Scout Adventures - London South East School Trips
3 of our centres are in London South East. Downe is in rural Kent, Gilwell Park is close to London but with the tranquility of a woodland location and Youlbury is in rural Oxfordshire. 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?
Downe is near the historic home of Charles Darwin and there's no better place to get close to nature. Gilwell Park is famous throughout the world for it's scouting heritage. Youlbury is set in 42 acres of beautuful woodland. 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?
Aerial trek, 3G Swing and Bouldering are just some of the activities offered at these 3 centres. Our packages include 'Original Outdoor Experience', 'Outdoor Adventure' and 'Adventure 50:50'. 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 3 centres: On-site camping = we have camping areas for any size group. Tented Village = sleeps between 44 and 50 depending on which centre. Indoor accommodation = sleeps between 8 and 56 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.
Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season
10% off Downe lodges
Join us at Scout Adventures Downe for some incredible adventures. Learn #SkillsForLife, resilience and make memories you'll never forget.
Be close to nature
Downe is located in rural Kent, just 16 miles from London and has a fantastic range of traditional and 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:
Jubilee (38 beds)
Pembrooke (28 beds)
Bridger (38 beds)
* Applies to January and February 2019 only.
For more information and to book, call 019 5957 2121.
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