Outdoor Pursuits for the Development
of Young People

We provide an introduction to outdoor pursuits in a cotton wool environment

About Manor Adventure

  • Established in 1991
  • Handles over 75,000 students + 500 families each year
  • Largest independent operator
  • The quality operator in the school market

Culmington Manor
Opened 1991

Le Château du Broutel
Opened 2001

Abernant Lake Hotel
Opened 2007

Lockerbie Manor
Opened 2011

Le Château de Warsy
Opened 2014

Norfolk Lakes
Opened 2016

What makes Manor Adventure different?

  • First class facilities
  • Safe secure location
  • Quality instructors
  • Tailor made programmes to suit each schools objectives
  • 19 outdoor pursuit sessions per week (Monday-Friday)
  • Profits re-invested every year since 1991
  • 93% re-booking levels
  • Much more offered compared to competitors for a similar price (in many cases for less)
  • Only six centres as opposed to 10-40 centres, therefore management control much stricter

The food is child friendly,
plentiful and nutritious

  • Full cooked breakfast
  • Substantial lunch
  • Excellent cooked dinner
  • Always plenty of choice
  • Vegetarians, Vegans & special diets catered for

Health & Safety

  • AALS Licence
  • Regularly inspected by Health & Safety Executive
  • Approved centre status

Health & Safety

  • AALS Licence
  • Regularly inspected by Health & Safety Executive
  • Approved centre status
  • Conform to all Governing Body Guidelines
  • Each outdoor pursuit Risk Assessed
  • 4X4 Rescue vehicle
  • Radio linked outdoor pursuits

Health & Safety

Outdoor pursuits, equipment and instructors continually assessed and monitored

Instructors

Our reputation is very dependent on quality of instructors. Extensive recruitment process - far exceed blue chip companies

  • For every 20 vacancies we receive over 500 applicants
  • 50 Invited to assessment weekend
  • Then 30 short listed to selection week

Instructor Training

  • NGB Qualifications
  • Customer Care
  • Radio voice procedure
  • First Aid
  • Fire Marshall trained
  • Emergency procedures
  • Drug awareness

Child Perception

Dangerous

Exciting

Demanding

Unnerving

Experiencing the unknown

Away from security of Mum and Dad

Course benefits for every child

Every child benefits enormously from the course, especially children who are not necessarily academic or sporty.

  • Education outside the classroom
  • Develop an inner confidence
  • Personal achievement
  • Develop self esteem
  • Develop social skills
  • Develop team building skills
  • Experience new / exciting outdoor pursuits
  • Learn respect for others

Outdoor pursuits programme

  • Leave school to arrive at 14.30
  • Students shown to dormitories
  • Fire drill
  • 1st outdoor pursuit at 15.30
  • Each outdoor pursuit lasts 1.5 hours
  • 2nd outdoor pursuit at 19.15
  • 5 outdoor pursuits per day
  • Depart after lunch at 13.30

UK Location

  • En suite bedrooms for up to 130 pupils
  • Teachers rooms adjacent to students rooms
  • Duty Instructor (24 hours)
  • Schools stay together: eat, sleep and do outdoor pursuits

Lockerbie Manor

Children's Bedroom

Outdoor pursuits available

Abseiling
Archery
Bivouac Building
Canoeing Kayaking
Climbing
Evening Walk
Fencing
Film Studies / Video
Manor Olympics
Nature Trail

Stand Up Paddleboarding
Rifle Shooting
Scavenger Hunt
Volleyball
Wide Games
Zip Wire
Blind Trail
Camp Craft Skills
Compass Work
Hill Walk

Initiative Exercises
Low Ropes
Obstacle Course
Orienteering
Quiz
Survival Skills
Team Games
Mountain Biking

Superbreak Adventure

Most popular course

Choice of over 30 outdoor pursuits

19 outdoor pursuit sessions
Monday to Friday

14 outdoor pursuit sessions
Friday to Monday

9 outdoor pursuit sessions
Friday to Sunday

MANOR ADVENTURE IS SERIOUS, STRUCTURED, SAFE, CHALLENGING AND HELPS DEVELOP AN INNER CONFIDENCE AND SELF ESTEEM

It is also great fun!