Field Studies

Field Study

Environmental Education

Field Centre

Environmental Studies Centre


Residential Fieldstudies Centre

Residentail Centre


Field Studies Centre

Field Studies Centre



The Cranedale Centre is a residential fieldstudies centre providing high quality, academic, fieldcourses for British and overseas students.

Environmental Education - Cranedale

The Centre, established in 1983, has hosted fieldcourses for thousands of students since its inception and offers a comprehensive selection of courses in geography, biology/science, geology, environmental studies and outdoor education for students of all ages. Academic fieldwork courses, following exam board and NC specifications, are individually tailored for A level / GCSE and KS 3 students and an exciting selection of environmental studies topics are also available for tailoring courses to KS2 requirements.

For more course information, please visit the Courses page.

For available course dates click here.

Environmental Education - Cranedale

Cranedale Centre is an established leader in UK fieldwork offering its customers very high quality fieldcourses and facilities. Flexibility, superb organisation and attention to customer requirements are qualities which set the Cranedale Centre apart from others ‘in the field’ offering only fixed duration courses with standardised study programmes.

As part of our policy of continually monitoring and reviewing our performance we ask our customers to evaluate their courses. This is how visiting teachers rated the Centre over the past three years.

Tuition95.6% said very good or excellent
Course Planning97.9% said very good or excellent
Quality of meals95.0% said very good or excellent
Fieldwork Safety99.4% said very good or excellent
Students’ Level of Progress95.8% said very good or excellent
Value for Money92.0% said very good or excellent

  • Superb centre with knowledgeable staff who really progress the students' learning. 

    Michael Webb.
    Brooksbank School

  • Simply the best centre I or any of the other staff have visited - outstanding in everyway.

    Rob Hutchinson.
    Newcastle School for Boys

  • Another excellent year's trip. All the staff - tutors, evening wardens, kitchen staff, cleaning staff have been cheerful, helpful and efficient. Thankyou

    Beverley Stevens.
    Abbot's Hill School

  • There are few places in life which strive to do everything and more that "what it says on the tin," but in eight visits to The Cranedale Centre, I have always found this to be so. Our girls have had a simply marvellous field trip and we will be back next year!

    Dan Sayer,
    St Hildas Harpenden

  • Really excellent course covering all the sections of the specification requested. Students were encouraged to use and understand the "buzz words" needed for the specification.

    Excellent delivery with enthusiastic tutors who made a real effort to learn the student names and answer any of their questions.

    Bridget Bullivant.
    The Mount School York

  • I have been very impressed indeed with all aspects of the Cranedale Centre and its staff. I would certainly use it again and highly recommend it to colleagues. Thankyou.

    Neil Rhodes.
    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School

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