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Wildlife & Ecology

school trips

Curriculum Topics
Wildlife, Safaris and Sea Life Centres

Obviously, seeing a troop of monkeys remove the wipers from the coach is going to be the highlight of your day out for a lot of children, but there is plenty more to be gained from trip to study the local, and not so local, wildlife. This section covers zoos and safari parks, sea life centres, as well as places to study British wildlife. If you want to study animals, birds, or fish, as part of key stage 2, 3 and 4 science, then see below for inspiration.

The UK has a wonderfully diverse array of natural wildlife, especially ornithological and places like the RSPB and WWT have centres up and down the country where you can go to study the habitats of our feathered friends. As well as helping your class understand the importance of our native wildlife, you will also be helping to support the protected areas which act as havens for species that would otherwise be under threat.

All these venues give great opportunities for cross-curricular study, especially biological adaptation, the geographical impact we humans can have on such delicate eco-systems through climate change, and environmental miss-management, and how we can protect them, both for future generations, and for our own well-being.

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FSC Dale Fort



FSC Dale Fort is set in a spectacular location high on the cliffs within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, giving superb views over the sea. It has access to a wide range of sites for biology, geography and adventure activities at all ages.

-FSC Dale Fort is ideally located for coastal studies and for accessing Skomer Island with its renowned resident sea bird populations, including puffins, guillemots and razorbills. It is also close to a range of field sites including rural and urban settlements, coastal landscapes and tourist honeypot areas. -Our courses are created carefully to link to curriculum requirements. We can work with you to tailor content to fit in with work back in the classroom. -We have passionate and experienced teaching staff. - FSC take care of everything once you arrive; comfortable accommodation, all your meals (residential visits) plus transport during the course. -We offer different price bands through the year to offer value for money. -There is an FSC Kids Fund and FSC Bursary Fund...

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Choose Your UK Region

The trips below are just a sample of the Wildlife trips & workshops we have available for schools. Click your region below to view our full range..


FSC Flatford Mill
FSC Flatford Mill

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Visit FSC Flatford Mill for fun residential geography and biology trips at all ages. The centre is the first and original field study centre set up during the 1940’s, set amidst quintessentially English countryside of the Dedham Vale in Suffolk.

FSC Outreach: Living Things and Their Habitats
FSC Outreach: Living Things and Their Habitats

Science, Biology, Wildlife

Working in your school grounds or local area your tutor will ensure that your pupils get a hands-on learning experience in a Covid-secure way.  Children will explore their surroundings observing living things in the environment.

Discover the Jurassic Coast for Primary and Middle Schools
Discover the Jurassic Coast for Primary and Middle Schools

Citizenship, English, Geography, Archaeology, Geology, Science, History, Design Technology, Art, PSHE, Wildlife

The Jurassic Coast spans between East Devon and Purbeck with amazing places to visit including Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, Weymouth, Portland, Lyme Regis, Chesil Beach, Charmouth and Sidmouth.

 FSC Millport
FSC Millport

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Students will look at a variety of plants and common animals using age appropriate classification keys to identify living things we find in our local habitats such as rocky shorelines. The centre has its own marine aquarium which students can use to study the local marine life.




Chessington World of Adventures
Chessington World of Adventures

Science, Physics, Biology, Design Technology, Business, Computing, Wildlife, SEN

Wildlife: From ROARsome conservation to SEA LIFE adventures, your students can learn about wildlife in one of our amazing workshops. Whether that be based in our Wild Learning Centre or learnt whilst on an adventure through our Wanyama Village, there is something to suit everyone.

Educational & Adventure Day Visits
Educational & Adventure Day Visits

Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Education Garden & Pond onsite - pond dipping and ecology opportunities. Drews Pond Woods - ancient woodland nature reserve Home Covert - 35 acre woodland & private gardens offering earth education activities, invertebrate sampling, woodland studies, and stream sampling.

FSC Juniper Hall
FSC Juniper Hall

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Located in Surrey, FSC Juniper Hall is easy to reach but surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Box Hill. Visit for fun filled residential outdoor activity, geography and biology trips for all ages.

