Project summary

Help support the Wild Child project and our partners at Staffordshire Wildlife Trust by visiting the Co-op Causes link below. Every time you shop at Co-op you will be able to contribute to buying equipment to help with this work with local community groups, including toddlers' groups and after school clubs.
Co-op Causes

You can also take a look at all the amazing online activities on offer through the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Family Activities Facebook page below:

SWT Family Activities

Wildchild is actively working to reconnect children and their families with the landscape of the South West Peak and areas further afield through encouraging exploration and playing outside. Being immersed in the outdoors at a young age helps to create positive experiences and an appreciation for natural heritage and landscapes.

The South West Peak Landscape Partnership is working with the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to encourage children and their families to get a bit wild in a variety of ways. To find out how to get your family or school to go wild check out the tabs below.

We also offer training days for parents and volunteers to enjoy and see what we have on offer.

Interested in volunteering with the Wildchild project? Click here to learn more about how you can help and get involved.

To stay updated watch this project page, like the South West Peak Landscape Partnership on Facebook and Twitter. You can also like and like the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Family Activities page on Facebook.

Check out the Wild At Home page for the latest on how you can continue to learn and enjoy the outdoors from your home or local area.

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What we're doing

  • Inspiring lifelong appreciation for the natural world
  • Connecting children and their families with the tools and knowledge to enjoy and feel comfortable in the outdoors
  • Focuses on developing independent interests outside of guided activities
  • Providing “taster” days for parents and volunteers to experience what Wild Child has to offer
  • Offering activities at iconic sites such as The Roaches and at more accessible sites like Macclesfield Forest and Lyme Park
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Get involved!

Get Wild Outdoors with the Whole Family:
We have a whole range of free outdoor events for all ages in various locations throughout the South West Peak. Click below to find out what we do.


Wildchild Afterschool and Lunchtime Clubs at your School:
Want an afterschool or lunchtime club at your school with a wild twist? Click below to find out what a Wild Child club means.




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Free play in outdoor green spaces for very young children improves their ability to deal with stress and focus attention, as well as improving social skills.


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Our partners

  • Staffordshire Wildlife Trusts