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Areas served:

North East

Fellside, Hexham, CH7 5LB

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MONTHS OPEN

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

AGE GROUPS SERVED

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

Set on a beautiful fellside, this 18-acre park has a wonderful rural feel where young people feel instantly at home, enjoying the best of the countryside and the resulting study opportunities on offer.

Listed under: Accommodation & Residential | Citizenship | Bushcraft | Ecology & Green Awareness | Outdoor Education | Outdoor Pursuits | Personal Development-Mentoring | Picnic Areas | Team Building | Water Sports | Wildlife and Nature Reserves | Adventure Playgrounds | Outdoor Residential Centres | Environmental Studies | Geography | ICT | MFL | PE (Physical Education/Sport) | PSHE | Science | Bunkhouses | Residential School Trips


What we offer

The centre is just minutes from the leafy suburbs of Hexham so it's easily accessible for schools across Scotland and the north of England.

With stimulating environments, state of the-art facilities and highly qualified instructors, we can work with you to go beyond classroom teaching and textbook theory. Accelerated learning by doing and the ultimate adventure activity experience; a chance to enhance education, put theory into practice and encourage independence, self-awareness and teamwork every day.

Our educationally rich modules and sessions are designed to complement current curricula and exam criteria and provide a stimulating learning opportunity outside the classroom for maximum academic benefit. Young people are equipped with the knowledge, key values and important PLTS skills to encourage them to think for themselves and adapt what they learn; to analyse problems and find solutions at every turn; to embrace challenges with enthusiasm and adopt a positive mental attitude to life and change.

Benefits gained are immense, from the development of a healthy self-awareness and empathy for others and their environment, to an increase in concentration, to a greater level of respect for those - both teachers and peers alike - who have shared the same journey.

With all programmes tailored to help you meet your objectives, and unlimited help and guidance available every step of the way, at Kingswood we can provide that perfect blend of excitement, creative learning and adventure to meet your needs and requirements.

What makes us a great choice?

Beautiful fellside setting - a charming rural feel but close to all amenities.

Refurbished accommodation and dining facilities to make your stay more comfortable.

A range of activities in our recently upgraded adventure park, including high ropes and 3G swing for exciting teambuilding sessions.

8,000 sq. ft. indoor activity hall including excellent ICT facilities for all-weather study.

En-suite dorms sleeping 4-10 with separate rooms for boys and girls all patrolled by our night staff.

6 disabled access rooms with en-suite wet rooms.

All teacher rooms are en-suite.

A secure site with 24/7 CCTV monitoring for student safety and teachers? peace of mind.

Accreditation and Awards

Quality Badge awarded by Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

British Activity Providers Association

Association of Language Travel Organizations

British Educational Travel Association

Adventure mark

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Group Sizes Catered For

10-310

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

Welcome Guides, Teacher Pre-Visit Packs, Launching to parents and our latest offers are available on our Website.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Please speak to our team regarding any photographic or AV requirements.

Risk Assessment Details

For information about booking and risk assessments please view our health and safety page at http://www.kingswood.co.uk/why-kingswood/health-safety

Pricing Information

All our programs are tailor made to suit each schools individual needs. For more information or a personalised quote, please call us on 0800 655 6564.

Clothing Requirements

All requirements for your trip are explained in the pre-visit packs.

First Aid Information

There is always a fully qualified first aider on site for any medical emergencies.

Available Facilities

Set in a beautiful fellside setting giving it a charming rural feel but close to all amenities.

Recently refurbished accommodation and dining facilities to make your stay more comfortable.

The Activity Park in the grounds houses many recent additions including a quad bike track, zipwire, outdoor laser, jacob's ladder, an outdoor climbing and abseiling tower and leap of faith. The high ropes course is one of the best Kingswood operates, with exciting elements like high all aboard, jungle vines and high equilibrium, great for promoting confidence, team work and safely taking risks, whilst our 3G swing adds an exhilarating dimension to the activity park.

These high-adrenaline experiences are contrasted with activities encouraging mental prowess and teambuilding, like team tech, indoor initiatives and mission possible. We also have an 8,000 sq. ft. indoor activity hall great for team building exercises and evening activities. Our excellent ICT facilities mean there are always opportunities to study no matter what the weather.

En-suite dorms sleeping 4-10 with separate rooms for boys and girls all patrolled by our night staff. 6 disabled access rooms with en-suite wet rooms, and all teacher rooms are en-suite.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Please get in touch as this is assessed on a case by case basis, please call us on 0800 655 6564.

Opening Hours & Information

Centres are open 7 days a week all year round.

Testimonials

The facilities from dorms to dining area were brilliant. Overall this place gets 5 stars from our organisation and we hope to visit again in the future. - Haldane Youth Services

Location Information

Key travel times by road: Newcastle: 1hr, Sunderland: 1hr 30min, Carlisle: 1hr 30min, Dumfries: 1hr 30min, Middlesbrough: 2hrs, Kendal: 2hrs, Hawick: 2hrs, Edinburgh: 2hrs 20min, Glasgow: 2hrs 20 min, Leeds: 3hrs


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