Forest School


Where: The grounds of Allanton World Peace Sanctuary

When: Every Friday from 10am-12am, following the school term (closed on school holidays but check dates)

Who: Suitable for preschool children aged three to ten (or younger children accompanied by parents). Parents are welcome to stay or drop off/collect

How much: £5 per session


What is it?

A special programme run by Level 3 Forest School-trained leaders. It focuses on learning outside, connecting with nature, gratitude for the earth, and improving well-being and social skills in a relaxed and safe environment.


Activities include:

Picking fruit and planting in the garden

Walks in the woods

Building dens

“Mud kitchen”


Treasure hunts

Puzzles and stories

Singing songs around a campfire


For further Information please contact

*This is an all-weather activity so children need waterproof clothing, wellies and sunhats. 


There are up to 12 in a group and in the future we would like to expand to help to build a Forest School network across Dumfries and Galloway.