Colin Glen Forest Park provides a wide range of environmental education opportunities to nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary schools throughout the year.  The forest Park is the ideal location to incorporate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into any subject matter.  Our ranger is also available for outreach appointments.  For more details on any of our activities or for assistance in tailoring ESD into your subject, please contact our Ranger using the details below.
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Educational Visits

Visits to Colin Glen Forest Park can be arranged by contacting us using the details below. School Groups can be booked in Monday-Friday throughout the school year.  Visits are available as half day sessions (9:30-12:30 or 12:30-3:30) or full day sessions (9:30-3:30). Colin Glen provides curriculum linked environmental activities and classes for all educational stages from foundation stage, key stages 1-4, A levels and third level education. For Example:

  • Nature & Heritage Walk & Talks
  • River Studies
  • Sites Visits
  • Ponds & Mini Beasts
  • Woodland Habitat Study
  • Eco Trail Orienteering
  • Bushcraft

 

Outreach Appointments

By arrangement our staff can also provide school visits on environmentally related topics and offer advice and assistance for environmental areas within school grounds on landscaping, maintaining, planting and aftercare.