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Half days and full days for families and small groups.


Kayaking on River Torridge


Journey on the river

Enjoy a trip along the River Torridge, our sheltered estuary.

For most sessions we use sit-on-tops, which allow for two people and as the name suggests you sit on top.

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Journey on the river

Spend time together exploring the River Torridge in an inflatable raft.


Easy to paddle and travel with the tide.

Lots of fun games and things to see from a new perspective.


High Ropes

New Course for 2021

Our high ropes course stands 12 metres high. 


The course can be used for a variety of challenges such as Tight Rope Walking,


High Beams, scramble net, multi-vine & even the flying Trapeze!

Assault Course at Skern Lodge

Assault Course

The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

1. An assault course that will flex your muscles and test your teamwork abilities.

Make your way through a series of connecting obstacles including the wall, rope bridges, balance beams and a zip wire.

Zip Wire at Skern Lodge

Zip Wire

The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

4. Your friends haul you to the top of the tallest pole, pull the quick release and before you know it you are flying along at speed.

Fast, furious and great fun.

We have a mini-zip on our team assault course too.

Open Canoeing River Torridge


Explore the river

If two blades on your paddle is not for you, then why not try your hand at Open Canoeing.  

Enjoy a trip along the River Torridge.

Skern Lodge Climbing Wall


Combined with abseiling

Climbing is an exhilarating sport that can appeal to all levels of ability. 


On site we have two climbing walls. 


We have a low level traversing wall to practise climbing skills and a full height climbing tower with two walls to stretch and challenge

RIB Charter with Skern Lodge

RIB Ride & Drive

RIB Powerboat Charter

Ride and Drive.

Explore the North Devon coast from the sea.

Take the wheel under the guidance of our qualified instructor and experience racing across the seas.

​Or contact us about our 2 hour donut ride sessions.


High Ropes

The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

2. A chance to take part on one or two elements of the high ropes. With so many elements to choose from, you'll want to come back to finish off the whole  course.


Crate Stacking

The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

5. Stack crate upon crate, whilst you balance on top and see how high you can get off the ground.

Make sure it's all straight or you'll topple over and end up dangling in the air by your safety rope.

Surfing with Skern Lodge


Lessons in the surf

Westward Ho! offers the ideal safe surf beaches on our doorstep.

We offer surf lessons using soft surfboards. These are ideal for beginner and intermediate surfers.

Abseiling at Skern Lodge


Along with climbing

Offered as part of a climbing and abseiling session on the Skern Lodge tower. 

Abseiling is the controlled descent down a vertical or steep surface using a rope.

Talk to us about an abseil option for adults that can be included with the Hartland Experience.

Hartland Experience with Skern Lodge

Hartland Experience

Explore the area

Spend the whole day on the beautiful North Devon coastline.  Explore, walk and scrambling over the rugged natural features.

Opportunity to spend time walking, coastal traversing and abseiling in this amazing location.  Subject to tides and conditions.

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The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

3. With map in hand head of in the right direction to find the markers of the various courses around Skern.

Learn how to orientate your map and pace to know where you are all the time.

Archery at Skern Lodge


The Big Six
6 activities 1 great day

6. Nock... Draw... Loose!

Hit the target, measure your progress and finish with some fun archery based games and competitions.

How much does it cost?

1 to 3 People

Day = £150

Half Day = £85

4 People

Day = £180

Half Day = £115

Group rate

5 People or more

Day = £40pp

Half Day £25pp

Age restrictions:

For family activity days we are governed by the limitations of the various safety equipment. Our Helmets and harnesses and smallest buoyancy aid / life jacket, will not fit children under the age of 4. Our smallest wetsuit will generally fit someone of 8 years. Please give us a call if you have any concerns.



Mornings 9.15 - 12.30

Afternoons 1.30 - 4.45

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01237 475992 to discuss your options

Arrange a Gift Voucher

Why not gift someone the experience of adventure!

Gift vouchers are available to buy and use throughout the year.

Order by phone

01237 475992