Book Educational & Awareness Visits

We are not open to the public but you can book an educational and awareness group visit to Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary or we can come to you at your school, organised group, conference, or event. Ideal for groups such as the beavers, cubs, scouts, brownies, rainbows, girlguiding, etc...



  • We do not accept birthday parties, these are educational visits.

  • The sanctuary will be closed for visits from November through February. However, we can still visit you during this period.

  • The educational visits are geared to children of ages between 6 and 14 years.

  • All educational visits to Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary require adults to attend. For groups it's normally 1 adult to every 5-7 children.

  • Please read the description in the visit summary by clicking on the image.  There are more details about the visit and important information.

  • Visits can be booked Monday to Friday 10am-8:30pm and Saturday/Sunday from 11am-5:30pm.

  • Visits to the sanctuary need to be booked while there is still daylight as the entire visit will be conducted outside.  If this is not possible, then everyone attending will need to bring a torch with them. Please visit for seasonal sunset times.

Claire Ward, Facebook Recommended Feedback

"Redbourn Cubs had a fantastic visit to Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary morning in September. Martin was very engaging and patiently answered the many questions the Cubs had. Meeting one of the resident hedgehogs was a real highlight!"

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