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Outdoor and Environmental Education

Contact the Outdoor and Environmental Education Team

tel: 01623 556110
: 01623 446699
post: Outdoor and Environmental Education
The Mill Adventure Base
Kings Mill Reservoir
Sutton in Ashfield
NG17 5LA

Nottinghamshire County Council provides a wide range of centres and resources to support outdoor and environmental education for young people across Nottinghamshire and has been offering outdoor education advice, opportunities, residential/day centres and training to schools and other organisations for many years. It has a long established national reputation in broadening the educational horizons of young people and enriching the curriculum through outdoor learning.

The provision includes two residential outdoor and environmental centres in the Peak District and environmental education day centres Perlethorpe, Brackenhurst, Sherwood and The Mill Adventure Base. They offer unique, accessible and affordable opportunities, covering the broad spectrum of outdoor adventures and environmental education. All of the centres are staffed by qualified and experienced specialists and are operated to rigorous health and safety standards.

Our centres:

Hagg Farm Banner Small

Hagg Farm is a well regarded and high quality residential facility in the beautiful and inspiring Peak District National Park. All staff are qualified and experienced enthusiasts with a passion for sharing their knowledge and expertise. Find out more...

Perlethorpe Banner Small

Perlethorpe Environmental Education Centre is a child friendly, inspirational environment that provides memorable and lifelong learning experiences beyond the reach of the school grounds in the history-laden north Nottinghamshire countryside. Find out more...

St Michael's Banner Small

St Michael's Environmental Education Centre offers excellent activities and curriculum opportunities in a historic building in the centre of Hathersage village surrounded by the inspiring countryside, hills and gritstone edges of the Peak District National Park. Find out more...

The Mill Banner Small

The Mill Adventure Base is a purpose built, urban adventure centre situated at Kings Mill Reservoir, Sutton in Ashfield. The base offers a multitude of adventure activities to suit all abilities and requirements. Find out more...

Brackenhurst Banner Small

Brackenhurst Environmental Education Centre is run in partnership with Nottingham Trent University and located on the Brackenhurst campus near Southwell. There is space for two classes.
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Sherwood Banner Small

Sherwood Forest Education Centre is an internationally recognised location that provides an ideal place for school visits. Pupils will be able to immerse themselves in the Legend of Robin Hood and discover the woodland habitat in fun and exciting ways. Find out more...

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