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School Trip Adventure Activity Centres

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School trip adventure activity centres for schools and educational groups can be the highlight of that teaching year where teachers and pupils will get to learn outside of the classroom in many different environments from woodland settings to coastal retreats or urban activity centre environments.

The activity centres provide a great needed change from the classroom but will also provide many experiences that will compliment skills that are used in the classroom.

Pupils will get to experience so much fun in a group activity / environment that will test the students mental and physical abilities which will help to improve on team work, bonding awareness, confidence building, physical skills and personality.  This will greatly increase that pupil or students’ everyday skills for the future.

The Adventure Activity Centres that are listed on our site provide a multitude of experienced team members with experience in the many activities that are on offer from water sports, team building activities, bush craft, archery, assault courses, you name it they offer many great activities in a safe environment for your school group to relax and have fun.

Many of these adventure activity centres will provide bespoke adventure activity days that will complement your school groups educational needs.

Please see our fantastic venues that our listed on our site in different areas of the country to help plan your school trip experience below:

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School Trip Adventure Activity Centres

Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre

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Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre is one of the Midlands most popular Outdoor Activity & Education Centres, specialising in day trips for groups of 2-200 students and providing a variety of adventurous activities on land, water and even on high ropes!

Ackers Adventure Centre Birmingham

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The Ackers Adventurous Activity Centre is situated only 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham, and is a well-established centre for adventurous activities.
Region :
  • West Midlands
Age Group :
  • 5 to 7 years
  • 8 to 10 years
  • 11 to 13 years
  • 14 to 16 years
  • College
  • University
Accessible / Disabled Facilities : Yes
Months Open :
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Phone : 0121 772 5111
Street Address : Golden Hillock Road Small Heath
Town/City : Birmingham
County/Region : West Midlands
Postcode : B11 2PY
What we offer on a school trip :

The Ackers Adventurous Activity Centre is situated only 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham, and is a well-established centre for adventurous activities. The site, set in 70 acres of semi-rural land has a wide range of facilities including a 100m dry ski slope suitable for skiing and snowboarding, toboggan slope, 2 climbing walls, jungle challenge course, archery courses and a residential centre. The Ackers also benefits from the Grand Union Canal, which runs straight though the site making it an ideal location for canoeing, kayaking and bellboating activities.

Ackers Adventure is able to provide tailor made activities to suit the needs and requirements of school and youth groups. Popular activities include team building, team challenge, staff development, forest schools and citizenship. Groups can spend one session, a morning, a day or a whole week taking part in activities such as climbing, archery, canoeing and Skiing etc. Alternatively we offer tailor made days of team building or team challenge sessions.

Ackers Adventure has a purpose built residential centre on site that sleeps up to 26 people in a self contained building. This is a perfect location for any group looking for a residential stay, with adventurous activities on the doorstep and the sites and attractions of Birmingham and surrounding areas within easy reach. Prices from £195 per night for up to 26 people, for sole use on a self catering basis - this works out at only £7.50 per person per night. Catering can be provided for an extra cost.

The Ackers is a charitable organisation that offers affordable rates to schools and youth groups.

Group Sizes Catered For :

The Ackers has the capacity to take a group of up to 200 students, which works on a basis of 10 students per instructor, dependent on the groups needs. However the majority of school groups that visit us bring between 10 and 50 students at one time.

Risk Assessment Details :

We provide risk assessments for all of our activities.

Pricing Information :

From £50 +

Clothing Requirements :

Water based activities require long sleeves and long trousers plus a change of clothes and a towel. Skiing and snowboarding requires long sleeves, long trousers and gloves. All other activities require long sleeves and long trousers suitable for the outdoors and appropriate for all weather conditions.

First Aid Information :

All of our staff and instructors are qualified in first aid.

Available Facilities :

Snack and drinks machine, Picnic benches, Packed lunches are recommended. Disabled facilities - we are also able to offer activities for disabled children with advance warning.

