Best known as the leading provider of biology and geography fieldwork, Field Studies Council can support you in fulfilling Curriculum for Excellence requirements. We have two centres offering cross-curricular primary and curriculum-led secondary courses which support SQA qualifications: one on the Isle of Cumbrae and the other, just over the border in the Lake District, Cumbria.

Our mission is to create outstanding opportunities for everyone to learn about nature and will work with you to identify the outcomes you need from a residential or fieldtrip. We are proud to enable student progression through the four capacities to become successful learners, confident individuals, effective contributors and responsible citizens.

Education suppliers on several Public Contracts Scotland Frameworks including Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee, Perth and Kinross, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire, and registered for PCS Quick Quotes.

Secondary and Further Education Courses

Bring your subject to life in the outdoor classroom, supporting your residential and non-residential fieldwork needs across all age ranges.

Primary School Trips

Use our locations as a venue to provide your students with practical experiences.

Universities: Groups and Individual Students

Use our locations as a venue to provide your students with practical experiences.

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We have residential centres at Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae and Blencathra in the Lake District offering comfortable accommodation, equipment and access to a wide range of field sites.

Field Studies Council is an environmental education charity. Founded in 1943, we are best known for providing residential field trips for those studying biology and geography. Our mission is to create outstanding opportunities for everyone to learn about nature and we are proud to have two centres offering courses which meet the requirements for Curriculum of Excellence.