Newstead Abbey was closed on Sunday 3rd December due to adverse weather conditions. If you had pre-booked you will be able to come along another day when Newstead Abbey & Gardens are open or receive a refund.

If you booked Narnia at Newstead House Admission on Sunday, you can simply bring your ticket and we will honour it on an alternative day. If you instead booked a House Tour, Afternoon Tea or Christmas Dinner, please email us to we will be able to confirm your booking for an alternative day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Ecology Fieldwork

  • Come and learn about…Science: Working scientifically; Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other; identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats

    In this session:

    • Be a scientist and do some real research to find out what plants and animals live in different conditions
    • Identify different plants and animals around the pond, in the field, in the woods and in the ha-ha
    • Use equipment such as sweep nets, quadrats and hand lenses

    Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am -12noon or 1pm – 2.30pm

    Cost per session: £6 per child

    Curriculum options:

    This session can be used to fulfill fieldwork requirements for GCSE or A Level.


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    Contact Us By Phone – 0115 876 1420

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