FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All


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FSC family residential holiday courses are based at FSC field centres throughout the UK, picked for their diverse flora and fauna ranging from the majestic Scottish highlands to the beautiful South Devon coast. 

Family courses have received the following average review from 11 FSC course attendees: 4

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There are three types of course, please click on them for specific course details:

Why choose an FSC family holiday course?

  • Fun and educational
  • Sharing activities
  • Healthy holiday
  • Suitable for a range of ages
  • Meet similar families
  • Environmentally responsible
  • Our passionate, highly trained and DBS checked staff
  • Health and safety

All centres which provide adventurous activities are licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) and all activity sites and buildings are regularly risk assessed. The FSC run a 24 hour duty care system with first aiders available 24 hours a day.

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We are pleased that all our family holiday courses for families and unaccompanied young people forms part of the RSPB's programme for family members and Wildlife Explorers. To find out more about the RSPB visit the webiste www.rspb.org.uk/youth


No time?

Want to spend some time with the family but can't get away for a short break?  Some of our Centres have a programme of half-day and one-day activities such as bat walks, mammal tracking and woodland safaris available during school holidays.   Please click on the links below for more information:

FSC Amersham
FSC Epping Forest
FSC London
FSC Slapton