ALLIANCE YOUTH WORKS
AYW offers sessions within the learning environment of the forest, with a scientific and environmental approach. Through games and exploration AYW deliver an in-depth programme which can include:
- Woodland Walks
- Den Building
- Much much more!
For 4 sessions spread over 3 days with us.
Contact: Liz - 028 4376 7244
FUNNY FARM ADVENTURES
The Funny Farm provide activity sessions through:
- Team building challenges - children are encouraged to work together to solve problems and achieve goals.
- GPS (satellite navigation) treasure hunt
Contact: Alan - 028 4377 8281
YMCA are an outdoor pursuit centre based in Newcastle. They offer:
The Forestry offer educational workshops in a range of woodland learning areas:
- Squirrels - saving the Reds, life cycles
- Tree studies - turn over a new leaf
- Food chains - get the connections
- Woodland eco-systems
These workshops provie a good starting point for further study in school.
The Forestry provide this service free of charge, but bookings must be made well in advance.
Contact: 028 4377 2252
OTHER THINGS TO DO IN THE FOREST PARK
- Orienteering - maps available from Castle manager.
- Peace Maze - one of the World's largest static mazes.
- 'Hill Billy Rock' - Slievenaslat mini hike: great for tiring children out!!
- Castlewellan Town - only a short 15-20 min walk away.