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

Outdoor Education Charity The Kingswood Trust – How You can Donate and Support

We’d like your help to connect more people with the natural world through our outdoor education residential stays and nature days. Donations to The Kingswood Trust are much appreciated and every £1 counts, with all money going directly to our beneficiaries.

A £5 to £10 donation will provide a healthy hot meal or warm clothing for a day outdoors in the winter. £20 would pay for wellies, waterproofs or much needed resources and equipment for our activities, for both children and for volunteers to use. £12.50 would fund a day of fun and learning in our woodland and £76.00 would enable a young person to have a brilliant residential stay, with memories that last a lifetime.

Thank you so much for your support.

Donations to The Kingswood Trust are much appreciated and every £1 counts, with all money going directly to our beneficiaries. Please click the Donate Now button to be taken to our JustGiving page where you can place a one off or monthly donation. Thank you!
Join us and develop your skills and confidence, meet new people and make a difference.

Volunteering – Groups and Individuals

Volunteer for The Kingswood Trust – you’ll be helping our 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. Why not:

  • Create and maintain natural habitats
  • Care for our animals
  • Support site maintenance
  • Help with administrative tasks
  • Offer technical and ICT support
  • Support our social media, marketing and publicity
  • Promote and organise events
  • Carry out research and environmental surveys
  • Help to fundraise or run events
  • Work with our groups and children, supporting teaching and learning

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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).

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

1. The Kingswood Trust was awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge in Autumn 2017.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

2. We are much more than a school trip… our activities support learning and development for all.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

3. Our Charity is fully risk assessed and has an outstanding health and safety record.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

4. Our venue is local – to Wolverhampton, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin and Birmingham and the Black Country Authorities so there is less travel time and lower transport costs.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

5. All Teaching staff have teaching qualifications or L5 Support assistant qualifications and are experienced outdoor educators – 4 staff have a level 3 Forest Leader qualification.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

6. Our curriculum enhancement opportunities are carefully planned to meet the needs of schools and groups – learning is memorable, active and fun.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

7. We connect people with nature for improved education, health and wellbeing – research backs up this need to combat “Nature Deficit Disorder”.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

8. We offer a range of pre-visit support via our teaching staff and house manager, including pre-planning visits, parents presentation and video for school use.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

9. We can provide you with testimonials from other schools and groups who choose The Kingswood Trust or check out our evaluation feedback.

10 reasons to choose The Kingswood Trust

10. We offer good value for money – and have a range of offers available and supporting staff come free.

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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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It has been a wet and wild morning with the High Flyers today at Kingswood.

Despite the weather we have had a great time and worked hard to plant 60 scabious in our new gardening area.

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I popped by the other day with a load of 2 ltr empty plastic bottles, had a look around and that area is beyond recognition so very well done peeps x

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Well done, High Flyers!

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Thank you Kingswood Trust we had a brilliant visit a big Thank You to all staff for your warm welcome and very informative guide we all had a lovely time Dementia Singing Friends Wombourne 💕💕💕💕

Music Outdoors -Saturday 7th August 2021

Relax outdoors, enjoy a variety of music, play some games, bring a picnic, BBQ or buy food at our Woody’s Snack Stop. 
Bar available.

Car DAY passes available £10 for up to 5 people in the same car on Saturday only from 2.30pm onwards. 
(All cars wishing to park for the day will be charged £10 regardless of the number of occupants up to a max. of 5) 
£2 per person extra for more than 5 people in the same vehicle. 
Please make sure you select the correct ticket.
Please book via the link below:
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-music-event-tickets-163615222535
There is so much great work going on at the Kingswood Trust to connect people to nature. Contact us to find out more about our activities that support better health and wellbeing, help people of all ages to learn new skills and improve their knowledge about nature and the environment. 

Our Nature4All project has been made possible by the Green Recovery Challenge Fund.

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Alice Common while you’re in planning mode! 😆

Ffaye Ssouthall

Aimee Harper recognise a couple of young faces on here! 😉 xx

Holly Elphick we should do this!

Always brilliant holiday activities in a fabulous environment. Book early!

Jordan Guinn

Adam Robinson

Nicole Rose

Helen Guest

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Come and join us on Sunday 11th and Monday 12th July for some exciting wildlife activities. We have pond dipping, an evening bat walk, a bee walk, a bug hunt and even a moth trap reveal to find out which moths have been attracted to our environment. The fun starts at 2.30pm on Sunday 11th July and at 8am with a morning bird spotting on Monday 12th July.
No booking is required and this event is suitable for all adults and children. Come along, we look forward to seeing you. 
See the full details of all the activities on our poster.

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A good place for a visit

Karen Davis

Is the bat walk planned again during the summer holidays at all as my boys would love to come to this however have school the following Monday when this is going ahead 🙈x

Is this for all ages, please?

Please do this again in the holidays my children would the bat walk and bird watching xx

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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.

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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