Blashford Lakes education centre

Blashford Lakes Education Centre

Blashford Lakes nature reserve

Blashford Lakes Education Centre

Sits in the heart of a stunning 360 acre nature reserve, surrounded by lake, pond, river, woodland and grassland habitats.

Blashford Lakes education centre hosts a wonderful range of events for schools, birthday parties and adult groups and volunteering.

Children in bird hide at Blashford Lakes nature reserve

© Lianne de Mello

Facilities

Classroom with capacity for 75 people
Toilets, including an accessible toilet
Picnic tables
Coach parking
Accessible footpaths around the reserve
Undercover outdoor teaching area
Campfire site
Six bird hides
Live video feeds from the reserve viewable in the centre

Forest School session © Matthew Roberts

Forest School session © Matthew Roberts

School Activities

Blashford Lakes offers a great variety of activities for schools, preschools and further education groups. Here are a few examples of just some of the school activities that we offer – please do get in touch to find out about our full range:

Early Years Foundation Stage  

Key Stage 1   

Key Stage 2 

Activities for organised groups

Dockens Water at Blashford Lakes nature reserve

© Gillie Hayball

Location

Ellingham Drove,
Ringwood
BH24 3PJ

How to find us

Booking & Contact Details

To book your visit to Blashford Lakes, or for further information, please contact the Education team on 01425 472760.

blashfordlakes@hiwwt.org.uk

Fill out an enquiry form

Information for schools and groups

 

Safeguarding and Child Protection 

We take child protection and safeguarding very seriously. Our Child Protection and Safeguarding Statement sets out how we implement child protection and safeguarding across the Wildlife Trust and who to contact if you have questions or concerns.

Upcoming Events

Our partners at Blashford Lakes

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