The Living Rainforest



Escape to the tropics

With over 850 species, including rare and endangered plants and animals, there is something for all the family. Look out for the two-toed sloth, channel-billed toucan, green iguan...

Posted: 24 Jan 2020

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The vital importance of cloud forests

Cloud forests are high-altitude rainforests Cloud forests are a type of tropical high-altitude rainforest, usually at an elevation ranging between 850 and 2500 metres. The mean te...

Posted: 3 Jan 2020


Don’t miss our new Cloud Forest exhibit

New for 2020, the Cloud Forest exhibit features a special type of tropical montane rainforest. Cloud forests are found at higher attitudes and are cooler than lowland rainforests. ...

Posted: 3 Jan 2020

V365 2020

Learn about volunteering opportunities

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution, or just want to learn more about local volunteering opportunities? If the answer is yes, then why not attend V365, West Berksh...

Posted: 31 Dec 2019


Sorry we’re CLOSED until Dec 27th

Sorry we’re closed until Friday 27th December at 10am, when our Green Christmas activities resume. Happy holidays! ...

Posted: 23 Dec 2019

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Support our Growing Space!

Earlier in the year we received confirmation of funding from Greenham Trust for our Growing Space project. This ambitious project aims to make the Living Rainforest a more inclusi...

Posted: 5 Dec 2019

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Support SUSTAINABLE palm oil

We’re delighted to come together with conservation organisations all around the world to demand deforestation-free, sustainable palm oil. Boycotting palm oil is NOT the solution....

Posted: 3 Nov 2019

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Green Christmas Market returns to the Living Rainforest

Shop for eco-friendly Christmas gifts that don’t cost the Earth! A host of talented stallholders from the local area will be on hand to show off their very best green and se...

Posted: 9 Oct 2019

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Yay – we’re School Travel Award finalists!

Woo-hoo! The Living Rainforest was recognised as a finalist for Best Geography Learning Experience in this year’s School Travel Awards. Every year around 25,000 school children v...

Posted: 5 Oct 2019

TSL 2020 Schools Essay Competition & Debate – PARTNER POWER

The TSL 2020 International Schools Essay Competition & Debate has just been launched! This year’s theme is PARTNER POWER. Schoolchildren around the world are warmly invi...

Posted: 13 Sep 2019