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School visits to country parks

Photo of a school visit to a country parkCountry parks offer a wide range of educational opportunities that tie in with National Curriculum Attainment Targets. Rangers are available to help co-ordinate and lead activities during visits.

Each park has its own unique character and habitats and this in turn dictates the variety of lesson topics it offers.

Capstone farm country park

Capstone farm country park covers 280 acres of open countryside, encompassing a variety of habitats, including hedgerows, chalk grassland, woodland and meadows.

Facilities:

  • toilets
  • adventure playground
  • picnic areas
  • network of trails

Riverside country park

Riverside country park covers 200 acres of open countryside, encompassing a variety of habitats, including grassland, ponds, foreshore and inter-tidal mudflats.

  • toilets
  • adventure playground
  • picnic areas
  • network of trails