Outdoor Adventure Trips for Secondary Schools

If you're looking for an adventurous experience for your pupils, you've come to the right place. We have an extensive range of outdoor activity programmes, delivering a high proportion of water sports and the most popular land based activities. All of our centres are in beautiful outdoor settings close to beaches, rivers, lakes, mountains and forests meaning we are able to deliver the best activity programmes.

Our small and friendly centres offer each school a private living space and dining marquee. This creates a real sense of community spirit.

Our affordable prices are what attracts new schools to Acorn. They then re-book because what we deliver is incredible value. Excellent activities, natural locations, great staff and friendly centres.

Discover our exciting secondary school adventure centres below...

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Acorn Adventure Centres

Paddle your way through the spectacular Ardèche Gorge on a two day canoe trip along 30km of the Ardèche River - it’s one of the most enjoyable canoe journeys in Europe and regularly raved about by our groups. We’re conveniently located in an enviable position, with crags, caves and rivers all within walking distance and the pretty town of Ruoms, a 5 minute drive away. This, combined with our onsite swimming pool and a River Team renowned for their maturity and professionalism means you won’t find a better experience in the Ardèche. Or a better package!
Head to the Dordogne in South West France, where you will learn to sail picos, sit-on kayaks and get to grips with paddle boarding, as well as an array of other exciting activities including a high ropes course in the trees and gorge scrambling. This self-contained Adventure centre, run by our Club Correze partners, offers an exciting and varied French residential course, and includes a private dormitory accommodation block and excellent sports facilities for free time.

The sunny Cost Brava is an idyllic setting for a fantastic water sports programme. Here you will, paddle your kayak in crystal clear waters, explore the ocean with your snorkle, go banana boating and have a go at stand up paddleboarding as well as take a trip to Barcelona, just an hour away...

Our Mediterranean Adventure is ideally located in a private zone of a large complex offering groups a fantastic activity programme with lots of beach time, cabin accommodation and excellent facilities including a swimming pool. Also included is a day at Waterworld and a visit to Barcelona.

Acorn now offers schools a 10 day adventurous programme in India; one that perfectly combines culture with adventure and offers young people the best all round experience of this vibrant and magical country. Our Himalayan Adventure programme will include time to explore Delhi’s markets and historical places of interest.
Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you paddle on the lake, enjoy breathtaking views from the climbing tower, explore the National Park hills by foot, toast marshmallows on the campfire on the shores of Llangorse lake and paddle over to our wild camp to learn bushcraft skills. These are just six of the 12-13 activities awaiting you at this market leading, exceptional value activity residential programme for schools. Courses also available here include GCSE PE/BTEC (available Sept/Oct). 

New activities here for 2021 include axe throwing, underground caving system, mega stand up paddleboards and blind trail!

Also coming soon in 2021 is a brand new Tipi Village, set on the shores of Llangorse Lake...more info coming soon.

01384 398 870

Acorn Adventure

22 Worcester Street,


West Midlands DY8 1AN

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