Holiday Club

During school holidays Pogles Wood becomes a hive of activity with our popular Holiday Club.

The club runs on specified dates throughout the year and must be booked in advance. Key Stage 1 children are welcome to attend either a morning or afternoon session and Key Stage 2 children can come along for the whole day.

We also run the club on school inset days to make things easier for busy parents!


Some of the activities we do during holiday club include:
  • Cooking
  • Art and crafts
  • Gardening
  • Woodland skills
  • Den building
  • Woodland games

Next Holiday Dates

We are now taking bookings for the following dates:
24 July 2017 to 28 July 2017
30 August 2017 to 1 September 2017
4 September 2017 (Inset day)
5 September 2017 (Inset day)
20 October 2017 (Inset day)
23 October 2017 to 27 October 2017

How long is a session?

Morning session: 10.00 to 12.15
Afternoon session: 12.45 to 3.00
Full day: 10.00 to 3.00
Note that we can only take Key Stage 1 children for a morning or afternoon session only per day.

Is food provided?

We do not provide lunch for the children although drinks will be available. Children should bring a mid-morning snack, lunch and an afternoon snack.

What does it cost?

Full day: £15 per child
Half day: £7.50 per child

How do I book?

Please call or email us for more information, to check availability or to make a provisional booking. Please note that we require a signed booking form to secure a booking.
Click here to download the Holiday Club booking form

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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