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Child in the woods
Get involved and enjoy learning outdoors (Photo: WTML)

Woods are truly magical playgrounds where children can have exciting adventures.

Catch dazzling, golden leaves as they drift to the ground in autumn; follow animal tracks in frost or snow; go on a minibeast hunt in spring; or climb trees to explore the leafy summer canopy.

We are passionate about getting children into woods, in fact we believe it’s a vital part of encouraging positive environmental values in children as they grow up. Time spent in the natural world also keeps children fit and healthy, and encourages creativity, self-led discovery and independence – invaluable life skills. And of course, it’s fantastic fun!

Nature Detectives

We inspire children, families and schools across the UK through our popular Nature Detectives membership.

Become a member, and you’ll get loads of action-packed activities that the whole family can get stuck into, as well as:

  • Weekly challenges on our Facebook page
  • Monthly emails
  • Seasonal activity packs