From the moment your group arrives at our woodland campsite in Dorset to the moment they leave, there will be non-stop action and adventure on our Dorset Residential!  

We have provided challenging, team building trips and residentials for school and youth groups for over twenty years and every season we add new and exciting activities.

Students will take part in a variety of multi activity challenges, learn new life skills and create lifetime memories with their friends. All with the help of our friendly and fully trained Instructors.  

What size groups do we cater for?

At our Dorset woodland site, we can cater for up to 200 students and staff in bell tents or our brand-new ridge tents.

What does a typical school trip or educational visit include?

We can offer your school or group a completely bespoke residential experience. Our friendly team will work with you to plan any specific learning outcomes you hope to achieve.

However, from our 20 years’ experience, we have put together some tailored packages that include all the activities that your group is likely to want to try!

Its your residential we will work with you to develop it the way you want it. 

*Other options can be added to any of the packages for an additional cost for example adding coasteering to the 3 day Bronze Package would increase the price fro m £150 to £185.

Our Team

Our staff team are highly qualified in a wide range of outdoor activities and we pride ourselves on our customer service.

One of the important aspects of any residential is for young people to make their own decisions. Our staff are always on hand to oversee these decisions to ensure the safety of the groups, but it is important that we don’t interfere too much and allow them to make mistakes which can be reviewed and corrected for future improvement.

We feel that this modern style of coaching is key to our success and why our clients’ believe we offer a high quality residential experience.

Price

  • 3 day Bronze Package from£150 pp
  • 5 day Bronze Package from£250 pp
  • 3 day Silver Package from £195 pp
  • 5 day Silver Package from £325 pp
  • 3 day Gold Package from £250 pp
  • 5 day Gold Package from £415 pp

Team
Our staff are highly qualified in a wide range of outdoor activities and we pride ourselves on our customer service.  

One of the important aspects of any residential is for young people to make their own decisions. Our staff are always on hand to oversee these decisions to ensure the safety of the groups, but it is important that we don’t interfere too much and allow them to make mistakes which can be reviewed and corrected for future improvement.

We feel that this modern style of coaching is key to our success and why our clients’ believe we offer a high quality residential experience.

We offer 1 free staff place per 10 students 

For your own personalised quote, please contact us using our enquiry form or give our Schools and Groups Co-ordinator a call on 01202 403276

Our Centre is fully insured registered with AALA and is also LoTC registered.

We recommend that you take out insurance to cover the cost of your residential in the event of cancellation

Money from every activity you purchase goes directly to helping those less fortunate to try the same activities. You can see where your money makes a difference by checking out our charity page for our latest projects.

Coasteering in Dorset Learning windsurfing with Harbour Challenge

Harbour Challenge is easy to find - we are in the centre of Hamworthy Park in Poole. You can leave your car at Hamworthy Park Surface Car Park, take the main path through the park, past the cafe, and we are located near to the water’s edge.

Our Residential campsite is only 20 minutes away, set in stunning parkland in Wareham. Daily transport is provided to the Activity Centre.

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  • Useful Info

    Times

    Seven Days and Six Nights

    Location

    Poole, Dorset

    Bronze Package

    Centres on land-based activities like pioneering, archery and team building (water based activities can be added for additional charge)

    Silver Package

    Land and water-based activities including paddleboarding and kayaking

    Gold Package

    The ultimate package of land and water activities including coasteering, canoeing and raft building

    For full details of all packages, use the enquire now button and we will send you example programmes.