16/11/18 UPDATE- we are updating/refining kit lists for 2019 over next few days in order to cut back on any unnecessary purchases for parents. We are aiming to have this on website by next week. Team FaB. 



Run by experienced Devon-based teachers, Forest & Beach residential stays have received outstanding reviews. A peaceful, private site overlooking Start Bay where children explore, play and investigate nature in a safe and secure environment.Forest & Beach is an independent outdoor learning centre based in beautiful Beeson, South Devon, one mile from the stunning beach at Beesands.
Children can enjoy firelighting, outdoor cooking, shelter-building, beach exploration, investigating aquatic habitats by canoe with 'Singing Paddles', archery, farm and historical walks, and a private lighthouse visit. Children are given time to follow their own line of enquiry so that the natural world around them can excite and stimulate. 

Facilities: Eco-barn powered by wind turbine and solar panels, compost loos, new solar powered showers, private woodland, event field for camping, insulated Pod and Yurt.

Bespoke packages for Year 3 and upwards
2-day, 3-day, 4-day and 5-day stays available.

"If you are considering a camping residential, with a focus on outstanding outdoor education provision, I would certainly recommend Forest & Beach without hesitation." Sue Jezard, Executive Headteacher South Hams Federation

The video below provides a snapshot of our school term-time and holiday-time residential visits for children and young people of all ages. Our school residential visits have received outstanding feedback. We pride ourselves on providing a high standard of care and we love inspiring everyone about our beautiful natural surroundings.

Download sample residential Forest & Beach itinerary.

Other areas of our work with schools include:

For further information or to discuss your requirements, please contact Pete Moore at Forest & Beach:
tel: 01548 580 744