​"Outside, quiet children start to talk more and children who find it hard to be constrained begin to relax. Children need to be outside long enough to feel at home there". Emma Shaw

mondays

Highwoods country park

tuesdays

IPSWICH

wednesdays

wivenhoe

thursdays

layer marney

fridays

ABBERTON

saturdays

highwoods country park

wivenhoe woods

All sessions can be booked on a pay as you go basis though a number of our families book the half term to guarantee their space.

 

Drive slowly - we are busy so park as close to each other as possible and double park if necessary.

Abberton Woods

Sessions are held here weekly on Fridays 9:30 - 10:45

 

Abberton Manor Care Home

Layer Road

Colchester

Essex

CO5 7NL

  • Turn into the manor

  • Take the right hand fork

  • Follow the track down the hill to the visitors car park

  • We are based in the woodland just by the car park

 

Please drive carefully as elderly residents may be walking around. Park with consideration as others use the car park as well. Keep the noise to a minimum in the car park area as this is a private woodland and we have to adhere to certain rules.

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wivenhoe woods

Sessions are held weekly on Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:45

Wivenhoe Woods

Colne Nature Reserve

Rosabelle Avenue

Wivenhoe

Colchester

CO7 9NY

At the end of the Rosabelle Road is a small car park, walk through the gate directly opposite the car park entrance, down the hill to the bottom. Turn right and keep walking and we will be on right hand side.

Please drive carefully as dog walkers and children may be walking around. Park with consideration as others use the car park as well.

Alternative Directions

  • There are three entrances to the gravel footpath shown below. If driving please park with consideration or you may be called away from the group to move your vehicle.

  • You can park in the residential streets on Broome Grove and there is a gravel footpath along the back of the houses and into the forest.

 
Highwoods - Colchester

Highwoods Country Park (Not at the visitor centre)

Sessions are held weekly on Mondays 9:15 - 10:30 and 11:00 - 12:15 and then monthly on Saturday mornings.

Highwoods Country Park

Chanterelle

(Off Eastwood Drive)

Colchester

Essex

CO4 9RY

 

  • At the end of the road is a big free car park

  • It is signposted from there

 

Please drive carefully as dog walkers and children may be walking around. Park with consideration as others use the car park as well.

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Ipswich

Sessions are held weekly on Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:45

Held at Tudor Barn in Belstead. Free Parking.

The Tudor Barn,

Belstead, 
Ipswich,

Suffolk,

IP8 3JT

 
layer marney tower

Sessions run here weekly on Thursday 9:30 - 10:45

Layer Marney Tower

Layer Marney

Colchester

CO5 9US

Please drive down the track towards the Layer Marney Tower and directly into the car park.


Once in the car park please now park at the far end of the car park as close to each other as possible in order to allow school coaches to have the space to turn.

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