Adventures Wales offers great school residential holidays and activity trips since 2004. We believe that a children’s school activity holiday should offer memories that last lifetime. We’re therefore committed to ensure that all our adventure activities and programmes create a unique and unforgettable experience.
We offer offer a whole range of exciting, action packed adventure activities. We also offer various accommodation options here at Porthcawl in Wales. These are school activity holidays and residential trips suitable for both primary and secondary age children. We have packages catering for over 200 people, suiting all tastes and budgets. Parents and teachers can learn more about our residential programmes here: Read our schools and colleges FAQ.
Activity and Child Safety Assurance
The safety of all our visitors is at the forefront of everything we do here Adventures Wales. Whether you are a Primary or Secondary school, your safety is assured knowing that you are supported by our high safety standards. As expected of an AALA licensed outdoor pursuits centre, all our activity instructors and staff are fully qualified. This includes First Aid trained, hold DBS checks and are fully qualified to national governing body activity qualifications.
COVID-19 Safe Adventure Activities for Children
While Covid-19 presents many challenges for school groups, we believe that physical activity and fun activities for children still remain vitally important. Our staff have been working hard to make sure that our centre complies with government guidelines. This includes creating the safest environment possible for you and your family across all our activities. We’ve implemented changes such as reduced contact measures, social distance measures and enhanced hygiene procedures to ensure we can continue to run our activities safely.
Parents can find out more about our current covid procedures .
Adventures Wales School Residential Holidays.
Book With Confidence – Our Schools Residential Holidays (COVID-19) Guarantee
Our Coronavirus Payment Guarantee means that your school or group can book any activity or residential holiday trip, safe in the knowledge that you are covered. This includes cover should the Coronavirus Pandemic interrupt your plans throughout 2021.
During 2021, for the group or individual we will guarantee to refund or reschedule your event for any of the following issues:
1. Our centre is forced to close
2. Government restrictions to UK travel
3. Unable to travel due to sickness or isolation
School Residential Trip Activity Packages
Why choose Adventures Wales for your Residential Activity Holiday?
Setup in 2004, with over 16 years experience, our activity centre is without doubt located in one of the the most amazing locations for outdoor adventure activities. We are situated a stones throw from our local beach in Porthcawl. This area is popular as a surfing lesson destination and a short drive to the waterfalls and hills of the Brecon Beacons National Park,. This is area offering majestic country parks and lakes in between.
At Adventures Wales, we know that a school activity day or a residential holiday provides memories that last a lifetime. That’s why we ensure that all our activity programmes are focused on providing great fun activities. We ensure that these take place within an exciting and challenging environment providing an overall sense of achievement.
But don’t just take our word for it, check out what our customers think in our testimonials.
A Typical School Adventure Week Itinerary
Every school and class is very different. So at Adventures Wales Activity Centre we like to offer a bespoke residential adventure package. This is based on your needs, objectives and budget. However to give you a starting idea of the type of school adventure holiday we can offer, we have included one of our popular programmes below.
A Typical Activity Week
Arrive mid day at our adventure centre. Introduction to the staff, site layout, orientation and allocation of rooms. This is followed by a half day of outdoor pursuit style activities. Typically includes team games, problem solving & our unique and ever popular mini Olympics !.
Evening dinner is served each evening at 6pm with an opportunity for an evening activity session.
7.30am: Breakfast can be served at your convenient time.
9am: Each morning transport will arrive to take you to adventure activity venue. Example: Beach Day at Porthcawl.
10am – 4pm: Each day finishes around 4pm with a break for lunch mid day. Beach Day including Surfing Lessons for schools, Giant XXL SUP and beach games.
4.20pm: Transport back to accommodation
6pm: Evening dinner at 6pm, again with an opportunity for classroom or evening sessions.
Wednesday: Gorge Scrambling for schools residential trips & Rock Climbing Day
Friday: Easy Morning with debrief and feedback session.
Mid day: Depart back to school