Becontree Primary

We’ve had a fantastic week with Becontree Primary school this week. An unseasonably warm beginning to the week saw us having great adventures in the gorge and cave. The group were tough cookies, ignoring the cold water to complete every challenge that was set them with huge smiles on their faces! A wild end to the…

John Perry Primary

A great week with John Perry Primary. The weather was COLD, wet, windy, sunny -we had the lot- but the children managed to stay positive and make the most of their time with us. Teamwork, independence and listening were the key aims, achieved through canoeing and climbing, BMX and bushcraft, mountain walking and muddy puddle/assault…

Sandown Bay 2016

It’s been a full and busy week for 51 Year 8 pupils from Sandown Bay this week. After a journey by car, hovercraft, coach and minibus they arrived at Trewern on Sunday afternoon buzzing with energy. As the week progressed, that energy was directed into their outdoor activities and the many adventures the students faced….

Southwood 2016

Better late than never, here is the news from the Southwood trip from 2 weeks ago! A great week was had by all, despite some bizarre weather when the rest of the country had a heat wave. Thunderstorms with canoeing and caving just don’t mix. Anyway, we battled through and everybody managed to excel themselves…

Gilbert Colvin 2016

We’ve had Gilbert Colvin Primary staying this week, working on their listening, teamwork, and resilience through gorge walking, mountain walking, canoeing, caving and other activities. The children came on in leaps and bounds, so that by the end of the week we couldn’t have wished for a better group. Everybody pushed themselves at times and…

Havering Police Cadets

Havering Police Cadets have spent this week doing a range of outdoor activities with us in the August sun. The main focus of the week was fun and each day we did our best to challenge the cadets too. The course included three full days of gorge walking, caving and canoeing as well as a…

Our New Yurts

We have finally got around to creating a section on the website for our new yurts. To see the gallery we’ve created go to Yurt, which is under the Facilities and Activities section.

Robert Clack Biology 2016

Two weeks ago (I know, time flies!), we hosted the year 12 Biologists from Robert Clack High School. Camping out at the Brecon Bunkhouse, they spent 3 days carrying out fieldwork, and 1 day on activities. So, we did a woodland study near Cwm Du (followed by a tea shop visit in Crickhowell), a sand…