Adventure For All


A Guide to Outdoor Activity Centres For People with Special Needs

Adventure for All is a formally constituted association of leading residential outdoor activity centres which are primarily for people with special needs.

The aims of the members are

  • To ensure the highest standards of safety through the employment of qualified and experienced staff.
  • To provide a wide variety of activities and experiences that promote personal and social development.
  • To provide courses that reflect individual requirements, responding to peoples abilities rather than their disabilities.
  • To offer a high quality service.
  • To promote year round service.
  • To promote the enjoyment of outdoor Adventure for All

Adventure for All members meet regularly to share their expertise and experience to promote quality, innovation and safe practice.
Every year over 20,000 people of all ages enjoy the excitement of these outdoor experiences at our centres, many of them returning year after year.

For further information and helpful advice on the best course for you, contact one or more of our member centres.


Badaguish
Speyside Handicapped Holiday Trust
Badaguish Centre, Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1QU
Tel: 01479 861285  Fax: 01479 861258
E-Mail to
Badaguish@cali.co.uk
S
pecialising in 'Respite Care' for unaccompanied individuals on small group activity holidays (24 hour care). Applications welcomed from all ages and abilities. Self-progamming group accomodation in bunkhouses and large campsite.

Bendrigg Trust
Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 0NR
Tel: 01539 723766  Fax: 01539 722446
E-Mail to bendrigg office@bendrigg.org.uk

Residential activity centre for groups of disabled and disadvantaged people. situated between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Groups can enjoy a w ide variety of outdoor and indoor activities regardless of ability.
Please visit the Bendrigg Web Site

Calvert Trust Exmoor
Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4SJ
Tel & Minicom: 01598 763221 Fax: 01598 763400

E-mail - calvert.exmoor@btinternet.com
A 19th Century farmstead, close to Exmoor and the North Devon coast, newly renovated to provide accessible and comfortable fully catered and self-catering accomodation. A wide range of adventurous activities for all ages and abilities.

Lake District Calvert Trust
Little Crosthwaite
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 4QD

Tel: 01768 772255
Fax: 01768 771920
EM: enquiries@lakedistrict.calvert-trust.org.uk
A Lake District farmstead in the National Park, overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake. The centre offers a wide range of activities to groups and individuals, regardless of ability. Self-catering accomodation available for self-programming groups.

Calvert Trust Kielder
Kielder Water, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS
Tel: 01434 250232  Fax: 01434 250015

E-mail - calvert.kielder@dial.pipex.com
A purpose built centre on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. The centre offers a wide range of outdoor activities. accomodation is particularly suitable for family groups.

Churchtown Outdoor Adventure Centre
Lanlivery, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5BT
Tel: 01208 872148  Fax: 01208 873377

A converted Cornish farmstead, providing totally accesible facilities and staff who will enable you to enjoy a wide range of adventurous, rural and environmental activities, whilst ensuring your needs are met with repect and dignity.

Dukes Barn
School Lane, Beeley, Derbyshire DE4 2NU
Tel, Fax & Minicom 01629 733039

A converted 18th Century barn on the Chatsworth estate, Derbyshire. Ithas recently been extended and improved. There is good wheelchair access and we cater for people with a hearing impediment and other special needs.

Low Mill
Askrigg, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 3HZ
Tel: 01969 650432

Low Mill is a converted water mill in Askrigg in the North Yorkshire Dales National Park. Full board accomodation for groups up to forty in number. We offer a wide range of outdoor and indoor activities for all ages and abilities.

The Nancy Oldfield Trust
Irstead Road, Neatishead, Norfolk, NR12 8BJ
Tel: 01692 630572

We are an Royal Yachting Association and Britsh Canoe Union recognised teaching establishment based on the sheltered and picturesque waters of the Norfolk Broads. Specialising in sailing and canoeing with fishing, birdwatching and environmental studies throughout the year.

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Activites Centre
Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane, Bursledon, hampshire, SO31 1BH
Telephone no. 023 80404844
Fax no 023 80404844
Email oates80@aol.com
Web site www.qe2activitycentre.co.uk

Set in a scenic country park (SSSI) by the Hamble River. Self-catering accomodation for up to 48, in specially built cabins. Each cabin sleeps up to 8. a wide variety of activities including canoeing, horse riding, climbing and environmental studies.

The Red Ridge Centre
Cefn Coch, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0AZ
Tel: 01938 810821  Fax: 01938 810767

E-Mail to Redridge@dircon.co.uk
Situated near the English/Welsh border, the centre offers residential courses with a wide range of activities to groups and individuals, regardless of ability.

The Stackpole Centre
Stackpole, Near Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, SA71 5DQ
Tel: 01646 661425  Fax: 01646 661456

Set in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Self catering and full board accomodation for groups, families and individuals. Indoor and outdoor activities including a leisure complex. theatre, art and music workshops.


Facilities at Member Centres

Centre

For
Groups

For
Families

For
Indiv-
iduals

Self
Cate-
ring

Full
Board

Bed
Spaces

Cam-
ping

Respite
Care

Care
Support

Badaguish

YES

YES

YES

YES

60

YES

YES

YES

Calvert
Trust
Kielder

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

68

YES

YES

Calvert
Trust
Keswick

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

45

YES

YES

Bendrigg

YES

YES

YES

YES

55

Low Mill

YES

YES

YES

YES

40

Dukes Barn

YES

YES

YES

45

Nancy
Oldfield
Trust

YES

YES

YES

YES

22

Red Ridge

YES

YES

YES

90

YES

Stack Pole

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

100

YES

YES

Calvert
Trust
Exmoor

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

60

QE II
Centre

YES

YES

YES

48

Churchtown

YES

YES

YES

YES

65

YES

YES

YES

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