The Living Rainforest

School tours

Our 50-minute guided tours ensure an engaging & immersive experience for all pupils. We provide a timetable to help you plan your day and tour notes and worksheets for each tour. Our education team are here to help you make the most of your day.

Amazing Adaptations

Our most popular tour, Amazing Adaptations focuses on how plants and animals have adapted to living in a rainforest environment. Students will learn about the different layers of the rainforest.

Edible Forest

Especially suitable for KS 1 and 2, this tour introduces students to the wide variety of foods that come from rainforest environments. Pupils will learn the requirements of living things for growth and survival.

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Sustainable Future

Especially suited to secondary school children, this tour helps students to explore threats to rainforest ecosystems and encourages students to explore sustainable development through practical examples.

Rainforest Resources

This new tour explores different rainforest resources such as medicines, timber and food.

Contact us to find out more.

Tour details

Only £142 per group (including VAT)

Tours take place each weekday during term time.

In September and October 2021, we are running tours during the following morning and afternoon sessions: 9.30am – 12.30am or 1.00pm – 4.00pm. (Currently we are only allowing one school on site in either of these timed sessions).

 On the 1stNovember 2021 we will reverted to our traditional system of three timed sessions at 10.15am, 11.30am and 12.40pm during this time there may be several schools on site at any one time.

 Tours are conducted in groups of approximately 15 students and 2 adults. Up to 4 groups (60 children) may be booked per time session. If your groups are larger than 60 children, please contact the education team to discuss suitable dates and timetables.

We do book up quickly, so please book or enquire early to avoid disappointment.

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Indoor and outdoor spaces

Gift shop

Our gift shop is packed with rainforest-themed gifts and educational toys & games.

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Indoor space

We have a great learning environment indoors with an allocated area for your group.

Outside seating

We also have outdoor seating and an excellent enclosed play area for warmer days.