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Whitlingham Adventure


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Description

Whitlingham Adventure provides high quality programmes for children, young people and the wider community.

Delivering a range of land and water based outdoor and adventurous activities, with an educational programme for 8 to 19 years.

The site and centre offer:
• Learning outside the classroom quality badge award
• National governing body approved centre status (RYA, BCU)
• Over a mile of placid open water
• 280 acres of water, woodland and meadow
• Easy access from any route
• Modern purpose built centre
• Qualified experienced staff team.

Transition & Challenge
Helping and challenging young people as they prepare for changes in their learning and development. Activities have a strong focus on teamwork, problem solving and building friendships. Programmes can also be used to develop leadership and communication skills.

Adventure & Curriculum enhancement
Bespoke programmes with a range of adventurous activities to help young people develop and grow. Activities introduce new skills, team building, promote physical exercise and are an excellent way to boost confidence and self-esteem.

After school activities
Choose from our list of activities for individual sessions or a nationally accredited course. Available throughout the week in term time from April to October.
School Games
Providing more opportunities for young people to engage in competitive sport and to achieve their potential through a range of adventurous activities. Choose from archery, canoeing, cycling, orienteering, sailing and windsurfing.

Safety Education
Practical activity programmes on either water or land to help young people to develop outdoor awareness and activity skills, whilst also learning how to be active safely and respond to emergencies.

PE and outdoor adventure
Take part in a range of outdoor and adventurous challenges as an individual and as part of a team. With a strong focus on team building and problem solving which can be carried out in both water and land environments.

Geography
Learn new navigation skills or develop map and compass work using orienteering and explore the country park with Ordnance Survey maps.

Science
With a range of habitats in a small area, the country park is ideal to explore and identify all living things in woodland, meadow and lake environments.
Environmental & Outdoor Learning
Cross curricular activities are available that combine a variety of environments and learning activities, which enable young people to personally develop whilst increasing outdoor awareness.

Children’s University Learning Destination
Whitlingham Adventure is a Learning Destination for Norfolk’s Children’s University which offers 8 - 14 year olds exciting and innovative activities and experiences outside normal school hours.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Providing opportunities for young people to complete the sections for Volunteering, Physical and Skills across all levels of the award. Camp site is available within the Country Park for school expedition training.

Free teacher twilight taster sessions
Never been to Whitlingham Adventure before? Come along to one of our free twilight tasters and enjoy a tour of the centre and country park, find out what we can deliver and have a go at the activities.

Limited spaces – book now.


Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.5
30 reviews


Excellent
 
70%

Very Good
 
23%

Average
 
7%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

They were very flexible in accommodating our needs. The instructors were excellent with our pupils and staff. The activities were a perfect level of challenge for our age group. (October 2019 - Primary - Post No: 16709 )




We had a fantastic time at Whitlingham. All the staff were amazing and the organisation from start to finish was impressive. Thankyou (October 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 16403 )




(September 2019 - Primary - Post No: 15503 )




Fantastic two days at Whitlingham Adventure, the instructors were very friendly and knowledgeable about the activities that they were delivering. The activities were very good fun and encouraged the students to take risks in a safe environment. (August 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 15372 )




(July 2019 - Primary - Post No: 15145 )




Fantastic day of water sports (July 2019 - Primary - Post No: 14974 )




Well organsied and well staffed. They were all patient and willing to go the extra mile with our students. (July 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 14736 )




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Great morning here. Katakanus provide a great introduction. (January 2019 - Primary - Post No: 8697 )




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Staff at times did not engage with pupils in a positive way, stopped some of them from enjoying the activity. (July 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 4931 )




Water based activities led by Whitlingham staff were excellent. (June 2018 - Primary - Post No: 4846 )




Good experience for first timers (June 2018 - Primary - Post No: 4738 )




Fantastic treat for our leavers (June 2018 - Primary - Post No: 4725 )




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(April 2018 - Primary - Post No: 2849 )




Good quality experience. (February 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 934 )




Contact

Whitlingham Adventure
Whitlingham Country Park
Trowse
Norwich
Norfolk
NR14 8TR
LOtC

Pricing

Our competitive pricing structure offers great value whether booking as an individual or as a group. For full details contact the centre.

Opening Times

The centre is open all year but with restricted activity December - March.

Contact

Whitlingham Adventure
Whitlingham Country Park
Trowse
Norwich
Norfolk
NR14 8TR
LOtC

Pricing

Our competitive pricing structure offers great value whether booking as an individual or as a group. For full details contact the centre.

Opening Times

The centre is open all year but with restricted activity December - March.

Outdoor Adventures Start Here

Description

Whitlingham Adventure provides high quality programmes for children, young people and the wider community.

Delivering a range of land and water based outdoor and adventurous activities, with an educational programme for 8 to 19 years.

The site and centre offer:
• Learning outside the classroom quality badge award
• National governing body approved centre status (RYA, BCU)
• Over a mile of placid open water
• 280 acres of water, woodland and meadow
• Easy access from any route
• Modern purpose built centre
• Qualified experienced staff team.

Transition & Challenge
Helping and challenging young people as they prepare for changes in their learning and development. Activities have a strong focus on teamwork, problem solving and building friendships. Programmes can also be used to develop leadership and communication skills.

Adventure & Curriculum enhancement
Bespoke programmes with a range of adventurous activities to help young people develop and grow. Activities introduce new skills, team building, promote physical exercise and are an excellent way to boost confidence and self-esteem.

After school activities
Choose from our list of activities for individual sessions or a nationally accredited course. Available throughout the week in term time from April to October.
School Games
Providing more opportunities for young people to engage in competitive sport and to achieve their potential through a range of adventurous activities. Choose from archery, canoeing, cycling, orienteering, sailing and windsurfing.

Safety Education
Practical activity programmes on either water or land to help young people to develop outdoor awareness and activity skills, whilst also learning how to be active safely and respond to emergencies.

PE and outdoor adventure
Take part in a range of outdoor and adventurous challenges as an individual and as part of a team. With a strong focus on team building and problem solving which can be carried out in both water and land environments.

Geography
Learn new navigation skills or develop map and compass work using orienteering and explore the country park with Ordnance Survey maps.

Science
With a range of habitats in a small area, the country park is ideal to explore and identify all living things in woodland, meadow and lake environments.
Environmental & Outdoor Learning
Cross curricular activities are available that combine a variety of environments and learning activities, which enable young people to personally develop whilst increasing outdoor awareness.

Children’s University Learning Destination
Whitlingham Adventure is a Learning Destination for Norfolk’s Children’s University which offers 8 - 14 year olds exciting and innovative activities and experiences outside normal school hours.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Providing opportunities for young people to complete the sections for Volunteering, Physical and Skills across all levels of the award. Camp site is available within the Country Park for school expedition training.

Free teacher twilight taster sessions
Never been to Whitlingham Adventure before? Come along to one of our free twilight tasters and enjoy a tour of the centre and country park, find out what we can deliver and have a go at the activities.

Limited spaces – book now.