North West

Blaithwaite House – Wigton, Cumbria – Website
Blaithwaite house offers a wide variety of residential options for youth groups including plenty of activities for them to take part in. For full information, costs and booking information please see their website.

Knock Christian Centre – Near Eden Valley, Cumbia – Website
Knock Christian Centre offers good facilities both indoors (accomodation etc.) and outdoors (land and activities) for larger groups. Their website gives in depth information about their facilities, bedroom arrangements, prices and local attractions.

Keswick Convention Centre – Keswick, Cumbia – Website
Not much information on their website but it does have contact details. The centre can sleep up to 42 people with options for smaller groups too. Please see their website for full details.

Scout Activity Centre (open to other groups) – Great Tower – Website
Great Tower offers five accommodation lodges and has extensive camping areas for both large and small groups.  Close to the shore of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Great Tower Scout Activity Centre is an ideal base for exploring this famous area. Set in 250 acres, the centre offers both sizeable woodland to explore as well as both land and water based activities, including archery, low and high ropes, climbing and abseiling, sailing and canoeing.

YMCA National Centre, Lakeside – Lake Windermere, Cumbria – Website
The YMCA National Centre is one of the largest outdoor activity facilities in the country, located on the shores of the stunning Lake Windermere. Our core mission is to help people build a future, we do this by working with Schools, Youth Groups and Corporate Groups from all over Europe, helping them achieve their learning and development objectives through experiential learning.

These objectives can range from getting everyone together for a ‘fun’ getaway to in depth development goals linked with leadership, communication and improving confidence. Our qualified and experienced instructors make sure that all activity programmes are designed with each client’s aims and objectives in mind.

We offer in excess of 50 water and land based activities, with extensive conference and catering facilities and varying styles of on site accommodation for over 200 people! Call us or visit our website to find out more information

Dukeshouse Wood – Hexham, Northumberland – Website

The Kingswood centres can provide accommodation and activities for a variety of residentials and offer a host of programme options. See their website for full info.

Peak Venture – Sheffield – Website

The Kingswood centres can provide accommodation and activities for a variety of residentials and offer a host of programme options. See their website for full info.

Dearne Valley – Conisbrough, South Yorkshire – Website

The Kingswood centres can provide accommodation and activities for a variety of residentials and offer a host of programme options. See their website for full info.

Crowden OEC – 15 miles from Manchester – Website

Crowden OEC situated just 15 miles from Manchester the centre is remote jet easily accessible. situated in the Peak district National park Crowden has been delivering high quality residential experiences since 1976. With options to suite most budgets we can offer everything from Self-catered accommodation only to full board with a bespoke experienced instructor led outdoor adventure programme. Crowden can sleep up to 40 across 14 rooms.