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 the local learning team by emailing wyre@forestryengland.uk 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 Wyre Forest

Orienteering post within forest on summer day
Put your class' geography and navigation skills to the test. Wyre Forest has four courses available.
Gruffalo's friend, Mouse sculpture in the forest
Explore the forest and search for the carved sculptures. Suitable for all ages.
Two children looking at a gruffalo orienteering marker post
Perfect for younger children. Find 12 Gruffalo markers using a simple map.
Two children in forest, one in coat and wellies is running over a dirt mound
Explore the forest on a way-marked route. The Woodpecker trail features seasonal learning panels.
Child playing in a tunnel
Let your class burn off some steam on our adventurous play facilities.
A girl in a yellow coat with an adult male is looking at a leafy twig in her hands
Explore the forest and earn some stamps for your learning passport too.