Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Fowley Cross, Nr Okenhampton, Devon EX20 4NA

Contact: 01837 53053

Website: http://www.manorashbury.co.uk/Pages/123/School-Activity-Breaks.html?r=ukshooltrip

Description

We are a sport and craft hotel complex like no other. Offering over 50 different activities as well as being in an idea location for those looking to explore the local area. In recent years we have hosted a number of schools for activity holidays, the majority of which have been coming back every year since. CCTV is recording in general areas, the main gates are locked at midnight and a night porter is on site throughout the night.

Do you have a video link on YouTube or anywhere else regarding your accommodation?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b88cVX4mago

Are you on twitter or facebook? If so what are the links for our users to follow?


https://www.facebook.com/ManorAshbury


https://twitter.com/ManorAshbury


What size groups do they cater for?

We cater for groups of any size.

Please provide location information?

Our hotels are ideally located on the foothills of Dartmoor in Devon, just outside of Okehampton. It makes us an ideal base if you are looking to visit local attractions.

why you are great for educational visits?

With unrivalled indoor and outdoor facilities we are the ideal place for your next activity holiday. We aim to provide a wonderful opportunity for children to experience new challenges, whilst learning valuable life skills, gaining confidence and most of all having a fun packed, active holiday that they’ll never forget.

Many schools return year after year, finding that our activity holidays develop independence and allow students the chance to bond with both their peers and teachers in our idyllic and informal setting. Plus all our breaks are great value and include all of your activities and meals so there’s no need to worry about any hidden costs once you arrive.


Is there anything you offer specifically for educational visits?

We have an extensive range of over 50 activities available for you to try. From team sports to craft activities, tennis to bowls, the choice is yours. Our dedicated schools co-ordinator and activities team are here for you. Just let us know which activities you’d like to take part in and we’ll put together a bespoke programme for your group. PLUS once you arrive our fully trained activity staff can run your sessions giving you more time to enjoy the activities and create fantastic memories that your group will never forget.

Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

We have a number of different room available. For students we offer twin, triple and quad rooms. Generally we would offer single beds although bunk beds are also available in selected rooms. For accompanying adults we can also offer single rooms for a small supplement. All of our rooms are en-suite with tea/coffee making facilities, televisions and hairdryers. (These can be removed on request).

Are visitors allowed to take photos, video or audio, if appropriate?


Yes - no restrictions


What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We can provide risk assessments for all of the activities that we offer and all of our staff are fully qualified and CRB checked.
    

What are the contact details for their education officer?

Please call 0800 118 2591 For accommodation and initial enquiries please ask for Julie. To put together a bespoke programme to fulfill all of your needs please ask for Michael Durston.

Alternatively you can email: enquiries@manorhousehotel.co.uk

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Prices are per child /and per accompanying adult. We offer a generous discount of 12.5% to groups with over 20 children. Prices vary throughout the year.  For example a 4night midweek break in June 2015, for a group of over 20 children, would cost £186 per child.


Please list facilities available?

We have a small selection of toiletries such as toothpaste and shampoo available at reception. We also sell a selection of postcards, clothing and souvenirs. Wi-Fi is available in the bar/lounge area. A separate dining room will be arranged for your group.

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

A first aider is available on site at all times.

Are there disabled facilities?

We have a small selection of toiletries such as toothpaste and shampoo available at reception. We also sell a selection of postcards, clothing and souvenirs. Wi-Fi is available in the bar/lounge area. A separate dining room will be arranged for your group.


Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited your Accommodation?

“There are lots of activities for the pupils to enjoy... there is something for everyone” - St James Independent

“A fun filled activity week. Excellent facilities, fantastic food, super staff” - Royal High Junior School, Bath


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

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

Accommodation Type: Hotels


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