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Hautbois Activity Centre


Specialists in challenging young people in the natural environment

Description

Hautbois Activity Centre is the perfect multi-purpose venue with expertise delivering residential visits and activity days. With over 25 years of experience, we deliver challenging, motivating activities for educational visitors of all ages in a safe and trusted environment. Students can take part in fun outdoor adventures and bespoke learning activities that will enable them to develop, grow and learn in an informal supportive way.

Great Hautbois House, a Victorian rectory, provides fully catered accommodation for up to 45 guests in 12 bedrooms over 2 floors, including a wheelchair accessible bedroom with en-suite wet room. The yurt village offers fully catered accommodation for up to 48 guests and includes a communal space as well. All our food is freshly prepared and cooked on-site with a range of menus to cater for all tastes and dietary requirements.

Our campsites can accommodate over 300 campers with a range of equipped and unequipped dry shelters and greenfield sites.

There are over 26 onsite activities located around the beautiful 28 acre site, ranging from climbing and abseiling to our environmental studies area. Full advantage is taken of our private direct access to the river Bure to provide kayaking, canoeing, raft and bridge building. Everyone is encouraged to take part and play a role in every activity and are respected for the part they play and is given the opportunity to succeed to their own ability.

Visit with your school or college to experience high quality learning outside the classroom.


Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.6
35 reviews


Excellent
 
63%

Very Good
 
34%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
3%

Awful
 
0%

Super day! (September 2021 - Secondary School)




Such a brilliant time had by the children. Venue good, food good and activities well organised. Happy children, happy staff. (July 2021)




(July 2021 - Secondary School)




A very welcoming centre, fulfilled all the needs of the OAA curriculum. Great facilities for a group of Year Three and Four children. (July 2021 - Primary School)




Excellent organisation, good accommodation, great activity leaders. An excellent venue for a residential. (July 2021 - Primary School)




(July 2021 - Primary School)




A good day, although adaptations required for our disabled student were not in place as requested. (July 2021 - Primary School)




Excellent all round (July 2021 - Secondary School)




It was a very successful trip. School and Hautbois staff teams communicated well to create a comprehensive agenda for the children. School and Hautbois risk assessments worked well alongside each other. (July 2021 - Primary School)




A well organised venue, excellent outdoor spaces (July 2021 - Primary School)




Very friendly staff. Very accommodating. Changing and toilet facilities were extremely clean! (June 2021 - Secondary School)




Great session and team building skills for our students. We are returning next week (April 2021 - Secondary School)




(November 2020 - Primary School)




(February 2020 - Secondary School)




(January 2020 - Secondary School)




Fantastic food and treatment. (January 2020)




Excellent residential venue and activities. (November 2019 - Primary School)




Great - would sty in the house in future though (October 2019 - Primary School)




(September 2019 - Primary School)




Excellent venue and staff (September 2019 - Secondary School)




Good day; students enjoyed themselves and built some good teamwork skills (July 2019 - Secondary School)




(July 2019 - Primary School)




Some lovely activities, a great place to visit. (June 2019 - Primary School)




Brilliant site for camping, well equipped. Activities were challenging and fun. (June 2019 - Primary School)




The whole experience was excellent, well organised and super facilities. (May 2019 - Primary School)




(May 2019 - Primary School)




(March 2019 - Secondary School)




Excellent staff - first aiders on staff 24/7. Great activities for the students, and an excellent venue for our revision camp. (February 2019 - Secondary School)




(January 2019 - Primary School)




(October 2018 - Primary School)




The children thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities and experiences and came back wishing we had gone for longer. The food was amazing. (July 2018 - Primary School)




An excellent, enjoyable learning experience for all (staff and children). (July 2018 - Primary School)




Staff were fantastic with our SEND students needs. Good accommodation, activities varied and yummy food. Fun was had by all. (July 2018 - Secondary School)




(June 2018 - Primary School & Secondary School)




There were several health and safety lapses during our time there. In addition, there was poor communication and organisation. As ever, the catering team were fantastic! (June 2018 - Primary School)




Contact

Hautbois Activity Centre
5 Great Hautbois Road
Coltishall
Norwich
Norfolk
NR12 7JN
LOtC

Pricing

Please contact the centre on 01603 737357 option 2 or see the downloads page on our website for pricing

Opening Times

Office Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
Reception only Saturday and Sunday

Specialists in challenging young people in the natural environment

Description

Hautbois Activity Centre is the perfect multi-purpose venue with expertise delivering residential visits and activity days. With over 25 years of experience, we deliver challenging, motivating activities for educational visitors of all ages in a safe and trusted environment. Students can take part in fun outdoor adventures and bespoke learning activities that will enable them to develop, grow and learn in an informal supportive way.

