Personal Development
A fun, challenging environment
  •  Mini management training course
  •  Many outdoor pursuits offered as a double session (3 hours)
  •  Briefing and debriefing analysis
  •  Team building, leadership and personal development training

Our Personal Development Course has been developed for schools and was adapted from our successful management training courses, which we previously operated for "Blue Chip" companies.

We try to encourage our quiet and more reserved guests to express themselves and encourage our over-zealous youngsters to listen and appreciate the suggestions and opinions of others before making their own contribution. Children learn quickly in a fun, challenging environment developing and progressing in a surprisingly short time.

Obstacle Course · Raft Building · Survival Skills · Blind Trail · 20 Initiative Exercises · Orienteering · Bivouac Exercise · Non verbal Communication · Expedition Experience · Climbing · Abseiling · Crate Stacking · Compass Work · Artificial Caving System

Personal Development Course Benefits


Sample 5 day course

Day Session 1 (am) Session 2 (am) Session 3 (pm) Session 4 (pm) Session 5 (evening)
Monday   Travel to the centre Arrival 2-3pm Obstacle Course Orienteering
Tuesday Canoeing Canoeing Abseiling Climbing Non Verbal communication Exercise
Wednesday Raft Building Raft Building Initiative Exercises Initiative Exercises Survival
Thursday Initiative Exercises Initiative Exercises Expedition Experience Expedition Experience Blind Trail
Friday Expedition Clean-up Final Review Depart after lunch    

Outdoor pursuits vary per centre.


Personal Development Prices



Prices (£) per person (excluding VAT)
- Premier Accommodation £4 per day
(Shropshire only)
Travel Insurance - £10



Crate Stacking £7
High Ropes £7
High All Aboard or Jacobs Ladder £7 (not available Norfolk)




Day 31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
18 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
29 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday 149 175 194 206 195 180 152 142 129
Friday - Monday 198 218 226 269 259 226 196 182 169
Monday - Friday 305 371 414 488 465 383 323 289 238
Day 31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
18 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
29 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday 147 170 191 206 195 175 150 140 129
Monday - Friday 300 364 407 488 465 375 306 285 238
Day 31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
20 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
29 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday 159 187 205 222 209 190 162 154 129
Monday - Friday 329 396 438 521 497 407 336 314 238
Day 24 Jan
to
30 Jan
31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
18 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
1 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday 123 149 175 194 209 198 179 152 142 129
Monday - Friday 228 305 371 414 496 474 383 312 289 238

Experience the real outdoors! Within Lockerbie Manor grounds schools are accommodated in an exclusive village of four bedded pods with their own shower and toilet block. Teachers are accommodated in single bedded pods. Luxury Camping at Lockerbie Manor is a new concept of wooden pods, which are a cross between traditional canvas tents and wooden chalets. Each pod has electric lighting and heating and built-in bunks.

Day 24 Jan
to
30 Jan
31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
18 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
1 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday 111 123 151 167 187 175 154 140 129 116
Monday - Friday 208 269 335 377 460 436 346 274 269 218
Day 31 Jan
to
27 Feb
28 Feb
to
17 Apr
18 Apr
to
15 May
16 May
to
19 Jun
20 Jun
to
24 Jul
25 Jul
to
16 Oct
17 Oct
to
6 Nov
7 Nov
to
4 Dec
5 Dec
to
29 Jan 2023
Friday - Sunday - - 175 196 185 162 137 128 116
Friday - Monday - - 204 256 246 203 176 164 152
Monday - Friday - - 373 464 442 345 291 260 214


Day 5 Dec 2022
to
29 Jan
30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
28 Jan 2024
Friday - Sunday 132 158 186 206 218 207 191 161 151 137
Friday - Monday 172 210 232 240 286 274 240 208 193 180
Monday - Friday 248 330 401 448 528 503 414 349 313 258
Day 30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
28 Jan 2024
Friday - Sunday 156 181 203 218 207 186 159 149 137
Monday - Friday 324 394 490 528 503 406 331 308 258
Day 30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
28 Jan 2024
Friday - Sunday N/A N/A 163 178 167 146 119 N/A N/A
Monday - Friday N/A N/A 410 448 423 326 251 N/A N/A
Day 30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
28 Jan 2024
Friday - Sunday 168 198 217 236 221 202 171 163 137
Monday - Friday 356 428 474 564 538 440 363 340 258
Day 23 Jan
to
29 Jan
30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
31 Dec
Friday - Sunday 130 158 186 206 221 210 190 161 151 137
Monday - Friday 246 330 401 448 537 513 414 337 312 257

Experience the real outdoors! Within Lockerbie Manor grounds schools are accommodated in an exclusive village of four bedded pods with their own shower and toilet block. Teachers are accommodated in single bedded pods. Luxury Camping at Lockerbie Manor is a new concept of wooden pods, which are a cross between traditional canvas tents and wooden chalets. Each pod has electric lighting and heating and built-in bunks.

Day 23 Jan
to
29 Jan
30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
31 Dec
Friday - Sunday 117 130 160 177 198 186 163 149 137 123
Monday - Friday 225 291 362 408 497 471 374 296 291 236
Day 5 Dec 2022
to
29 Jan
30 Jan
to
26 Feb
27 Feb
to
9 Apr
10 Apr
to
14 May
15 May
to
18 Jun
19 Jun
to
23 Jul
24 Jul
to
15 Oct
16 Oct
to
5 Nov
6 Nov
to
3 Dec
4 Dec
to
28 Jan 2024
Friday - Sunday 129 155 182 202 214 203 187 158 148 134
Friday - Monday 169 206 227 235 280 269 235 204 189 176
Monday - Friday 238 317 386 431 508 484 398 336 301 248

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