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Bank Holiday Opening Times

August 21, 2017 – 10:36 am |

Can you believe that the bank holiday is nearly upon us already? Where did that summer go…
If you are looking to beat the back to school blues, we are open on Bank Holiday Monday (28th …

Bank Holiday Opening

April 12, 2017 – 12:30 pm |

This bank holiday weekend our opening hours will be:
Good Friday (14th) – 10am – 5pm
Easter Sunday (16th) – 10am – 5pm
Easter Monday (17th) – 10am – 5pm
Make sure you don’t miss our Easter Trail on …

Discounted tickets for MK Theatre

October 5, 2016 – 1:41 pm | 4 Comments

[Click above for more info] You can now book discounted tickets for shows at Milton Keynes Theatre through us – not only will you save money on the ticket price, but you’ll also avoid paying …

Wild weekend

September 14, 2015 – 11:48 am |

On Saturday we were blessed with some uncharacteristically hot weather, as nearly 1000 people came throughout the afternoon to try out some exciting outdoor activities at Going Wild. In collaboration with Canoe Trail and Woodland …

Farewell to summer

September 8, 2015 – 2:52 pm |

We almost can’t believe that the holidays are well and truly over, but we had a great time this summer (despite the lack of the promised heatwave…)
From pond dipping with the Lord Lieutenant, to searching …

Local author turns kids into pirates

August 19, 2015 – 10:38 am |

We were thrilled to bits to have Ruth Whenham back at the Forest Centre this week, signing copies of her books and telling the story of Captain Sillyvoice and the Sea Monster this week – …

Kids’ activities quickly selling out!

July 21, 2015 – 1:58 pm | One Comment

Dragons, Bugs and Butterflies on Thurs 30th July has now sold out! We still have spaces available on the 25th August sessions, as well as Captain Sillyvoice on 18th August, but get in there quick!
Why …

May Madness

June 1, 2015 – 11:30 am |

Half term over again?! Already?!
It’s been a busy one – Marston Mud saw some fabulous creations on Tuesday, with children going out to the shade of the willow huts to make creations out of the …

Marston Mud – Sold out!

May 22, 2015 – 3:15 pm |

Unfortunately, Marston Mud on (Tues 26th May) is completely sold out now! But you can still have a lovely day out at the Forest Centre throughout half term, whether you’re taking a wander around our …

Goodbye Easter

April 13, 2015 – 11:30 am |

We’ve been incredibly lucky with the weather this holiday, but sadly it has come to an end! After another hugely successful Easter Trail (though with anything involving chocolate, surely everyone’s a winner every time…) with …

Half Term Draws to a close

November 2, 2014 – 11:30 am |

We don’t know about you but we’ve had a lovely half term at the Forest Centre. With Feed the Birds on Monday producing some very creative bird feeders, and Fantastic Mr Fox on Wednesday bringing …

Fantastic Mr Fox visits the Forest Centre!

September 22, 2014 – 2:18 pm |

This half term, come and meet the Fantastic Mr (& Mrs) Fox as they read excerpts from Roald Dahl’s enchanting book followed by crafts including origami, puppet-making, colouring & collage. There will also a chance …

Need some Half Term activity inspiration?

May 20, 2014 – 2:00 pm |

May Half Term – the sometimes-sunny-sometimes-chilly stepping stone between Easter and Summer holidays. Often sandwiched between excessive amounts of exams for older kids, this is the last port of call before a long summer of …

Easter happenings

April 22, 2014 – 10:10 am |

We had a great Easter weekend at the Forest Centre with our Easter Trail and colouring competition winners being drawn.
Despite some questionable grey clouds the rain mostly held off and we had a fantastic weekend …

Dipped and done!

August 21, 2013 – 2:52 pm |

As we approach the end of the summer holiday’s we held our last Summer Children’s activity on Monday – a second session of the highly popular Pond Dipping and Design, where children get a chance …



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