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Suntrap is situated in the heart of 2,400 hectares of the ancient woodland of Epping Forest, with its rich variety of habitats including woodland, grassland, heath, rivers, bogs and ponds, but within easy reach of east London.

Our 7 acre private site includes;
•    Residential facilities for up to 60 pupils
•    4 fully equipped heated classrooms
•    Full class sets of equipment including microscopes and compasses
•    4 ponds (one fully accessible for wheelchair users)
•    A range of animals suitable for handling
•    Outdoor classrooms and picnic areas
•    Adventure playground with zip wire and climbing frame
•    Wellies and waterproofs for all ages

Flexible and adaptable programmes which can be tailored to meet your group’s needs. Click here for prices.

We offer a range of outreach options for schools bringing Suntrap activities directly to you. 

Launching in June 2020  we're offering educational residentials throughout the year. 

Suntrap on Tour

From July 2019 – April 2020, our much loved building will be having a face lift, during which time the site will be closed. The Suntrap team will be on tour - bringing nature nearer to you.

Suntrap on Tour offers two hour sessions in your school (in a classroom or grounds) or exploring your local woodlands or green space under the guidance of our qualified, expert staff. All workshops can be adapted for small groups of children with SEN.

Special offer;

Book a Suntrap on tour session and get £50 off your first booking when we reopen our site in 2020.

Cost: £150 per two-hour session (maximum 30 pupils). 

Also available; INSET for school staff   
Twilight sessions in school grounds; outdoor learning (maths, literacy & problem solving).

Booking enquiry



Adventurous activities

Thank you very much for all your hard work for our A' level fieldwork course. It was an excellent experience and the girls got a lot out of it.