Learning Kit

We have a wide range of outdoor play and outdoor learning kit available to hire. Hire is available to families, groups, schools, nurseries and any other organisations looking to get outdoors and play! You can find more information below about the outdoor play equipment available to hire including our Price List and Terms and Conditions.

You can make enquiries and booking directly online and we will confirm availability upon receiving your enquiry.

Equipment List & Prices

From Den Kits to Individual Equipment, you can find out more here!

Camping List & Prices

Everything you need for an evening in Nature. Find out more below

Loose Parts Hire

Terms & Conditions’s for all equipment hire can be found here

Events Hire

If you would like to hire any of our equipment, follow this link to our hire form

Bell Tent Hire

If you would like to hire any of our equipment, follow this link to our hire form

Equipment List & Prices

All available Equipment is listed below. Click the button to see all prices, descriptions & images.

Den Kit

Family Size (4-6 people) £15 p/d
Class Size (30 participants) £50 p/d £200 for 5 days
Event Size (30+ participants) £110 p/d

range of tarpaulins, ropes, nets and pegs to create lots of amazing dens. Extra kit is provided based on which size you select for your den building session.

Loose Parts Kit

Class Size (Approx. 30 participants)
£60 per day
£220 for 5 days
Event Size (30+ participants)
£150 per day
£270 per weekend
£500 per week

A wide variety of loose parts including boxes, pallets, rope, flags, wood, pegs, tarps, nets, guttering and lots more.

Extra materials to cater for a larger scale event, capable of keeping lots of children entertained at once. This is a great activity to encourage creativity and allow children to take control of their play.

Chair Hire

Cost Per Day £1.50 Per Chair
Minimum Hire 5 Chairs Per Hire

Standard Camping Chair

Table Hire

Cost Per Day £10.00 Per Table
Minimum Hire NA

Robust 6ft Tressle Tables

Tie-Dye Event Shelter

Cost Per Day £50.00
Minimum Hire NA

Includes all 4 sides of shelter (white)

Parachute Event Shelter

Cost Per Day £40.00
Minimum Hire NA
Extras Bunting £5.00

6meter Diameter
Includes all ropes

Rocket Stove & Kettle

Cost Per Day £20.00
Minimum Hire NA

Water & Firewood Not Included

Small Fire Bowl

Cost Per Day £10.00
Minimum Hire NA

Firewood & Starting Kit Not Included

Large Fire Bowl

Cost Per Day £15.00
Minimum Hire NA

Firewood & Starting Kit Not Included

Tug of War Rope

Cost Per Day £40.00
Minimum Hire NA

Special Kits

These kits are great for schools and group outdoor learning sessions. They all come with a wide range of materials specific to the theme and include resources, ideas for games as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor play and learning.

Minibeast Kit

£50 per day

Lots of materials and equipment to explore minibeasts, including ID sheets, trays, magnifying glasses, nets, games and lots more!

Birds Kit

£50 per day

Lots of materials and equipment to explore birds, including ID sheets, bird soft toys with real bird noises, binoculars, games, nest activity and lots more!

Lawn Games Kit

£50 per day

A wide variety of lawn games to try including, lawn bowls, Kubb, Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Pick up sticks and lots more!

Treasure Hunt Kit

£50 per day

A complete treasure hunt kit with lots of possible challenges and games to try to open the locked treasure chests. We provide all the materials but it’s down to you to find the treasure!

Traditional Play Kit

£50 per day

A step back in time looking at popular games from the past, try some skipping, hopscotch, pick up sticks, marbles, Jacks, Elastics and lots of chalk! Lots more included.

Dodgeball & Games Kit

£50 per day

Materials to set up a large dodgeball game as well as lots of other kit to play lots of larger group games with 30 + participants!

Indoor Play Options

These kits are great for schools and group outdoor learning sessions. They all come with a wide range of materials specific to the theme and include resources, ideas for games as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor play and learning.

Angry Birds Kit

Cost Per Day £50.00
Suitable for 20 Participans or less
Larger kits for larger groups available on request

Includes: – 25 medium boxes – 25 large boxes – 25 small boxes – 6 Large angry birds – 4 Small angry birds – Slingshot – Balls x 10

Play a real-life game of Angry Birds indoors or in your playground (If weather permits). Groups are challenged to build their own Angry Birds levels and then take it in turns to knock the Angry Birds off the towers they have built. A great competition and can work for a group size up to 20. We can provide kit for a larger group upon request or participants can also take it in turns.

Box Play Kit

Class Size (Approx. 30 participants):
£60 per day

Event Size (30+ participants):
£150 per day

This kit is for indoor use only. We provide a large supply of Cardboard Boxes with lots of ideas for games and activities. Watch the play unfold with this amazing indoor play activity, a great opportunity to build forts, dens, obstacle course and whatever else the imagination comes up with.

Camping List & Prices

Targeted group work sessions working with small groups, up to 4 children, taking them outdoors to learn a variety of outdoor activities designed to build their confidence, develop their resilience, learn to work together and other outcomes specific to the student’s needs. The sessions would be 1 hour long and delivered on your school grounds. We can work with multiple groups across the day. These programmes benefit children who might be struggling with classroom dynamics, offering an alternative lesson outdoors, linked to the curriculum and tailored to their needs and abilities

Vango Beta 140XL Tent

(4-person tent)
£12 per day

A great all-round tent for group camping and family trips. Spacious, waterproof and ample room to store your extra kit inside without taking up sleeping space. If you need further specs, please just get in touch and we’d be happy to send more information.

Vango Beta 350XL Tent

(3-person tent)
£10 per day

A great all-round tent for group camping and family trips. Spacious, waterproof and ample room to store your extra kit inside without taking up sleeping space. If you need further specs, please just get in touch and we’d be happy to send more information.

Vango Trek Mat Standard

Cost Per Day £2.00

A comfortable sleeping mat to make your camping experience more enjoyable. Avoid back aches and cold spots, this mat will insulate you from the ground and provide a comfortable sleep.

Tent Groundsheet

Cost Per Day: Free with tent hire

15L Water Carrier

Cost Per Day: £1.00

Tent Accessory Set

Cost Per Day: £2.00 

Coleman Event Shelter  

Cost Per Day: £40.00
4.5m x 4.5m

Portable Gas Cooker

Cost Per Day: £6.00

Camping Lantern

Cost Per Day: £2.00

4 Person Cooking Set

Cost Per Day: £6.00

Loose Play Hire

We have an exciting opportunity for schools, nurseries and organisations to hire our Loose Parts Play Trailer. This is an exciting and popular programme for children to experience loose parts play. We have created a ‘Loose Parts Play Trailer’ full of exciting loose parts and materials for children to get outdoors and get creative. The trailer is dropped off to your school, nursery or organisation and hired on a weekly basis or on a daily basis over weekends giving children lots of opportunities to try loose parts play.

All materials are provided and every hire includes an initial 30min induction for staff. Weekly hires will also receive a half day of support from one of our team during the first week of hire.

Events Equipment Hire

We can provide a range of equipment to suit your event needs and clientele. Our popular options include the hire of our Bell Tent and Shelter Options for outdoor events, but all of our equipment detailed above can also be used for events.

Bell Tent

Our Bell Tent is used for a wide range of outdoor events, hired by schools, nurseries, environmental organisations and lots more. The space offers a great shelter for storytelling, arts and crafts, sensory activities and lots more but still allows you to feel part of the event and not hiding away. It is also available for wedding and private group hires. Enquire now for more info and availability.
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