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
A place to get active
In the words of our visitors
- I wanted to write and say a massive thank you Jack and Kate …for our simply wonderful Dartmoor Society visit that all our Members thoroughly enjoyed on Friday 14th March. Without exception, everyone had the highest praise for the content of the tour led by the very eloquent Dr Steaphan Hazell, the general organisation with teas, coffees, biscuits etc as well as the simply superb lunch. I am delighted to say that some of our members even visited the shop to partake with additional goodies which they could enjoy after they got home.
- Tanya Welch
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