We run lots of fun and exciting events throughout the year for families and groups of all ages.

We've had a great time toasting marshmallows on Bonfire Night, camping in the woods with friends and family, and we've even written our own songs inspired by our lovely surroundings.

We add new events all the time so keep an eye out and bookmark this page so that you don't miss out. We will also share any new events with you on Twitter and Facebook so make sure you follow us!

Coming Soon

Below are our forthcoming events.

Pogles Family Day and Teddy Bears' Picnic

Saturday 19 August 2017

Come and play in the woods and treat your teddy to a picnic under the trees.
No charge


Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

Saturday & Sunday 26-27 August 2017

Visit our stand in the children's section at this fabulous country fair.
Entry charges to the fair will apply


Inside Out: Taking the Curriculum Outside

23 September 2017

CPD event for teachers of Key Stages 1, 2 and 3, in association with Twinkl and sponsored by Kuloko Learning. The session will examine the benefits of outdoor learning and provide practical examples of curriculum-linked outdoor activities. Twinkl will be showcasing their outdoor learning resources and will be giving away fantastic goody bags. There will be a guided walk around the 3-acre woodland site and delegates will be able to have a go at a wide variety of woodland-themed activities linked to different curriculum areas. Tea and cake will be available and delegates are invited to stay for a picnic lunch in the woods. Please note registration from 10.00 for a 10.30 start.
No charge


Mindful Creativity Mornings

Fridays 15 September to 13 October 2017 10.00-12.30

An introduction to mindfulness, with the chance to practice being mindful in our beautiful woodland and to have a go at a range of creative activities.
£20 per person per session


Spooky Sausages, Songs and Stories

Saturday 28 October 2017 5.00-7.00pm

Join us around the campfire! Bring your own sausages and sparklers.


Woodland Decorations for Christmas

Saturday 16 December 2017

More details to follow.


How do I book?

Please call or email us to make a booking and to check availability.

Want to host your own event?

If you would like to use Pogles Wood for an event of your own, please get in touch and we'll see what we can do.

About Pogles

Pogles Wood Explorers is an outdoor learning centre based in a lovely Dorset woodland with a rich and diverse ecology offering a wide range of activities for children and adults.

You can contact us at:


f: Pogles Wood

t: @poglesexplorers

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