From gunpowder factory to natural reserve, this 2-hectare site surrounded by the river Crane is a mosaic of woodland, scrub, ditches, ponds and reedbeds. Crane Park Island is a multiple Green Flag award winner.
Sessions are led by the London Wildlife Trust. These are very hands-on nature sessions and are all linked to the national curriculum:
- Pond Dipping
- Minibeast Hunting
- Plant Detectives
- Wild Wellbeing
- Rocks & Soil (Lower KS2)
- Maps (Lower KS2)
Check their detailed session plans here.
Opening times and fees
Each session lasts 1.5hrs (10:30am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-2:30pm)
Cost per session: £120 + VAT
2 sessions (2 different groups): £216 + VAT
Nov. to Feb.: 30% off
All sessions are for a maximum of 30 children per group.
They can only accommodate 1 group at a time on each reserve.
Other information or resources
There’s also a visitor centre, with an exhibition, education rooms and a firth floor viewing area
Nature Trail with quiz sheets.
- Picnic Area / Lunch area
- Risk Assessment
- Bag storage
- Indoor classroom
- Online booking
Crane Park Island, Ellerman Avenue Whitton TW2 6AA