Where is High Adventure Outdoor Education Centre?
We are 5 miles from Skipton & Keighley. It’s a 1 hour drive from Leeds, Manchester, the north east Lancashire & West Yorkshire conurbations.
What makes High Adventure OEC so different to other centres?
High Adventure is run by ex-teachers with an ethos that ‘every child matters’. High activity levels and fun/stimulating activities are an absolute MUST. We are passionate about educating others in ‘all things outdoors’ in the hope that our passion will help to encourage others to take up some or all of the activities we teach.
Are you AALA Licensed ?
Yes, for climbing, canoeing, rafting and walking. Our AALA licence number is L7572/R1159 and can be downloaded from our website.
Where do all the activities take place?
Onsite we have an indoor climbing wall, abseil platform, the labyrinth, sumo suits, archery range, low ropes course, high ropes course, team building & problem solving, orienteering course, river walk, L.A.W, navigation & search & rescue, boulder wall, mountain biking, bushcraft & campcraft and then off site we have raft building, canoeing, kayaking, caving, hill walking, climbing & orienteering. Click here for the full activities list.
What do you do if it rains?
We provide sets of cagoules and overtrousers and carry on!
What are your Instructors like and what qualifications do they have?
All our instructors are full time permanent members of staff. Every instructor is a qualified & experienced outdoor educator with a passion for ‘all things outdoors’.
Do you have TV?
Yes although there is not a great deal of time to watch TV, we keep your children very active and busy.
Do you have internet access?
Yes, we have WIFI throughout the centre.
What are the bedrooms like?
All our dormitories are en-suite with bunk beds sleeping between 3 and 12.
What’s the food like?
Food is very important to us, Jamie Oliver is one of our heroes. Long before healthy school meals was being championed by Jamie we were providing good healthy meals with plenty to eat, salad as an option and all cooked in our kitchen by our professional catering staff.
Do you have a Tuck shop?
Yes and it sells all the typical snacks your child might want along with souvenirs too. They don’t actually need anything from the tuck shop, its just there for treats.