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Children & Families

The spectacular woodlands, ponds, meadows, reeds and river that form the 550 acre Sharpham Estate are a perfect setting for outdoor adventures, camp fires, story telling and environmental art. Family and community are at the heart of the Sharpham Trust’s work, with many public events specifically aimed at providing families with opportunities to share time together in this beautiful setting.

Our forest school (including ‘Into the woods’ and the Spring/Summer Explorers) and family programmes are focused on an exploration of the natural environment through different skills and senses and an awareness of the importance of sustainability and focus on the individual.

Our Estate Open Days welcome families, with numerous activities and places along the river and in the woods to explore together. We also have an on-going calendar of public events designed to offer families the chance to visit Sharpham, as well as the chance to have a very special outdoors birthday party or celebration at Sharpham.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more on 01803 732747

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In the words of our visitors

  • The trip was brilliant. I think I enjoyed learning about trees and the environment the most, mainly just because I was learning something new every minute
  • More University students on placement
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If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:

Name: Sharpham Outdoors Project Manager Tel: 01803 732747 Email:outdoors@sharphamtrust.org

Address: Lower Sharpham Barton Farm, Ashprington Totnes TQ9 7DX.