New Forest Activities
New Forest Activities

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

There's an abundance of wildlife within the beautiful New Forest National Park and New Forest Activities are well-placed amongst it all. Opportunities for investigation of the river, woodland, heathland and coastal habitats are available on-site or within 10-minute transfers. These are facilitated t


Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage
Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
We have partnered with the Dorset Wildlife Trust and with RSPB Arne so that your students can gain experience of the special environment (SSSI) on the Isle of Purbeck, a chalky heathland which sustains diverse fauna and flora species and is famous for being the home of all six of the native UK repti

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Science, History, Geography, Wildlife, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Twentieth Century

Why is white chocolate white but milk chocolate brown? Which plant makes both furniture and clothes? Which birds roam free around the grounds? Discover these answers and much more as you explore our spectacular glasshouses and beautiful gardens!

Magdalen Farm
Magdalen Farm

Geography, Human Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Visit our working organic farm and see the positive impact that being organic has on nature and wildlife. Visit our special scientific sites of interest, check our vole ponds and bat boxes and become Habitat Hunters for animals of all shapes and sizes.

FSC Epping Forest
FSC Epping Forest

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Epping Forest, is situated in the heart of Epping Forest, an area of around 2,400 hectares of wood-pasture. Visit FSC Epping Forest for fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips.


Adventurous Activity Days
Adventurous Activity Days

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

We offer half days and full days of adventurous outdoor activities at Woodlands Adventure and Outdoor Learning. We have a varied choice of activities to choose from, all instructed by fully qualified activity instructors within a 36 acre site.

 FSC Preston Montford
FSC Preston Montford

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

The centre has easy access to a wide range of sites from the South Shropshire Hills AONB, to Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Ludlow, Birmingham and Snowdonia. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

FSC London
FSC London

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC uses sites across London including parks and urban spaces to deliver exciting fieldwork and outdoor learning one day trips. We work in partnership with The Royal Parks and the London Borough of Lewisham at some of these locations.

Edgmond Hall
Edgmond Hall

Citizenship, Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

Set in a converted Georgian farm in 43 acres of woodland, fields and gardens, our friendly full-time team deliver a wide range of outdoor & creative adventures for a special learning experience. Day visits, residentials, and sole occupancy available.


FSC Nettlecombe Court
FSC Nettlecombe Court

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Nettlecombe Court has excellent access to the Somerset coast as well as Exmoor National Park and The Quantocks Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Braeside Residential
Braeside Residential

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Victorian, Physical Education, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Education Garden & Pond onsite - pond dipping and ecology opportunities. Drews Pond Woods - ancient woodland nature reserve Home Covert - 35 acre woodland & private gardens offering earth education activities, invertebrate sampling, woodland studies, and stream sampling.

FSC Ireland
FSC Ireland

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Delivering high quality outdoor learning to schools, colleges, groups and individuals across the island of Ireland. Visit FSC Ireland for fun one day visits at all ages covering outdoor activities, geography and biology.

Action Packed Residential Trips
Action Packed Residential Trips

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Woodlands Adventure and Outdoor Learning provides an outdoor education experience to groups of young people. We offer residential, camping and day visits, packaged with a fantastic range of outdoor adventurous activities suitable for everyone


FSC Orielton
FSC Orielton

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Orielton is set in fantastic wooded grounds, close to rocky shores and sand dunes within the National Park. It is a great location for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Eden Project and Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools
Eden Project and Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Geology, Science, History, Performing Arts, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Cornwall can complement any curriculum studies from discovering the magical historic legend of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle, visiting the Seal Sanctuary and of course a visit with workshops at the amazing Eden Project.

RSPB Loch Leven School Visits
RSPB Loch Leven School Visits

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, SEN

All our workshops include a variety of activities to enable children to learn and observe the wildlife that lives in the reserve’s habitats. From looking at the different adaptations of birds to identifying pond creatures and classifying minibeasts, our practical workshops immerse children in natu

Grow Your Imagination at Plantasia
Grow Your Imagination at Plantasia

Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, SEN

Most of our workshops at Plantasia offer a hands-on approach to learning about wildlife. Several animals are shown and discussed, and we can focus on habitat adaptations, where they are from, variety of life, and our impact on these animals. We have tropical rainforest and desert species within our


Manorbier
Manorbier

Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Manorbier in Pembrokeshire is set on beautiful cliff tops overlooking the Irish Sea. It is a really fantastic location reached by a private road from the nearby village. This is a perfect location for your school activity trip to Pembrokeshire

Isle of Wight for Primary & Middle schools
Isle of Wight for Primary & Middle schools

English, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Geology, Science, History, Performing Arts, Dance, Religious Education, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife

Primary and Middle school ISLE OF WIGHT. Curriculum Travel specialises in the younger age groups so all of our tours are age appropriate. Isle of Wight almost gives the feel of being abroad without being.

