Online Learning Resource

The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has launched an easy to use one-stop online resource for teachers and home learners that will encourage young people to explore and discover the great outdoors. Time spent outdoors is a fantastic way to change pace, boost energy levels and bring a

Fens, Forests and Fields

The Land of the Fanns is delighted to announce that well-known author and social historian Ken Worpole has brought his considerable talent and thought to the new book which captures the essence of the area and sums up everything that the five year Landscape Partnership Scheme has been about: Fens,

List of 100 Stories

During 2019 and into 2020, Kinetika led walks across the Land of the Fanns and a series of creative workshops for people to record their stories of local places that had special significance, important characters from the community and those everyday stories that are so familiar as to become forgotten

School Travel Fund

Is the cost of transport stopping your school from arranging educational visits? The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme could help fund your transport costs for a local environmental or heritage site educational visit.  The benefits of visiting a local site for heritage and outdoor education are enormous. School

Bat Buddies

Will you be my Bat Buddy? I am a bat and I need your help. There are several ways you can with “Bat Buddies” at Thames Chase. Firstly get to know us. Come on our bat walks based at the Thames Chase Visitor Centre, Pike Lane. You’ll hear the calls

Walled Gardens

Walled Gardens originate from the Monastic enclosed courtyards and Cloister gardens of the Middle Ages.  Monks were educated and studied Latin and botany, growing herbs and flowers for medicinal and culinary purposes.  Evolving over the centuries, the formal Knot gardens and geometrically laid decorative Parterres helped create the evolving productive

We Are Live!

We are live! Thanks for visiting our blog.  The Land of the Fanns website and blog are now live! We are a small team of 4 – Benjamin (Benj), Debborah (Debbie), Aisling & Amena.  Benj is the Scheme manager, Debbie is the Heritage Engagement Officer, Aisling is the Environment Engagement

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