Educational Visits

Rufford Abbey Country Park is an historical site rife with possibilities for imagination, exploration and discovery – the perfect destination for educational visits for pupils of all ages!

Our dedicated, knowledgeable education team is on hand, working directly with you to plan outdoor activity days for your class. We offer a wide range of fun outdoor experiences for school trips linked to learning programmes which focus on key areas of learning for Key Stage 2.

There are a range of activities kids can participate in at the abbey:

  • Natural Shelter Building
  • Bushcraft and wilderness skills
  • Natural Navigation
  • Foraging Treasure Hunt
  • Making Safe Water
  • Bug Hunting
  • Camp Cooking
  • Meadow Sweeping
  • First Aid Training
  • Team Building
  • Archery Range
  • Adventure Mini Golf
  • Abbey Tales, an interactive history tour
  • Indoor craft and play room

Give your pupils an affordable day out they won’t forget. To enquire about booking your class, please contact the team on 01623 677688 or email

Each session lasts approximately 45-60 mins and can be customised to suit the needs of the group. Indoor workshops are also available on request.