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Welcome to Skern Lodge


We Are Open

for days and residential bookings
in line with government guidelines.

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School Winter Residentials Offers

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APPLEDORE ADVENTURE CLUB

Activities for children during the school holidays
October half term
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Family Activity Days
ideal for families and small groups

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ABOUT US

We are an outdoor activity and development training centre based in Appledore, North Devon. Established in 1976, Skern Lodge provides education, learning and fun through adventure. 

Skern Lodge is committed to the highest standards in all aspects of the business. Situated on the edge of the quiet coastal village of Appledore, Skern is set within 22 acres of its own grounds with the tidal waters and the atlantic surf on the doorstep, we are in the perfect location. 

 

Our Values

We provide the best for you

We'll plan and run your programme to meet your needs.  Our aim is to provide a life-enhancing experience for all participants, in a safe, relaxed and friendly environment.

We improve our own business

We continually invest in the buildings, facilities, activities and equipment.   By listening to your feedback, we make improvements year on year.

We always develop our staff team

Exceptional individuals, and a model of good teamwork.  Quite simply, we realise our people make the difference - and our customers continue to tell us.

 

Select from the following course options:

Group belaying
Hartland CT Group

SCHOOLS

 

Primary | Secondary

Residential and Days

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FAMILY ACTIVTY DAYS

Full and half day activity sessions, ideal for families or small groups

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SUMMER CAMPS

Camp Beaumont @ Skern residential staycation adventure for 8 - 14 years

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YOUNG @ HEART

The monthly Adventure Club for adults

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LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

Apprentice & Graduate Training | Leaders & Teams | Colleges & Universities

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FIELD STUDIES

KS2 | GCSE | A Level

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HEN & STAG

Days & Stay

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APPLEDORE ADVENTURE CLUB

School holiday activities for children aged 8 - 16 years

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ACTIVE TEAMBUILD DAYS

Fun & active work team away days

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CLUBS & YOUTH GROUPS

Youth Organisations | Youth Inclusion | Uniformed Groups

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SPORTS TOURS

Active weekends for your club or schools sports tour

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Active Birthday parties for people of all ages

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Swimming Pool Hire

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INSPIRING PEOPLE | INSPIRING LOCATIONS | INSPIRING LEARNING