Build your own ‘Bird Box’.

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Sunday 11th March 2017 1-4 pm

Make your own Bird box 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 £15

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…’

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Our next gathering will be on Sunday March 25th 2018. 11am – 4:30/5 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 start of the New Year, giving thanks for the energies of the earth,and wisdom from the skies. With a certainty that spring comes after winter and dawn emerges from the darkness of light. Reflect and restore your strength and return to the rhythm of nature and enjoy the repeated cycle. .A day full of warm smiles and long hugs, 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:

25th March, 22nd April or 28th April TBC,

20th May, 24th June,15th July, 23rd Sept,14th Oct,18th Nov,19th Dec.

‘Wood Rangers’

IMG-20150522-00607 * NEW SATURDAY SESSION *

‘Wood Rangers’ Monthly Saturday Forest School

Morning option. 10-12:30 pm .

All day option 10-3.00 pm  Please bring a packed lunch.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month (some amendments) 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.

For children over 5 years of age.

MORNING £12.50 per child

ALL DAY £25

Dates for 2018 are:

13th Jan, *18th Feb (Sun),10th March,28th April,12th May, 9th June,14th July, No Aug,8th Sept,13th Oct,10th Nov,8th Dec.

Booking essential.

 

 

 

Monthly Forest School Session for children and young people with Autism

Every 3rd Saturday of the month we are running Forest School from 1:30 – 4:00pm for children with ASC at Plashett Park Wood. All ages welcome. Cost £20 .

We fill the session with fun activities including games, crafts, bush craft skills, adventuring and environmental awareness and observation. Children will explore and engage with nature and learn new skills.
This session has proved to be beneficial and successful in engaging children with ASC.  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 a year now and children and parents IMG-20150218-00278love it!), 17th Nov, 15th Dec.

Dates for 2018 are 17th March,21st April,19th May, !6th June, 7th July, NO Aug, 1st Sept, 20th Oct,17th Nov, 15th Dec.

Booking Essential.

Annual Christmas Craft event at Plashett Wood Sawmills

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Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November 2018.

 Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December 2018

11.00am 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.

Workshops are suitable for adults and children. Come as a family, engage your children, or simply come along on your own. There’s sure to be something creative for everyone …

Cost: £35 adult and £25 child to include all materials and refreshments.

Hot drinks and all resources included. Toilets and car parking on site. Group bookings for adults only can be arranged on additional dates to include mulled wine and mince pies.

Early booking essential.This event books up quickly.  Please email.