To book places on any of our events, please ring 01902 572240

NEW Summer Programme

Our new programme of activities fhe Summer Holidays is now available. It includes boat trips, a story trail, canal art, cooking, den building and lots more.

 
 
Canoeing Course
There are places available for the remaining canoe sessions from 6.30 to 8pm on Fridays 22 June, 29 June, 13 July and 20 July. For young people – £5 per session. For Adults - £6 per session. Please ring us to book as soon as possible.
 
 
 
Wellbeing at Wildside
We were one of the regional winners for the People’s Projects on ITV. Our project Wellbeing at Wildside is now underway. It aims to help people with disabilities, learning difficulties, mental health issues and other long-term health needs to come to Wildside for activity sessions or boat trips. We would particularly like to hear from groups which have not used the Centre before. Please ring us if you would like to discuss bringing a group here.
 
 
 
Fresh Ideas for Outdoor Education
This project aims to help teachers who want to improve the use of outdoor education to support the
curriculum at their school. We still have a few half-day sessions to offer to schools or voluntary
organisations at a considerably reduced price. There is a training day for teachers on 19th September.
Now is the time to contact us about sessions in the autumn term. We would be pleased to discuss
your needs. Call us on 01902 572240 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Wildside Watch Group
This Group is for children age 5-11 who are interested in wildlife. It normally meets in term time on
the second Sunday of the month from 10am to 12 noon. The group meets next on July 8th and will
then re-start at the beginning of the autumn term.

 

 

 

 

NEW Cycle rides

We have more dates for our open cycle rides. They will be on Sunday 22nd April, Sunday 6th May, Friday 18th May and Wednesday 30th May from 10.30 am to 12 noon.  £2 per head. 

We will also be running two evenings on Bike Maintenance on Friday June 15th - changing a tyre and puncturesand Friday June 22nd - brakes and gears. Both from 6.30 to 8pm. £10 per head for the two sessions.

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Fresh Ideas for Outdoor Education

 

This new project is called Fresh Ideas for Outdoor Education. Itaims to help teachers who want to improve the use of outdoor education to support the curriculum at their school. This will offer one half-day session at a considerably reduced price to around 20 schools or voluntary organisations, two alternative training days for teachers and the potential for our Conservation Volunteers to undertake separately costed work on outdoor areas at school sites. The first training day is on 27th April, please ring us to book your place. The second training day is on 19th September.

We are looking for some more schools that would like to be involved in this project. We would be pleased to discuss your needs. Call us on 01902 572240 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Wildside Watch Group

This Group is for children age 5-11 who are interested in wildlife. It normally meets in term time on the second Sunday of the month from 10am to 12 noon.  The group meets next on May 13th. Please ring us if a new child wants to join.

 

Little Explorers

This group is for pre-school children to explore the natural world and become more confident in outdoor play. The leader is fully trained in the Forest School approach. Children love it. These Monday sessions are offered either from 9.30 to 11am or 1 to 2.30pm. Cost £3 per session per child. Please ring us if you would like to bring your child.

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Children’s University

Since this January, we are a recognised Learning Destination for the Children’s University. Children aged 7 to 14 can bring their Passport to Learning to most of our activities and ask for their hours completed to be recorded.

http://www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/home/learning-destinations/wildside-activity-centre/

 

Bird Watching Walks

The Spring series of these ever popular walks has started. Wednesdays from 10am to 12.00 noon for six weeks from 28th March.There are only a few spaces left so if you want to book, please get in touch with the office to get your name on the list and get information on where the walk will take place.

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