Geography

Ballypatrick Forest Park

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Ballypatrick Forest Park

Meet in the carpark and walking to the viaduct hopefully for a fire and fun in the forest. Warning there is a deep water small pond here so keep eyes on little ones. 11am in the carpark or just follow the road to the right - or if no pushchair or bikes follow the path through the woods to the viaduct.

New Year in the Wild Woods

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
An Creagan
Our Den, with some of its builders

Come and start the New Year with a muddy and marvellous time in the wonderful Wild Woods, our visits go ahead in any weather so come prepared, bring extra marshmallows, dry wood, food for lunch and probably a change of clothes. We've done activities from planting to beading, painting, climbing, whittling, digging and den building, its always a great day.

Downhill forest

Thu, 13/10/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Downhill forest

General fun in the forest- e'll take our lunch and just muck around really informal.

Killcregan Farm Visit

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 12:09pm
Location: 
Kilcreggan Urban farm
Sign for the farm with rooster

Picnic area, coffee shop for lunch etc.
Please have a look at the farms FB page it isn't a big place, but we really enjoy it and it's normally nice and quiet.

Armagh Cider Company tour

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Armagh cider company
Apple Juice

The tour takes approximately 1 - 1.5 hours and includes the orchard, bottling plant and sampling of our product. The tour will be focussed on their apple juice production.

 The costs are:

 Adults £5 each

Children £3 each

Children under 5 - free of charge

Family group third child goes free

Winter Wild Woods

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 12:45am
Location: 
An Creagan
Tree in An Creagan with small boy and small clay figure climbing it

Probably our last of the year in An Creagan, come prepared for all weathers and bring lunch, extra marshmallows always welcome. There will most certainly be mud, digging, climbing, fire, water, and friends.

Jurassic Trip

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

We're planning to go on Wednesday 24th. 10am-2pm Gives for dry weather but who knows lol. We can go to the palace stables play park too if anyone is interested. We can put you in touch with the families attending.

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W5 Trip

Mon, 29/08/2016 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Young home educated girl posing with sheep cutout

Home ed families will be there, feel free to join them. We can put you in contact to arrange a meet up point.

Not Back To School Week - Carrickfergus Castle

Fri, 09/09/2016 (All day)
Location: 
Carrickfergus Castle
View of the castle over the water

 Just before NBTS week, ramping up! Explore Carrickfergus Castle with us, a group rate is available if we have enough interest. Bring a picnic and all weather clothes.

Not Back to School Week - Train to Derry/Londonderry

Mon, 12/09/2016 (All day)
Location: 
Derry
Small boy running towards the Peace Bridge

We will be travelling on the train from to Derry (it's a nice journey under the cliffs at Mussenden and along by the sea) at a time agreed between attendees - some may be coming from Belfast, others joining the trip at Coleraine.  We will walk along over the Peace Bridge and to see the walls, stopping off for lunch and then visit St. Columb's Cathedral where there is an audio-visual presentation etc.We can complete the self-guided circum-navigation of the walls, stop for and ice-cream and spend the rest of the time in St. Columb's park. It's a very manageable walk and the schedule is flexible to accomodate all staminas and lengths of leg.

Anyone who wants to join us is very welcome, we'll keep the organisation loose and let people move at their own pace, organising to meet at different points as it suits us.

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