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guide & scout TRIPS

guide & scout trips

Acorn has been a firm favourite outdoor adventure provider for guides and scouts for over 40 years because our Adventure centres are in beautiful locations and our programmes make the most of the natural environment. We love the great outdoors and we know you do too. Our shared passion for adventure and dedication to providing young people with exciting opportunities is why we've been working together successfully for decades. 


As a professional, fully accredited adventure operator with ABTA bonding, not to mention our outstanding reputation, you can book a trip with us in confidence. 

We have an exciting range of adventure trips available in the UK & Europe. Find out more below.


Join our 2025 Scout Adventure in France! 

join our exciting 2025 scout adventure in the ardeche, south of france! 

We're excited to invite you to join our exclusive Scout Adventure, taking place in August 2025. This action-packed trip departs the UK by coach on the 15th August and returns on the 23rd August 2025 and has been created to enable smaller scout groups to travel together, keeping costs down and making travel arrangements much easier. 

You'll enjoy a fun-filled 6 night activity programme which will include the popular 2 day kayak trip down the Ardeche River, with overnight bivvi, high ropes, climbing & more. You'll stay in a pre-erected tented village, exclusive to scouts and there's a swimming pool/cafe bar on-site. 

We are offer 4 convenient pick up/drop off points including: 

  • Manchester Piccadilly Station

  • Birmingham International Train Station

  • London Victoria Coach Station

  • Dover

The price is £849 per person, with free leader places on a 1:10 paying ratio. Small groups are very welcome to join as long as there is at least one leader per group. 

How to book: We ask for a £50pp deposit to secure your place. To find out more & book please email or call 01384 398870. 

MORE top trips for guides & scouts 

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One of our most exciting adventures, this exciting trip to Malta offers an action packed programme with some of our best activities including coasteering, rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking and more! Also included is a day trip to the local water park. Stay in your own private guest house with en-suite rooms, a short walk away from St Julian's. 



NEW 2024! Nestled within 100 acres of ancient woodland on the shores of Lake Windermere, YMCA Lakeside is an idyllic place for young people to learn and challenge themselves through outdoor adventure.

With seven water sports and over 40 activities in total, you're spoilt for choice here. 

Having recently had a £7million renovation, you can expect modern dormitory accommodation and home cooked meals. 

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dolomites ADVENTURE

This action-packed adventure in the Dolomites, Northern Italy, offers an exciting programme from white water rafting on the Noce River  and canyon kayaking to mountain biking on a beautiful riverside trail. The mountain scenery is incredible.


ardeche adventure

Take your group on one of the best adventures of all time- the Ardeche Adventure in the South of France. Here you'll enjoy a 2 day kayak trip down the Ardeche River, with overnight bivvi and a range of other exciting adventurous activities from high ropes to target sports. Stay in your own private tented village with pre-erected tents (with beds) and your own marquee.


himalayan adventure

Our 8 day Himalayan Adventure offers you a unique opportunity to immerse in Indian culture. The action-packed itinerary includes many highlights including exploring Old Delhi by rickshaw, white water rafting on the River Ganges, a day trip to the magnificent Taj Mahal and holy town of Rishikesh, set in the foothills of the Himalayas. 


Dordogne adventure

Your scout and guides group will love this French adventure, ideally located close to the Dordogne region in France! Packed full of lake water sports including sailing and kayaking, a canoe trip, BBQ night, lots of land based activities & your own private dorm block, this adventure has it all. 


mediterranean adventure

Take your guides and scouts  to the sunny Costa Brava in Spain for a range of beach water sports and a trip to Waterworld (the local waterpark). Stay in en-suite cabins, with a swimming pool, close to Tossa de Mar & Lloret de Mar. There's even time for a day trip to Barcelona to soak up a bit of Spanish culture. 

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