Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: East Dene, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight PO38 1RQ

Contact: 01983 852 374



East Dene accommodates for up to 180 students, sleeping in bunk bedded dormitory room & camping in our canvas village for up to 90.

The site consists of the Mansion house, separate Coach House that includes accommodation & classroom facilities.
Children sleep in dormitory-style accommodation, with separate bathroom and shower facilities close by. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests and teacher rooms are right alongside children’s rooms for extra peace of mind.

Our Bell tents take up to 10 students and the teacher tents are single occupancy.

We have an all weather outdoor play area and indoor rooms for older students with TV available.
Free WiFi available throughout the buildings with ‘parental control’ in place.
Swimming pool & hot tub available for leaders

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Why you are great for educational visits?
East Dene is the perfect venue for the younger age group of students, with facilities and programmes particularly suited for Year 4 and up. Programmes take advantage of the local environment for both Coastal and Woodland studies, with the focus firmly on Education, Inspiration & Play. With direct access to Monks Bay and an on-site woodland, students do not have far to go to experience the great outdoors. Bonchurch Village, right on our doorstep, makes for educationally rich local history walks too.

Is there anything you offer specifically for educational visits?
Fully Taught & supported study programmes.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any accreditation such as Tourist Board, or AALA. 
LOtC BAPA Adventure Mark

What group sizes do you cater for?

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
4 – 12 students, single and twins for teachers

What is the cost of the accommodation?
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What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
via centre office or download from our website

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Please give their name and contact details.
Sam Carter 01929 421075

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

Please list facilities available.
Shop, dining areas, how much pocket money do children need to bring for the shop - £10. Swimming Pool, Allweather play areas, table tennis

What are your disabled facilities?
We are a Grade II listed building which gives some restrictions, please enquire within for more information

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
I want to convey our profound appreciation for our spectacular weekend with you. I have led the school trip for many years in various locations and I can safely say that the way our boys enjoyed every last minute at East Dene is unparalleled. They enjoyed every aspect. It was a stunning success. Rabbi AM Royde, Headmaster

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Offer: Allnatt School Camps
Book a Camp on your School field - perfect for years 2, 3 & 4, choosing either 'Camp Craft' , 'Team Camp ' or ' Stone age Camp' and get 15% off using UKST17

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 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: Outdoor Residential Centres