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Alternative Adventure & Outdoor Activities Service

Type:Adventure Sport Centre

Postal: New Meadows Gap Cottage, Cranberry Lane, Cranberry Fold, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2HZ

Tel: 01254 704 898

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#RedefiningLancashire.  We are delivering a selection of activities base on family and household groups.  Pre booking is essential. Upon confirmation, joining details will be sent detailing our COVID-19 safety guidelines.  #RedefiningLancashire.

Delivering professionally run, outdoor pursuits activities for individuals, friends, families, corporate events, management groups, over 50's clubs / groups, hen parties, stag parties, adult and junior birthday parties.

For primary, junior and secondary schools, pupil referral units, special needs organisations, colleges and youth groups. Outdoor education activities and course leading to recognised accreditation.

Activities available at venues in and around the Lancashire area are:
Rock Climbing, Open Canoeing, Orienteering, Abseiling, Archery, Gorge Walking, Caving, Mobile Climbing Wall’s, Problem Solving Exercises, Mountain Biking, Team Building Exercises, Kayak Canoeing, Hill and Mountain Walks, Winter Skills, Navigation, Raft Building and more.

Also delivering courses leading to national recognised qualifications:
Mountain Training England Climbing Wall Award, Single Pitch Award, Single Pitch Award, Walking Group Leader Award, Summer Mountain Leader Award.
British Orienteering Teaching Orienteering Part 1 and 2 UKCCL coach Award.
British Schools Cycling Association Mountain Bike Off road leader Award.
National Navigation Award Scheme Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
Immediate Temporary Care First Aid.
British Canoe Union, and more.

Inspected by:
Health and Safety Executive HSE Adventure Activities Licensing Authority AALA
Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee AAIAC
Learning Outside the Classroom LoTC

Members of:
The Association of Mountaineering Instructors AMI,
The Mountain Training Association MTA.
Institute for Outdoor Leaning IOL
British Mountaineering Council BMC
British Orienteering BO
British Canoe Union BCU

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018



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