All workshops are hosted at Wilderness Wood, Haldow Down, East Sussex 

The tickets are per child, Adults are free and must accompnay child/ren.

Maximum of  2 adults on all workshops.

No refunds given for workshops booked and paid for unless we cancle.

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

Wilderness cafe is open 9 – 5pm

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


  • Mud Kitchen - mud pies and other delights
    July 23, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

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…)


  • Bear Hunt
    July 23, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We will listen to the story of ”We are going on a bear hunt” We’ll go on an exploring walk hunting for the bears at Wilderness wood. We’re not scared!! we’ll investigate sounds, shapes, and textures along the way. When we find the bear, we discover that he’s more scared of us than we are (more…)


  • family forest school
    July 24, 2018
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland (more…)


  • Den Buidling for all the Family
    July 24, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to build a shelter than can withstand wind and rain as well as make it as camouflaged as you possibly can using natural materials we forage for in the wilderness. We will venture into the wood and get into teams and build a shelter to be proud of! All the dens built will (more…)


  • Adventures of the Gruffalo
    July 25, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This workshop is being run by Wriggly an expert in Gruffalo Hunting! Find the secret path, discover the storytelling circle.  Come and share an adventure in the wilderness, reading the story of the Gruffalo and letting the children get involved, helping with the voices of the animals and actions to suit! This activity is about the adventure, (more…)


  • Survive in the Wild - Wild Cook Out!
    July 26, 2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Could you survive in the wood? On this basic bushcraft course you’ll learn how to survive in the wild, collect drinking water in the wilderness. Forage as much as we can….. Collect tinder and fuel to light the fire without matches then make traditional damper bread. As the bake off begins mix and match an array (more…)


  • Superworm
    July 26, 2018
    2:30 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 the lid big enough to fit some small worms or one big worm!  Head to the story telling circle to hear (more…)


  • bug Sculpture
    July 27, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come and create a small clay sculpture of an animal of your choice with fantastic local artist-scientist, Lyn Merrick. 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, (more…)


  • playgroup
    July 30, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Come and join Lucy’s little forest school for a NEW exciting adventure! As some of you may know Lucy of Lucy’s Little Forest School has had a baby, Billie aged One. I want to include all the little babies and toddlers in the community to share with their parents/careers a wonderful time in the woods, (more…)


  • family forest school
    July 31, 2018
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland (more…)