Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: No

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Parkend Lydney Gloucestershire, , GL15 4LA

Contact: 01983 200 300 option 2



We will build you a bespoke programme which will enable your pupils to grow in self-confidence and build relationships with others. We continually review our programmes. Every year we introduce something new, exciting and innovative to follow the latest children’s and educational trends.

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

In2action are passionate about creating exceptional and unforgettable activities and adventure courses for young people, enabling your pupils to learn outside the classroom. We pride ourselves in providing a very personal experience, treating you and your pupils like extended family. We are unique within the industry as we will work with you to develop a tailor made programme of activities to suit your individual pupils needs and abilities.


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This venue has the following accreditation:

LOtc Quality Badge, BAPA, AAIAC Adventuremark

What size groups do they cater for?

Whitemead can take a capacity of 150 children in our designated apartments, so there is likely to only be a few schools on site at once. 

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

The main accommodation is apartments which are huge and have two large bedrooms and two bathrooms in each. The children will share with 5-6 of their friends. 

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

We provide teacher packs to help plan the trip, but nothing linked to curriculum unless specifically requested.

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


What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?          

We have risk assessments for the centre and also each of the activities we offer. These are available on our website. Visits can be arranged to have a look around the site. Our team visit the centre on regular dates throughout the year teachers can book on when it is convenient.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

All inclusive, four night residential break with a full activity programme in the summer term is from £250. A free teacher place is available for every 10 children.

Discounts are available for larger groups and off peak trips will be available at reduced prices.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Stuart Wilcox deals with all booking enquiries. Please contact him on 01983 200300 or email 

Is specific clothing required?


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

All our In2action staff will have a basic one day first aid qualification and our Adventure Managers will hold a Four day at work First Aid qualification.

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

Indoor swimming pools at all sites, all food included, two sites have an onsite shop only stocking food etc. Green field spaces for activities, forest/wooded areas etc for bushcraft and climbing. Indoor spaces for eating and activities.

Are there disabled facilities?

Disabled access can be restricted but we are happy to discuss individual needs.

What are your opening days and hours?

We operate throughout the year between February and October.

Please list facilities available.

All our trips include three meals a day during the trip starting with dinner on the arrival day and ending with lunch on the departure day.

There is also large field and woodland area suitable for activities aswell as an indoor swimming pool. 


Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years

Type of Visit: Bushcraft Climbing High Ropes Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Residential School Trips Sports Team Building

Curriculum Topics Covered: PE PSHE

Months Open: February March April May June July August September October

Accommodation Type: Outdoor Residential Centres

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