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Hire a Forest Activity Bag

Updated 20th May 2019

If you want to explore the forest and discover more about how it’s used and what animals live here, then why not hire one of our Forest Activity Bags.   

Each bag is suitable for children aged 5+ with adult help and contains some fantastic tools and instructions so you can go on your own woodland adventure.  Allow 2-4 hours.

Become a detective

Use the binoculars to spot wildlife up in the trees.

Mini-beast hunt

See what’s crawling, hopping and scuttling in the undergrowth.

Free goodies with each bag:

Take home free goodies with each bag, including: Bug viewer, pen, colouring in sheet, magnifying glass, tree identification leaflet, stickers and tree trumps game.


Hire a Forest Activity Bag from the Visitor Centre for £5.

For more information or to make a booking, please contact