Lackford Lakes

Lackford, Bury St Edmunds
IP28 6HX

Emma Keeble, education officer
01284 728706

Lackford Lakes

Every school visit to Lackford Lakes is unique

Super rapport with the children. Activities good for re-inforcement of earlier classroom work

Great Finborough

Lackford Lakes is a wildlife haven created from gravel pits. Designated SSSI, with wetland, woodland, scrub, sandy heath and 11 lakes, birds and other wildlife can be seen close-up all year round. Located at the heart of the reserve, the centre has a classroom overlooking the reedbed, viewing gallery, picnic area and toilets.
Your day here will reflect the landscape, habitats and history of Lckford Lakes and we will work with you to design a bespoke visit to meet the needs of your group.


Some of the most popular themes requested by teachers, at Lackford Lakes and across our 6 education reserves, are included here to give you a sense of the sort of day we can plan for you.
KS1 & KS2
KS3 and beyond
GCSE, A level
& specialist
Forest Schools

Arranging your visit

Cost of education visits and other useful information



To discuss a visit to Lackford Lakes and to book, please contact our Wild learning Officer Sophie Mayes 01284 728706

Or fill out our school visit enquiry form

More information about the wildlife and habitats at Lackford Lakes