During lockdown, we made a series of films to provide some Forest School ideas you can do in the garden; we've kept them here so you can still try out some cool activities at home. 

Go to our Virtual Forest School Page to see all our films.

Our Philosophy

Forest Quest aims to develops the skills and confidence to thrive in a natural environment by developing physical skills, mental strength and an appreciation of nature.  We follow the philosophy of Forest School in all our activities which encourages participants (children and adults) to have a go, to persevere, and to build on their enthusiasms.

We believe that children should have the opportunity to develop their self-confidence, knowledge and experience by doing things for themselves.  The outdoor environment offers an endless range of possibilities, including how to manage risk, discovering nature, and developing valuable life-skills through meaningful and achievable activities.  Our activities encourage children to learn and have fun whilst exploring the natural environment.

For adults, we believe that our activities provide a way to reconnect with the natural environment.  Participants can learn a range of bushcraft skills, enjoy the outdoors and each others company in a stimulating but relaxing environment. 

Facebook.   Keep up to do date with what's been going on in the wood at the Forest Quest Facebook Page; our recent events and future activities.

Where are we?

We mainly operate in private woodland just off the A19 between Easingwold and York.  However, we can work in other locations - the map shows our normal area, but we can go further.

The Forest Quest Team

Forest Quest is run by husband and wife, Andrew and Kath.  
Everyone is DBS cleared and most are First Aid qualified. 

Wolf (aka Andrew) Just loves being outdoors.  Forest School Leader and Bushcraft instructor - holds IOL's Bushcraft Competency Certificate.

Kath   Experienced primary school teacher and Forest School Leader.   

David  Forest School Leader and Bushcraft Instructor

Gail Teacher and trainee Forest School Leader


Sophie  Forest School Leader



Fancy joining the team?  Get in touch.