The Chatsworth is a stone’s throw from Swanage Bay, perfect for schools wanting to discover the Jurassic coast and visit the seaside.
The centre is in Swanage, Dorset and has a rich tradition. Opened in 1972, it is made up of traditional Seaside Guesthouses. With the Jurassic coastline and open countryside right on the doorstep, it is an exciting venue for outdoor adventure and focused learning in a picturesque location.
The main building incorporates dormitory and recreational areas including an outdoor games area, dining hall, as well as 7 study rooms and leaders lounges with tea and coffee facilities. Although made up of 5 separate buildings, the centre is compact and all the facilities are within easy reach. The centre has its own outdoor heated swimming pool.
With the focus firmly on Education, Inspiration & Play, The Chatsworth is the perfect centre for any age group of students, with superb facilities for outdoor adventure and coastal programmes. Field Study courses take advantage of the World Heritage Site and rich local environment available for Geography GCSE and A Level students. Old Harry is just around the corner students do not have too far to go to study. Venture further afield for the natural wonders of Studland Sand Dunes, Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.
GCSE A & AS Level Geography field work, A & AS level biology fieldwork, Coastal Discovery activities for Key Stage 2 field studies' and outdoor Adventure Activities' such as Archery, Climbing, High ropes, team building and Kayaking'
The Chatsworth can accommodate up to 210 students, sleeping in bunk bedded dormitory rooms from 4 to 10 beds.
6 Fully equipped classrooms
There is 24 hour first aid cover
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