FSC Blencathra
FSC Blencathra

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Blencathra occupies a dramatic setting at 300m up the south facing slope of Blencathra with an unparalleled panorama across the Lake District National Park. Visit for residential geography and biology trips at all ages.

Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre
Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre

History, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, SEN, Accommodation Only, Romans, Medieval, Fieldstudies

Experience the magic of Longtown... the perfect base for experiencing exciting adventures throughout the Brecon Beacons led by our team of enthusiastic, experienced and fully-qualified instructors. Day Trips from £15 per child to 5 day residentials


Educational Day visits
Educational Day visits

English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Victorian, Design Technology, Art, Wildlife

We offer a fun-filled experience with practical outdoor activities linked to Science, Engineering, Arts and Maths. Programmes are linked to the National Curriculum and Foundation Stage Profile and are fully risk assessed.

Habitat Study Trips
Habitat Study Trips

Science, Geography, Wildlife, Biology, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education

Enjoy a curriculum linked day of hands -on habitat study with surveys of pond, woodland,rare chalk grassland and meadow. Use sweep nets and pond nets, observe creatures under magnification and discover and identify predator and prey in a food chain.

FSC Slapton Ley
FSC Slapton Ley

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Slapton is located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to field sites in Dartmoor National Park and urban centres in Plymouth and Torbay. Visit for residential geography and biology trips at all ages.

FSC Amersham
FSC Amersham

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Set in South Buckinghamshire, within the Chiltern Hills, visit FSC Amersham for fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips for geography or science.


Magdalen Farm Day Visits
Magdalen Farm Day Visits

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Design Technology, Food, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Our farm boasts a diverse habitat making it great to explore wildlife with SSSI sites featuring wild orchids to dedicated water vole ponds we love searching for wild nature and as an organic farm we can demonstrate how we can live side by side positively with wildlife.

Naturesbase
Naturesbase

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Romans, worldwar, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

We offer outstanding outdoor experiences taught through challenge, creativity & curiosity. Experience the creative curriculum through high quality activities, enjoy sole use of our inspiring setting, beautiful accommodation & experienced staff team.

Sayers Croft
Sayers Croft

History, Physical Education, Wildlife, Prehistory, Romans, Saxons, SEN

Sayers Croft is nestled at the foot of the Surrey Hills and provides outdoor experiences for 27,000 visitors each year for all ages and abilities through our bespoke residential and day visits, Duke of Edinburgh programme and family run events.

Field Studies Council - London South East
Field Studies Council - London South East

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Food, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Five fantastic locations in the South East offering fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. The choice of day and residential centres include a huge range of excellent urban and rural field sites from Box Hill to Bushy Park.


Mount Cook
Mount Cook

Environmental Geography, Physics, History, Prehistory, Romans, Vikings, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Located just outside the Peak District National Park, we have fantastic access into the surrounding countryside which includes woodlands, historical trails, quarries, caves and reservoirs. With the variety of locations that immediately surround Mount Cook Adventure Centre, you are able to explore a

Galloway Activity Centre
Galloway Activity Centre

Physical Education, Wildlife, Watersports, SEN

We’re a friendly family run outdoor activity centre that’s been operating since 1988 and caters to a wide range of children’s groups all year round. From the smallest group sizes to over 100 and from day trips to week long residential holidays.

School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight
School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight

English, Maths, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Business, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer a 100% BESPOKE residential to the Isle of Wight for schools. This can include transport, accommodation, activities, risk assessments and so much more, allowing you to save time and money. Leave the work to us so you can focus on teaching!

FSC Outreach: Habitats
FSC Outreach: Habitats

Science, Biology, Wildlife

If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Students will have the chance to work scientifically, using observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.


All Things Wild
All Things Wild

Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Farm, Wildlife, SEN

Why not 'Step Through Time' with our fantastic Dinosaur Experience? Or get up close to our animals in an environment that is as close to their natural habitat as possible.

Discover British History at Ironbridge and Wroxeter in the heart of Shropshire
Discover British History at Ironbridge and Wroxeter in the heart of Shropshire

Citizenship, English, Maths, Archaeology, Science, History, Business, Farm, Wildlife

Shropshire is ideal if you're studying British history and industry with a great range of activities available at many of the Ironbridge Museum sites along with a visit to the nearby Wroxeter Roman City

RSPB Sandwell Valley
RSPB Sandwell Valley

Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Wildlife, SEN

What's the difference between a backswimmer and a water boatman? That's just one of the many questions your class will have answered on a visit to RSPB Sandwell Valley. Children will have a memorable day discovering nature on their doorstep.

