Kingswood

Isle of Wight

Old School Buildings, Hill Way Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5PH

Features

Situated on the enchanting Isle of Wight, with stunning views over Whitecliff Bay and direct beach access.

Located in a Site of Special Scientific Interest, providing the perfect destination for environmental and history studies along the dramatic Jurassic Coast.

Excellent adventure activity facilities including high ropes course, a swimming pool, abseiling towers and zipwire.

About

Our Isle of Wight centre covers 100 acres of beautiful fields and woodlands in a superb cliff top location, overlooking Whitecliff Bay, with direct beach access. At its heart, the Isle of Wight centre’s five residential buildings – including an all-weather activity zone – border a tree-lined lane.

Surrounded by “Jurassic” coastline designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, this is the most important area of Europe for dinosaur fossils, making the Isle of Wight perfect for Environmental Field Studies.

Facilities

  • Outdoors: Challenging on-land activities including a high-adrenaline ropes park, 3G swing, archery and side-by-side driving in our new buggies, plus bushcraft and orienteering

  • Indoors: From climbing to fencing and a whole host of problem solving initiatives, plus an indoor swimming pool

  • Watersports: An array of sea-based pursuits, from raft building to body boarding and kayaking

  • Other facilities: Diner, shop, cinema room, social hubs, party leader lounges, indoor classroom spaces

  • Security: boundary fencing, CCTV and coded security gates

Accommodation

The Isle of Wight can accommodate up to 490 young people in our standard dormitory style accommodation. Rooms range from 4 to 12 bed dormitories, with gender-separated bathroom and shower facilities and party leader rooms close by.  Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests.

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Adventure lodges

Our Adventure Lodges are the highest quality safari tents, providing a comfortable and secure base for your group throughout your stay. The lodges sites offer a close community feel with campfire areas, perfect for team bonding in the evening.

  • Bespoke branded timber furniture

  • The same high quality bedding that we have in our residential accommodation, complete with pillows and duvets

  • Lockable storage for valuables

  • A solid timber floor base, plus an undercover veranda area outside the entrance

  • Safe and convenient lighting around the Lodge area, plus inside the Lodge

  • A central space for downtime

  • Mains power supplied to each Lodge for charging phones and electrical accessories, etc.

  • Lodges for Party Leaders include kitchenettes with tea and coffee making facilities and small fridge for refreshments and storing medicines

Dedicated toilets and shower areas at a ratio of one shower per 10 young people, plus separate facilities for Party Leaders.

Food

To fuel young guests during a long day of thrilling adventure activities, we serve three hot meals per day, with lots of choice and seasonal variations. Each day there is a carefully balanced and nutritional meal plan, recently updated to meet and exceed the latest Government standards on young people's meals.

Click here to see a sample menu

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Party leader facilities

Our recently refreshed party leader bedrooms are complete with contemporary furnishings, tea and coffee making facilities and a radio-alarm.

All teacher rooms are close to student dormitories and contain en-suite bathrooms.

IOW partyleader lounge

Party leader lounge

IOW partyleader lounge

Location & Travel

A 20 minute drive from Ryde, and with Portsmouth just over the water, the enchanting Isle of Wight is easily accessible from London and the West Country.

Kingswood - Isle of Wight
Old School Buildings,
Hill Way Road,
Bembridge,
Isle of Wight,
PO35 5PH

Key travel times by road:
Portsmouth: 1h 45min
Southampton: 2h
Salisbury: 2h 30min
Brighton: 3h 10min
Bournemouth: 2h 20min
London: 3h 30min

Location & Travel