Encouraging young people to learn more about our local history and environment is at the heart of everything we do.
The listed buildings offer an atmospheric and immersive setting for any school group activity with the additional living history of the venues enhancing the learning experience. The surrounding Broadfields site is an excellent resource for educational visits.
Education volunteers and equipment are available to support your activities.
The Forest Centre is at the heart of the Thames Chase Community Forest
Historic farm buildings
Woods (also known as Broadfields)
Created from disused farmland
The Forest Centre was created from old farmland, and its restored farm buildings include a 17th century Essex Barn, one of the best preserved in the London area.
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.