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset
Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

English, Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Outposts' offers couples a beautiful secluded location in an AONB which provides a safe environment for free range children with the very best of learning outside the classroom. Bush craft, adventurous activities, team and leadership development.


Woodrow High House
Woodrow High House

Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer three instructor-led sessions relating to this subject - Woodland Walk, Offsite Expedition and Mini-beast Hunt. Woodland Walk covers: Explore the surrounding area with our team. We follow a route through local woodland spotting interesting flora and fauna along the way. Our Instructors e

Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre
Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Forest-based adventurous and environmental courses set in 90 acres of oak woodland in the beautiful Wyre Forest. A range of accommodation includes main centre, glamping pods, and a cottage in the wilds. Sole occupancy and bespoke courses available.

The Early Aspiration Street
The Early Aspiration Street

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife

Two parts of the Street focus on the roles of a Vet and a Paleontologist. Your children will enjoy looking after sick animals in the vets by completing mini task link to each and animal and they will also enjoy doing a Dino Dig inside the secret T-Rex cave and then building their very own T-Rex skel

FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
FSC Rhyd-y-creuau

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Rhyd-y-creuau is set in the beautiful, rugged landscape of the Snowdonia National Park, making it an inspiring and fun location for your school geography, biology or primary school trip.


FSC Bishops Wood
FSC Bishops Wood

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Surrounded by stunning ancient woodland FSC Bishops Wood has a unique and sustainable centre building. It offers a range of fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips for geography, science and history.

FSC Castle Head
FSC Castle Head

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

With easy access to both the coastline of Morecambe Bay, the glaciated uplands of the southern Lake District and the lakes of Windermere and Coniston, FSC Castle Head is ideally situated for a wide range of field studies and adventurous activities.

Curriculum Enrichment - Outdoor Learning
Curriculum Enrichment - Outdoor Learning

History, Geography, Wildlife, Prehistory, Saxons, Biology, Human Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN

A range of outdoor, hands on activities to enrich curriculum learning. Set in the beautiful venue of Forestry England's Wyre Forest. Activities promote SMSC and PHSE outcomes too.

FSC Malham Tarn
FSC Malham Tarn

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Located on the shore of Malham Tarn and surrounded by the Malham Tarn National Nature reserve, this is a fantastic location for exploring the natural world. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.


History and Field Studies
History and Field Studies

History, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only, Romans, Victorian, Fieldstudies

Get back to nature on a hill walk, learning about local wildlife, nature and flora and fauna. Our instructors will show you how to forage to survive, as well as identify species. Our pond-dipping at the Bell Heath centre allows your young people to study insects and organisms living in that environm

Pro-Active Adventure Conwy
Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Conwy on the North Wales coast is set in the historic medieval walled town. The castle its self overlooks the important crossing for the Conwy river. It is a really fantastic location just on the edge of town, but within easy walking distance of town

Plantasia on the Road
Plantasia on the Road

Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology, PSHE, Wildlife, SEN

Our outreach has a hands-on approach to learning about wildlife. Stare out a Bearded Dragon, find out why a Gecko is good at climbing, or finally find out once and for all if a Snake is slimy. We can focus on habitat adaptations, where they are from, variety of life, and our impact on these animals

FSC Margam Discovery Centre
FSC Margam Discovery Centre

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Visit this centre set in the Margam Country Park, surrounded by beautiful parkland to explore. With easy access to a wide variety of field sites it is an excellent base for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.


Personal Development- Outdoor Learning
Personal Development- Outdoor Learning

PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

Outdoor Learning, Forest School and Team Building, hands on activities set in the Wyre Forest or location of your choice. These promote Personal and Social Development and can contribute to SMSC and PSHE outcomes for your group.

RSPB Lochwinnoch
RSPB Lochwinnoch

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, SEN

Every activity we run is rooted in our wild setting and the conservation values that run through the RSPB. Our sessions discuss food chains, habitat, interdependence, nutrient/resource cycling and much more against a backdrop of an active, well-studied ecosystem.

FSC Dale Fort
FSC Dale Fort

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

FSC Dale Fort is set in a spectacular location high on the cliffs within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, giving superb views over the sea. It has access to a wide range of sites for biology, geography and adventure activities at all ages.

Flamingo Land
Flamingo Land

Science, Physics, Biology, History, Prehistory, Wildlife

Did you know Flamingo Land offers educational workshops, tours and self guided workbooks all in the surroundings of an award winning zoo and theme park.


