Stomping Grounds North East

Be wild. Belong together.

About Us

Stomping Grounds North East is a charity working throughout North East England to bring communities together and reconnect them with nature.

Equity of access is important to us and we work towards a future where access to nature, and the benefits this brings, is a right not a privilege.

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What We Offer

Alternative Provision

We are an approved Alternative Provision provider for Northumberland, Newcastle and Durham.

Family Sessions

Our family provision offers sessions for younger children to attend with their parent or carer.

Funded Holiday Clubs

Our fully funded holiday club sessions run in stunning locations across the North East of England for children and young people aged 5 – 12.

Holiday Clubs

Our holiday clubs run every school holiday for children and young people aged 5 – 12.

Home Education

Weekly Forest School sessions for Home Educated children aged 5 – 16.


An Ofsted registered Early Years setting for children aged 2 – 5, based at Gibside National Trust.

Private Parties

Do you and your family love the outdoors – why not celebrate your special occasion with us?


We offer Forest School provision for schools, both on school grounds and at our woodlands across the North East.

Wild Ideas

Development days for you and your team, hosted by associates from Wild Museum.

Young Leaders

Our young leaders programme supports young people aged 12+ to develop leadership skills.

Youth Clubs

Our Youth Clubs offer opportunities for children and young people aged 12+.

Our Locations

We run a range of outdoor and forest school activities in multiple locations across the beautiful North East region, including Northumberland, Durham, Gateshead and Newcastle.

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