Onsite Activities

Urban Saints Westbrook is much more than just a beautiful place to stay. We also offer a full range of activities at the Centre too.

There's so much to try so why not add one or more of our exciting activities to your visit?!

All our activities have been fully risk assessed and we pride ourselves in our high compliance and low accident record. Our staff have a good understanding of current youth and children’s work legislation and best practice.

Activities booking form (Residential Groups) - editable Word doc

Activities booking form (Residential Groups) - PDF


ARCHERY

Draw back your bow and let the arrows fly! Have you got what it takes to hit the bullseye and take the crown of best archer?!

Maximum number of participants 15. Session duration 90 minutes. One adult required as an active participant in activity.

ECOLOGY & SUSTAINABILITY

Explore the Westbrook garden and woods and learn all about the Westbrook habitat and wildlife, traditional countryside skills, sustainable food growing and much more.

Maximum number of participants 30. Session duration 90 minutes. One adult per 10 children required as an active participant in activity. Season and weather dependent. Bespoke sessions can be delivered to fit curricular / additional needs as required.

SWIMMING

Our enclosed, heated pool is available all year round and the roof is also fully retractable for those hot sunny days on the island!

Maximum number of swimmers 30. At least 1 adult required poolside, in addition to lifeguard provided.

Swimming Pool booking form - editable Word doc

Swimming Pool booking form - PDF

CATAPULT TARGET SHOOTING

Maximum number of participants 20. Duration of a session 90 minutes. At least 2 adults required field-side.

Take aim and fire! Can you consistently hit the target? Who's the best shot in your group?!

Bushcraft

Shelter building and fire lighting

Follow in Ray Mears' very footsteps as you learn the skills to survive in the wild - including Search and Rescue, First Aid, Shelter Building and Fire Lighting.

Maximum group 30 per session. Duration 90 minutes. One adult per 10 children required as an active participant in activity.

Advanced

Choose from:-

  1. Cordage, knots and green rope work. Learn how to strip, boil and weave natural woodland fibres into ropes and slings, learn knots and their usages.
  2. Foraging, camp cooking and water filters. Learn what is safe to eat and what’s not, how to filter water and how to set up an effective camp kitchen.
  3. Safety, survival and stretchers. Safety in the woods, injury treatment and evacuation techniques are an essential part of being in the forest safely.

Maximum group 45 per session. Duration full day of 6 hours (including breaks). One adult per 10 children required as an active participant in activity.

Orienteering

Practice your map reading skills while exploring our 18 acres of mixed parkland. Will you be the fastest ever to complete the course?!

Allow 60 to 90 minutes per session. Maximum number of participants 40. Minimum age 8. 4 adults required to supervise and/or participate.

Frisbee Golf

The latest craze in the world of crazy sports. Instead of a club and ball, you have a frisbee. Instead of a hole, you have a net. Could this be your new favourite sport?

Free to residential groups. Allow 25 to 50 minutes per session. Maximum number of players 20, 2 adults required to supervise and/or participate.

Low Ropes

Become the next 'King (or Queen) of the Jungle' after completing our Low Ropes course. Scale the Rock Wall, traverse the Burma Bridge and fly along the Zip Wire.

Free to residential groups. Allow 15 to 30 minutes per session. Maximum participants 12. 2 adults required to supervise.

Campfire

Time away is seriously lacking without a good campfire. We can even provide the marshmallows and the entertainment - smores and stories from our resident storyteller!


Activities booking form (Residential Groups) - editable Word doc

Activities booking form (Residential Groups) - PDF

 


When booking your next visit, why not enquire about taking part in these activities? Speak to a member of the team about tailored Activities Packages for your upcoming visit:

Contact the team


N.B. All activities can be made available to non-residential day visitors too - including use of the swimming pool. Click here for further details.