Epping Forest

Home to Suntrap – Forest Centre, who have been welcoming schools and families since 1967. From EYFS to A-Levels, they offer workshops, day trips and residentials.

Suntrap is well known for delivering environmental learning that remains with young people throughout their lives.

Check their online brochure to find all details about their activities.

The City of London also offers sessions with their Learning Team for KS1 and KS2. And you can check their Open Spaces videos and self-led Learning Programme Resources on their website.

Opening times and fees

State school session – £99 per session

Independent school session – £129 per session

Apply for funding to visit Epping Forest here.

Other information or resources

  • Four large fully equipped indoor classrooms
  • Outdoor classroom overlooking accessible terraced gardens
  • Year-round residential facilities for up to 64 students and 8 staff
  • Large, multi-purpose space for dining, wet weather activities and events
  • Bushcraft area and firepits
  • Team games area
  • Wi-Fi across the site
  • Woodland, meadows and ponds (one raised for easy access)
  • Animals suitable for handling including reptiles, amphibians, mammals and invertebrates

Contact details

020 8529 6607


  • Pond
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Indoor classroom
  • Online booking
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area / Lunch area
  • Toilets
  • Handwashing
  • Risk Assessment


Epping Forest