Our Events Tower is the latest addition to our facilities offering a Tree top Zip Wire, 22 meter Fan Decender and numerous climbing and abseiling routes. The Events tower is ideal for schools perhaps with older children, looking to do something a bit more challenging or for schools, youth groups or organisations who would like to take part in a charity event to raise money.

Ackers Adventure has a purpose built residential centre...

Climbzone Adventure Activity Centre Glasgow

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Climbzone Adventure Activity Centre provides a unique school trip experience, where students can embark on physically challenging indoor adventures. With a wide variety of activities to choose from, there's something here for students of all abilities!

Walesby Forest Activity Centre

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Walesby Forest Activity Centre offers bespoke outdoor school trips, where students can take part in various adventurous activities in a fun and safe environment, surrounded by skilled and helpful staff.

Jungle Parc High Ropes Liverpool

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At Jungle Parc, students of all ages and abilities can undergo an incredible outdoor journey, where they will have to face zip wires, Tarzan swings and cargo nets in order to complete their high wire forest adventure.

Medina Valley Centre Activities and Field Studies Isle of Wight

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Medina Valley Centre provides bespoke programmes that are developed to fit the needs of your school trip, whether that be by focusing on academic field studies or adventurous activities.

The Camp Hill Estate North Yorkshire

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The Camp Hill Estate provides school trips that are directly tailored to your needs, ensuring that all of your students are catered for. Whether you're looking for a high ropes course or a quad olympics, Camp Hill has you covered.

Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre Devon

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Whether it's an educational experience outside of the classroom or a geography field studies course that you are looking for Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity and Field Studies Centre is one of the leading independent providers of outdoor educational activitie

Zap Combat Centre Laser Tag Hertfordshire

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Zap Combat Centre provides low impact Paintballing and Laser Combat events, where students are encouraged to channel their energy in active and productive ways.

Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre Somerset

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The award winning Centre based in 25 acres of beautiful woods, fields & river valley aim to give the best outdoor experience you have ever had with many exciting, fun and challenging outdoor pursuits and a strong emphasis on team work and the environment.

Zip Now London

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If you're searching for an exhilarating school trip experience, Zip Now London is the destination for you. It is here that students can take on the biggest and fastest city centre zip wire in the world, travelling at speeds of up to 50kp/h!

My Adventure Outdoor Adventure Activities Edinburgh

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My Adventure provides ultimate outdoor adventures through a range of activities in Edinburgh and across Scotland. Our experienced staff provide a unique school trip experience, with exciting expeditions and our vocational outdoors-based programmes.

Jungle parc High Ropes Northampton

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At Jungle Parc, students have the opportunity to take part in a physically challenging school trip, where they can discover over 70 different activities and work together as a class.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes South West

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Go Ape provides one-of-a-kind school trips, where you can create your own bespoke school trip to ensure a unique learning experience that your students will never forget.

Buzz Active Cuckmere Activity Centre East Sussex

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Buzz Active Cuckmere, Sussex offers a wide range of activities such as canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and raft building activities for school groups and groups with special needs,

Thames Young Mariners Outdoor Education Centre Surrey

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Thames Young Mariners is surrounded by 25 acres of public open space, which has been designated as a local nature reserve. Located near London, Thames Young Mariners is the ideal location for London borough schools and organisations to visit.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes West Midlands

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Go Ape provides exciting school trips for students of all ages, where the key focus is to develop teamwork, confidence and also resilience.

Sealyham Activity Centre Pembrokeshire

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Sealyham Activity Centre offers a unique learning experience for groups of all ages. We can run a multi-activity programme based entirely on your requirements.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes Wales

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Go Ape offers school trips that are not only adventurous and challenging, but also personal, providing a dedicated events team who will tailor your school trip experience to meet your every need.

