Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre

Avon Tyrrell, UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre is an established site located in the stunning New Forest National Park. The centre offers an extensive range of adventure activities, field studies activities and outdoor learning programmes that are linked to the National Curriculum and are independently quality assured.

What We Offer Visiting Schools

Open all year round, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre sits privately in a 65 acre estate and offers flexible and affordable 1-4 night residentials. You will find some incredibly affordable packages in the Autumn/Winter with a range of fun, educational activities designed for the colder months ensuring everyone has the same opportunities to experience, learn and develop.

Our Grade I listed calendar house offers full board accommodation and combines historic charm with modern facilities such as key coded locks, Wi-Fi and separate leaders rooms. We also offer accommodation in our lodges if you are looking to give your students more independence.

Whether you enjoy our Avon Tyrrell adventure, environmental activities or a mixture of both, all our sessions are carefully reviewed by trained staff to ensure that individuals experience outdoor learning and can take something away from their visit. With different package options individually tailored to meet the demands of your group, our outdoor learning opportunities contribute significantly to raising standards and improving student’s personal, social and emotional development.

Make Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre the Venue for your next Outdoor Learning Residential.

Why Choose Us for an Educational Visit

Avon Tyrrell ticks so many boxes – National Park, History and Heritage, Outdoor Learning linked to the National Curriculum, Experiential Learning, Personal and Social Development – Avon Tyrrell has it all!

Our slogan ‘Experience, learn, develop’ really captures the concept of what Outdoor Learning is. We provide informal opportunities for young people that ignite a sense of achievement and inspiration, helping them reach their full potential, develop character, build resilience and have the opportunity to mature in a unique and unrivalled environment.

•No payment is needed to make a provisional booking.

•Fully accessible site with a range of specialised equipment

•Comfortable all-weather accommodation

•Highly trained and experienced staff

•Residentials tailored to your learning outcomes & curriculum linked activities

•High quality catering to support all dietary requirements

•35 activities to choose from including high, water and land-based sessions.

•Fantastic off-peak discounts increasing affordability for schools & parents.

Subjects and Topics Covered

We are an Outdoor Centre based in The New Forest National Park, with an extensive range of adventure and field study-based activities available, all linked to the National Curriculum, we can make the perfect day for your students to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Accreditation and Awards

We have both AALA and the LOtC Quality Badge.

Group Sizes Catered For

Our accommodation consists of camping areas (pre-pitched tents), comfortable lodges sleeping up to 62 and our Manor House sleeping 20-109 people across 3 different wings with a mixture of dormitory-style rooms and leader bedrooms.

Itineraries, Resources, and Workshops

Whilst we tailor each visit to individual needs and required learning outcomes, all sessions are linked to the National Curriculum and support continued learning and development back in the classroom. Whether your group is here for one session, a day or a full week residential, we will create a bespoke programme for you to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Risk Assessment

Risk assessments for all the activities are available from the Teachers Resources on the website

Education Department Information: Please contact our Customer Experience Team on 01425 672347 or email info@ukyouth.org

Pricing Information

We can be flexible and work with teachers to their budgets and desired outcomes, making the visit completely bespoke to their student’s needs and outcomes. This allows us to offer affordable and bespoke rates on day visits throughout the year. Please contact our Customer Experience team for more information.


Schools can have access to our floodlit sports courts for tennis and basketball as well as a grass football pitch. We also have a campfire site for use in the evenings and an on-site shop for snacks and small souvenirs and gifts. There are facilities to eat a packed lunch and a marquee is available for additional socializing space.

The house has a canteen, dining area, games room, library, drawing room to watch a DVD and a bar for leaders in the even

Accessibility and Disabled Facilities

Avon Tyrrell is a fully accessible site with adapted facilities and specialised equipment, to ensure all guests have the same opportunities. The main house has wide access doors, wheelchair ramps and a lift and we have additional equipment including shower trolleys and hoists.

An accessible pathway leads down to the lake where our Boathouse holds a disabled wet room and toilet facility. Hoists can be fitted at the lake and extra harnessing equipment is available for the at height activities.

For a full list of our current access equipment, please visit http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk or speak to our customer experience team for more information.

Having run several weekends specifically for the disability community, we have the knowledge and expertise to work with a variety of disabilities and give everyone the same opportunities to experience, learn and develop.

Opening Hours

The Centre is open all year round.



Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, On Site Parking


Cater for Educational Groups, Coach Parties Welcome, Groups Welcome, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,







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    Opening Hours

    Mon-Sun 08:30–17:00 (extended in the Summer)


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    Bransgore, Hampshire, BH23 8EE

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