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.

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 the local learning team by emailing at least two weeks before you plan to visit, and they'll get back to you with everything you need to do.

Self-led activities at Hicks Lodge

girl on a swing in a playground
Let your class burn off some steam in our play area, with climbing frames, swings and more.
Orienteering compass
Put your class' geography and navigation skills to the test.
A close-up of two pairs of children's legs in the forest, one wearing pink wellington boots and the other blue trainers.
Explore the forest with your class on our flat, circular trail.