Swadlincote Snowsports Centre The Heart of the Midlands

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At Swadlincote Snowsports Centre, students can take part in Skiing, Snowboarding, Tobogganing & Sno-tubing either individually or all in one day trip! The unique facilities makes this Snowsports Centre a one-of-a-kind school trip destination.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes East Midlands

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Go Ape give students the opportunity to take part in adventurous activities and challenge themselves in an environment outside of the classroom.

The Sustainability Activity Centre Hampshire

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The Centre offers a variety of educational Eco activities that promote sustainable living, green issues in an inspiring yet tranquil setting, Located in the South Downs National Park Hampshire.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes East

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Here at Go Ape, students get to have a one-of-a-kind experience, where they have the opportunity to improve their skills of working co-operatively and develop their physical and social abilities.

Celtic Camping & Bunkhouse Day Trips

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Celtic Camping Bunkhouse Activity & Field Studies Centre is located within an intriguing area of geology and wildlife, this school trip destination fails to disappoint when it comes to stimulating activities and educational workshops.

The Bear Grylls Adventure Birmingham

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The Bear Grylls Adventure is the home of earth’s greatest adventure challenges to test your limits. It is designed for pupils aged 11 upwards to take on some of the world's most incredible mental and physical challenges.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes North East

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Go Ape provides active school trips, where students can take park in adventurous activities while also improving on life skills, such as confidence and working as a team.

The Parks Trust Education Centre Milton Keynes

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Whether you are looking for a curriculum-based activity, a session to help you achieve healthy school status, or simply want a fun environmentally-linked session outdoors, we are sure you will enjoy your experience.

Path Hill Outdoors Environmental Outdoor Activities

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We offer outdoor challenges, combining personal and social development with an understanding and respect for the natural environment.

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer Activity Centre Wales

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Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer offers high quality outdoor and adventurous activities with on site accommodation for up to 70 students and support staff.

Hindleap Warren Outdoor Education Centre East Sussex

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Hindleap Warren is set in 300 acres of ancient woodland in East Sussex, and provides residential and day course opportunities to primary and secondary schools.

Adventure Bristol Activity Centre

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Adventure Bristol's Activity Centre is set within the beautiful Wild Place project, we offer team games, situation survival, climbing activities on our amazing "Leap of Faith' High Ropes course, a great day out for a school trip and educational groups.

Wellington Country Park Berkshire

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With a miniature railway, various farm animals, an adventure playground and even a pirate ship, Wellington Country Park offers the perfect school trip destination for younger students, where they can set their imaginations free!

Treetop Trek Manchester: Outdoor Adventure High Ropes

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Treetop Trek Manchester offers adventurous outdoor school trips, where students can challenge themselves in a safe environment while also developing their cooperation skills.

Waddow Hall Activity Centre

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Our on-site activities provide great entertainment and experiences for all ages and abilities and we will work with you to create a package which meets the requirements of your group whether you are planning a residential stay or day trip.

Skywalk Adventure High Ropes Esher

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Skywalk Adventure provides outdoor school trips, where students have the opportunity to learn outside of the classroom, building their confidence and keeping active, while also developing essential skills.

Mojo Active Outdoor Activity Centre Bristol

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Mojo Outdoor Activity Centre provides a fantastic environment where students can engage in a number of various outdoor activities that can be focused on a wide range of curriculum, such as the Vikings, science or survival skills.

Adventure Activities Isle of Wight

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Adventure Activities UK is a provider of memories, achievements, laughter and skills... all in the most amazing outdoor settings across the south coast of England. Our range of land and water activities have something for everyone!

Norman Court Outdoor Education Hub

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Located within beautiful woodland and countryside, Norman Court provides an enjoyable school trip experience, teaching children how to build survival shelters and take part in team challenge command tasks.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes Yorkshire

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Go Ape offers the perfect location for outdoor school trips, where students will have the opportunity to tackle numerous obstacle, such as zip lines and wobbly obstacles.

Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre

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The Adventure Centre is a stunning watersports & visitor centre located in Crosby Coastal Park, Waterloo. The facilities include water sports, fitness suite, bistro & 4 high-quality fully accessible bedrooms & bunkrooms which sleep up to 48.

Lulworth Outdoor Education Service Dorset

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With its stunning scenery and iconic coastal features, Lulworth is one of the best places to visit on a geography and/or geology based school trips. They provide a range of activities as well as having highly experienced rangers.

Calvert Trust Exmoor Activity Centre

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Calvert Trust Exmoor provides year round challenging activity breaks for people with physical, learning, behavioural & sensory disabilities, together with their friends, classmates, teachers & carers.

Bentley Copse Activity Centre School Trip Surrey

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Bentley Copse Activity Centre has range of adventurous activity programme's for Schools, Youth Groups, Scouts and Guides, and as a not for profit organisation we can offer high quality adventurous activities at a lower cost than commercial providers.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes Scotland

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Go Ape offers adventurous school trips, where all students are catered for. Whether they're looking for zip wires, off-road Segways or wish to take part in ground based gorilla games, there's something for everyone.

Govilon Learning & Activity Centre Wales

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Based on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Centre offers exciting outdoor activities in natural settings, along with homely accommodation in a charming Victorian building.

Cliff Lakes Waterpark Birmingham

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Cliff Lakes Waterpark offers a unique school trip opportunity, where students can take part in various exciting water-sports, such as waterskiing, wake-boarding and even raft building.

Kingswood Colomendy Activity Centre Wales Day

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Kingswood offers a complete educational and adventure activity programme for young people across the UK and around the world; an experience that aids personal development, teaches key life-skills and helps build confidence and self-belief.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes London

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Go Ape offers physically challenging school trips, where students have the chance to appreciate their natural environment and develop various new life skills.

Avon Tyrrell UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre Hampshire Day

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

Challenge Academy CIC Adventure Activity Centre West Midlands

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Challenge Academy are based in Baggeridge Country Park, West Midlands and are pleased to present a number of outdoor activities and programmes to suit pupils of all ages and all abilities, perfect for a school trip or educational visit.

Tittesworth Watersports and Activity Centre Staffordshire

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Welcome to Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre, nestled beneath the wonderful Roaches and on the border of the Peak District National Park just outside of Leek, Staffordshire.

Hi5 Events Reading Activity Centre

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Hi5 Events offers team building school trips. Students will have the opportunity to develop their communication, co-operation and leadership abilities through the use of fun activities, such as bushcraft, archery, and even building an air powered rocket.

UKSA Watersports Activity Centre Isle of Wight

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UKSA enjoys a waterfront location in Cowes on the sunny Isle of Wight and is the perfect location for residential and non-residential water-sports and team building for students from 8 years upwards.

In2action School Residential Centre Shenley Lane Hertfordshire

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Shenley Lane Outdoor Residential Centre is a beautiful building in London Colney near the historic town of St Albans. Within easy reach of the M25 it has fantastic indoor & outdoor activity facilities required for a school residential trip.

Mr. Mulligan’s Eat Drink Golf Bournemouth

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Mr Mulligan’s Bournemouth is an indoor adventure golf centre, where students can take part in an engaging physical school trip. Students of all ages will be captivated by the hand-painted courses and fantastic atmosphere.

Bush Adventures UK Wellbeing outdoor education Suffolk Norfolk

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At Bush Adventures UK, students will learn the necessary skills that are required to overcome any challenges that may have a negative effect on their wellbeing. On this unique school trip, students can try out something new, such as wilderness therapy.

The Warehouse Climbing Centre Gloucester

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The centre is a great place for school trips offering a range of exciting, adventurous & motivational indoor climbing & caving activities for children of all ages & abilities, with our expert guidance we work with you to create a fun, rewarding experience

RAW Adventures Mountain Activities Wales

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Raw Adventures, Wales offers bespoke activity packages for schools trips and pupils of all ages, including: 3 Peaks Challenge, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Climb Snowdon Days, Group Walking Days, Wild Camping, Single Pitch Climbing and more.

