We offer a wide range of activities such as Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Bush Craft, Gorge Walking, High Ropes, Kayaking, Underground Exploration, Nature Trails, Crate Stacking, Archery, Team Building and River Adventure.
Our Centre can sleep up to 80 guests, however we offer sole use of the Centre for groups of 40+.
We have two indoor rooms suitable to be used as classrooms and an outdoor learning area.
All staff are First Aid trained.
Our Centre currently has limited disabled facilities.
Our small friendly staff team will be here to help from the initial enquiry to you arriving here and for the duration of your stay.
Weardale Adventure Centre is located in the North Pennines in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated just an hour from Newcastle, Durham and the Lake District, Ireshopeburn finds itself situated in a rural location within County Durham. Our Centre is set in a picturesque site boasting 5 acres of grounds.
We offer a multitude of activities and packages and are in the fortunate position of being able to create bespoke programmes for every client. The majority of our activities take place within our grounds or within a 10 minute minibus ride from the Centre, meaning maximum time is spent on activity.
"We have used Weardale Adventure Centre for our Y6 school residential for many years and always find their service to be outstanding. The staff are extremely knowledgeable, experienced and friendly, providing suitable adventurous, challenging yet totally safe activities for our pupils. WAC constantly strive to improve their service, so every year we find our trip is even better than the previous one. Children leave Weardale with increased confidence and self esteem and our staff are always keen to return. We love visiting Weardale - it is one of the highlights of our school year. We are already looking forward to our next visit!"
Mrs Hughes Lumley Junior School
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