Rock and River Outdoor Pursuits Centre Lancashire

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Areas served:

North West

Rock & River 177 Cliffs Farm Activity Centre Wood Lane, Mawdesley, L40 2RL

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5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Rock and River have been running group activities for over 20 years. We have a fantastic core team, based around a small family run business, that work closely together to provide tailor made outdoor experiences for children and adults of all ages.

Listed under: Day Trip Destinations | Leisure and Tourism | PE (Physical Education/Sport) | Climbing, High Ropes & Zipwires | Outdoor Pursuits | Water Sports | Climbing Centres

What we offer

We design each groups timetable to suit them, hand pick and train our instructors, and dedicate ourselves to ensuring everyone gets the most out of their visit. We strongly believe in and have seen for ourselves the huge impact outdoor learning can have on young people.

We offer a wide range of Outdoor Activities based onsite on our Lancashire farm.
We have:
- a purpose built lake for Kayaking, Canoeing, and Raft Building
- a High Ropes course
- Indoor Climbing Wall
- Climbing and Abseiling Tower
- Archery and Air Rifle Shooting
- Orienteering
- Den Building and Woodland Learning
- Team Building Activities and Challenges
We provide Multi Activity Days for all ages from 5 years and above, GCSE Courses, Team Building Days, Corporate Fun Days and Residential Packages.

Accreditation and Awards

Rock and River hold the LOtC Quality Badge, Adventure Mark, AALA accreditation and we are Lancashire County Council registered. Details of these will be sent out on request.

Group Sizes Catered For

Group bookings are for 8 - 300 participants.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

We are happy for children / leaders to photograph their own group taking part in activities, provided they have parental permission.

Risk Assessment Details

We provide full risk assessments for the site and individual activities. Along with our license information and insurance details. These are sent out on request.

We are also more than happy for group leaders to come and visit beforehand.

Education Officer Information

We do not have an education officer, any of our office staff will be happy to answer any questions, offer advice and help you organise your day.

Pricing Information

Costs vary depending on the options you choose.
Multi activity days are priced from £19 per person to £32 per person for a full day (including vat), with supervising adults free of charge, and discounts for large groups available.

Clothing Requirements

On booking we provide a Kit List which can be sent out to parents. We recommend weather appropriate clothing and footwear, and a full change of clothes for those taking part on water activities.

First Aid Information

All our activity instructors and senior staff are first aid qualified.

Available Facilities

We have a cafe onsite, where food can be booked in advance for groups, providing delicious homemade meals.

Teas and coffees are available for group leaders / teachers.
There is a tuck shop if children want to bring spending money also.
We also have space for eating packed lunches.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

We have a fully accessible facility in our lakeside changing area. The site has some areas which are difficult to access, please have a chat with us before booking to discuss your requirements and which activities might be suitable.

Opening Hours & Information

We are open seven days a week throughout the year, with a short break over Christmas.


<pBoth staff and children had a super visit. It was relaxed

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