Dearne Valley - Old Moor
Once famous for its coal mining, this stunning area of reclaimed wetland now teems with wildlife.
Book your place
Interested in bringing your class to our reserve? Complete a booking request form and send it in below.
What we offer
With an exciting indoor classroom, well-equipped visitor centre and a range of excellent education facilities, we offer superb facilities for school visits.
Our meadows, bird hides and ponds also provide a great opportunity for pupils to get a closer look at the Dearne Valley's fascinating wild creatures. Old Moor is the ideal place to bring your class for an unforgettable first-hand experience of nature which brings learning to life.
To find out more, take a look at the list of the programmes and contact us to make a booking.
Each programme is designed to last two hours. Sessions run from 10am - 12pm and then 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Two programmes can be combined to make a whole-day visit.
How to find us:
For directions to Dearne Valley - Old Moor visit the reserve page.
Programmes available on this reserve
PDF, 239KbEYFS and KS1 Brilliant Birds
PDF, 240KbEYFS and KS1 Discovering Land Minibeasts
PDF, 240KbEYFS and KS1 Discovering Pond Minibeasts
PDF, 161KbEYFS and KS1 Seasonal Sensory Walk
PDF, 157KbKS1 Plant Detectives
PDF, 82KbKS2 Investigating Minibeasts
PDF, 78KbKS2 Living Things and their Habitat
PDF, 82KbKS2 Pond/Mud Habitat Study
PDF, 77KbKS2 Discovering Birds