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Winner Of The Educated In Devon Environmental Award 2016
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Forest School

Across our Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton and Tiverton Forest School sites, we offer a range of Forest School based activities and qualifications for all ages.

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Become a qualified outdoor practitioner and develop your outdoor education career with our range of training courses. 

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Inspire your class with an outdoor experience, help students who may be struggling in school, or create a long term outdoor education programme for your school. 

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About Us

Creating connections with nature

Welcome to The Outdoors Group, previously known as South West Outdoors Group (and originally Exeter Outdoors). We’re a friendly for-purpose organisation based in Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton and Tiverton in Devon. We provide Accredited Training, Outdoor Education, Forest School and Team Building for all. Explore how we can help you reconnect with nature. 

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What others say

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We’re lucky enough to have worked with Schools, Colleges, Universities and Businesses across the South West, providing Training, Education, Forest School activities and Team Building. View our latest testimonials and feedback below, to find out how we have made a difference to a range of organisations. 

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Here's what we've been up to recently...


Blundell’s School

We took over a training programme at Blundells Preparatory School that had previously been run by another company...
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NHS Team Building Day

We ran a very successful team building day for the NHS team from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. The brief...
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Whipton School

We have been working with Whipton Barton Schools for nearly 1 year now and the programme has been...
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Littleham Primary School

Littleham Primary School have sent classes of students to the Exmouth Forest School site for a number of...
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Our vision
Creating Connections with Nature

Our organisation was created to ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn with nature and experience the outdoors in as many ways as possible. We’re passionate about reconnecting you with nature.

Accessibility for all

We believe everyone should be able to experience what we offer at The Outdoors Group. Whatever your background or circumstances, you’ll be made to feel welcome and we’ll accommodate you as best as we can.

Outdoor learning for all

We believe that all schools should have access to outdoor learning and green spaces. Our team support this development within educational organisations across the South West and beyond.


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Across our Forest School sites in Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton and Tiverton we create a truly inspiring outdoor experience.

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