Outdoor Learning Through Nature is at the Heart of our Educational Adventures

Be inspired by our nine acres of natural environments, wildlife and resident animals and invest in outdoor learning at The Kingswood Trust.
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Rachel Wells – Head Teacher and Charity Manager, The Kingswood Trust.

Outdoor Learning at The Kingswood Trust

We guarantee your experience will be a breath of fresh air, creating lasting memories and ensuring enrichment and achievement for everyone. Our outdoor education programmes promote health and well-being as well as nurture a sense of curiosity and fascination in the natural world.

Our charity, The Kingswood Trust, is a place where history comes alive with old buildings, air-raid shelters, historical features and artefacts. Outdoor learning takes place in our woodland and natural habitats, pond areas, bird hide, climbing trees, adventure ropes, forest school base camps and gardening areas. Opportunities to meet our sheep, ducks and chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs and tortoises are a favourite with all our visitors. Our team building programme offers essential skills activities for personal growth.

There’s lots to see and do at The Kingswood Trust for all ages, from seasonal play days, nature-based activities, specific wellbeing days and a whole calendar of fun events.

What We Offer You at The Kingswood Trust

SCHOOL DAYS AND STAYS

The Kingswood Trust delivers Learning Outside the Classroom activities for schools and other groups through day visits, programmes of activities and residential stays...

FAMILY DAYS OUT

There’s lots to see and do for family days out at The Kingswood Trust. Visit us for a fun break in the heart of the countryside with plenty of fabulous attractions on your doorstep...

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

If you run a club or group, experience an exciting place to deliver your community group activities. The Kingswood Trust will offer you a fabulous space to be creative...

TEAM BUILDING

Let us deliver a fun team building day outdoors with nature all around you. We guarantee team group activities that are fun, and a memorable experience that will improve communication...

Stays in the ORB Lodge

Did you know that schools, families, community groups and businesses can book a fun filled stay at The Kingswood Trust? Our three bedroomed ORB Lodge deserves a special mention especially if you are thinking of booking The Kingswood Trust for a stay, days out or for team training. Nestled in our picturesque site, the ORB Lodge offers natural views and interesting features to discover.

100% Enjoyment

Sleeping up to 16, the ORB Lodge has been refurbished to provide five-star quality modern accommodation, whilst retaining an olden day charm. Great for retreats and gatherings of all kinds.

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Satisfaction

Volunteer hours last year

We had a very enjoyable day, well organised and professionally run with great staff. There was laughter and nonstop chatter, from start to finish.

- Elizabeth Birch, Cheltenham Ladies College Guild.

Thank you for letting us do all the activities and have fun. I liked doing the peg trail and tree climbing. I want to go again because it was so good.

- Sophie (Aged 6).

The Orb was ideal for all our needs with space for the 15 of us to eat together, perfect for group activities and families. I think we would struggle to beat it on quality and value for money.

- Max Woollard from Cheshire.

Volunteering at The Kingswood Trust makes me feel valued and confident. It was great fun, giving the pets their breakfast and discovering freshly laid eggs in the chicken coop. Thank you for such an amazing opportunity.

- Juliet (Aged 12).

My favourite activities were the rope course, the midnight walk and the air raid shelters. Thank you for letting us stay for a night and meet the animals. You looked after us so well.

- Johnnie (Aged 7).

The Kingswood Trust is a great place to visit and volunteer. Working at the Trust has helped me become more confident and now I am now in full time work

- Stuart Bickerton from Telford.

Thank you for looking after my children at The Kingswood Trust Holiday Club. They have both thoroughly enjoyed their adventures, nature based and fun outdoor activities and arrive home happy and tired, ready for a good night’s sleep.

- Simon Briscoe from Wolverhampton.

The Kingswood Trust charity is a place where there are no limits to learning and no boundaries to the imagination.

- Rachel Wells - Head Teacher and Charity Manager, The Kingswood Trust.

I loved the zipline and feeding the rabbits. My most favourite time was when we ate our roast dinner and then went to the play area. I have been begging Miss Mason to come back soon and I hope we will.

- Rukudzo (Aged 7).

Special Events

Are you looking for a fun activities for the whole family, or something new to do with friends? Check out our calendar of events and other opportunities and connect with nature and the great outdoors. Visit our Facebook page now. Here you can find out news and what’s on and book onto our events and activities.

