We’ve answered some of the most common questions we get below.
If you need any more information please contact the office directly.

We are 5 miles from Skipton & Keighley in Cowling, North Yorkshire. It is roughly a 1 hour drive from both Leeds and Manchester.

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We also have summer camp options in:

  • Kibblestone Summer Camp, Staffordshire
  • Beaudesert Summer Camp, Staffordshire
  • Forest Summer Camp, Cheshire
  • Tawd Vale Summer Camp, West Lancashire
  • Pikes Pool Summer Camp, West Midlands

High Adventure was originally set up by ex-teachers with an ethos that every child matters.  High activity levels and fun/stimulating activities are an absolute MUST. We are passionate about educating others in all things outdoors in the hope that our passion will help to encourage others to take up some or all of the activities we teach.

Yes, for climbing, canoeing, rafting and walking.  Our AALA can be downloaded here.

Onsite we have an indoor climbing wall, abseil platform, the labyrinth, sumo suits, archery range, low ropes course, high ropes course, team building & problem solving, orienteering course, river walk, local adventure walk, navigation & search & rescue, boulder wall, mountain biking, bushcraft & campcraft and then off site we have raft building, canoeing, kayaking, caving, hill walking, climbing & orienteering.

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In our experience, visitors often have just as good a time when it is raining as long as they are well looked after. All are advised to bring warm clothing, suitable footwear and we supply waterproofs where necessary. All of our outdoor activities are designed for a variety of conditions with high quality equipment that can withstand the elements.

All our instructors are full time permanent members of staff.  Every instructor is experienced outdoor educator with a passion for ‘all things outdoors’. We have a mix of trainee instructors who are trained in-house and qualified instructors who have been through our extensive training scheme. All instructors are First Aid qualified and DBS-checked.

Yes, our communal rooms have a TV, although in our experience there is not a great deal of time to watch it!. Our activity programmes are designed to keep our visitors very active and busy.

We have WIFI throughout the indoor centre. We often limit access to visiting students to ensure they fully engage with the activities and get the most out of their visit.

We have two accommodation buildings; The Centre and The Nook and each building is set-up dormitory style with bunk beds

We strive to provide delicious and nutritious, healthy meals with plenty to eat and all freshly prepared by our professional catering staff. We also provide fresh fruit, tea, coffee and squash throughout the day.

The current menu is available on our Forms and Downloads page.

We can cater to a host of dietary requirements such a halal, gluten-free etc – however we must be made aware prior to your visit in order to appropriately prepare.

There is a tuck shop in both the Centre and the Nook. We stock a variety of snacks and drinks along with souvenirs for visitors to remember their trip. 

We allow the visiting schools to operate the tuck shops themselves at times that will best suit their group and programme.