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Outdoor Learning Facilities


Available to: All maintained and academy schools

As follows: Pay as used

Service description

Rotherham MBC has its own outdoor education centre for Schools, Youth Services, Community Organisations and other groups; Crowden Outdoor Education Centre in the Peak District National Park.

The centre offers preferential rates to Rotherham LA schools and Academies that have bought into the Outdoor Learning & Educational Visits Service.

Service details

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre has comfortable, modern and safe facilities; situated in a stunning location within the Peak District National Park and has been delivering high quality outdoor education for over 35 years.

Experienced and well qualified outdoor practitioners deliver a wide range of outdoor activities in a way which: supports spiritual, moral, social and cultural development; builds young peoples’ resilience and develops important life skills.

We can create an activity programme for your group tailored to your needs and desired outcomes. We are also able to provide the Outdoor and Adventurous activities options for both GCSE, AS & A level Physical Education syllabi; technical skills courses and national governing body training and assessments. If you want to run your own residential programme for your group, the accommodation building at Crowden is available for hire.

Day activities can also be provided and the centre is also available for self-catering groups.


Please contact us for a free quotation.

Get in touch

Contact: Colin Gratton-Rayson

Telephone: 01709 822338