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This Saturday 21st May join us 10am-1pm for Bugs and Beasties!
Well be Pond Dipping and going on a Minibeast Trail 🐌🐞

Ponds are home to a variety of amazing creatures and plant life... What will you discover?

#explorenature
#pondlife

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Karen Thacker this is what I told you about earlier. X

Do you or someone you know have memories of Kingswood School ? Come and share times gone by and meet other people for a cuppa and a chat about Kingswoods History.

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My mom and uncle used to go to kingswood school

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Our volunteers have been working very hard today to get the site looking its best. Today’s jobs included edging, weeding, sweeping, feeding the animals, mowing and watering the growing area.

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Oh well done that's no easy job. Someone has worked well.

Looks fab! 🤩

Hello are you coming this morning to see me and my friends? I’m here and will be until 1pm.. Get a ticket on Eventbrite 

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Thank you Jane Rock from the Staffordshire Bat Group for your very interesting talk on bats this evening at Kingswood Trust.. now the group are out exploring with Bat dectors..

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As always a very enjoyable and informative evening. Thank you Jane.

Forest Fun continues this Saturday 14th May 10am - 1pm with ‘Amazing Animals!’ 
Meet the pets at the Kingswood Trust and go on the animal habitats trail!

Enjoy the natural spaces and stop for refreshments at Woody’s snack stop. Re-connect with nature and with others.

#discovernature
#outdoorfun
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This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and an opportunity to focus on positive mental health and well-being. The theme this year is Loneliness and thinking of ways we can overcome this and help and support people around us.

We have lots going on at the Kingswood Trust - join us for one of our many activities or events and re-connect with nature and with each other...we will be happy to see you ☺️

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We came for our first time today. Not only did our boys have a lovely time but we did also! Thank you x

Looks like everyone had a gr8 morning....beautiful weather too. 🌞

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Our Blog

View The Kingswood Trust blog! You will find articles about discovering nature and learning outdoors as well as some of our events. We’ll also feature articles about how schools, families, community groups and businesses are using and benefiting from discovering nature.

Older People to Enjoy the Benefits of Nature

Older People to Enjoy the Benefits of Nature

Thanks to a £10,700 grant from Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, earlier this year, Kingswood Trust can now provide a range of nature based activities both outdoors and indoors for older people.We...

The Log Garden

The Log Garden

In July, Kingswood Trust volunteers created a log garden at the south end of the new fence in Holyhead Wood. This is a place where logs – sound and rotting – are piled and partially buried to provide habitats for a variety of creatures. The logs can later be gently...

Volunteering since 2018

Volunteering since 2018

I started volunteering at Kingswood Trust in 2018 ...I'd given up my teaching job and wanted to give something back to the community that would benefit the children of Wolverhampton. Being a person who enjoys the outdoors and isn't afraid of hard work, this seemed...

A Special Thanks to Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers help The Kingswood Trust charity enhance its environmental activities, wild places and superb learning environments for children and the wider community. Join us and develop your skills and confidence, meet new people and make a difference.

We have an excellent reputation in supporting volunteers and there are many and varied opportunities to make a positive contribution to our charity through:

  • Corporate activities, service days and events
  • University, college and school work placements
  • Individual volunteering and
  • Community group volunteering

You can volunteer with us in a variety of ways - we will match opportunities to suit you and provide all the support you need.

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The Kingswood Trust

Address and Directions

The Kingswood Trust
Holyhead Road
Kingswood
Wolverhampton
WV7 3AP
Tel: 01902 558132
Email: Kingswood@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Email Head: Rachel.Wells@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Find Us: Download directions to The Kingswood Trust

Opening Times

Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Weekends: Vary by event

For group bookings and stays contact The Kingswood Trust directly to arrange or call us direct on 01902 558132.

Book Our Events

We hold many fun events all year round. To see our latest events and book your place simply go to our eventbrite page.

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Accessibility

The Kingswood Trust are delighted to have achieved top marks for Learning Outside the Classroom, read more about LOtC here.

Assistance Dogs are welcome at The Kingswood Trust.

The Kingswood Trust is wheelchair friendly. All buildings are on one level and the majority of the grounds can be accessed with a wheelchair. Wheelchair accessible toilets are also available.

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