Poole Museum
Free Entry
Opening times:
From 1 November,
Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm, Sun 12pm - 4pm

Closed: 24 December (pm only),
25 - 28 December and 1 January 2022.

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Mapping Skills

Practice map-reading and compass-reading skills in the grounds of Upton Country Park using maps, photos and plans to identify key landmarks.


Learning Outcomes

  1. To follow trail instructions to discover key landmarks

  2. To develop confidence in using compasses to follow directions and direct others




Trail challenge

Compass challenge


If you book a morning session you may have your lunch at Upton Country Park. Please let us know if you wish to do this. 



The workshop takes place outside at Upton Country Park. Children should wear sturdy footwear and warm and waterproof clothing on chilly days and have sun protection on sunny days.


Staff ratios

Please ensure you have at least 5 adult helpers as well as the class teacher to supervise the activities. 



We are very happy for our staff to be photographed working with your pupils. Where consent is available we would be grateful for copies of digital photos we can use for promotion and publicity.


Health and safety

A risk assessment has been prepared to assist you in your risk assessment



If your group has specific issues, such as special educational needs, learning or physical disabilities please raise these when booking so that we can tailor the session accordingly.



You will be invoiced for the workshop after our visit. Please advise us of any relevant order numbers if appropriate.


Further enquiries 

For booking, further information or a discussion of your needs and the suitability of the workshop please contact our Learning Assistant on 01202 262628 or email us.

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