Bookings are normally for a two-hour period in the morning or afternoon. However, many schools book for two sessions to make a full day visit. Please help us by booking well in advance.   

If you wish to book a visit, please check availability on our calendar via the link below, or telephone first to discuss dates for your chosen activity:

Check availability button

Once you have checked the availability of your preferred date, please contact us and we will then ask you to complete and return the booking form. You can email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0208 940 8730 between 8.30 am and 4pm.  The Centre will confirm your booking by email and send you further information. 

Please note that during the last week of November and the whole of December, we only take bookings for Christmas sessions which are designed for SEND schools and groups only.

If you would like to make a booking during the school holidays - please do contact us for availability as these dates are not shown on our live calendar.

To avoid disappointment we recommend that you book a minimum of four weeks in advance of your intended visit. This helps us to put together a team of  staff/volunteers best suited to your chosen activity.

Cost of the visit

For mainstream school groups the cost of a two-hour activity session is £135.

For specialist schools and community groups the cost is £5 per person.

You will be invoiced after your trip[s].


Please make cheques payable to 'the Holly Lodge Centre'. In the event of a cancellation with less than seven days' notice a charge of 50% of the anticipated total activity fee will be charged.

You can also pay by Bank Transfer: 

Barclays Bank
Sort Code 20-72-33
Account : 20565172

Transport Fund

The Holly Lodge Centre has a small transport bursary available to assist schools in areas where parents may not be able to contribute towards the cost of hiring transport. To apply for this assistance please contact the Education Centre Coordinator, Sarah Allgrove This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.