Guided visits to Dalby Forest

Dalby Activity Centre are our learning partner for forest visits

Dalby Activity Centre offers a range of environmental and educational experiences that make the most of this unique learning environment.

Shelter building

Working together in small teams, children are given the materials and techniques needed to build a shelter in the forest before coming together to present their final builds and test how waterproof they are.

The session includes:

  • how Forestry England cares for Dalby - for people, wildlife and timber,
  • tree identification,
  • natural art activities,
  • working with others.

Mini-beast hunting

This fun activity encourages children to discover more about the world around them as they explore the forest.

The session includes:

  • how Forestry England cares for Dalby Forest - for people, wildlife and timber,
  • examination of forest habitats,
  • discussions about the mini-beasts found,
  • natural art.

Booking sessions

Each session lasts two and a half hours and can be run as an independent half day activity or combined into a full day. They can also be linked to parts of the curriculum and can be tailored to meet your requirements.

Follow the link below to contact Dalby Activity Centre and book your school visit.