Ancient Beech pollard
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...

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Happy Solstice
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...

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Wild Awake Gift Cards
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, wildlife...

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