Your school, college or learning group can enjoy year-round visits to Hestercombe with education membership.

From swathes of bluebells in spring, fragrant roses in summer, autumn’s red berries and snowdrops in winter, each season brings something different to see.

Use our beautiful Georgian Landscape Garden as a source of inspiration for creative writing or Rook Wood as a location for Forest School activities. Hestercombe’s diverse landscape can enhance learning across the whole curriculum.

Find out more about education membership (PDF), or email our Membership Coordinator for more information and joining details.


Number on rollCost (Inc VAT)
Under 50 £50
51 – 200 £125
201 – 500 £175
Over 500 £250

Key Stages 1 & 2 Curriculum Links

Hestercombe’s diverse landscape garden, open areas and huge variety of plant life offer many opportunities to supplement lessons in the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum. These include:

SubjectCurriculum skills
PE Health, fitness and wellbeing
Movement skills (Balance, co-ordination, fine control)
Art & Design Visual and tactile elements (colour, shape)
Media and materials
Inspiration and investigation
Science Minibeasts
Plants (what does a plant need to grow, parts of a plant, life cycle, what plants can you find outside)
Habitats (urban, woodland, pond)
Earth and space (Seasons)
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