Great Hautbois House, a Victorian rectory, provides fully catered accommodation for up to 45 guests in 12 bedrooms over 2 floors, including a wheelchair accessible bedroom with en-suite wet room. The yurt village offers fully catered accommodation for up to 48 guests and includes a communal space as well. All our food is freshly prepared and cooked on-site with a range of menus to cater for all tastes and dietary requirements.

Our campsites can accommodate over 300 campers with a range of equipped and unequipped dry shelters and greenfield sites.

There are over 26 onsite activities located around the beautiful 28 acre site, ranging from climbing and abseiling to our environmental studies area. Full advantage is taken of our private direct access to the river Bure to provide kayaking, canoeing, raft and bridge building. Everyone is encouraged to take part and play a role in every activity and are respected for the part they play and is given the opportunity to succeed to their own ability.

Visit with your school or college to experience high quality learning outside the classroom.

Pricing

Please contact the centre on 01603 737357 option 2 or see the downloads page on our website for pricing

Opening Times

Office Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
Reception only Saturday and Sunday

Contact

Hautbois Activity Centre
5 Great Hautbois Road
Coltishall
Norwich
Norfolk
NR12 7JN
LOtC

Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.6
35 reviews


Excellent
 
63%

Very Good
 
34%

Average
 
0%

Poor
 
3%

Awful
 
0%

September 2021 - Secondary School
Super day!



July 2021
Such a brilliant time had by the children. Venue good, food good and activities well organised. Happy children, happy staff.



July 2021 - Secondary School




July 2021 - Primary School
A very welcoming centre, fulfilled all the needs of the OAA curriculum. Great facilities for a group of Year Three and Four children.



July 2021 - Primary School
Excellent organisation, good accommodation, great activity leaders. An excellent venue for a residential.



July 2021 - Primary School




July 2021 - Primary School
A good day, although adaptations required for our disabled student were not in place as requested.



July 2021 - Secondary School
Excellent all round



July 2021 - Primary School
It was a very successful trip. School and Hautbois staff teams communicated well to create a comprehensive agenda for the children. School and Hautbois risk assessments worked well alongside each other.



July 2021 - Primary School
A well organised venue, excellent outdoor spaces



June 2021 - Secondary School
Very friendly staff. Very accommodating. Changing and toilet facilities were extremely clean!



April 2021 - Secondary School
Great session and team building skills for our students. We are returning next week



November 2020 - Primary School




February 2020 - Secondary School




January 2020 - Secondary School




January 2020
Fantastic food and treatment.



November 2019 - Primary School
Excellent residential venue and activities.



October 2019 - Primary School
Great - would sty in the house in future though



September 2019 - Primary School




September 2019 - Secondary School
Excellent venue and staff



July 2019 - Secondary School
Good day; students enjoyed themselves and built some good teamwork skills



July 2019 - Primary School




June 2019 - Primary School
Some lovely activities, a great place to visit.



June 2019 - Primary School
Brilliant site for camping, well equipped. Activities were challenging and fun.



May 2019 - Primary School
The whole experience was excellent, well organised and super facilities.



May 2019 - Primary School




March 2019 - Secondary School




February 2019 - Secondary School
Excellent staff - first aiders on staff 24/7. Great activities for the students, and an excellent venue for our revision camp.



January 2019 - Primary School




October 2018 - Primary School




July 2018 - Primary School
The children thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities and experiences and came back wishing we had gone for longer. The food was amazing.



July 2018 - Primary School
An excellent, enjoyable learning experience for all (staff and children).



July 2018 - Secondary School
Staff were fantastic with our SEND students needs. Good accommodation, activities varied and yummy food. Fun was had by all.



June 2018 - Primary School & Secondary School




June 2018 - Primary School
There were several health and safety lapses during our time there. In addition, there was poor communication and organisation. As ever, the catering team were fantastic!