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Avon Tyrrell UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre Hampshire Residential

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South East

Bransgore, Christchurch, BH23 8EE

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MONTHS OPEN

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

DAYS OPEN

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

AGE GROUPS SERVED

8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Located in the New Forest National Park, Avon Tyrrell, the UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre is an established site offering outdoor learning opportunities.

Listed under: Accommodation & Residential | Outdoor Residential Centres


What we offer

We offer an extensive range of adventure and field studies activities that are linked to the National Curriculum and are independently quality assured.

Our Grade I listed calendar house offers full board accommodation and combines historic charm with modern facilities such as key coded locks and Wi-Fi. Sleeping 12-110, bedrooms vary in size, but are all spacious and separate teachers? rooms with TV and tea and coffee making facilities are available. Rooms are split across 3 floors and are each separated and accessed by key codes. We have an on call person available at all times throughout your stay with us

We have 7 wooden lodges at Avon Tyrrell, all in the same area, sleeping a total of 62 people and each contain a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom(s) and a TV lounge area. Lodges are available on a self-catering, part board or full board basis.

We care about the quality of the food that we serve and our chefs are committed to offering high quality and choice at every meal. Should you have any special dietary requirements we can cater for you and discuss additional menus prior to your visit.

 

Our onsite Inspiration Award offers young people the chance to recognize their achievements and receive a certificate on completion of their stay. This award scheme is free of charge and details of this can be found on our website http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk.

We also have staff trained to offer Forest School programmes. These sessions encourage young people to develop life skills through outdoor learning. It gives them freedom to experience and enjoy the outdoors by doing an amazing selection of activities, including: fire lighting, forest jewellery, tool work, cooking and shelter building.

In addition to the Inspiration Award and the Junior Achievement Award we are happy to provide tailored worksheets for any of our instructed activities. If our existing worksheets do not match your requirements then, with enough notice, we are happy to design bespoke sheets modified to meet them.

Avon Tyrrell is a unique centre in a stunning location. Our high quality educational visits provide students with the best opportunities so?Experience Avon Tyrrell - Learn from your time with us - Develop your potential.

What makes us a great choice?

Whether you enjoy our adventure, environmental activities or a mixture of both, all our sessions are carefully reviewed by trained staff to ensure that individuals experience outdoor learning and can take something away from their visit, as well as have a brilliant session/stay. With different package options individually tailored to meet the demands of your group, our outdoor learning opportunities contribute significantly to raising standards and improving student's personal, social and emotional development.

To help support your visit you are also able to take part in our Inspiration Award scheme or New Forest School Programme.

Our onsite Inspiration Award offers young people the chance to recognize their achievements and receive a certificate on completion of their stay. This award scheme is free of charge and details of this can be found on our website http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk

We also have staff trained to offer Forest School programmes. These sessions encourage young people to develop life skills through outdoor learning. It gives them freedom to experience and enjoy the outdoors by doing an amazing selection of activities, including: fire lighting, forest jewellery, tool work, cooking and shelter building.

Accreditation and Awards

We have both AALA and the LOtC Quality Badge.

Group Sizes Catered For

Our grade I listed house can accommodate up to 110, and our lodges, ranging from 6-14 berth can accommodate up to 62 people. Each booking is dealt with individually, and we can provide for all age groups and budgets.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Yes, we would encourage guests to record their experiences, but would ask that any pictures, video or audio be taken of their own group or the site.

Risk Assessment Details

Risk assessments for all the activities are available from the Teachers Resources on the website - https://www.avontyrrell.org.uk/planning_your_visit_.html

A fire drill is included for all school visits on arrival day.

Education Officer Information

Via our website http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk we offer an Outdoor Advisory Service to groups looking to find out more about how they can use the centre to meet their groups? aims and objectives or find out more about how outdoor learning can help meet their needs.

In addition to this we have a range of staff available to help with any queries relating to your trip. Once received, any enquiries will then be forwarded to the most appropriate person to deal with.

Pricing Information

We can be really flexible and work with teachers to their budgets and desired outcomes.

