Explore the vast and beautiful surroundings of Tollymore Field Centre and the lowlands of the Mourne Mountains, while developing skills and knowledge in communication, map reading, navigation, survival, landforms, Leave No Trace, biodiversity and wildlife.

Example Timetable

Day 1


Arrive Midday
  • Students greeted by FSC staff.
  • Allocation of wellies/waterproofs


Landscape Exploration and Navigation

Embark on a journey through Tollymore Forest Park learning map reading and navigation.


Team Building

Undertake a variety of fun and engaging team challenges to promote social skills, communication and teamwork.

Day 2


River Study

Working in the nearby Shimna River to investigate the river’s characteristics and wildlife.


Survival Skills

Focusing on Fire Lighting, Shelter Building and Campfire Cooking, students will learn new practical skills while working in small teams.


Moonlight Walk

On a journey led by the students, we will explore the forest at dusk in search of deer and other wildlife.

Day 3


Activity Day

Choose from a range of exciting outdoor activities like ropes courses, rock climbing and kayaking*.


Depart Midday

A final farewell from FSC staff as the students depart at midday.

*additional cost may apply

Please note: to ensure safe and quality learning experienced for students, the timetable may alter depending on weather conditions and local factors at Centres.

Added value of this course

  • Develop personal skills
  • Have fun
  • Be inspired by a passion for the subject
  • Build friendships

Why Choose FSC?

  • Expert tuition by fully trained staff

  • Stunning locations across the UK

  • Outstanding curriculum knowledge

  • Rigorous health and safety procedures

  • Support before and after your visit

  • Free places for visiting staff