• Language

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Already saved an Itinerary?

Rock and River Outdoor Pursuits

Type:Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

Cliffs Farm Activity Centre, Wood Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 2RL

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 30 reviews30 reviews

Tel: 01704 822 644

Add Rock and River Outdoor Pursuits to your Itinerary

Rock and River Outdoor Pursuits
Running outdoor activities for schools, colleges, youth and corporate groups and scouts and guides. The main site is at Cliff's Farm Activity Centre on a 180 acre farm in Mawdesley, near Ormskirk, with a second, smaller site at Ashworth Valley, Rochdale. All staff are extremely passionate about the great outdoors and are completely dedicated to ensuring visitors have the most exhilarating and rewarding time imaginable.

All instructors at Rock and River are fully qualified and experienced. Taking pride in offering a friendly, flexible service and tailor all their programmes to meet the specific needs of each and every group.

Open to the public throughout the summer months offering various packages. Families can book (minimum of 4 people) and experience some great outdoor activities. For a short period why not group together with friends and family and take advantage of the BBQ Special Offer (minimum booking of 12 people) - enjoy 2 hours of adventurous outdoor activities and a BBQ too! Get involved in the Canoe Club too - every Wednesday throughout the summer on the purpose-built lake.

Rock and River Outdoor Pursuits are Adventure Activities Licencing Authority (AALA) certified with a Lancashire County Council Registered Centre and have also gained the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC) Quality Badge.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2014




TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
    • Very Good
    • Average
    • Poor
    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

      Follow Us

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      1. Cedar Farm Galleries

        The Gallery, established in 1987, provides an ideal setting for a wide selection of…

        1.21 miles away
      2. National Trust Rufford Old Hall

        Follow in Shakespeare's footsteps and visit one of Lancashire's finest Tudor buildings…

        2.46 miles away
      3. The Wildlife Trust's Mere Sands Wood

        Mere Sands Wood is a wildlife-rich haven in the heart of agricultural West Lancashire.…

        2.92 miles away
      1. Bretherton Gardens

        Three contrasting gardens spaced across one-and-a-half miles offer the opportunity to see…

        3.16 miles away
      2. The Mill House Gallery

        This stunning gallery is situated on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal in the rural…

        3.6 miles away
      3. Worden Arts and Crafts Centre & Marsden Theatre

        Worden Arts and Craft Centre is surrounded by 157 acres of parkland and is ideal for a…

        3.67 miles away
      4. Worden Park

        Worden Park is over 150 acres in size. It includes the formal gardens, overlooked by a…

        3.96 miles away
      5. Yarrow Valley Country Park

        Yarrow Valley Country Park ds to over 300 hectares and is located between Chorley and…

        4.1 miles away
      6. South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre

        Come and explore our quirky timber-framed Tudor school house, where a fantastic…

        4.2 miles away
      7. British Commercial Vehicle Museum

        Submerge yourself in a nostalgic environment, packed with sounds, smells and sights from…

        4.48 miles away
      8. Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery

        Astley Hall dates from 1580 with subsequent additions. Unique collections of furniture…

        4.65 miles away
      9. Leyland Market

        Leyland has been a thriving market since the 18th Century offering a variety of stalls…

        4.65 miles away
      10. Windmill Animal Farm

        Windmill Animal Farm offers families and young children the opportunity to meet different…

        4.66 miles away
      11. WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

        Leaves crunching beneath your feet, striking sunsets across the mere and the arrival of…

        4.77 miles away
      12. The Alabaster Jar

        The Alabaster Jar is an independently run paint-your-own-pottery shop that provides a…

        4.78 miles away
      13. Chorley Little Theatre

        The Theatre showcases some of the best talent in the region, with shows from musicals to…

        4.99 miles away
      Previous Next

      Sign up for e-newsletter

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss