Education Visits

Education Visits

Free education and Care Farm visits

We are offering free education visits related to the national curriculum for pupils aged 16 and under.  We are also able to offer free care farming visits for groups or individuals.

We are able to offer these visits for free as part of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme.  Each visit is designed to last two hours and can be tailored to your needs.

reconnect with nature

Location

We are based near Bewdley at St George’s Farm, Ruskin Land.  Our site in the heart of the Wyre Forest is comprised of 100 acres of oak woodland, an orchard, wildflower meadow, sawmill and wood workshop.  Our location and facilities create endless opportunities for outdoor education that can be related to the national curriculum as well as learning new skills.

Types of activities

We are able to offer a wide range of activities and visits can be tailored to your needs, below are a few examples of types of activities we can offer.

Woodland walk and activities – woodland themed activities to learn about trees, what trees need to grow, the wildlife they support and why we manage the woodland.

Orchard – discover the importance of orchards for wildlife, search for minibeasts, learn about pollination and the importance of pollinators and pick and juice apples in the autumn.

Wildlflower Meadow – help us survey the wildflowers, learn about the parts of a plant and what they do, talk about photosynthesis and seed dispersal.

History of the Wyre Forest – learn how people used to make thier livelihoods from the forest, explore and try traditional crafts such as bark peeling and charcoal making.

Learn about our animals – learn about our Dexter cows and the job they do to benefit wildlife, learn about what they eat and how they are looked after.

Arts and crafts – use natural materials from the forest to create pictures on the forest floor storytelling, bring trees to life with clay faces and use the forest for inspirational storytelling.

Woodwork – Join us in our workshop and learn to safely use a variety of tools to make a bird box, leaf carving, create your own woodland creature and other green woodworking crafts.

Join us to receive news from the forest!

For more information about what we do or to enquire about our products events and courses, call us on

01299 488083

or email us: info@wyreclt.org.uk

St Georges Farm
Tanners Hill
Bewdley
DY12 2LS

WCLT is grateful for LEADER funding that has supported forestry machinery and new timber storage buildings.