Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Warren Road Minehead Somerset, , TA24 5SH

Contact: 01403 878 052



Adventure Central is committed to helping primary schools offer their pupils high quality residential adventures, full of activities and fun for all.

We aim to do this while keeping prices as low as possible and you pay the same low price whatever dates you choose. Quite simply, we want these trips to be as inclusive as they can be.

Our belief is that all primary school pupils should have the opportunity to enjoy the thrills of being away from home and having the time of their lives, learning valuable life skills along the way.

Why is this venue great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

Minehead Adventure Centre, just stone’s throw from a fine sandy beach is set in the perfect location. Combined with quality accommodation, all with en-suite facilities, and boundless activities makes this the ideal choice for Primary School breaks.

What does a typical school trip or educational visit include?

Behind Adventure Central is a team of people who have many years’ experience of running school trips. Our aim is to provide good quality yet more affordable adventures for primary schools.

We understand the challenges head teachers face in finding affordable trips for the dates when they need to travel without disrupting the curriculum. We also believe that primary school aged pupils in particular should benefit from experienced instructors who have the maturity and skills to ensure their safety, enjoyment and skills development.

Key features include:

Breath-taking seaside scenery, affordable prices, experienced instructors to facilitate skills, action-packed adventurous itineraries, engaging evening activities, full board accommodation, insurance, superb facilities, payment plan to help parents budget, support and documents to assist teachers.

Do you have any accreditations at your venue?

We Hold LOtC / BAPA / Adventuremark

What size groups do they cater for?

We have no minimum group size and can cater for up to 400 guests at one time.

What can they provide you with to support your school trip or educational visit?

All teachers will receive a teacher’s pack that will assist them in every part of organizing the school trip. We also have a comprehensive list of all activities and learning outcomes, to help them choice the best itinerary for their group.

Can you take photos, video or audio? Are there any copyright restrictions?


How do you arrange a risk assessment?

We have all risk assessment documents for the teachers to assist them through this process.

What are the contact details for their education officer?

All teachers should come through our head office, who will assist them in the planning and delivery of their school trip.

What does it cost?

As part of our on-going support to Schools, Parents and Pupils, we aim to keep prices as low as possible and offer the dates that you want to travel.

We have an Introductory offer available for a limited period only….

•    £250 for a 5 day residential  (usually £260)

•    £215 for a 4 day residential  (usually £225)

•    £155 for a 3 day residential  (usually £165)

•    £95 for a 2 day residential  (usually £105)

Please call 01403 878 052 or Contact our Freephone number on: 0800 246 1858.

Is specific clothing required?

The party leader will be given a kit list to distribute to all students involved. This forms part of the Party Leader information.

Do you have first aid on site?

All of our instructors are fully trained in first aid, however it is advisable to bring your own qualified first aider who can administer any medication that is required or prescribed.

What facilities do they have for school trips and educational visits?

At our Minehead Adventure Centre our facilities include:

Heated outdoor & indoor pools, beach access, sports fields, sports courts, high ropes course, zip wire, restaurant, disco, fairground, supermarket and shops, cinema, 10-pin bowling, entrainment, coffee shop, Internet and Wi-Fi access and 24-hour security.

Are there disabled facilities?

Yes, however these can be limited, so please contact our Head Office on 01403 878052 to speak to our dedicated team.

What are your opening days and hours?

08.00 – 17.00hrs

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

Type of Visit: Bowling Bushcraft Climbing Crafts Cinemas / Film High Ropes Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Personal Development-Mentoring Residential School Trips Safety Awareness SEN Sports Team Building Walking Tours Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Citizenship Dance English Environmental Studies Leisure & Tourism Mathematics PE

Months Open: May June July September October