We have created some activity sheets for the whole family, and fact sheets for adults.
They are all based on Langtons Gardens, but the wildlife, ecology and forest school info can be applied to many different outdoor spaces.
Please go to our website to view our range of activities and fact sheets: Go to website.
Langtons has a woodland play area with natural play equipment, a large reading circle seating area, a cricket field, public toilets, a tea shop, and a lake. It is free and open to the public all year round during daylight hours.
We also offer the following for schools.
Walks and talks, craft workshops, forest school sessions, and outdoor learning. Sessions about 1 hour long, for all ages and abilities.
Subjects include: forest school, pond life, plant and tree identification, birds and bats, woodland craft, local history, gardening, volunteering, flower arranging, and weaving.
The house was built around 1760 and belonged to the Massu family, Huguenot refugees from France, who became wealthy silk merchants in the City of London.
The gardens were originally designed by the famous landscape designer Humphry Repton, around 1760.
The house was given to Hornchurch Urban District Council in 1929 under the condition that the building must be used for council purposes and the eleven acres of grounds (including Fielders Field) remain open to the public.
The gardens were restored in 2016.
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.