Residential Activity Centre Ideas South West

Residential Activity Centers for primary and secondary schools South West provide students and teachers with a unique educational experience, in which classes come closer together and learn the importance of teamwork. Pupils will leave with a variety of skills, such as good leadership and communication abilities, that will benefit them throughout their academic career and even into the future.

One of the great things about Residential School Trips is that they allow pupils to escape from the classroom and learn in a new and engaging environment with their friends. However, even better than this is the numerous adventurous activities that your class will have the chance to try! Whether you want to:

  • Canoe
  • Surf
  • Abseil
  • Cycle
  • Try Archery
  • Balance on High Rope or low Ropes
  • Sail
  • Learn bush-craft/forest skills
  • Gorge Walk

Our varied list of venues offers various activities designed around your school or educational groups needs when planning a school residential trip to the South West

If an adventurous Residential Activity Centre school trip sounds like something you’d be interested in, then check out some of our best destinations that are located in Bristol, Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. These counties provide a wealth of history, it also has stunning landscapes where students can really immerse themselves into nature. Your class will have the chance to appreciate wildlife in a way they may never have done before. The stunning Coasts and the varied natural environments provide the perfect backdrop for the outdoor activities that you and your class will never forget.

If this sounds like something you and your students would be interested in, then wait no longer! Book your Residential Experience today and enjoy what awaits you…

Activity Centre Surfing & Watersports South West

Encompass Training SW Ltd Devon

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Family run outdoor education centre, offering a complete range of services from a full board outdoor adventure programme though to just accommodation. Fully licensed, insured and using experienced, well qualified instructors.

Big Green Surf School Water Sports Crantock Cornwall

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Here at Big Green Surf School, students can take part in adventurous water-sports such as surfing, bodyboarding and paddleboarding in a stunning location, whilst at the same time being taught about the environment and the importance of sustainability.

Adventure Okehampton Devon

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Adventure Okehampton is an Adventure Activity provider on the edge of Dartmoor, West Devon, UK. It manages 3 residential buildings capable of sleeping up to 180 people. We specialise in providing residential activity packages to Schools and Groups.

Manor House Activity & Development Centre Cornwall Day

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Offering bespoke courses to guests wishing to experience the outdoors in Cornwall. Both day and residential trips with an itinerary tailored to meet your group’s needs which might be; Outdoor Adventurous or Field Study Experiential Learning.

Skern Lodge Outdoor Learning and Development North Devon

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Skern Lodge is one of the leading providers of outdoor learning and development in the UK. Offering a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities and geography fieldwork opportunities from its Centre on the North Devon coast.

Residential Activity Centres South West

Portland Outdoor Centre School Trip Outdoor Residential Centre Jurassic Coast Dorset

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Portland Outdoor Centre is based in an old Victorian Hotel overlooking Portland Harbour.

MyTIME Accommodation Dorset School Trips

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Self-catering accommodation close to the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site) ideal for educational groups to enjoy walking and outdoor adventure activities. An ideal base for field studies.

Avon Wildlife Trust Folly Farm Centre Bristol

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Folly Farm is an award-winning, sustainable education centre, set in a 250-acre nature reserve in the Chew Valley – just 10 miles from Bath and Bristol.

Hooke Court Residential Centre Dorset

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The accommodation at Hooke Court is arranged as 6 separate units. Each unit has its own common room, boot room, kitchenette, staff living room, bathrooms and outdoor play area.

Skern Lodge Outdoor Learning and Development Residential Centre North Devon

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Skern Lodge is one of the leading providers of outdoor learning and development in the UK. Offering a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities and geography fieldwork opportunities from its Centre on the North Devon coast.

Mill on the Brue Residential Outdoor Activity Centre Somerset

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The award winning Residential Centre sleeps 28 students in bunk bedded accommodation & aims to give the best outdoor experience you have had with many exciting, fun & challenging outdoor pursuits and a strong emphasis on team work and the environment.

Cumulus Outdoors School Residentials in Swanage

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An action-packed programme of coasteering, waterpark, kayaking, mackerel fishing, crabbing, bushcraft, rock-climbing & abseiling on the stunning Jurassic coast in Dorset, with 24 hour on-site pastoral care.

The Ultimate Adventure Centre Outdoor Adventure Residential Centre South West

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The Ultimate Adventure Centre is the perfect Residential School Trip for any classes looking to take part in some adventurous activities! The surrounding environment and friendly staff ensure that every student thoroughly enjoys their experience.

Monkton Wyld Court School Trip Residential Dorset

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A stunning Bunkhouse walking distance to Lyme Regis & Jurassic coast. Once a boarding school, now a Centre for Sustainable Living, we give a hearty welcome & the chance to learn about sustainable living, affordable accommodation and home-cooked meals

Colehayes Park Field Studies Centre South Devon

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Colehayes Park was established as a Field Study Centre in 1970 & has been providing excellent facilities to Primary School’s, 6th Form Colleges and University’s in a relaxed & comfortable environment ever since, Great for school trips.

Outposts Outdoor Education Centre Somerset

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Outposts is an outdoor education centre based on a farm in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset. We provide team-building, leadership training and residential camps for students from age 8 upwards with accommodation and catering for up to 64.

