All workshops are being hosted at Wilderness Wood for the foreseeable future! Stanmer park location is not being used for the time being……We will keep you posted on this!

The tickets are for children only, but adults do need to accompnay children on most events unless stated. Explorers and Saxon quest are two workshops that do not need adult supervision. Max 2 adults on all workshops.

No refunds given for workshops booked.

Wilderness wood is open everyday in the holidays and half terms. walks, trails, play glade and wilderness cafe as part of your ticket! 

We will meet opposite the cafe 10 minutes before the workshops starts in the shack!


  • mud kitchen
    August 24, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you discovered the Mud kitchen at Wilderness wood! When mud is properly prepared we can make the most delicious treats! I love the crunch of pine needles. You can use a stump as a counter a puddle makes a nice sink…Ovens are everywhere, under bushes, behind trees. Cooking utensils should wherever possible be made from something that (more…)


  • fire craft
    August 24, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Light, warmth, cooking food and boiling drinking water. Fire is about the most useful tool there is in the wilderness learn how to light and build a fire in a fun and practical way using different techniques and gather materials from the wood. Techniques used flint and steel use make your own charcloth/char pencils to (more…)


  • fairy and elf
    August 25, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Do you believe in fairies? Find the secret path and the fairy and Elf glade and listen to a story about Fairies and Elves. Make a secret garden for them to play in and make and decorate a willow wand to take home. If you have children under 3 years and you would like them to (more…)


  • woodland baking
    August 30, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

For over a 1000 years, damper, a simple bread made from the flour of a variety of grains, has filled the bellies of adventurers sitting around campfires. Its attraction is the simple base ingredients and its ease of cooking. A favourite way to make damper is to cook it on a stick over a campfire. (more…)


  • Super worm
    August 30, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Listen to the story of Super Worm….. Meet some of the animals that live in the wood. make a small wormery to take home and find a worm! Please bring a glass jar  with a lid big enough to fit some small worms or one big worm!  Head to the story telling circle to hear (more…)


  • Family bug hunting
    August 31, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is what we will be up to in the woods….. Bug Hunting in the forest create a giant sculpture on the woodland floor with natural material make bug model to take home using clay, wire, paints and golden spray for that touch of magic! Children can be unaccompanied by adults but adults need to (more…)


  • den building
    August 31, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to build a shelter than can with stand wind and rain as well as make it as camouflaged as you possibly can only from using natural materials! We will venture into the wood and get into teams and build a shelter to be proud of Age: 3 years + Accompany adults free (cost per (more…)


  • squirrels
    September 13, 2017 - October 18, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forest School- Fawns group. Wednesday Term Time  – 10.30-12.00. PRICE: Booking essential 6 sessions for £45.00, running term time only Dates: 13th September 20th September 27th September 4th October 11th October 18th October AGE: 2 – 5yrs!  Baby siblings free and more than welcome! Our unique Forest school session is led by Wriggly from Lucy’s forest school. This (more…)


  • squirrels
    September 14, 2017 - October 19, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Squirrels Group – With Lucy Collins Forest school leader level 3. Date: 14th September 21st September 28th September 5th October 12th October 19th October Every Thursdays 10.30-12pm – We do not meet in the holidays and half terms! Location: Wilderness Wood Explore, discover, create and make friends at our lovely Thursday Forest School group, lead by Lucy (more…)


  • Acorns
    September 15, 2017 - October 20, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Friday mornings! Term time only. Dates: 15th September 22nd September 29th September 6th October 13th October 20th October Starting: 10.30a.m – 12.00pm Our unique Forest school session is led by Mel from Lucy’s forest school. This is for parent and their child to come and spend some time in the wood with a wonderful group of people! (more…)