Whitlingham Adventure provides high quality outdoor learning, day visits and activity sessions to schools, colleges and educational groups.
Delivering a range of water and land based outdoor and adventurous activities, from single activities through to adventure weeks or accredited programmes.
The Centre and Country Park offers:
- Modern purpose-built centre
- Over a mile of sheltered open water
- Access to the rivers Wensum and Yare
- 280 acres of water, woodland and meadow to explore
- Easy access from and route by road, bus, bike and river
- Independent campsite available within the country park
Why are Whitlingham Adventure great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
The Centre offers bespoke programmes in a vast array of water and land based activities including Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Katakanu, Raft Building, Archery, Off Road Biking, Team Challenges, Bushcraft, Orienteering, Climbing, Water Safety and Environmental Activities.
Whitlingham Adventure is a Learning Destination for Norfolk's Children's University which offers 8 - 14 year old's exciting and innovative activities and experiences outside normal school hours.
Safety is our top priority, all staff hold the relevant qualifications for the discipline they deliver, together with a current first aid certificate. All activities delivered at Whitlingham Adventure and other venues under the Outdoor Educational programme comply with the National Governing Body (NGB) and with the Adventurous Activity Licensing Authority (AALA).
What activities are available during group visits?
Outdoor Activities include Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Katakanu, Raft Building, Archery, Off Road Biking, Team Challenges, Bushcraft, Orienteering, Climbing, Water Safety, Environmental Activities. We can also deliver some of our activities on your own school site.
What size groups do you cater for?
We can cater for all different size groups from 1 to 120. Please give us a call to discuss your requirements.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
We have a cabin which can be used as a classroom to seat up to 28 people (booking required). The cabin has an overhead projector, a whiteboard, flip charts, WIFI, network connection, use of iPads, tea and coffee making facilities.
Is there first aid on site?
All staff at Whitlingham Adventure are First Aid qualified.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
We have a disabled toilet and shower facilities and our site is wheel-chair friendly, some of our activities can be tailored to ensure they are inclusive.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Never been to Whitlingham Adventure before? Come along to one of our FREE twilight tasters and enjoy a free tour of the centre and country park, find out what we can deliver and have a go at the activities.
We can also provide:
CPD sessions for teachers on outdoor learning
NGB Accredited Courses
School Holiday Adventures
Family Adventure Days
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