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Gordon Brown Outdoor Education Centre – Day & Residential Activity School Trips & Educational Packages

Location(s)Ridge Ln, Rotherwick, Hook, RG27 9AT
Key StagesKS2, KS3, KS4
Special SchoolsNo
Public Liability
Enhanced DBSYes
FeesPlease contact us with details of your requirements
Administration Service Administered by the provider

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Group Day Visits

Group day visits provide an outdoor learning experience for children.  We have a range of themed activities covering six subject areas or we can work with you to provide an activity day tailored to your requirements.

We have been providing day visits to schools, nurseries and groups for over 20 years, delivering unique learning experiences. On offer are a range of activities based around music, history, environment, geography, science, art and physical activities.

Sample of the topics we cover

  • I'm Living Things / The Nature of Life: “Animal Day”
  • Earth – Our Home: “Habitats, Life Cycles, Food chains and Interdependence and Adaptations”
  • The Nature of Life: “Micro-Organisms”
  • Science Water World: “River Study”
  • Our World: “Environmental Art”
  • History - Time Travelers: “Great Fire of London”
  • Temples, Tombs and Treasure: “Egyptian Day”
  • The Stories People Tell: “Greek Myths Day”
  • The Stories People Tell: “Viking”
  • Explorers and Adventurers: “Orienteering”
  • The Stories People Tell: “Celts Day”

Group Challenges include

  • Teamwork Challenge
  • Problem Solving
  • Survival Day
  • Eco Warrior day

“Our team can work with you to design a session around the unit of learning you are focusing on currently this term.”

We have transportation available on request and can transport a maximum of 28 plus 4 teachers in 2 minibuses. For more information and a quote send us a booking request.

Residential Groups and Weekend Hire

Children visiting the Centre receive a first class fantastic residential experience perfected over the past 40 years. Whilst at the Centre children will learn how to be brave, to play, create, explore, take risks and make new discoveries in a safe, secure and natural environment. Supported by a team of committed, caring, trained and experienced staff.

Accommodation options available

During your visit you will stay in one of our two self-contained indoor accommodation blocks sleeping 48 and 66 or in our camping village that can accommodate up to 80 children.

Onsite Catering Option

During your visit you will benefit from a fully catered service with some produce grown onsite. Children will dine in one of the indoor, outdoor or BBQ dinning facilities.

What facilities are available?

Please view our "Site map" available on the "About Us" section on the home page to learn more about our facilities or organises a site tour by submitting an enquiry form.

What activities/sessions are available during our visit?

We work with you to provide a bespoke programme from our vast range of onsite or off site activities.

How much does it cost to stay at the centre?

We are incredibility competitive and have a range of packages available, plus seasonal discounts. Submit an enquiry form for more information.

How can we organise a site visit?

Submit an enquiry using the contact form below and request a site visit. We would love to meet you and discuss your needs further and show you our facilities and team.


"Amazing outdoor centre, would definitely come here again! Loved all the animals (especially Fudge the rabbit) and all the fantastic activities. Food was great, dorm is cosy."
Anna Fox

Availability & How to Book

We are ready to organise your special event for you and answer any queries you may have.

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