Discover the wonderful wildlife, woodlands and waterways of the Royal Gunpowder Mills site. 

Topic Description

Explore the site with a member of our learning and outreach team, identify various wildlife homes and habitats, and create your own bug hotel. 

These sessions are designed to ignite curiosity in the natural world and deepen understanding of habitats.


Homes and Habitats half day sessions are 75 minutes in length.

Morning session: 10:45AM – 12:00PM

Afternoon session: 12:45PM – 2:00PM

Mix and match with another half day session to create a whole day visit. Chose from: Gunpowder Railway and Main Exhibition (KS1/2/3) and Air-Powered Rockets (KS1/2/3)

Topic Location

Price per class 

Half day

Price per class 

Whole day

Homes and Habitats On Site Visit £80

Mix and Match

2 half day sessions

On Site Visit  


Please note these are introductory prices available for a limited time only.


Cancellations should be emailed to [email protected]

On site visit cancellations will be charged at 50% of the total cost.

All cancellations made less than 24 hours before the visits will be charged at 100% of the total cost.


Interested? Here’s how to book...

Send an email to: [email protected]

Please include: School name, contact details, number of students, year group, your top three preferred dates - in order of preference

Or call us on: 01992 707320