ACTIVITIES

Our centres offer a huge variety of activities

Our activities are legendary. Take a look through our photo album to see what takes your fancy. Schools and groups can choose what activities they would like to do when they visit, or parents can see what activity courses we currently have on offer.

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o = Outdoor Centrek = Kilve Courtg = Greatwoodc = Charterhouse

Abseil Tower

What goes up must come down. You’ll have a rope of course.

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Abseiling

Dare you walk backwards over a cliff? Can you do it?

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Archery

Keen eye and a steady hand? Will you be the next Robin Hood?

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Clout Archery

Heard of the Battle of Agincourt? This is how they fought!

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Astronomy

Meet the Galaxy, find the planets and search for stars!

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Barefoot sensory trail

Toe-tastic fun!

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Beach visit

Wild, wet and wonderful.

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Bingo

Two little ducks (22) and Winnie the Pooh (42)!

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Bushcraft

In olden days, there were no shops!

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Campfire

Campfire songs, stories and great times!

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Caving

Get swallowed by a swallet, try chimney-ing without a fire...

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Clay

This is like making mud pies with style – and skill.

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Climbing

It looks impossible. Spider Man can do it, can you?

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Dam building

Dam building is a spoonful of maths, a blob of physics...

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Disco

Get your dancing shoes on! Everyone likes a boogie!

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Duck & Dam

Ducks, dams and drenchings! Duck racing!

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Environmental art

Take a bit from here, a bit from there and make your own art.

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Fantasy Trail/ Night Line

Creatures, hidden traps & squelchy mud...

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Gorge/Stream walk

You're going to get muddy - and very wet!

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Grass Sledging

Not as cold as snow, but just as much fun!

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High Ropes

Like the low ropes – but much, much higher.

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Hill Walking

On top of the world!

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Jumblies

Puzzle-words to muddle your head.

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Kayaking

It’s very wild, it’s very wonderful – and it’s very very wet!

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Low ropes

Crawling through giant spiders’ webs, crossing narrow bridges and...

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Millennium Maze

Twists and turns, plotting, planning and ambushing!

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Mountain Biking

Skimming the awesome terrain – with style. So much fun!

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Mountain Boarding

Death-defying downhill daring (without the snow!)

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Night walks

Smell the evening air; listen to the night sounds...

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Offsite climbing

You'll be on top of the world! You can do it just like Spiderman!

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Orienteering

East west, home’s best! Who needs a sat nav, when you have a map and a compass!

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Pond Dipping

Who lives in here? Take it up gently and say ‘hello’.

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Quantock adventure

The beautiful secret life of the Great Wood surroundings

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Quizzes

How about a quiz around the fire? Who knows?

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Rifle Shooting

Skill, precision and discipline. Not that easy!

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Rockets

This one really goes with a bang! Can you bring Captain Egg back to Earth in one piece?

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Sailing

Get blown away! Learn how to become a top notch sailor sailing on a Pico.

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Shelter building

Show me your designs, using leaves and vines …

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Stream study

Who lives in here? Move a stone gently and say ‘hello’ what will you find?

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Stream walk

Have a splashing time with us!

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Swimming

Hooray! (Where’s my cossie?) We have our own Swimming Pool at Kilve!

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Team Building/ Games

Dare you trust your mates?

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Team challenges

Activities great for team building.

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Tracking & trailing

Hide’n’seek and way-finding in the woods. How quickly can you find the other team?

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Wide Games

Everyone likes to play games...it's up to you what you'd like to play.

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Willow Sculpting

Try bending and weaving withies into your own creation.

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Wood collecting & Campfire

Campfire songs, stories and great times!

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There are courses are for everyone. If you have specific needs, that’s fine, just talk to us in advance.

Our instructors are all highly qualified with the relevant N G B awards, AALS license, first aid training, as well as our own in-house assessments.

We work with you to create a bespoke programme of activities to meet your group’s needs and to ensure that you get the most out of your visit.  You will receive a tick sheet of activities along with your booking form, so that you can let us know exactly which activities you would like to be included during your visit.

We also work with you to ensure that we are able to accommodate any additional requirements, such as special educational needs and dietary requests.

Sample Programmes

Kilve Court – KC Sample Programme 2016
Outdoor Centre – ODC Sample Programme 2016
Great Wood – GW Sample Programme 2016

Get in touch to discuss your group’s needs and to find out more!