Activities at the orchard

St Anns Community Orchard is a wonderful space for playing, exploring and relaxing, with something for everyone to enjoy.

STAA organise a range of free regular community activities listed below.

New Shoots

Our popular play session for toddlers aged 0-4 and their carers offers lots of fun in this lovely outdoor location.

Every Tuesday in term time.

09:30am – 11:00am

  • Messy play
  • Digging
  • Singing around the fire
Booking is essential

Adventure Play

Outdoor fun for 8-12 year olds.

Every Thursday during school holidays we enjoy lots of exciting activities in the orchard.


  • Bug hunting
  • Orienteering
  • Fireside activities
Booking is essential

After School Sessions

We’re not running any after school sessions at the moment but we’re working hard to bring them back in the spring.

Watch this space!

  • Exploring
  • Orienteering
  • Crafts workshop
Booking is essential

Community Open Days

Our regular community activity days are popular with all the family.

On the fourth Saturday of every month you’ll find us in the orchard. Children and their families are guaranteed a warm welcome and you’ll find lots to do.

  • Crafts workshops
  • Seasonal activities
  • Light refreshments
Booking is essential