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Established outdoor centres with excellent facilities provide the ideal setting for your next adventure

School Activity centres in the South East

Our school activity centres are carefully chosen to create a residential trip that provides high quality adventure activities, well maintained facilities and flexible accommodation. With the help of our dedicated, experienced Wildchild team, we create our unique formula of fun, adventurous, and educational outdoor adventures whichever location you choose.

A school residential trip close to London

Don’t spend days cooped up on a coach. Our two activity centres are both within easy reach of London. Reduce your journey costs, minimise time spent travelling and create a back to nature trip that’s perfect for your students.

  • Our Hertfordshire centre is just north of Watford, set in 95 acres of meadows and natural woodland. It’s within easy reach of the M1 and M25.
  • Our Surrey centre is set in England’s leafiest county. It’s conveniently located near the M25 in the centre of beautiful forest and woodland.

Flexible accommodation options

Our indoor accommodation options mean your students will stay warm and dry all-year round. It’s perfect if you’re planning a residential school trip in the Autumn term. As well as our popular summer bell tents, choose from glamping pods in Surrey or lodges at our Hertfordshire locations.

You will enjoy:

  • Indoor catering for all your meals (any dietary requirements catered for)
  • Excellent shower and toilet facilities
  • In Surrey: Warm and dry glamping pods with underfloor heating
  • In Hertfordshire: Cosy woodland lodges to keep the weather away
  • Sheltered outdoor areas and campfire space

School Activity Centre in Hertfordshire

Our Hertfordshire activity centre is a fully equipped outdoor education centre situated within easy reach of the M1 and M25. Comfortable and stylish accommodation is provided by our authentic bell tented village and our cosy dormitory-style woodland lodges.

For more information visit our Hertfordshire Outdoor Activity Centre page



School Activity Centre in Surrey

Set in acres of beautiful forest and woodland in leafy Surrey, our school activity centre in Surrey is conveniently located within easy access of the M25. Offering a wide range of outdoor adventure activities and unique accommodation options, it provides the ideal location for an adventure experience to connect with the great outdoors.

For more information visit our Surrey outdoor activity centre page

  • "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."