Scout Adventures - North England School Trips
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.
Why are Scout Adventures great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
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.
Activities available during group visits
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?
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?
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?
All our centres have fully trained First Aiders.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
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)?
Yes we do, but please contact us to discuss in more detail as each session may vary.
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