Welcome to the Fedderate Woods.

Outdoor Learning with a little bit of magic’.

Also Includes: Fedderate Outdoor Learning Centre- Orienteering for School Trips


NO BOOKING REQUIRED: Just pop along to explore 10am -4pm Monday-Sunday (excluding August 2nd, 14th, 17th and 18th) You can find the fairies or complete the orienteering course. £5 per child payable in The Little Wee Shop.  Grown ups free. Tea/coffee/hot chocolate available.  Pocket money shop (cash only).  Parking and toilet facilities with a baby change unit.  Play park and picnic benches.  Have fun Nikki xx


Suitable for Families and School Groups

Come and explore the Fairy Woods, the Explorer Woods and try out our orienteering course. Enjoy a snack of hot chocolate made over a fire and a fairy cake, toast marshmallows and play in the forest play park

Ideal for nursery and school trips. Run by a qualified primary teacher and a great team of enthusiastic and nurturing staff.  Indoor facilities available for snack and lunch.

The Fairy Woods: Suitable for families, playgroups, nurseries and school trips from P1-3.  The children will explore the woods with a tour guide to find the fairies doors.  Story and snack session.

The Explorer Woods: Suitable for families and children in P1-5 . George is lost in the woods!!!!  The children will search for the hidden maps and solve the problem to rescue him.  Think Crystal Maze and Escape Rooms!  Story and snack session.

Orienteering: Suitable for families and children in  P4-7 (Primary 3 supervised) The children will use the map to find the control points hidden in the forest.  Time challenges and bonus points available. Snack session.

Families welcome

Contact me to visit.  Look for guided tours and special events on our Facebook page. ‘The Fairy Woods at Fedderate’ and ‘Fedderate Outdoor Learning Centre- Orienteering for School Trips’ or phone 07711431183 or nikkielrick@btinternet.com

You can explore the woods with your family by prior arrangement.  Phone or text on 07711431183 prior to visiting.




NEW FOR MARCH 2019: P3-7

Pond and stream dipping.

Treasure Hunts

Tree Identification and experiments.

Minibeast hunts in the minibeast village.

Mini challenges/problem solving

Lunch made on the campfire by the children