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SECONDARY school trips

Take your pupils outside the classroom for an outdoor adventure in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Malta or even India. With a great range of exciting destinations in beautiful outdoor settings, offering a huge selection of adventurous activities, we're the perfect choice for secondary schools seeking an action-packed trip. 

We pride ourselves on delivering fast paced activity programmes that perfectly combine water & land based activities in some of the best locations.

As one of the most established school adventure operators you can book with Acorn in confidence. 


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ardeche adventure

Take your pupils 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.

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dolomites adventure

This action-packed adventure in the Dolomites, Northern Italy, offers the most exciting activity programme. Activities include white water rafting on the Noce River, canyon kayaking, mountain biking, a large high ropes course in the trees & so much more!  Surrounded by mountains, the scenery is out of this world. 

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MALTESE adventure

One of our newest adventures, this exciting school 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. 

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Take your pupils 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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club correze adventure

Your pupils 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. 


himalayan adventure

A visit to India is the greatest adventure of all! This exciting 8 day guided adventure in India includes a visit to the Taj Mahal, Delhi, white water rafting on the River Ganges & more! With its diversity and power to broaden horizons, India’s culture and economy are increasingly influential and students will gain from this trip through a variety of personal challenges.



Lake district adventure

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. ​Open all year round, this 250 bed centre is ideal for your next school residential. 


call of the wild, wales

Stay on a rural farm in the magnificent Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park and experience the most exciting activities in natural environments. Activities include kayaking on a lake, real caving, waterfall walk, gorge walk & many more activities in incredible locations. You'll have sole use of the fully catered bunkhouse set in 70 acres of farmland.

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Mendip adventure

Packed full of incredible activities on land & water, take your pupils to the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)! This 250 acre, popular Outdoor Centre in the South West is close to Bristol and has its own on-site cave, quarry, woodland nearby watersports centre. 


brecon beacons adventure

Take your pupils on an residential to this Multi-Award winning centre, located in the beautiful Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park! Here pupils will benefit from extensive on-site facilities as well as horse-riding & hill walking, making the most of the stunning location. Stay in your own Tipi Village or indoor bunk rooms, with magnificent views & quality indoor facilities.

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WOODLAND adventure

Ideally located in the woods next door to the West Midlands Safari Park, this exciting adventure is packed full of activities from climbing and axe throwing to caving and bushcraft. We also include a day trip to the Safari Park. Sleep under the stars in your own private Bell Tent Village where you'll cook & toast marshmallows. The ideal way to bring pupils together for a proper adventure. 


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