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Wild About Woods Family Day **FULLY BOOKED**

Wild About Woods Family Day **FULLY BOOKED**
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Saturday 22nd June 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wild About Woods




Join Debbie from Wild About Woods for a family fun day at her fantastic woodland site. The day will start at 11am and end at 3pm.

A hot dog lunch will be included, as well as hot chocolate and marshmallows to toast on the fire.

This activity is for the whole family to attend. Please note that unfortunately access to the site is at present not very suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs, if you have any queries regarding access or suitability of the activity for your child please do not hesitate to contact us.


The Forest School site is at Airy Knapp Woods, access is gained via a working farm.

Directions: – Take the Tavistock Road (A386) to Tamerton Road in Roborough. (Plessey roundabout)
The farm is 1.5 miles down the road on the left.
Upon arriving at Porsham farm please park at the meeting point, where Debbie will greet you.
Parental consent and photographic consent forms will need to be completed on the day.


Children will be required to wear old clothes and long trousers. Wellies are a must!!

£4 per person


This event is fully booked.

What our friends and families say...

“Thank you, yet again, to Friends & Families of Special Children for providing opportunities for my son that I never thought he would be able to do.  During the summer he was able to have surfing lessons and enjoy other water sport activities organised by the charity.   When we arrive at the sessions they are always very well planned and as parents we have no explaining to do and even better no apologising for our child’s behaviour!  The staff have an amazing understanding and empathy on the needs of various disabilities of the children and this helps to keep everyone relaxed and happy including the parents/carers!”

October 2015

“It was the best day ever being able to go swimming as a family with her little sister who can only use a hydrotherapy pool. We’re so grateful we can have unforgettable days out thanks to the events you put on. We can thank you enough.”

May 2016

“Not only does the charity provide exciting experiences for the children but can also help with much needed support for the parents.  Being a parent of a disabled child can at times be very lonely and isolating.  To meet with other parents on these activity days is a breath of fresh air and helps you to realise that there are many other people like you facing the similar day to day challenges of having a disabled child.  From our personal experiences we can share stories, offer help and advice and even make new friends.”

January 2018

“The emotional support I received from my befriender was fantastic and the opportunity to off load and reveal my concerns and fears was like having a huge weight lifted off my shoulders.”

Gareth Allen (parent)

“What a fantastic friendly welcoming place. We visited for the first time this morning for help to fill in a DLA form for our eldest daughter. We were given great help and advice with something we found very overwhelming and difficult.”

February 2017

“Thank you to all staff for looking after our kids at Magdalen Farm. Oliver has really enjoyed himself and can’t wait till the next time.”

August 2017

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