Hill House Christian Centre Somerset

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Hill House Outdoor Residential Centre, Somerset believes in developing personal and social skills, to build self esteem and for school children to learn about their environment and themselves.

Pinkery Outdoor Residential Learning Centre Exmoor

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Pinkery is Exmoor National Park’s centre for Outdoor Learning. Built as an upland farmhouse, the original building has been expanded to create a unique moorland residential centre.

In2action School Residential Centre Grittleton House Wiltshire

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In2action provide school residential trips that are unique within the industry to develop a tailor made programme of activities to suit your individual pupils needs and abilities, Gritten house residential centre can accommodate groups up to 150.

The Swanage Centre Residential Education Facility

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The Swanage Centre, a residential educational facility situated on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

In2action School Residential Centre Whitemead Forest Park

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In2action are passionate about creating exceptional and unforgettable activities and adventure courses for young people, enabling your pupils to learn outside the classroom.

Accommodation YHA South West

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Much of the YHA hostel network is available for use by groups and schools. We offer both group accommodation that's great for teacher-led residentials as well as complete packages. Unless stated the hostel is bed and board only.

Allnatt Swanage

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Located between the jurassic coastline and open countryside, Allnatt Swanage provides outdoor residential school trips, where students will have the opportunity to take part in adventurous activities and coastal programmes.

South Cerney Outdoor Residential Centre Cirencester

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South Cerney Outdoor is a lake and land outdoor education and adventure centre set in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park and designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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.

Manor House Activity & Development Centre Cornwall Residential

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Residential trips are inclusive of full board, activities day & evening, entry fees, equipment hire, professional instruction and transport during the trip to schools wishing to experience the outdoors in the fabulous environment of Cornwall.

Encompass Training SW Ltd Accommodation Devon

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Set in the heart of rural north Devon, Great Potheridge is a historic grade 1 listed manor house, 16 miles from Okehampton & 45 miles from Exeter. We can accommodate up to 70 within the house & adjacent barn complex. Offering sole use to groups. 

Adventure Activity Centres Ideas South West

Waterland Outdoor Pursuits South West

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Here at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits, our numerous water- and land-based activities can be specifically tailored to suit your individual needs, creating a School Trip experience that will directly benefit your class and be enjoyed by all.

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!

Ashbury and Manor House Hotels Devon Day Trips

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We aim to provide a wonderful opportunity for children to experience new challenges, whilst learning valuable life skills, gaining confidence and most of all having a fun packed, active holiday that they'll never forget.

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.

Jurassic Watersports Outdoor Adventure Activity Dorset

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Being located on the Jurassic Coast, Jurassic Watersports provides adventurous School Trips where classes can take part in unique activities while also getting to encounter a one-of-a-kind landscape.

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.  

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.

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.

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 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.

Cumulus Outdoors Adventure Activities Swanage

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We provide day outdoor adventure activities and team building and development for school groups.

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.

Allnatt Swanage

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Located between the jurassic coastline and open countryside, Allnatt Swanage provides outdoor residential school trips, where students will have the opportunity to take part in adventurous activities and coastal programmes.

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.

Lulworth Outdoor Education Centre 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 trip. They provide a range of activities as well as having highly experienced rangers.

Skern Lodge Outdoor Learning and Development North Devon

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Skern Lodge is one of the leading providers of outdoor learning and development in the UK. Offering a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities and geography fieldwork opportunities from its Centre on the North Devon coast.

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.

The Ultimate Adventure Centre Outdoor Adventure Centre South West

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The Ultimate Adventure Centre offers adventurous School Trip experiences, specialising in both land and water based activities. Here, students will have the chance to take part in numerous exhilarating activities, such as archery and surfing.

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Cumulus Outdoors Adventure Activities Swanage

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We provide day outdoor adventure activities and team building and development for school groups.

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.

Allnatt Swanage

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Located between the jurassic coastline and open countryside, Allnatt Swanage provides outdoor residential school trips, where students will have the opportunity to take part in adventurous activities and coastal programmes.

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.

Manor House Activity & Development Centre Cornwall Day

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Offering bespoke courses to guests wishing to experience the outdoors in Cornwall. Both day and residential trips with an itinerary tailored to meet your group’s needs which might be; Outdoor Adventurous or Field Study Experiential Learning.

Lulworth Outdoor Education Centre 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 trip. They provide a range of activities as well as having highly experienced rangers.

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.  

Waterland Outdoor Pursuits South West

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Here at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits, our numerous water- and land-based activities can be specifically tailored to suit your individual needs, creating a School Trip experience that will directly benefit your class and be enjoyed by all.

Outposts Outdoor Education Centre Somerset

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Outposts is an outdoor education centre based on a farm in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset. We provide team-building, leadership training and residential camps for students from age 8 upwards with accommodation and catering for up to 64.

Carey Outdoor Education Centre Dorset

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The centre is set amongst private woodlands and provides accommodation options both under canvas and indoors, in addition to a range of activities which can be tailored to the needs of the group or curriculum.
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