Learning from Education

Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park is an inspirational location where students

  • Experience and understand how Renewable electricity is made
  • Appreciate its contribution to a Sustainable future
  • We provide individually tailored visits for

  • KS 1 & 2
  • KS 3 & 4
  • A level / Baccalaureate
  • Tertiary
  • Post-graduate
  • Curriculum subjects that can be included are

  • Geography
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Literacy
  • Engineering
  • Arts
  • Cross-curricular
  • Local Studies
  • We have developed a huge range of useful learning materials that you can download to maximise the studentsí learning experience.

  • Prepare for a visit
  • Use during a visit
  • Follow-up after a visit
  • Simply enhance distance learning
  • Project on to your whiteboard
  • Your lead guide can advise on the most appropriate activities for your group when planning a visit

    Our Guides are experienced and knowledgeable

    Why not use your coach to combine a visit to other localities nearby or have several visits to Westmill in one day?



    How to Book

    For further information and to arrange a visit: contact wesetbookings@westmill.coop or send this Educational booking form. Once returned, WeSET deem that the visitors have agreed to comply with the booking conditions (on page 2 of the form) and confirmation of a booking can proceed, subject to guide availability.

    All schools are asked to fill in this form from Natural England to enable WeSET to receive funding for these visits.

    WeSET Season for School and Group visits Open Season Closed Season
    Key stage 1 & 2 (infants & juniors) May - September October - April
    Key Stage 3 and up, including adults April - October November - March

    Note:

  • There are neither toilets nor shelter. The nearest facilities are at Watchfield just off the A420
  • All visitors must be appropriately dressed as this is an exposed site with a high risk of wind chill or high UV
  • The site is a working farm
  • There is a 10mph speed limit on site
  • Rubbish must be taken away
  • There is suitable for parking for coaches
  • Click here for Directions to the site


    registered charity no. 1158820

    Wind farm location: Westmill Wind Farm, Watchfield, Swindon, SN6 8TH - beside A420 and off B4508