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Survival School (Wrexham) – SOLD OUT!

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£36
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This October half term week, we’re teaming up with the National Trust to host a day of bushcraft adventures in the woods, inspired by Bear Grylls’ recent kids TV show. Open to children aged 8-14 years.  Kids will have to choose which few precious items to take into the woods, discover which plants and trees could help them survive and learn to use sharp tools to craft useful items. There will also be our bushtucker challenge (optional for kids) where we’ll be tasting all sorts of weird snacks including edible insects! If your kids have enjoyed our Wildcraft Adventure™ and wanted to take their bushcraft skills further, then this event is the one for them.

Finding water, map reading, building shelter, making cordage – we’ll be taking kids through all the essential skills for survival. They will also get to try their hand at the ancient art of fire by friction! They’ll learn skills from our ancestors that will come in handy next time they find themselves dropped on a desert island… or perhaps on their next family camping trip.

We will be cooking some snacks on the campfire as part of the activities, but children should bring their own packed lunch too. Drinks and shelter will be available throughout the day – your kids’ needs and comfort are important to us. Places are limited, so book early to avoid missing out.

Get in touch if you’d like to know more. Advance booking is essential. Phone James, 07876 794098 or email us.

Tickets are £36 per child and £32 for each additional sibling. For our Survival School events we host a smaller group of kids so that we can give your child more direct attention and quality tutoring, hence the ticket price is slightly more costly per child than our Wildcraft events.

The event is aimed at 8-14 year olds due to the higher level skills activities kids do throughout the day. But we have had younger and older children come along. If you feel that your child would be suited to the day, then do get in touch with us and we can decide if this event is a good fit for your child.

All activities are based around our forest school shelter, log-built roundhouse and surrounding woods. Children will make new friends and learn new skills whilst enjoying a fantastic day out in nature, all led by experienced activity leaders.

Parents don’t stay with their children during this event. Our forest school activity days are all supervised by trained and experienced staff… that’s us. If your child has special needs that you feel would require a parent or guardian to stay with them for the day though, we would advise getting in touch with us in advance of making a booking and we’ll see what we can arrange. We like to be as inclusive as we can.

To get your Tickets – scroll to the bottom of this page.

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About the Venue

Erddig lies right on the doorstep of Wrexham town, easily accessible off the A483.

Erddig is home to Grade I listed gardens. Tours are given daily to visitors or you can freely explore the impressive walled garden, now restored to its 18th-century formal design. With rare fruit trees and a National Collection of Ivies, Erddig’s garden is a very special place.

Visitors can learn about its history, design, restoration and conservation. Discover how this magnificent garden is managed today. Then, in your own time, revisit your favourite parts, or just sit and relax.

Explore a much-loved home, garden and 1,200-acre estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants. Discover life above and below stairs in a unique family home that’s captured the way of life of a bustling household during the early years of the last century.

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Venue Facilities

Whilst your kids are adventuring in the estate’s woods with us you might want to make advantage of the many things Erddig Hall & Gardens has to offer…

  • Tea-room and restaurant
  • Take home a selection of peat-free plants in spring and summer
  • Try a bottle of Erddig’s own cider
  • Gift Shop with a variety of food, garden and locally-sourced gift ideas
  • Daily tours of the hall and gardens
  • Free parking
  • The Wolfs Den, a 2.5 acre natural play area for little ones
  • 1,200 acre parkland to discover

You can find out more about everything the venue has to offer by visiting their website.

How To Claim your Discount for Booking Siblings onto this Event

We’ve decided to give a little discount in order to ease the financial burden on families with more than one child. Hey, we like to help. So, in order to activate this discount at the checkout on this website, here’s what you need to do:

For 2 children from the same family – drop 2 standard Child tickets at full price into your Basket and at the Checkout simply apply the coupon code SS-SIBLING2 to activate the £4 discount.

For 3 children from the same family – drop 3 standard Child tickets at full price into your Basket and at the Checkout simply apply the coupon code SS-SIBLING3 to activate the cumulative £8 discount.

Easy!

YOU CAN READ OUR EVENT TERMS & CONDITIONS HERE.

Organiser

Woodland Classroom
Phone:
07876 794098
Website:
www.woodlandclassroom.com

Venue

Erddig Hall & Gardens
Erddig Hall
Wrexham, Wrexham LL13 0YT United Kingdom
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Phone:
01978 355314
Website:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/erddig

Who's Attending

13 people are attending Survival School (Wrexham) – SOLD OUT!

  • Belinda Mortell
  • Shaun Palmer
  • Lynda Williams
  • Lauren Murphy
  • Sarah Thomas
  • Elena Fitzpatrick
  • Annwen Collins
  • Carrie Foster

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