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Great Green Action Day Visit

Action-packed days for primary school children in the Lake District National Park

Discover, explore and help conserve the natural environment with Lake District National Park.

This flexible programme of fun outdoor activities focuses on connecting with and caring for nature and ourselves.

This opportunity is provided by Lake District National Park.

How to apply


  • Type: Day visit
  • Dates: Various - see details
  • Location: Lake District
  • Cost: £4 per child (travel bursaries available)
  • Suitable for: Groups aged 7 - 11 years

About this opportunity

This day visit is offered on various dates at Lake District National Park. The flexible programme can be focused on the needs of the school.

Activity options (depending on season) to include:

  • wildlife and habitat exploration (pond, woodland, meadows) through investigations, games and art
  • conservation activities and challenges
  • team building and social skill development
  • time dedicated to feeling the wonder of nature with a focus on wellbeing
  • free time in our stunning grounds and outdoor adventure play park

Need to know

Learning outcomes

Participants will benefit from:

  • increased connection to, and appreciation of the natural world
  • increased understanding of the natural environment and wildlife that it supports
  • opportunity for positive action - ‘giving back’ through a conservation activity/challenge
  • team working and social skill development
  • improved mental health, wellbeing and levels of physical activity
  • self-awareness, risk awareness and self management
  • having fun and a sense of adventure

What to bring

For the activity sessions, participants will need:

  • warm and waterproof outdoor clothing and suitable footwear
  • separate back-pack/day bag
  • packed lunch and drinks
  • sun hats/cream (as appropriate)
  • medication

You must also have a full staff to pupil ratio (Brockhole staff are additional to this).

Access guidance

We have great flexibility in the way we deliver our learning sessions and will work with teachers to make them accessible to all pupils. If you would like to discuss further, please email [email protected].

For information about accessibility at Brockhole, please see our access statement.

Dates and locations

Brokhole on Windermere

Lake District, LA23 1LJ

  • 25th May 2021 (fully booked)
  • 17th June 2021 (fully booked)
  • 18th June 2021 (fully booked)
  • 23rd June 2021 (fully booked)
  • 6th July 2021 (fully booked)
  • 8th July 2021 (fully booked)
  • 21st September 2021
  • 22nd September 2021
  • 13th October 2021
  • 15th October 2021

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How to apply

Eligible schools will be contacted directly by the Lake District National Park Learning Service with details of how to apply. If all places are not filled, they may become available for other schools.

Check this page for updates.

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Lake District National Park is delivering this opportunity as part of Generation Green.

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