The Living Classroom is run by Dorset Coppice Group. It comprises an area of approximately 30 acres of mixed, broadleaved woodland known as Bonsley Wood, together with a classroom, toilets, water and power.
Bonsley Wood is part of Blandford Forest, a commercially managed Forestry Commission operation. It is with their agreement that Dorset Coppice Group have use of the woodland for educational purposes, and to manage part of it as a traditional, rotational coppice woodland.
The Living Classroom is a base from which we can work with schools and local communities to develop environmental projects and is an ideal educational training facility.
The Living Classroom is available for hire for half or full day events with a woodland or conservation theme.
Please click here for directions to The Living Classroom. It is important to note that there is no vehicle access to The Living Classroom outside of specified dates such as organised courses, work parties, events, etc.
For more information please contact David Ewers at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07588432812