Wild with Wheels is delighted to invite you to join us at the Historical Landmark of Fort Burgoyne on Thursday 9th February at 10-12pm for a FREE sensory focused accessible nature crafts experience.
This location is suitable for those with mobility limitations as there is a Disabled Toilet on site as well as sheltered spots with access to our Nature Craft area.
Ignite your creativity and let Nature take it's course. There are weekly themes, or make a Dream Catcher, Pinecone Mobiles using locally sourced materials.
We keep dry and sheltered from the elements. Explore our Nature Table as we bring the Outdoors inside and learn about the surrounding wildlife.
Hot drinks are provided, and on extra cold days, we can also provide hot water bottles and blankets if needed.
There is plenty of space for Parking in the site.
We'll be exploring the grounds of the Monumental Site, which follows along an easy access path. Depending on the time of year we can take time to explore the historical site, as well as explore how the site has become a haven for wildlife and species with thrive in this Chalk grassland. There is a viewpoint with a backdrop of the Dover Castle. As well as a forest School area which is accessible for Circle Time and outdoor activities.
Join us and get close to nature with our experienced Support Walkers.
📆Theme: Children's Mental Health Week
Awaken your inner child as we focus on connecting to nature in a relaxing way, to bring comfort to mental health.
♿ Wheelchair and mobility scooter friendly (including parking)
👨🦯 Suitable for all physical, learning and mental health needs
🚾 Toilets on site
☕ Refreshments not available, please bring your own. Plenty of eateries nearby in Dover Town.
🚸 All ages welcome
🌳 Connect with nature and wildlife
🎨 Nature arts and craft activity
📚 Interactive nature & folk tales
🏛 Site of Historic Interest
🔊 Equipment can be provided for Visual or Hearing impairments (please let us know in advance)
⏰ 2 hours duration. Gated Access so please arrive promptly
🪑 Frequent seating opportunities indoors or in Forest School Area
🦮 Fully trained support dogs welcome
👫 Support and carers welcome
More details of the walks, along with FAQ's on our website.. https://wildwithwheels.com
Wild with Wheels funding provided through the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme from Defra and the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, who are supporting access to nature in Kent.
We also thank The Land Trust and White Cliffs Countryside Partnership for supporting Wild with Wheels at Fort Burgoyne.
We look forward to welcoming you to our friendly group, led and inspired by disabled adults and children.
Please take a look at our FAQ's section for all details on the walks, accessibility and support that Wild With Wheels offers.
If you can't find the information you are looking for then please get in touch and we will respond as soon as we can.
Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.