Educational Activities

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Tudor and Medieval Days

Cressing Temple Medieval Barns are the ideal environment for inspirational educational visits. The Barns date back to the 13th century, a time when the site was...

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Iron Age and Roman Days

Hadleigh Country Park proudly offers its unique Iron Age Roundhouse as an educational venue for schools to experience the daily life of the ancient Britons during...

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Geocaching

Geocaching is a treasure hunting game using GPS technology to find hidden caches (boxes). There are currently over 1 million caches hidden worldwide for further...

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Physics in the Park

Using the fabulous adventure trail that spans the length of the park your class will have the opportunity to experience the full force of the physics principles...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

This is an exciting day out that brings the familiar tale of the Very Hungry Caterpillar to life. Your class will experience a day full of colour, counting and investigation....

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Billy Goats Gruff Day

All of the activities your class will experience are related to goats or trolls on this day of discovery! This is a brilliant way for your class to bring Traditional...

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A Day at the Seaside

Join our Rangers for this most enjoyable day away from the crowds, where you can step back in time and enjoy a traditional day by the seaside. Cudmore Grove on Mersea...

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World War II

Children visit gun emplacements and searchlight pillboxes. Using a variety of materials they also design and plan a shelter to protect them from the elements and...

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Sensory and Teddies in Dens

For many of the young children who come on this trip it could be their first visit without their parents or carer. Therefore, Teddies in Dens is designed to be a...

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Survival Days

We don’t expect your class to be able to live for a week alone in the woods after one day with us, but we do want your class to leave having done some exciting...

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Rocks and Soils

Armed with digging equipment your class will venture out into the park to step back in time and see for themselves the layers of soil, mulch and leaf litter that...

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Pirates Challenge

From the moment you step off the coach you and your class need to be prepared for the harsh world you are about to step into. Having been ship wrecked off the coast...

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