FREE, AWESOME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

EXPERIENCES YOU WON’T FORGET

Our free adventure days and family park cooking days are exceptionally unique, completley free experiences that you and your family will love.

Led by fully qualified and experienced forest leaders, the activites are structured yet bursting with energy and fun.

FREE Family Park Cooking and Adventure Days

MAY HALF TERM – Tuesday 1 June- Friday 4 June

 

These FREE sessions are for families entitled to free school meals, young carers, looked after children, children in care or other identified vulnerable children.

You should only book these sessions if you have received a booking email from Explore Outdoor (exploreoutdoor@acleisure.com)

Each family will only be able to attend one ‘family park cooking‘ day one ‘adventure day‘ during half term.

Adventure days are for children aged 8-12 and there must be at least one child aged over 8 on the adventure days.

See booking instructions below.

Families sitting round camp fire
archery boy

HOW TO BOOK

You MUST book in advance and please remember to only book 1 ticket per family.

Click the BOOK NOW button below and follow these instructions.

  • Click on the button for the town you want to attend
  • Select the date you want
  • Click “E.O. Free School Session – £0.00”
  • Leave barcode box blank
  • Add 1 to the non-member box
  • Click to “View and Accept the Attendance Rules”
  • Click “Select and Confirm”
  • Complete the information form (check the phone number is correct)
  • Click “Add to Basket” and then Click “Continue”
  • Re-enter your email address
  • Tick the “Terms and Conditions” box
  • Click “Confirm” to book 

FREE ADVENTURE DAYS & FAMILY PARK COOKING
VENUE INFORMATION AND BOOKING

Brandon

FREE FAMILY PARK COOKING ONLY AT BRANDON

Dates
1-4 June

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
Brandon Country Park (The Engine House)
Bury Road
Brandon
IP27 0SU

Meeting Point
Orchard car park (please not not park in the main car park)

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the Orchard car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

BURY St Edmunds

Dates
29 March-1 April
6-9 April

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
Nowton Park
Gardeners Cottage
Nowton Park
Bury St Edmunds
IP29 5LU

Meeting Point
Meet inside the Walled Garden
(Please do not go to the main car park)

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park inside the Walled Garden
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

*Please note the free Adventure Weeks and free Family Park Cooking days are only eligibale for children in receipt of free school meals. You can only book one Adventure Week and one Family Park Cooking day per holiday.

 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PAID FOR ADVENTURE DAY

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 29 MARCH -1 APRIL 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 6-9 APRIL

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE FAMILY PARK COOKING

Haverhill

FAMILY PARK COOKING ONLY

Dates
29 March-1 April
6-9 April

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
East Town Park
Coupals Road
Haverhill
CB9 7UW

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the main car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

*Please note the free Adventure Weeks & free Family Park Cooking days are only eligibale for children in receipt of free school meals. You can only book one Adventure Week and one Family Park Cooking day per holiday.

 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PAID FOR ADVENTURE DAY

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 29 MARCH -1 APRIL 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 6-9 APRIL

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE FAMILY PARK COOKING

Newmarket

Dates
29 March-1 April
6-9 April

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
The Jarman Centre
119 Duchess Drive
Newmarket
CB8 9HB

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the main car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

*Please note the free Adventure Weeks & free Family Park Cooking days are only eligibale for children in receipt of free school meals. You can only book one Adventure Week and one Family Park Cooking day per holiday.

 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PAID FOR ADVENTURE DAY

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 29 MARCH -1 APRIL 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE WEEK 6-9 APRIL

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE FAMILY PARK COOKING

Stowmarket

FAMILY PARK COOKING ONLY

Dates
29 March-1 April
6-9 April

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
Museum of East Anglian Life (don’t follow SatNav)

Meeting Point
Adventure Days (paid or free) – please meet in the Iliffe Way Car Park
Iliffe Way, Stowmarket IP14 1PN

Family Park Cooking
Enter through gate at the end of Lockington Rd
Lockington Road
Stowmarket
IP14 1DG

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the main car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

 

*Please note the free Adventure Days & Family Park Cooking days are only eligibale for children in receipt of free school meals. You can only book one Adventure Day and one Family Park Cooking day per holiday.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PAID FOR ADVENTURE DAY

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE ADVENTURE DAY

CLICK HERE TO BOOK FREE FAMILY PARK COOKING

ADVENTURE DAYS KIT LIST

We aim to deliver fun, exciting activities outdoors in all kinds of environment and weathers.

Expect to get wet muddy and to have a great time!

Clothes to wear

  • Warm jumper or fleece
  • Pair of old trousers/Shorts
  • T-shirt
  • Sun hat and sunglasses (April to October)
  • Woolly hat and gloves (October to April)
  • Pair of old trainers or walking boots (Wellies if it is wet)
  • Waterproof Jacket and trousers

Things to bring

  • Water bottle/bottles (Minimum 2ltrs)
  • Packed Lunch Snacks
    Sun cream (Factor 30+)
    Medication (Must be looked after and administered by the young person)
  • Rucksack to carry belongings in
  • Hair tie if you have long hair

What not to bring

  • No mobile phones or other electronics
  • No Expensive clothes or Jewellery
  • No Jeans (Denim is the worst clothing to get wet in)
  • No open-toed shoes/No flip flops or sandals
  • No caffeinated or Energy drinks

Please remember that children who are eligible for free school meals and therefore have a FREE place on the Adveture Days – DO NOT need to bring a packed lunch as we will provide one.

 

Explore Outdoor Covid-19 Adjustments

Please note the following adjustments which we have made to our sessions this summer, to comply with government guidelines.

1. All Explore Outdoor programmes will take place outside to reduce the likelihood of transmission.

2. Toilet facilities at each venue will be cleaned at multiple intervals throughout the day.

3. All children who attend Explore Outdoor Adventure Days/Family Park Cooking are expected to socially distance following government guidance.

4. Explore Outdoor instructors will provide hand sanitisers, and regular handwashing is expected throughout the day.

5. Explore Outdoor Instructors and staff will wear appropriate PPE to administer any first aid.

6. All equipment will be sanitised after use.

7. Children/families who are self-isolating following the government guidelines will NOT be able to attend Explore Outdoor sessions.

8. We recommend parents should reduce the number of times their children attend Explore Outdoor.

9. On arrival, parents and children should remain in their vehicle. An Explore Outdoor instructor will meet you and sign you in. (Adventure days only)

10. Please avoid group gatherings in the car parks.

Child hanging upside down from a tree branch

THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDING & SUPPORT PARTNERS 

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