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Groups

Adventure Okehampton specialises in providing adventure activities for groups on Dartmoor, Devon.  We can provide residential or non-residential packages tailored to your budget and activity requirements, and suitable for all ages from 5 upwards. It's never too late to learn new activities, so whether you're a group of silver surfers or cub-scouts, a stag party or  looking to do a team-building event and need a conference venus, please contact us!

Youth Teams 2017

All our activity sessions are perfect for groups small and large. From Birthday parties, Hen & Stag dos, sports team to company team building we can arrange an activity day to suit you requiements.

 

If you are planning a weekend tour to the southwest, then the residential centres of Adventure Okehampton could be your ideal base. We have been hosting different rugby teams visiting Okehampton Rugby Club situated in the town and they have several youth teams. But there are also Cricket teams, Football Teams, Netball Teams and Hockey teams in the town and in other villages in close proximity at Hatherleigh, Holsworthy, Tavistock, Crediton, further afield at Barnstaple, Bude, Bideford, Tiverton, Exeter, St Austell, Cullompton, Sidmouth, Wadebridge and Wellington.


We offer residential group packages tailored to your requirements.

Two night Touring Club Activity Break: For example, for only £59.00 per person including VAT, we offer two night's bed and breakfast with one activity such as gorge scrambling, high ropes course or raft building.

Three night Touring Club Activity Break: For example, for only £79.00 per person including VAT, we offer three night's bed and breakfast with one activity such as gorge scrambling, high ropes course or raft building.

  • Add a 3 course evening meal for:  £11.95, Two Course Evening Meal £9.95.

So why not combine a weekend playing sports with a fun team building activity led by our professional instructors.

Bracken Tor Centre is an ideal centre for small groups sleeping up to 36 in the main house, or 42 in Bracken Tor Lodge or 78 in 15 rooms if both houses are booked. Set in grounds of 4 acres, there is plenty of space for youth groups and no close neighbours. There is parking for minibuses on the site, or coaches can drop off groups at the end of the drive and park at Okehampton Station about 15 minutes walk from the hostel.

We are proud sponsors of Okehampton RFC and wish them well for the season ahead!

Please call 01837 53916 for your package

Booking a Group Activity Day

Adventure Okehampton is an approved activity centre: Adventure Activity Licensing Authority ( AALA number L9842), Council for Learning Outside the Classrooom Quality Badge, Youth Hostel Association (England and Wales), Devon County Council, Plymouth City Council, British Canoe Union Approved training centre, NNAS Navigation approved training courses.

We have the sole licence to use some areas of Dartmoor for activities, ensuring that your session will not conflict with other users.

We take all types of groups, from Corporate awaydays, ACF groups, scouts and guides, though to primary and secondary schools, a stag party looking for an afternoon of fun, or a hen party wanting to get high on our high ropes course. Looking for suggestions for a party to reward your youth club teams (e.g. Football teams, Rugby Teams, Netball teams, Cricket teams), then call us for a special price for weekends with activities or just come for the day.

Our costs include activity instructors, use of equipment, transport to the site where necessary and all specialist safety equipment. 

Please request a customised quote for your activity.

GROUP ACTIVITY OPTIONS
 
On the Rock Number in group
Meldon Abseil 1 Instructor ( per descent) 1 to 8
Meldon Abseil 2 instructors (per descent) 9 to 16
Climbing wall 2 ropes (per session) 1 to 16
Climbing wall 4 ropes (per session) 1 to 24
Rock climbing (Belstone or Meldon) 1 to 8
Rock climbing (Belstone or Meldon) 9 to 16
High Ropes Course 1 to 8
High Ropes Course 9 to 16
Weaselling 1 to 16
On the water  
Gorge scrambling (up to 6 people - half day) 1 to 6
Gorge scrambling (between 6 and 16 people - half day) 7 to 16
Kayaking Session (up to 8 people - half day) 1 to 8
Kayaking Session (between 8 and 16 people - half day) 9 to 16
Raft building Session (up to 14 people - half day) 1 to 14
Water Sports at our Lakes (up to 8 people - full day) 1 to 8
Water sports at our Lakes (between 9 and 16 people - full day) 9 to 16
Paddle trip on River Exe (or Tamar) (up to 8 people - full day) 1 to 8
Paddle trip on River Exe (or Tamar) (up to 16 people - full day) 9 to 16
On wheels  
Mountain Boarding (half day) up to 8 1 to 8
Mountain Boarding (half day) up to 16 9 to 16
Mountain biking, (half day)  1 to 8
Mountain biking, (half day) 9 to 16
Cycle tour (half day) 2 to 16
 Other Activities  
Orienteering walks 1 to 16
Navigation training 1 to 16
Archery (2 hour session) 1 to 14
Night walk 1 to 16
Bushcraft skills (2 hour session) 1 to 16
Team games 1 to 16
Low ropes 1 to 16

Risk Assessments available for all Activities.

Session times are given as a guide and may vary depending on weather conditions and group type/size. Maximum group sizes vary dependant on the safety ratios for each activity. If your group is larger than the maximum group size, then normally a second group will be needed.

Some activities combine well to run as a full adventure day (e.g. Rock Climbing & Gorge Scrambling; High Ropes & Bushcraft, Archery & Low Ropes/Climbing Wall) with an option of a packed lunch provided.

 

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