We are passionate about helping all sectors of the community to enjoy the natural heritage of Rochdale and its surrounds. Connecting with nature is good for everyone … and hopefully we’ve something that’s right for you.



Thank you. You did a great job - it's obvious that you love it - and it comes across – it's infectious


Family Forest Fun

It was all fab

Junior Wardens

WW1 Shelter Building session

Brilliant, great, outstanding, fantastic, fabulous, exciting, spectacular, super, wonderful, delicious, yummy, industrious, instructable, kind, adventurous, team-work, historical

Pennine Youth Council

Foraging and natural art session

Team work, collaboration, berry picking …brilliant


Dig n Delve session

a great opportunity for families in the area to get outdoors and explore in a fun way.

Ethan (under 5)

Dig n Delve session

Making caterpillarsauruswas the best!

Guider & District Commissioner

Bulb planting & natural decoration session

The parents were really impressed by what the girls had made and very complimentary. Jude is fantastic with the girls and explains the activities and what is expected in a way they understand. Will definitely book another session and spread the word around

Friends of Hopwood Park

Family Fun Day

“The feedback from the children & families has been very positive and we would love another visit / workshop”.

Heybrook Sure Start

Explore Your Environment - Making Bird Feeders

What a fab session. Fantastic experience for children and parents”

St Margarets Brownies

Explore Your Environment - Bird Feeders

"The brownies said it was awesome. Would recommend to everyone. Please can we book you again"

Teacher All Saints Primary

Forest School Heritage Taster

“Activities gave space for children to investigate, learn and play whilst developing knowledge and respect for their natural environment. Woodland heritage is fascinating and a way to see how Healey Dell was used in the past”