Scout Adventures - North England

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2 of our centres are in the North, Great Tower - in the heart of the Lake District, and Hawkhirst - in rural Northumberland, are great escapes in beautiful surroundings. Our bespoke packages can be tailored to meet your specific needs. We'll work with you to increase attainment, break down barriers between teachers and pupils, and help you meet your learning outcomes.

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Why are Scout Adventures great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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Great Tower offers 250 acres of woodland and rocky crags, perfect for hiking and climbing. Hawkhirst is one of the best dark sky locations in the UK offering magical stargazing. Our adventure packages are not just heaps of fun, there are also many benefits associated with the type of outdoors experience we offer. These adventures help young people to develop the character skills they need to become leaders of the future.

What activities are available during group visits?

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Canoeing, Sailing, Raft building, Climbing and Archery are just some of the activities offered at these 2 centres. Our packages include 'Original Outdoor Experience', 'Outdoor Adventure', 'Adventure 50:50' and Ultimate Outdoor Adventure'. They help young people learn resilience, respect, responsibility, trust, confidence, co-ordination, motivation, practical skills and much much more.

What size groups do you cater for?

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Across the 2 centres: On-site camping = we have camping areas for any size group. Tented Village = sleeps between 34 and 44 depending on which centre. Indoor accommodation = sleeps between 11 and 44 depending on which centre.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Most of our indoor lodge accommodations have main halls which can be used as a classroom. AV equipment may be available on request depending on the centre you are at. Please get in touch for more information.

Is there first aid on site?

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All our centres have fully trained First Aiders.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Most of our centres offer disabled access and facilities. Please get in touch with the centre to check the status of this.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Yes we do, but please contact us to discuss in more detail as each session may vary.



Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season

10% off Great Tower lodges

Join us at Scout Adventures Great Tower for some incredible adventures. Learn #SkillsForLife, resilience and make memories you'll never forget.

Great Tower is set in the heart of the lake district, with rocky crags perfect for hiking and a fantastic range of adventurous activities.

With comfortable lodges, plenty of open camping space and a tented village, we have the perfect space available for fun and adventure and for young people to experience the freedom of the outdoors.

Book now to secure 10% off *
Last minute availability in the following lodges:

Cartmel (36 beds)
Windermere (24 beds)
Kirkstone (28 beds)
Bunkhouse (16 beds)

* Applies to January and February 2019 only.

For more information and to book, call 015 3953 1279.
www.scoutadventures.org.uk/centre/great-tower

Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season

10% off Hawkhirst lodges

Join us at Scout Adventures Hawkhirst for some incredible adventures. Learn #SkillsForLife, resilience and make memories you'll never forget.

Wild about water sports
Hawkhirst is located in stunning coniferous forest, offers unparalleled water sports and other activities. We're also located in a dark sky park, offering magical stargazing.

With comfortable lodges, camping and a tented village, we have the perfect space available for fun and adventure and for young people to experience the freedom of the outdoors.

Book now to secure 10% off *
Last minute availability in the following lodges:

Sunley (38 beds)
Jubilee (12 beds)
Rowan (51 beds)

* Applies to January and February 2019 only.

For more information and to book, call 014 3425 0217
www.scoutadventures.org.uk/centre/hawkhirst


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