Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Bentley Copse Activity Centre, Hound House Road, Shere, Guildford Surrey

Contact: 01483 202424



Bentley Copse Activity Centre is an Outdoor Activity Centre with over 15 adventurous activities and offers a range of accommodation for groups in its extensive forest woodlands and twenty-eight acres of natural Hurtwood forest.

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Why you are you a great place for educational visits?

As a not for profit organization we can offer high quality adventurous activities at a lower cost than commercial providers and we have been inspiring and educating children for the last 93 years.

What does a typical educational visit include?

Children will learn how to work as a team as well as supporting each other through activities that may be hard for them.

What group sizes do you cater for?

Up to 200 children

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information? 

We provide a learners outcome for each activity on site

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio? 


What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

Bookings can be done on either line or calling 01483202424, all RA’s are on line for down loading

What is the cost of the visit?

Day Visit from £25 pp, one nights 24hr tented residential stay from £45pp

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

More details given on booking

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

All site staff are first aid trained, also a FPOS L3 person on site. 

Please list facilities available.

On site gift shop with sweets available. 

What are your disabled facilities? 

Suitable for disabled children.

What are your opening days and hours?

Only closed for chritmas

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?

Hi Zoe, In terms of feedback... we were really happy and had an excellent time and were extremely satisfied with 100% of all that Bentley Copse and it's staff had to offer.  The catering was a real blessing, the food was good, Youself was incredible hard working, organised, flexible and polite. Thank you again, James

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

If a school is bringing more than 150, they will have sole use of activities and be the only school on site on a school activity plan.

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Bushcraft Climbing Duke of Edinburgh Award Field Studies Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Paintball & Laser Tag Residential School Trips SEN Sports Team Building Walking Tours Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Citizenship Design and Technology English Environmental Studies Geography Leisure & Tourism PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December