Update: Due to Covid-19, we have cancelled all school visits until October half term. We hope to resume from Monday 2 November 2020. Please check our website for further updates. Thank you.
School visits to Harlow Carr are free
Harlow Carr offers school groups a wide variety of exciting environments to explore including meadows, woodland, kitchen gardens and much more. We welcome all students including those with special educational needs.
Guided and self-guided visits
As well as our guided visits, with workshops for primary and secondary schools, we also have a range of resources for self-guided visits covering many areas of the school curriculum including art, numeracy and the natural world.
More about guided visits
More about self-guided visits
Bramall Learning Centre
Schools on a guided visit are hosted in the Bramall Learning Centre. This innovative learning centre was opened in 2010 and is one of the UK's greenest buildings.
The building is a fabulous example of sustainability. It’s many features can teach us how to work closely with the environment, while the Montague Burton Teaching Garden and Learning Centre Greenhouse can provide pupils with the opportunity to look at carnivorous plants, see our vegetable beds, experience pond dipping and carry out practical horticultural activities.
|Key information for school visits to Harlow Carr
Things to consider before your visit
All of our programmes include outdoor experiences in the garden. Please ensure that the students and accompanying adults are dressed sensibly for the weather, with suitable footwear and appropriate clothing. It is advisable that pupils visiting the garden have up-to-date tetanus inoculation, particularly if a hands-on gardening activity is planned.
To book your visit or for further information please contact us.
Tel. 01423 724646