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South Downs School Adventure Centre East Sussex

South Downs School Adventure Centre East Sussex

An action-packed adventure awaits in the rolling hills on the South Downs Way with stunning farmhouse accommodation. 

Based in Lewes, this recently refurbished Sussex farmhouse and barn buildings offers an enviable base for adventure in a fantastic location with extensive grounds to explore. From dawn to dusk, pupils will be kept busy with an exciting range of adventure activities including archery, orienteering, survival skills and den building. Evening activities include a campfire night, disco, talent show and even the chance to sleep in the den you’ve built!

All activities are designed to be great fun but also to develop important life skills, such as teamwork, communication and awareness of others; just a few of the many benefits of our school residential trips.


South Downs Adventure Centre East Sussex

Key features include:

Fantastic location on South Downs Way

Extensive grounds

Dining facilities

Sports facilities


Teacher’s cafe

£3m refurbishment

24-hour security


The recently refurbished farmhouse and barn buildings are packed full of original features offering a selection of comfortable dorm rooms for pupils and twin rooms for teachers.

Learning Outcomes

Adventure Central residentials aren’t just about fun, fun, fun! They support many areas key to the enrichment and personal development of young people. These activities support and encourage positive attitudes, awareness of others, mental development, motivation, behaviour, wellbeing, physical activity, social development, confidence and responsibility.


The learning outcomes and benefits include:

  • Working effectively in a team, supporting each other and recognising achievements
  • Demonstrating the ability to listen, to understand and act on instructions
  • Developing new skills, and improving physical techniques that enhances knowledge of the outdoor environment
  • Using new equipment and gaining an understanding of its purpose and aim
  • Exploring new environments and gaining an understanding of what they consist of
  • Taking on new challenges and achieving goals


Just £165 for a 3-day or £260 for a 5-day all inclusive residential trip that includes:

  • Any dates of travel, including peak dates
  • Accommodation, full board accommodation
  • 1 teacher place for every 8 students
  • Fun packed activity programme
  • Insurance
  • Every Centre is fully compliant with all health and safety regulations and all centers either hold or are pending assessment of LotC Quality Badge, Adventuremark and BAPA.

Price excludes travel to and from the Centre and VAT.


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