Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Ringsfield Hall, Beccles, Suffolk, East Anglia, sleeps 15-53 in 13 bedrooms.
The ethos of Ringsfield is to enjoy and respect the individuality of each child and young person, foster the spirit of children and young people and create rich,learning experiences though nature connection.
There is a series of flexible outdoor activities for all key stages for groups to choose from, or groups are free to organise their own programme.
The warm, welcoming Victorian country house on the Norfolk/Suffolk border is set in 14 acres of meadow, woodland, pasture, garden and play areas, which offer opportunity for outdoor learning as well as freedom to explore, while being secure and contained.
There are some dormitories and a number of smaller rooms over 2 floors with 50 beds in all. Teachers and leaders accommodation in single use rooms. There is a self catering option but our catering provides home cooked, healthy meals using local, fair trade, non-GM foods when possible. Special diets can be accommodated with no difficulty.
We can tailor make programmes or there are 2,3,4 day programmes, featured on our web site. Teachers Packs and follow-up lesson plans available.
Forest School and Bushcraft e.g. shelter building,fire craft, outdoor cooking, use of tools,whittling, tracking, foraging, cordage, basket making, furniture making,story, expedition, navigation and orienteering.Wild camp out possible.
Team building, cooperative games, negotiation.
Reflective and themed e.g. environmental art, mapping and orienteering, quiet spots, story-telling.
We work especially well with students in difficulty or those experiencing transitions.
Science & Geography topics,Sustainability e.g. energy use, waste, water, carbon footprint.
The centre is close to a wide variety of places to visit, museum, galleries, theatres and habitats nearby include nature reserves, bird sanctuaries, coastal areas, heaths, forest, broads and rivers. Details on request or from Tourist Information.
Low season: min. charge £550 p/n
Adults £22.50pppn, under 18s £19.50 pppn, U5's free
High season: min charge £700 pn
Adults: £24.50pppn, U18's £21pppn, Under 5's free
Christmas/New Year: min. payment £875pn
Adults £30pppn, U18's £25pppn, Under 5's free