We are very happy to announce the return of Tots stay and play sessions! As we are sure you will expect, the sessions will vary slightly, to align with government guidance. For this reason, we can only allow one parent/carer per booking. If you would like any more information or to see our risk assessments please email us at [email protected]

Our Forest Tots Stay 'n' Play sessions are for toddlers and their parents/carers. The sessions are an ideal opportunity for children, that do not necessarily go to any childcare service, to participate in different outdoor activities, interact with other children of the same age, and enhance their personal, social and emotional development. 


These sessions are ideal for toddlers aged 1-4 and one parents/carer


Come along for some fun in the forest every week. The children (and parents/carers) will:

  • Explore the forest and witness the changes through the seasons
  • Search for bugs, insects, and other wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Explore their creativity by engaging in crafts using the natural resources all round 
  • Develop their gross motor skills by moving around the forest - up trees, balancing on logs, crawling into dens, etc
  • Rest in the comfort of our forest hammocks
  • Enjoy a hot chocolate and snack around a small campfire
  • Along with many other things


Salcey Forest (Northants)

Cold Harbour Outdoor Learning Centre (Bletchley, Milton Keynes)

When - What Time?

Salcey Forest

  • Monday 28th September 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • Monday 12th October     12:30pm-2:00pm 
  • Monday 2nd November   9:30am-11:00am
  • Monday 16th November  9:30am-11:00am
  • Monday 7th December    9:30am-11:00am


Cold Harbour

  • Friday 2nd October      9:30am-11:00am 
  • Friday 16th October     9:30am-11:00am
  • Friday 6th November    9:30am-11:00am
  • Friday 20th November  9:30am-11:00am
  • Friday 11th December  9:30am-11:00am

How Much?

  •  £6 per child per session (£5 for sessions at Salcey Forest if you are have a Salcey Forest Membership - if you if you have a membership, contact us and we will provide you with a discount code).

Please note, parking is free at Cold Harbour, but only free for at Salcey Forest for those with a Salcey Forest Membership, otherwise there is a parking charge of £2 for 1hr, £4 for 2hr, and £6 all day, payable to Forestry England. 

How to Book?

Please visit our booking page, change the category to 'Forest Tots Stay 'n' Play', and find the start date on the calendar. To make your booking, just click 'book now' next to the session name on the calendar, select the number of children you would like to book for, and complete the booking form. 

For more information, please email us on [email protected] or call 07872 470266. 

Parent Recommendation:

Me and our little Florence love going to Stay 'n' Play at Salcey Forest. 

Every week we go we always learn something new and always take home something we have made. 

Gemma & Donna are fantastic they are friendly & great with my little Florence I couldn't ask for better. 

I have been to a few children activities since our Florence was born and Stay 'n' Play is at the top of the list. 

I would highly recommend, cant wait for more dates to be added. 

Tracy & Florence Xx