Best places for action adventure school trips

Learning outside the classroom has many proven educational benefits, which include raising achievement, improving behaviour, and re-motivating children who may be disengaged in the classroom environment. Action adventure school trips are a highlight of a school year where teachers and pupils will get to learn outside of the classroom in many different environments. Here are some of the best places for action adventure school trips in the UK.


For outdoor adventures in the heart of the Peak District National Park, look no further than YHA Edale Activity Centre. Our action adventure activities include archery, high ropes, orienteering, tower climb, hill walks and navigation challenges. Off site, our numerous venues ensure the finest locations for climbing, abseiling, canoeing, raft-building and weaselling that combine several activities in one experience. The specifics of activity, venue and content are constantly adjusted to optimise all learning opportunity – our returning groups know that it is this attention to detail that makes every experience at Edale memorable and significant. YHA Edale Activity Centre is defiantly a popular place for action adventure school trips.


Looking for the best place to go for an action adventure school trip? YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre could be the location for you. Situated in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, our activities are all have a remote and stunning backdrop of the black mountains. All activities are provided by ARC Adventures and include canoeing, gorge walks, paddle boarding, caving and much more! Your school group will always be the only group on site allowing us to provide a truly bespoke and focused visit based around your groups needs and objectives. YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre will undoubtedly make your school trip one to remember.


For outdoor adventures in the South West, look no further than YHA Okehampton Activity Centre. This converted Victorian Railway building is situated on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, with wilderness areas accessible from the door. The activities here at YHA Okehampton include archery, bush craft, a climbing wall, rock-climbing, gorge-scrambling and much more. Every aspect of these action adventure facilities is designed to enhance a school groups learning potential and the overall quality of the school trip experience. This YHA is a firm favourite with school groups looking for an action adventure getaway.

Book your Action Adventure school trip today with YHA Groups.

Our action adventure packages are designed to make the most of the natural world around us and as a result they really take the challenges up a level. Forget simulated experiences indoors and instead engage your pupils with exhilarating activities and extraordinary learning opportunities in the great outdoors. 

Our aim is to provide you with educational, character building outdoor experiences at affordable prices. Here at YHA, we believe passionately that every child should experience a journey of adventure throughout their school life.

Package prices from £67.50 per person per night (exc VAT) Price are based on a two-night stay and include full board meals, accommodation and activities. Visit our Groups website to find out more.

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