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Bowles Outdoor Centre


Achievement through experience

Description

We are a residential centre in the heart of the Sussex countryside. We have accommodation for up to 140 people. We cater for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, companies and members of the public. We provide a brilliant range of outdoor and adventurous activities and a great quality learning experience. We are a charitable trust set set up for the benefit of young people, helping them learn about themselves in the great outdoors.

We are holders of the LOTC Quality Badge for learning outside the classroom and the AHOEC Gold Standard.


Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
21 reviews


Excellent
 
81%

Very Good
 
19%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

(September 2021 - Primary School)




Fantastic fun with great staff members. The children loved all of the activities that they did and they were encouraged to push themselves. (July 2021 - Primary School)




Good provision of equipment, friendly instructor, students made notable progress in their two-hour session. (February 2020 - Secondary School)




excellent venue, good choice of activities, food and accommodation very good. (January 2020 - Secondary School)




Fantastic experience for children and staff. (November 2019)




(October 2019 - Primary School)




We were looked after really well and all needs were accommodated wherever possible. (September 2019 - Primary School)




(September 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent staff and instructors - very professional and supportive to Young People. Excellent and friendly catering staff. (August 2019 - Primary School & Secondary School)




Super in all areas (May 2019 - Primary School)




Great value for money and very experienced, dedicated staff. (April 2019 - Secondary School)




(March 2019 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




(November 2018 - Primary School)




We were very impressed by Bowles' ethos and approach to young people's social and adventure education. Instructors delivery was very strong, with one member of staff reporting that these were '... the best instructors I had ever seen' Specifically, they have a policy of setting one instructor to each group for the entire trip. This contributed towards to building team rapport and putting young people at ease. (August 2018 - Primary School & Secondary School)




(May 2018 - Secondary School)




(May 2018 - Secondary School)




(March 2018 - Primary School)




Very helpful and informative - tailored the day to our specification. (March 2018 - Secondary School)




(February 2018 - Primary School)




(February 2018 - Primary School)




Contact

Bowles Outdoor Centre
Sandhill Lane
Eridge Green
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN3 9LW

Pricing

Please contact us for accurate pricing information. As a guide a 40 minute sledging birthday party starts at £90. Half a day of any of our activities for school, family or youth groups of upto 12 people start from £170, and an off season weekend residential starts from £103 per person.

Achievement through experience

Description

We are a residential centre in the heart of the Sussex countryside. We have accommodation for up to 140 people. We cater for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, companies and members of the public. We provide a brilliant range of outdoor and adventurous activities and a great quality learning experience. We are a charitable trust set set up for the benefit of young people, helping them learn about themselves in the great outdoors.

We are holders of the LOTC Quality Badge for learning outside the classroom and the AHOEC Gold Standard.

Pricing

Please contact us for accurate pricing information. As a guide a 40 minute sledging birthday party starts at £90. Half a day of any of our activities for school, family or youth groups of upto 12 people start from £170, and an off season weekend residential starts from £103 per person.

Contact

Bowles Outdoor Centre
Sandhill Lane
Eridge Green
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN3 9LW

Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
21 reviews


Excellent
 
81%

Very Good
 
19%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

September 2021 - Primary School




July 2021 - Primary School
Fantastic fun with great staff members. The children loved all of the activities that they did and they were encouraged to push themselves.



February 2020 - Secondary School
Good provision of equipment, friendly instructor, students made notable progress in their two-hour session.



January 2020 - Secondary School
excellent venue, good choice of activities, food and accommodation very good.



November 2019
Fantastic experience for children and staff.



October 2019 - Primary School




September 2019 - Primary School
We were looked after really well and all needs were accommodated wherever possible.



September 2019 - Primary School




August 2019 - Primary School & Secondary School
Excellent staff and instructors - very professional and supportive to Young People. Excellent and friendly catering staff.



May 2019 - Primary School
Super in all areas



April 2019 - Secondary School
Great value for money and very experienced, dedicated staff.



March 2019 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School




November 2018 - Primary School




August 2018 - Primary School & Secondary School
We were very impressed by Bowles' ethos and approach to young people's social and adventure education. Instructors delivery was very strong, with one member of staff reporting that these were '... the best instructors I had ever seen' Specifically, they have a policy of setting one instructor to each group for the entire trip. This contributed towards to building team rapport and putting young people at ease.



May 2018 - Secondary School




May 2018 - Secondary School




March 2018 - Primary School




March 2018 - Secondary School
Very helpful and informative - tailored the day to our specification.



February 2018 - Primary School




February 2018 - Primary School