Your guide to what’s on at the Outdoor Activity Centre

Everything you need to know about activities at our Outdoor Activity Centre, from the peaceful to the pulse-racing.

Off-Road Explorers
Off-Road Explorers
Paintball
Paintball
Target Archery
Target Archery
Junior Quad Bikes
Junior Quad Bikes
Laser Combat
Laser Combat
Segway Experience
Segway Experience
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Off-Road Explorers
Off-Road Explorers
Paintball
Paintball
Target Archery
Target Archery
Junior Quad Bikes
Junior Quad Bikes
Laser Combat
Laser Combat
Segway Experience
Segway Experience

The Outdoor Activity Centre at all our Villages is where your forest adventure really begins. With a range of activities, from adrenaline-fuelled to family fun, there’s something for all ages and abilities – each one under the expert eye of our friendly instructors. Here’s the key information you need to know.

 

Name: Off-Road Explorers
For Who: 3-7 years
Where: Sherwood Forest
What it’s all about: Let your little ones take control of their very own miniature 4×4! They’ll navigate our off-road course, tackling obstacles and collecting puzzle pieces from around our woodland track as they go.
Who’ll love it: Budding adventurers

 

Name: Quad Bike Safari
For Who: 12-15 years and 16 years +
Where: Whinfell Forest, Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest
What it’s all about: Start up your engines and hit the dirt track in this exhilarating activity. Grasp all the tricks to mastering your quad safely before heading out onto our specially designed track, filled with challenging terrain for you to conquer.
Who’ll love it: Speed demons and competitive families

 

Name: Junior Quad Bikes
For Who: 6-11 years
Where: Whinfell Forest, Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest
What it’s all about: Gain your own personal driving licence as our instructors teach you how to safely control your own miniature quad bike. Once qualified you’ll head out and whizz around our track in this fast paced, thrilling adventure.
Who’ll love it: Mini daredevils with an appetite for independence

 

Name: Laser Clay Shoot Out
For Who: 10 years +
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: Take aim and fire with our laser-adapted rifles. Keep your nerve and steady your shot as you compete to hit as many clays as you can.
Who’ll love it: Competitive contenders among friends and family

 

Name: Paintball
For Who: 12 years +
Where: Whinfell Forest, Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest
What it’s all about: March into a paintball combat with your team in tow. Battle it out to see who the ultimate champion within your family is. Armed with 200 or 400 paintballs see who is the quickest on the draw in this fast paced activity.
Who’ll love it: Adrenaline junkies

 

Name: Laser Combat
For Who: 6 years +
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: Keep your eyes peeled as you sneak through the forest in this heart-racing activity. Armed with laser guns and targets, tactically guide your team around our course and beat your rivals to solve the ultimate Ranger Mission.
Who’ll love it: Team players

 

Name: Field Archery
For Who: 10 years +
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: Our experts will teach you the tips and tricks of mastering your archery technique before setting you off onto a wilderness adventure. Creep through the forest and put your skills to the test, but make sure you look alert and be ready to fire at our hidden forest targets.
Who’ll love it: Daring explorers

 

 

Name: Robin Hood and Little Johns
For Who: 6-9 years
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: Follow in the footsteps of Maid Marian and Robin Hood as you take on our beginner’s archery session. In this fun activity, learn new skills alongside grown-ups and see who’s got the best aim, as you practice your skills and battle it out in pairs.
Who’ll love it: Budding adventurers

 

Name: Target Archery
For Who: 10 years +
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: The aim of the game is simple: aim, fire and hit the target as you and your family battle it out in a series of exciting games and challenges.
Who’ll love it: Competitive family and friends

 

Name: Family Crossbows
For Who: 12 years +
Where: Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest, Woburn Forest
What it’s all about: Head back in time in this unique activity. Learn the tips and techniques of the medieval crossbow from our experts as you learn to load your crossbow and strike the target, think you can do it?
Who’ll love it: Woodland warriors

 

Name: Segway Experience
For Who: 12 years +
Where: All Villages
What it’s all about: Put your balance skills to the test as you glide around our Segway track in this futuristic activity. Our expert instructors, will help teach you how to guide your Segway safely before letting you head out on to the Village to explore.
Who’ll love it: All the family

 

Name: Golf Driving Range
For Who: Person over 18 must be present
Where: Whinfell Forest, Sherwood Forest
What it’s all about: Stop by our Golf Driving Range and practice your swing in this fun and laid back family activity. Show your family how it’s done as you improve your skills and hit some golf balls on our Golf Driving Range.
Who’ll love it: Keen golfers and their mini McIlroys

 

Want to explore some more? Find out more about our outdoor activities here

 

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