Exploring the magical wonders of the woodland…

Lucy’s Little Forest School delivers woodland based activities for children and adults of all ages. We believe that the wonders of the woodland provide a creative space to connect with the natural world… A space to think, explore, reflect and most of all have fun.
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Little Forest School

This is a course for parents and children aged 0-99 yrs to spend some time in the woods exploring and being creative with the nature that surrounds us!

Spend 6 delightful sessions becoming part of a team exploring the nature around us through play, exploration and creativity designed around specific age groups.

Owlets Playgroup (1-5 yrs)
Acorns Forest School (18 mos-5 yrs)
Squirrels Forest School (18 mos-5 yrs)
Fawns Forest School (18 mos-5 yrs)
Little Wrigglers (2-5 yrs)
Unite The Beat Forest School (intergenerational 0-99 yrs)


Forest School Outreach

Originating from Scandinavia the philosophy of Forest School is to encourage and inspire children of any age through positive outdoor experiences.

At Forest School we develop a programme for specific needs, working with what you have as an outdoor setting. This can vary from woodlands, gardens, even an urban setting or concrete play area. We can create a natural world to encourage wildlife, and inspire the children and adults to use the space in a variety of ways.

Forest School Outreach


Unique School Trips

Wilderness Wood is open all year round for school visits where we will provide you with a taster of the Forest School ethos designed to inspire young minds.

Forest school uses the woods and forests as a means to build independence and self-esteem in children and adults. Take advantage of this valuable resource to enrich and enliven the curriculum and stimulate learning. See our activity packs to choose your theme, then talk to a forest school leader to find out more.

School Trips

Party in the woods…

Whether your celebrating a birthday party or want to make a group booking for a special occasion, we can help you design your perfect day from a huge list of activities. See our party options

About the team

Lucy’s Little Forest School has spread it’s shoots since starting in 2014. Now based at the magical and inspiring Wilderness Woods the outdoor loving team are all level 3 Forest school Facilitators each bringing their own personal flair of Montessori, early years, bush craft, arts and crafts and environmental backgrounds to the mix.

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The latest from the woods…

We have been busy hatching lots of new ideas and plans for the year ahead and everyone is getting invovled…

  • In 2019 over 300 Icelandic teachers have visited for a forest school experience
  • We’ve been enjoying regular visits from The Dementia Support Group come rain or shine!
  • Team building days for Adults are becoming increasingly popular with Business’s, teachers and anyone else who wants to play in the wood, smell of bonfires and cook over a fire
  • We work and play all year round and that includes holidays and half term where we are visited by After-school clubs and holiday care groups
  • Our project with unite the beat and Together Co to create this video.

At Wilderness Woods

Wilderness woods are an inspiring and beautiful landscape with 62 acres of chestnut coppice with stands of Beech, Scots Pine, Douglas, Cedar and Giant Sequoia. At the woods we have a cafe, a workshop, a kitchen garden, a marquee, and camping shelters. The complete work collective includes Lucy’s Little Forest School at the Wilderness Woods, Andy Coates’ Woodland Products and Rachel’s Wilderness Cafe.