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At the Singleton Environment Centre you may take part in sessions designed for adults and those for children – see the calendar for events and courses.
‘Happy hearts and happy faces
Happy play in grassy places –
That was how, in ancient ages,
Children grew to kings and sages.’ (and queens)
Robert Louis Stevenson, A Child’s Garden of Verses, 1888
At any time the Centre is open you can just wander or follow a self-guided trail to explore.
Or, for children, hire a Scavenger sack.
For more information about the fruit path, allotment and raised beds see here >
“School-age young people… are already consumers and citizens who make ethical and other judgements on a daily basis, and who have beliefs and values. There is, therefore, a responsibility on those who work with young people to ensure they are helped to contribute to a more just and sustainable future.”
Professor William Scott, Editorial, ‘Environmental Education’ Vol 120 Spring, 2019.
The Outdoor Classroom may be booked by schools and groups.
Contact John Alexander, Centre Manager on 07951343885 or email
The Centre has run different activities over the years and these include:
The grounds at the Centre are a continuous demonstration of conservation management.
We have recently installed a wild bee box.
Read more >
We have modified the viewing platform to ensure the safety of visitors.
Having put in a short-cut path at the entrance, we have added a hand-rail to aid the less-mobile.
While you are at the Centre you can also…