From website: At Belhus Woods children can also enjoy story bags which are available from the visitor’s centre. These contain books, activity sheets and den building kits and can be used free of charge during your visit to the park.
Once part of historic Belhus Estate, designed by 18th century landscape architects Capability Brown and Richard Woods.
Ancient woodland, grassland and lakes.
Once part of the Belhus Estate owned by the Barrett-Lennard family.
Remnants of the 18th century park, laid out by Richard Woods and the landscape architect, Lancelot "Capability" Brown can still be seen.
The Long Pond was created in 1770 and still exists.
The Ice House is an 18th century brick-lined well, used as an early form of refrigerated storage.
A stench pipe disguised as a Tudor chimney also survives in the south of the park.
The ancient woodlands have changed little in shape and size since at least 1777. They are still home to rich communities of wildlife and are managed traditionally.
Land of the Fanns Teacher Briefing
Some sites have a Teacher Briefing available at the top of the page, but the following download is a general Teacher Briefing for The Land of the Fanns. We recommend you download this briefing before visiting any of the sites listed on this resource.