Inspiring a lifetime of adventure
We love to embrace the opportunity provided by the shorter days and bracing weather to enjoy activities that simply don’t work in the longer, hotter days of the Summer term. Our Autumn/Winter residential school trips are available from September through to the end of April, making an Outdoor Adventure possible at any time of year. This is just a flavour of what your pupils can expect on their Autumn/Winter residential:
Situated in natural woodlands, at easily accessible outdoor centres close to the M1 and M25
Bushcraft and Outdoor activities that are designed to inspire a love of adventure.
The Brilliant Residentials campaign highlights the benefits of taking a school trip outside of summer.
Affordable trips include accommodation, meals and outdoor activities delivered by Wildchild instructors
The Learning Away Foundation recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits to schools and pupils of choosing a Winter residential. These are just a few of the reasons why schools shouldn’t discount the quieter Autumn / Winter months when planning their pupils’ next residential:
Read more about the Brilliant Residentials campaign
Both our Hertfordshire and Surrey outdoor adventure centres offer flexible accommodation options to suit the season. Whether you opt for the stylish comfort of our underfloor heated glamping pods in Surrey or our cosy dormitory style woodland lodges in Hertfordshire, you’re guaranteed a warm and cosy place to unwind, relax and enjoy a good night’s sleep after a busy day of activities. Our camping village in both sites is open for bookings May-October, so you can still enjoy the authentic under canvas experience well into Autumn.
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"We cannot fault the professionalism, skill and enthusiasm of the staff. Every single member of the team worked very hard and we could not ask for more. They have the right balance of respect, discipline and keeping the fun element for the children."
"We had a brilliant three days – a real highlight of the year for children and adults! One teacher summed it up as “the highlight of my career”. The children loved it and are already excited about the next trip""
"The trip met our objectives and surpassed them. It gets better every year. We love the instructors as they are awesome role models."
"A fabulously engaging and inspiring visit for our children who would not get to experience these activities elsewhere."
"We were impressed with the practical nature of tasks rather than all about thrill-seeking. We loved the relaxed nature of our time, smooth transitions and patient, caring staff"
"Wildchild’s ethos matches our own – teamwork, challenge and encouragement to face difficulties."