Self-guided visits to Great Wood

Choose from a range of self-led activities

Plan your perfect visit by choosing from the range of self-guided activities below.

Mix and match based on your preferences or get in touch and we can help organise your day.

Free introductory talks

Request a free introductory talk from a member of Forestry England staff to tell your class more about the forest, its trees and wildlife. Please note that these talks must be booked in advance and are subject to staff availability.

Booking your self-guided visit

All self-led groups must be booked in advance so that we can help you make the most of your trip.

Please contact our Learning team, by emailing and they'll get back to you with everything you need to do.

Self-led activities at Great Wood

Two children in forest, one in coat and wellies is running over a dirt mound
Look for wildlife and explore ancient woodland on the Red walk with your class.
Boy counting tree rings on a very old tree that's been felled.
Explore Great Wood and earn some stamps for your learning passport too.