High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre Surrey

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High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre is set in 56 acres of woodland on Box Hill, near Dorking, in the tranquil Surrey Hills 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes North West

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Go Ape offers a large array of exciting activities that cater for all students, whether they want to explore up in the trees or wish to stay rooted on the ground.

The Tournament Ground Outdoor Activity Centre Worksop

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Here at The Tournament Ground Outdoor Activity Centre, students of all abilities have the opportunity to try various adventurous and physically challenging activities, such as tractor driving, archery, air rifle shooting and even axe throwing!

Jungle Parc High Ropes Swindon

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Jungle Parc offers school trips where students can develop not only their physical skills, but also their ability to work as team and co-operate with one another.

Hood Archery Somerset

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Hood Archery provides a stimulating school trip experience, where students will receive professional training to develop their archery skills and even have the opportunity to use GB standard equipment.

Hautbois Activity Centre Norfolk

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By visiting Hautbois Activity Centre you can put some fun into the National Curriculum - all our activities encourage healthy living and help make exercise more exciting.

Foxlease Activity Centre Hampshire

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The site offers a range of accommodation including self-catering buildings, campsites and tented village as well as catered residential visits in our 17th century manor house.

Adventure Activities Isle of Wight Day Trips and Residentials

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Are you looking for the best adventures the Isle of Wight has to offer? If you want the Adventure Activity experts, then you have come to the right place. We are the largest and most well respected Adventure Company on the Isle of Wight.

Henley Fort Outdoor Education Centre Surrey

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Henley Fort is a Victorian Fort built during the late 19th Century to protect London from invasion by the French; later it was used by the Home Guard in World War 2 as a re-supply depot.

Warped Sports Paintball & Activity Centre

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Here at Warped Sports Paintball & Activity Centre, students are engaged and stimulated through a range of adventurous activities that promote a wide range of skills and help to build confidence.

South Cerney Outdoor Adventure Centre Cirencester

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South Cerney Outdoor is a lake and land outdoor education adventure centre perfect for school trips and educational groups, set in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park and designated a site of special scientific interest.

Go Ape Outdoor Adventure Activities High Ropes South East

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Go Ape offers physically challenging school trips, where students can take part in multiple activities, such as Tree Top Junior, Nets Kingdom and Ground based gorilla games.

Barnstondale Outdoor Activity Centre North West

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Barnstondale activity centre provides Schools & educational groups with excellent high quality day activities including archery, target rifles, team building, sports, kayaking, forest skills, wild wood challenges, climbing and abseiling. Tailor your Trip

Hangloose Adventure Eden Project Cornwall

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Here at Hangloose Adventure, students searching for adventurous activities will find their perfect outdoor school trip destination, where they will have the opportunity to challenge themselves by tackling England's longest zipline and a high ropes course!

Buzz Active Bushy Wood Activity Centre East Sussex

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Buzz Active Bushy Wood Activity Centre provides students with an exciting school trips experience, in which they have the opportunity to take part in numerous outdoor adventures.

Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre Staffordshire

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Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre provides adventurous outdoor school trips, where students have the opportunity to develop essential life skills, such as confidence, teamwork, leadership and communication.

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre Dorset

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Day centre providing land and water-based outdoor & adventurous activities for all key stages of all abilities.  Our bespoke programmes combine learning, challenge, fun and adventure and support you in meeting your learning objectives.  

Ufton Court Historical Outdoor Education Centre Berkshire South East

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Ufton Court Educational Trust is a historical and outdoor education centre in the South East of England, based in and around the Tudor Manor House and extensive grounds of Ufton Court.

Nantyr Outdoor Education Centre (NOEC) North Wales

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Nantyr Outdoor Education Centre is located within the beautiful Ceiriog valley, making it perfect for any outdoor school trips or groups of students looking to discover the natural environment.
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