YMCA Lakeside
YMCA Lakeside

Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

We work with the John Muir Trust who defend wild land, enhance habitats and encourage children of all ages to connect with wild places. YMCA is set within hundreds of acres of ancient woodland and is the perfect venue for groups looking to learn about wildlife.

North Wales Bushcraft Residential
North Wales Bushcraft Residential

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Archaeology, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
There is no better place to learn about wildlife and the natural world. Being a part of nature and immersing yourself in the natural world gives you a better understanding about how it all works together. All our staff are passionate about the natural world and this comes over in all our work.

Scout Adventures Gilwell Park
Scout Adventures Gilwell Park

Physical Education, Languages, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Over 110 years of experience, and 4000 groups annually means you can trust Scout Adventures with your School residential. With both indoor accommodation and tented village options, our instructors can deliver an experience built around you.

Drayton Manor Zoo
Drayton Manor Zoo

English, Maths, Science, Biology, History, Twentieth Century, Wildlife, SEN

We put the fun into learning. This is at the heart of everything we do here at Drayton Manor's Education Centre. Take part in physics experiments, animal dissection or even studying the behaviour of dinosaurs. Drayton has something for every school.


Shropshire Bushcraft Residential
Shropshire Bushcraft Residential

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
There is no better place to learn about wildlife and the natural world. Being a part of nature and immersing yourself in the natural world gives you a better understanding about how it all works together. All our staff are passionate about the natural world and this comes over in all our work.

River Habitats & Environmental Change
River Habitats & Environmental Change

Science, Biology, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Wildlife

Rivers and Environmental Issues is an exciting day of learning activities in the classroom and on the river foreshore. Pupils take part in river-dipping, identify birds and invertebrates, observe river features and use equipment to record data.

Scout Adventures Great Tower
Scout Adventures Great Tower

Physical Education, Languages, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Deer, rabbits, and owls are all regularly seen on a quiet spot of our site. With a variety of lakes, fields and woodlands we're a great spot for wildlife. Why not book a "wild game preparation" workshop, where you'll find out how to prepare and cook fish or rabbit on an open fire.

Tailored Coastal Studies
Tailored Coastal Studies

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Geology, History, Prehistory, Farm, Wildlife

From fossils to farming & geography to adventure learning, the Lulworth Education team operates on the most stunning piece of coastline you can imagine. With exclusive use of the site we can enthuse and excite your students across a range of topics

Choose Your UK Region

The trips above are just a sample of the Wildlife trips & workshops we have available for schools. Click your region below to view our full range..



The venues specialising in sea life are always popular with children, perhaps because it gives them an insight into what is normally hidden from view. The examples listed here offer tailor-made workshops, ideal for allowing your class to gain hands-on experience and to fully understand the issues and challenges associated with marine biology.

Clearly, despite the frequent rural sightings of leopards, tigers and other big cats, some wildlife is going to be completely new to your class. They have probably seen them on television, but that is no substitute for getting up close and personal with some of our planet’s more unusual fauna. Zoos and safari parks have changed and are no longer just somewhere to take the kids for an ice-cream and the chance to marvel at the giraffes. Even the more traditional parks are changing what they offer, developing more intelligent ways of engaging their visitors. And the ability to create artificial biospheres means it is now possible to visit a tropical jungle without leaving our temperate climate.

New Educational Programmes at Cotswold Farm Park
Spring Term 2019 Day Trips

Beth, the new education officer at Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park, shares exciting changes that are happening at the farm this year.

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Biology and Wildlife at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Summer Term 2019 Day Trips

Your class can explore climatic-themed glasshouses and 15 acres of landscaped gardens exploring a range of biology and wildlife topics.

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Wildlife Discoveries & Habitats at Sandwell Valley
Autumn Term 2019 Day Trips

So, you are thinking of a trip to fit in with your science topic: Habitats, the RSPB can help with that.

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Workshops at Drayton Manor Zoo
Autumn Term 2019 Day Trips

Discover how multi-sensory learning experiences at Drayton Manor can benefit your class during a school trip.

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Mindfulness Nature Discovery Days
Spring Term 2020 Day Trips

Lee Valley invite you to experience their 10,000 acre classroom and tell us about their new mindfulness nature discovery days programme.

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Sayers Croft in the new academic year
Summer Term 2020 Residential

We believe that everyone should have access to the outdoors to improve mental health, instil a love of our natural environment, and increase

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