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National Lottery Grant for Drayton Wildlife Project: ‘Green Growth’

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

We are delighted to have received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to run our Green Growth project of woodland wellbeing sessions and village wildlife activities, following on from the creation of a Drayton Wildlife Map in 2022. This funding has has enabled us to run successful programmes of Woods 4 Wellbeing, Wilderplay and […]


Friday, January 31st, 2020

during the Autumn of 2019 Participants on the Drayton Woods Art in Woodland programme worked with ACEarts artists Lucy Neeve and Angela Morely, exploring the creative possibilities of the woodland environment. Using a variety of techniques and materials participants worked individually and collaboratively to produce imaginative and unique works. Expect to see creations in both 2- and 3-dimensions including leaf printing, stitching, charcoal drawings and wild weavings. WilderWoods […]

Message for all our supporters..

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

We are trying all sorts of different ways to be able to support groups in the woods. Did you know that you can now help support Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership for FREE just by shopping online. You can shop via Give as you Live at over 4,000 top online retailers, and when you do […]

Family Skills Share Continues

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Due to the success of the Drayton Family Skills Share sessions funded by Grassroots Grants we are able to continue running these sessions up until Oct half term, Weds 1-3pm contact Hannah@madasafish.com for more details

CSOLP Annual Review 2009

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Our annual review (2009) is ready. Unfortunately it is 8 pages long and we haven’t managed to upload it but electronic copies can be obtained by emailing forestschool@beccott.com

Sucessful Overnight Bushcraft Session

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Thirteen teenagers from around Somerset enjoyed a night sleeping out in hammocks this last weekend, thanks to a grant from Somerset County Council. They did a night walk and learnt survival techniques from Duncan Macleod- Rhodes from Wild Connections. Look out for photos in the gallery and also some gripping accounts from the young people themselves.. […]

Sad News

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

We are terribly saddened by the news of Midge Hopkinson’s death last Friday 25th September after a brave battle against cancer. Midge did a massive amount for the Girl Guides and was thrilled that we were doing forest school on her doorstep. She was also supportive of our group on a practical level; our kettle and many […]

Open Day at Hallr Wood

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

We had a successful Open Day at Hallr Wood on Saturday 19th September, kindly supported by an SCC Aggregates Levy grant. It was advertised in the Charlton’s Community News and all parish councillors and also our new local councillor Jimmy Zouche were invited. We were particulary pleased to see Tony Cooper who administers the Aggregates […]