We also have 3 package offerings;

Birch Package - £

2 Night Stay - Choose 2 experience, 2 learn, 2 develop

Peak - £175pp | Off Peak - £155pp | Super Off Peak - £125pp 

4 Night Stay - Choose 4 experience, 4 learn, 4 develop

Peak - £275pp | Off Peak - £220pp | Super Off Peak - £185pp

Chestnut Package - ££

2 Night Stay - Choose 3 experience, 3 learn, 2 develop

Peak - £185pp | Off Peak - £160pp | Super Off Peak - £130pp

4 Night Stay - Choose 5 experience, 5 learn, 4 develop

Peak - £295pp | Off Peak - £240pp | Super Off Peak - £200pp

Oak Package - £££

2 Night Stay - Choose 5 experience, 1 learn, 2 develop

Peak - £185pp | Off Peak - £160pp | Super Off Peak - £130pp 

4 Night Stay - Choose 7 experience, 5 learn, 4 develop

Peak - £315pp | Off Peak - £260pp | Super Off Peak - £220pp

First Aid Information

All of our activity staff and a large proportion of our office based staff are first aid qualified so there will always be someone on site to deal with any first aid incidents. We also have an on call person available at any time throughout your stay. Should you wish to take part in any self-led activities, or will be doing any off site visits or trips, we would advise that you bring a first aid qualified leader with you.

Available Facilities

We have a range of facilities and service available on site to ensure you have a great stay with us. Depending on your accommodation choice, we have different availability in the main house, with a dining area, large hall, library and drawing room. We can provide part board, full board or self-catering accommodation (dependent on package.) alternatively we do have the facilities for you to eat a packed lunch. We have our training room and strawbale classroom available as an additional meeting area and a large marquee for teaching and socializing. If you are staying in the main house, we do offer FREE Wi-Fi for internet access.

There is a small shop in the reception area so children can get snacks and small gifts to take home with them. We also provide Avon Tyrrell T-shirts and Hoodies which we can provide as part of a package deal should you wish to order them in bulk.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Avon Tyrrell is a fully accessible site with adapted facilities and specialised equipment, to ensure all guests have the same opportunities. The main house has wide access doors, wheelchair ramps and a lift and we have additional equipment including shower trolleys and hoists.

An accessible pathway leads down to the lake where our Boathouse holds a disabled wet room and toilet facility. Hoists can be fitted at the lake and swimming pool and extra harnessing equipment is available for the at height? activities. We also have a range of all-terrain wheelchairs and inclusion bikes for easy access around the site.

For a full list of our current access equipment, please visit http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk or speak to our customer services team for more information.

Having run a number of weekends specifically for the disability community, we have the knowledge and expertise to work with a variety of disabilities and give everyone the same opportunities to experience, learn and develop.

Testimonials

Avon Tyrrell is the best school trip we have ever been on!”

 “Thank you so much for giving us an opportunity to do something we never thought we would do.”

 “We are always hugely appreciative of the great working relationship we have built up with you and also of the staff that run our programmes. The quality of the estate; the constant improvements, the professional and friendly activity staff, as well as the positive and upbeat staff attitude, is way above anyone’s expectations.”

 “Both groups thoroughly enjoyed their stays and we had a great time. It has been extremely worthwhile and has created great and positive memories for the pupils.”

 “Firstly a massive thank you to all the instuctiors whi ran the activities abd helped us overcome our fears. Everyone was extremely supportive and you made every activity really fun. Secondly, thank you to all the other staff who made our stay even better. We had a really great time and hope we can come back another day.”

Location Information

Avon Tyrrell is located in Bransgore in the New Forest National Park making it the ideal centre for learning outside the classroom. With local towns and villages and a landscape of forest, Avon Tyrrell is a great base to explore and to study in line with topics linked to the National Curriculum.

For details on how to get to the centre, please visit our website.

Room Sizes and Facilities

The main house can accommodate up to 110 people in varying room sizes of 2-10 people. These are dormitory style with a combination of bunk beds and twin beds. The lodges can accommodate between 2-4 people per room. Bathrooms are all shared except for a couple of en-suite rooms for leaders.


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