Welcome to the Fedderate Woods.

Outdoor Learning with a little bit of magic’.

Pumpkin Patch 2020

Explore: Choose Orienteering or Fairy Finding. Mixed age families/groups can combine activities.
Woodland play park.
Pumpkin Patch. Each child gets to choose a pumpkin to take home and receives a wee goody bag.
Fireside hot chocolate and s’mores (Toasted marshmallows and chocolate digestives)
£15 per child
There will be nothing scary in the forest.

Staggered start times to ensure socially distanced fun.
Max 6 children per start time. Max total participants per booking 12.
Babies in buggies and slings free, no pumpkin or goody bag supplied. Adults free.
Pocket Money shop, items ranging from £2-£12 and toilet facilities. Please note only one group (ie people who have booked in together to use toilets and shop at a time.)
Car parking (Overflow car parking available at the farm, a wee walk away.)
We run in all weathers, wrap up warm, bring your waterproofs and wellies.
Evening guests will be provided with a torch (returnable) and the forest will be lit up.
2 hours of fun
Dogs on leads welcome.

Children’s hot drinks and s’mores included in the entry price.
Adults can purchase tea/coffee/hot chocolate for £1 and s’mores for £1
Water/ Juice etc available to purchase.

Pick a day and let me know if you would like morning, afternoon or evening and I will suggest a start time.
Send me a message to book.


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