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Ranscombe Explorers

Whatever your child's age, there's plenty of space at Ranscombe Farm Reserve to let off steam and become intrepid explorers.

Don't forget to pack your sense of adventure on your journey to becoming mini, rookie or expert explorers. There are three action-packed sets of activities to enjoy:

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Exploring together

  • Mini explorers - designed with families and little explorers who toddle or adventurous buggy owners in mind.
  • Rookie explorers - great for families with children bursting to start exploring the outdoors; this is an excellent place to start.
  • Expert explorers - perfect for families ready to take on a real challenge and those who enjoy exploring a little further.

Warning - only the bravest and most daring explorers will succeed. Are you all ready for the challenge?

 

Mini Explorers

mini-explorersFor little adventurers aged 1-5 there's a Mini explorer passport packed with super simple ideas for things to enjoy together.

You might also like the year-round treasure hunt and a journey through a green space with our flower keys.

After your expedition, why not delve into a storybook together at home or at the library? Get our list of suggested books here.

Rookie Explorers

rookie-explorersFor Rookie Explorers aged 5-7 there's a Rookie explorer passport.

You might also like Help I need a doctor, a lightbulb moment or our flower key activities.

After your expedition, why not delve into a storybook together at home or at the library? Get our list of suggested books here.

Expert Explorers

PrintExpert Explorers aged 8 and above will enjoy the Expert explorer passport.

Want to have a go at geocaching, an action-packed outdoor treasure hunt? There's a trail of six plant-themed geocaches hidden around Ranscombe Farm Reserve. Find out more.

If you are using a GPS (Global Positioning System) download the clues at www.geocaching.com here.

If you're using a smartphone, browse the app store. There are lots of free and paid for geocaching apps available.

Or use an old fashioned map and clues to find them instead. Whichever way you choose, it's brilliant fun!

Don't forget to download your stamp collecting sheet before you go.

'Our favourite is Plantcache 6 because of the fabulous views.' The Edwards family

After your expedition why not delve into a storybook and plan your next expedition at home or at the library? Get our list of suggested books here.

All the Wild About Plants downloadable activities can be found on our resources page.