Embrace the magic…

Shortenills Environmental Centre

Based in the lovely Chilterns Village, Chalfont St Giles, Shortenills provides a quiet and gentle setting of parkland, mature woods and ponds.  Facilities include two large dormitories, a yurt, large dining hall and two classrooms

…a little jewel of a centre… with a rich diversity of habitats for young people to explore safely.
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For schools it provides a magical, safe environment for residential and day visits enabling schools to integrate outdoor learning into their ‘broad and balanced’ curriculum. Delivering high quality, creative and exciting learning experiences across all areas of the curriculum ensuring the holistic development of all our visitors. Uses the ‘awe and wonder’ of nature to inspire and motivate learners empowering them to achieve, to challenge and to make changes for a better future.

For youth groups this is a unique space that you can hire for retreats and family get togethers – making it your own for a weekend – a week – or longer.

For families we provide special holiday events that will inspire even the youngest family member to enjoy and respect our natural environment.