“When planned and implemented well, learning outside the classroom contributed significantly to raising standards and improving pupils’ personal, social and emotional development.”

Ofsted, LOtC: how far should you go?

Week and weekend dates available throughout the year - give us a call to check availability or complete our check availability form and we will get back in touch.  Would you like to do a visit to the centre before you decide?  Just let us know your dates and we can arrange an overnight stay if required.

Accommodation at Skern

Catering at skern

Additional opportunities:

With residential trips on hold why not let our team come to you providing an inspirational day:

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Land based:

  • Abseiling 

  • Archery 

  • Assault Course

  • Climbing 

  • Coastal Traversing

  • Coastal Walking

  • Crabbing 

  • Crate Stacking

  • Hartland Day 

  • High Ropes 

  • Off Road Biking

  • Orienteering

  • Overnight Bivi 

  • Seashore Trail 

  • Team Challenge

  • Rockets & Riddles 

  • Tunnels 

  • Zip Wire


  • Bridge/Quay Jump

  • Camp Fire

  • Dark Skies

  • Grounds Map Quiz

  • Indoor Team Challenge 

  • Night Walk 

  • Overnight Bivi 

  • Pool Olympics

  • Scavenger Hunt

  • Shelter Build & Camp Craft 

  • Skern Lodge Olympics

  • Swimming Pool

  • Team Games 

  • Team Quiz 

  • Visit to Lifeboat Station 

  • Wide Games

Activity options available for secondary schools:

Morning sessions run from 9am - 12.30pm, Afternoon sessions run from 1.30 - 5pm

Evening sessions run for 2 hrs from 7 - 9pm

Water based:

  • Bridge/Quay Jump 

  • Pool Kayak

  • Power Boating

  • Rafting

  • Raft Building

  • River Kayaking 

  • Surfing & Body Boarding 

  • Surf Skiing 

  • Swimming Pool

What next?


Call today

01237 475992

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Hartland Day

A day of exploring and adventure at one of North Devon's finest rugged areas. The day includes scrambling, coastal walking and exploration of this beautiful and stunning location. Add an overnight bivi to make it a real adventure!