Gibraltar Point - Education

Gibraltar Point (Barrie Wilkinson)

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve is an area of over 1,000 acres extending along the Lincolnshire coast, from the southern end of Skegness to the entrance of the Wash. It is comprised of sandy and muddy seashores, sand-dunes, saltmarshes and freshwater habitats.

If you are interested in bringing a school group please contact:

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve
Gibraltar Road
Skegness
PE24 4SU

Telephone: 01754 898057
Email: gibeducation@lincstrust.co.uk
 

Education Opportunities

The education provision offered by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust at Gibraltar Point takes place in a variety of different ecosystems around the nature reserve. We can offer coastal activities including beach, sand dune and saltmarsh habitats, freshwater sampling and woodland activities.

All activities offered can be linked to the National Curriculum to meet your education requirements.

The centre can cater for students from the age of 5 upwards and offers a true outdoor learning experience.

Education Facilities

  • Disabled friendly activities
  • Toilets and hand washing facilities
  • An enclosed outdoor woodland activity area
  • Purpose built raised ponds
  • Extensive stocks of field study equipment, resources and activities to enhance your visit.

Your visit includes:

  • Free Site tour and planning visit for the group leader, so your one step ahead of your group
  • Relevant risk assessments and health and safety information
  • Any relevant ‘master copy’ resource material to enhance your visit
  • All safety equipment
  • Free Wildlife Trust badge for every student attending
  • Free all day coach parking
  • A full day running from 10am until 2.30pm (Additional time can be arranged at an additional cost).

FREE Preliminary Visits and Planning Sessions

All group leaders can benefit from a free site pre-visit and planning session with our Education Officer who will supply you with:

  • Relevant risk assessments and health and safety information
  • A draft programme of activities for your group
  • Familiarisation with the on-site facilities
  • Relevant ‘master copy’ resource materials, if required, to enhance your day

Education Staff

Our Education Centre staff are fully qualified, DBS checked and have many years of experience in teaching and leading environmental education, nature conservation and outdoor recreation.