Children's Holiday Activities

Holiday activities
Happy Holiday activities
Forest Friends Holiday activity







The Ecology Centre runs a scheme of environmental themed activities in the summer, Easter and half-term holidays for four to eight year olds (all children must be accompanied by an adult). These activities utilise the centre and our wooded Wildlife Area. Our fun packed programme includes outdoor activities like minibeast hunting and nature trails, and animal themed craft sessions.

In addition, during each of our holiday programmes, we run Forest Day sessions for eight to twelve year olds, with outdoor activities based on Forest School principles. Forest Days are drop off sessions that run from 10.30am to 3pm.

New to 2018 are Family Forest sessions where children 4-8 yr. olds can enjoy Forest School activities. These will run every Wednesday afternoon during the holidays. Family Forest sessions are sessions where children must be accompanied by an adult and will run from 1.30 to 4pm.

Our next set of Holiday Activities will be the May Half term Holidays.

Week beginning Monday 28th May to Friday 1st June.

If you would like to join us on any of our activities or if you have an enquiry, Please phone 020 7938 8186 or email ( the centre as our online booking form is currently unavailable.

View our half term activity programme (444 kb) 

Holland Park Ecology Centre

May Half Term Holiday Activity Programme 2018


10am - 12 noon

2 - 4pm


28 May

Bank holiday - No activities today


29 May

Pond Life

Investigate the weird and wonderful creatures which live in the wildlife pond.

Wriggling Worms

Charm them and build a wormery to take home. Please bring an empty 2l bottle with you




Woodland Folk

Explore our deep dark wood and create your own woodland folk to live there.

Family Forest Time

1 to 4 pm (4-8 year olds)

Join us for Forest School activities like whittling and natural craft in the woods.




Birds and Nests – Centre Open Afternoon

(Open to all ages)

Free drop in between 12 noon and 4pm

Discover more about the park’s birds and their nests.

£2 donation for craft activities




Forest Day - 10.30am to 3pm (8-12 year olds)

Forest School themed activities in the woods. Exploration in the wildlife area and activities like knot making and shelter building.

Packed lunch and outdoor clothing needed

For regular updates and reminders about our events and activities you can register your details and be added to our mailing list. If you are already registered and no longer wish to receive emails from us you can opt-out at anytime.

Fees and Charges

These charges have been set and agreed by the Cabinet member for Environment, Leisure and Residents’ Services in March 2018.

Activities Standard Concession

Children’s After School/Holiday Activities - up to two hours (per child)

£5.20 £4.30

Children’s After School/Holiday Activities - up to four hours (per child)

£10 £7.80
 Forest day  £20  n/a

Spaces are limited on our holiday activity sessions. Please book and make payment in advance to secure your booking. Sorry, but we cannot give refunds.

Note: * Concessions are: RBKC residents who are in receipt of: job seekers allowance [income based], incapacity benefit, disability living allowance, industrial injuries disablement benefit or severe disablement allowance or senior citizen [60+ years]. Concessions discount is also available to those who have a disability or are registered as caring for the disabled. (RBKC residents and Non Residents) For concession rate proof of residency and eligibility is required.

Method of Payment

In booking sessions, please note we only now accept payment by debit or credit card excluding American Express.