Our Forest Schools

Enjoy creating memories and developing your outdoor learning at our Forest School sites in Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton and Tiverton.

Exeter Forest School

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Exeter Forest School is situated within a beautiful woodland in Shillingford St George, just three miles from Exeter City Centre. This is where The Outdoors Group (then Exeter Outdoors) began its adventures in 2009.  It’s also home to Exeter Kindergarten, our outdoor pre-school.

Activities: Toddler Clubs, Home Education Groups, Holiday Clubs, Birthday Parties

Tiverton Forest School

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At the beginning of 2018 we were welcomed on to this site in Cowley Moor by The Adventure Playground charity, we have been providing toddler and home ed groups for the last year and this is now home to our independent school The Outdoors School.

Okehampton Forest School

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We opened Okehampton’s first Forest School in 2017. It’s set in beautiful semi-ancient woodland, just a short walk from town. Local mum Debbie Miller, who has worked with children in the area for nearly two decades, runs our Toddler Clubs and Home Education Groups.

Activities: Toddler Groups, Home Education Groups, Holiday Clubs.

West Town Farm

West Town Farm is where our head office is located and where you will find our management and admin team. It is also one of the main sites for our independent school The Outdoors School. 

Exmouth Forest School

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Opened in July 2014, Exmouth Forest School offers a wide range of exciting outdoor activities for all ages and can be found just a few miles from the town centre in beautiful spruce woodland. It is our main base for our Forest School Training courses

Activities: Toddler Clubs, Home Education Groups, Holiday Clubs, Birthday Parties

Exeter Forest School Kindergarten

Opened in Autumn 2015, our Forest School Kindergarten has become one of Exeter’s most popular pre-schools. Set within beautiful woodlands, with access to a neighbouring stream and field, children are encouraged to be outdoors as much as possible. For days when the weather stops play, there’s a cosy log cabin with a wood burning stove to shelter in. 

The Kindergarten is Ofsted registered and you can use your 15 Early Years Entitlement Funding, or your 30 free childcare hours.

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