues 26th fully booked,Weds 27th,Thurs 28th. £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm. Under 8’s can attend half  day either morning or afternoon with a lunch session.

August Tues 2nd ,Weds 3rd ,Thurs 4th . £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm. Under 8’s can attend half  day either morning or afternoon with a lunch session.

August Tues 9th, Weds 10th. Thurs 11th. £35 a session per child 8+yrs. 10am-3:30pm. Under 8’s can attend half  day either morning or afternoon with a lunch session.

Children under 8 can attend for half day sessions by arrangement.

Please email or telephone to book. Information and a consent form will be sent to you online. Thank you

All the sessions last year were fully booked We had an amazing ‘Summer School 2022 within permitted guidelines. ‘ Thank you to all who joined us’ . It was phenomenal…. We hope to see you this year… 

(We are Covid aware, all policies and procedures in place.)

Build your own ‘Bird Box’ and ‘Pine Cone Feeders’.

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Planned for next spring. 

Make your own Bird box and pine cone feeders to take home for nesting season at our lovely woodland sawmill.

Supervision and all materials supplied, along with refreshments, in a great natural woodland environment.

Please book. Adults and children age 8+ welcome £25

Please book places limited. 

We encourage everyone to put up nesting boxes in their garden, school or local community in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife.

Wild Women in the wood. ‘Reaching our roots…’ 2022


Our gatherings are usually on Sundays….  10:30am – 4:30 pm
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided and you are invited to bring a small gift to exchange with another in our women’s circle. Food contributions to share are welcomed.

Cost £35

We will be enjoying the changing seasons, giving thanks for the energies of the earth, and wisdom from the skies. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the woodland. The sessions are full of wild living skills, craft and spiritual fulfilment. A day full of warm smiles and long hugs, a shared love of nature, creativity and connection. Celebrate and enjoy the woodland with other women. Get breathing and be fully alive!

Booking essential. 

Continued monthly dates are:

 July 24th, Sept 25th, Oct 16th, Nov 20th, Dec 11th 2022.

‘Wild Creatives’ Education.Children not in school


Weekly THURSDAY mornings at Plashett Park wood.

3hr sessions for over 5’s. 9:30-12:30 £12

Our Woodland art space is the perfect place to be creative in nature all year. Activity will focus on wellbeing and creative arts and crafts. Aiming to nurture a love of nature connection to the seasons, working with natural materials, enjoying seasonal inspiration from the woodland .

Our focus during all seasons throughout the year is that the children learn skills through ,exploring the woodland and all it offers for wellbeing and learning through nature play and connection.

We have use of a beautiful barn with a hearth for working inside as required and an additional indoor heated classroom. There are toilets on site and easy parking drop off and collection.

There is extensive private ancient woodland to explore and discover our natural world and understand our place in it.

‘Wood Rangers’


Wood Rangers

Monthly Saturday Forest School

For children over 8 years of age. Children age 5-8 years can attend half day either morning or afternoon with lunchtime.

Morning option. 10-12:30 pm £18.00 per child

All day option 10-3.30 pm  Please bring a packed lunch. £35 per child.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month (some amendments occasionally due to diary schedules) children can attend forest school and enjoy wild woodland games, and nature exploration in our beautiful private ancient woodland. Experience den and shelter building, bush craft and fire-lighting. Pond dipping and animal tracking too… Try craft and exciting ‘earth’ based activities outdoors, in all weathers and changing seasons….

It’s fun, healthy, and educational. Helping to build confidence and self-esteem and improve wellbeing. The children learn so much through playing out in nature.

Dates for 2022 are March 12th, May 7th, June 11th, July 9th, Sept 10th, Oct 8th, Nov 12th, Dec 10th.

Booking essential.

Annual Christmas Craft event at Plashett Wood Sawmills 2022


Saturday 26th November. Sunday 27th November.

10.00am until 4:00pm

Enjoy a fabulous winter walk through this beautiful private wood and see nature as a source of inspiration. Gather evergreen sprigs, branches and pinecones to transform into enchanting rustic natural decorations.

Create a variety of seasonal gifts by the warmth of an open fire in a workshop in a beautiful old barn with an artist craft maker and Forest School leaders.

Festive wreaths, garlands, tree decorations, lanterns, and floating candles are some of the many delightful items you can make to take home.

This Christmas workshop is suitable for adults and children. Come as a family, engage your children, (children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult) or simply come along on your own. There’s sure to be something creative for everyone …

Cost: £40 adult. Child over 8 years old attending with an adult £15.

Child over 8 ‘drop off’ with no adult attending £35.

Child under 8 years, with a paying adult £15 to include all materials and refreshments. 

Hot drinks and all resources/materials included. Toilets and car parking on site. Group bookings for adults only can be arranged on additional dates and times. 

Early booking essential. This event books up quickly.  Please email to secure a place.

Carving the reindeer