Ancient Beech pollard

Ancient Beech pollard

Wasn’t expecting to find a 500 year old Beech pollarded forest here! This practise was managed by the women of the region in the past. They would pollard (cut branches from above the main trunk- above the height of grazing animals) to produce straight poles. These...
Happy Solstice

Happy Solstice

Happy Solstice to you all! I feel incredibly privileged to get to spend each and every day in the woods, being inspired by others and learning together in nature. Looking forward to what 2018 and the returning light greets me with. I’m hibernating, and going husky...
Wild Awake Gift Cards

Wild Awake Gift Cards

Last minute Christmas shopping? We’re offering gift vouchers which can be used for any events run at the Phoenix Forest School or elsewhere, for children & adults. We host family events throughout the year and holiday camps, as well as foraging walks,...

Family testimonial 2

“Where do I start… Forest School has been the most exciting adventure for my ten year old. Not just because it keeps her off the laptop (when nothing else can…) she’s enjoyed every minute of it. She’s asked to go back during the week to...

Family testimonial 1

“My children attend Lucy’s Forest School with their school every week once a week and just adore it. This was thanks to their very innovative teacher / school Principal who discovered this incredible Forest School. My children rave about their experiences...