Outdoor learning for communities

We can help you to understand the natural world, learn about British wildlife and acquire the skills required to conserve nature. We provide courses, workshops, walks and talks about ecology, conservation, wildlife gardening, countryside skills, rural crafts and arts.


We offer courses about ecology and conservation at our community garden near Dorking and for Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT).

Thu 03 June 10am - 3pm

Visit Bay Pond EC and make the most of your wildlife pond (SWT)

July - to be confirmed

Introducing wildlife gardening at our community garden £40

August - to be confirmed

Building ponds & water features to support wildlife £40

Sun 05 Sept 1pm - 4pm

Creating wildflower meadows & cornfields at home £40

See SWT website for booking:



We run practical workshops about wildlife gardening and countryside skills, as well as arts and crafts inspired by nature.

Sat 26 June 10am - 1pm

Tool maintenance - Learn how to clean & sharpen tools (SWT)

July - to be confirmed

Decoupage - Use craft paper & other media to decorate a bowl £40

August - to be confirmed

Card Making - Make 8 cards using recycled stamps £40

September - to be confirmed

Jewellery - Make a pendant, lariat & beaded chain £40

October - to be confirmed

Build animal homes to attract wildlife into garden £40

Walks & Talks

We provide walks or talks on topics such as ancient trees, wild bees, conserving woods, tree pruning, or wildlife gardening.

Sat 05 June 10am - 4pm

Open Garden Day 2021 - Book FREE place to visit our wildlife garden

July - to be confirmed

Mini Beast Safari - guided walk to find insects & small creatures £5

August - to be confirmed

Tree Amble - guided walk around Brockham to identify trees £5

All our events have limited numbers so that we can provide a Covid safe experience for clients.