Explore the great outdoors

Ranger activities

Explore the great outdoors

Ranger activities are a chance for your little adventurers to get their hands dirty, learn outdoor skills and get up close to our native wildlife. You'll find a taster of activities below that are ideal for exploring and experiencing the great outdoors.

Bug Hunt

You’ll learn all about the bugs that live on the coast during this Discover activity. As you explore, our passionate Ranger will give you a wonderful understanding of the small inhabitants of our parks and show you how to spot them. You’ll then have chance to use all you’ve learnt to find your own.

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Free
  • 45 mins

Creature Creations

If you like to create all kinds of wonderful things, then this Creation activity is for you. Our Rangers will help you to take your inspiration from nature and use materials from the world around you. From leaf art or stick creatures, to recycled creations – your imagination can take you wherever you want it to.

  • Suitable for all ages
  • £4
  • 45 mins

Den Building

This Bushcraft activity will reveal the secrets of the forest as our expert Rangers show you how to create shelters and have a go at building your own. Will your shelter pass the waterproof test?

  • 6yrs+
  • £6
  • 1 hour

Firelighting Techniques

Essential for any young explorer, this Bushcraft activity will give you the know-how to safely light a fire using things found in the wild. Our Ranger will teach you all the necessary skills and you’ll put them into practice there and then.

  • 6yrs+
  • £8
  • 1 hour

Grass Head Creations

You’ll learn all about growing in this Creation activity, as you make your own flowerpot man to care for at home. Once his ‘hair’ grows you can chop it and watch it grow again!

  • All ages
  • £6
  • 45 mins

Nature Trail

In this Discover activity, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the park’s natural environment and learn all about the history, heritage and wildlife that lives on our part of the coast. Expect fresh air, fitness and a bucket load of facts!

  • All ages
  • Free
  • 45 mins

Pirate Treasure Hunt

The essential skill of navigation is introduced in this Discover activity. Join our friendly Ranger for a natural treasure trail and you’ll  discover the hidden beauty of the park using clues to find the way while learning all about nature as you go.

  • All ages
  • Free
  • 45 mins

RNLI Water Safety

We think this coastal activity is a must do for all. Together with the RNLI, we’ve created a fun, family focussed activity to help you and your family enjoy our beautiful coast safely. The session is led by one of our friendly park Rangers and there’s a variety of games to take part in as we learn how to keep safe by the water and find out more about the RNLI.

  • All ages
  • £2 donation to the RNLI
  • 45 mins