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Summer Holiday Fun

Activities for children throughout the holidays
29th July 2019 - 30th August 2019


Description

Daily weekday activities start on Monday July 29th at 11:30

This year our theme is 'Love Our Forest'. Lots of exciting activities are planned including den making, bug hunting, woodland walks, craft using natural materials, making bug houses and finding out about everything that lives in the Forest.

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July 25th & 26th - Forest of Dean Schoolchildren go FREE: If your child attends a primary school in the Forest of Dean they can have free entry to the Centre, just bring something with you to show us what school they go to.

Daily weekday activities will start on Monday July 29th at 11:30

This year our theme is 'Love Our Forest'. Lots of exciting activities are planned including den making, bug hunting, woodland walks, craft using natural materials, making bug houses and finding out about everything that lives in the Forest.

Week 1: Terrific Trees & plants

Explore the Forest & create with nature

Week 2: Forest Dwellers

Discover Forest dwellers of every description on two legs and four.

Week 3: Forest on the Wing

The colourful world of Forest birds, butterflies & dragonflies

Week 4: Forest Bugs

Discover the mini beasts that live in the Forest

Week 5: Save Our Forest

Find out what you can do to help our Forest & everything that lives in it.

Bank Holiday Weekend: How to Live in the Forest like our Ancestors!

3 days of den building, fire making, animal tracking & wild fun!

This weekend there will be lots of activities to help you live wild in the woods like our ancestors. Learn how to make a fire, build a shelter, track animals, recognise trees and plants and of course blend into the background when learning how to move about the Forest without being seen!


Features

  • For the Family
  • Heritage
  • Holiday Activity
  • Nature

Location

Address
Dean Heritage Centre
Soudley
Nr Cinderford
Gloucestershire
GL14 2UB
01594 822170

O/S Ref: SO 665 102

Directions

From the A48, Gloucester to Chepstow road, take B4227 to Lower Soudley.

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  • Cinderford

Venue


Dean Heritage Centre

The history of the Forest from the Ice Age to present day; the Gruffalo woodland trail, a reconstructed Forester's cottage; a charcoal burner's camp; a woodland playground; cafe & gift shop.

Attraction in or near Cinderford