Kingswood

Peak Venture

Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7GF (for SatNav please use S36 7EZ)

Features

Set in 9 acres of parkland with the beautiful Peak District on its doorstep

Watersports centre on the Scout Dike reservoir, adjacent to the centre, offering exciting activities including canoeing and raft building

Exhilarating adventure park with apparatus including a zipwire and flexible indoor spaces

About

Peak Venture is Situated on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, with dramatic gritstone edges, wild heather moorlands and gentle limestone dales.

Close to the main buildings, the activity park nestles in sheltered woodlands and fields, from high ropes, climbing and low ropes to aeroball and abseiling, with the 3G swing bringing an element of high adventure to the centre. 

Fully supervised water-based activities take place on the adjacent Scout Dike Reservoir, including raft building and canoeing. All sessions take place under the regulations of the Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS) and all buoyancy aids and waterproof jackets are provided.

Facilities

  • Outdoor: Exhilarating adventure park with apparatus including a zipwire, 3G swing and leap of faith, plus specially designed bushcraft sessions and nature walks.

  • Indoor: Flexible indoor space for all weather activities including fencing and indoor initiatives.

  • Watersports: Located adjacent to our watersports area, situated on the Scout Dike Reservoir, offering exciting activities including canoeing and raft building. Other facilities: Diner, shop, social hubs, party leader lounges, indoor classroom spaces.

Accommodation

Peak Venture can accommodate up to 200 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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RS23423 130710 kngswd peaks 0243 scr

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

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RS23683 130710 kngswd peaks 0503 scr

Location & Travel

Situated on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District, near Sheffield

Kingswood - Peak Venture,
Huddersfield Road,
Penistone,
Sheffield,
South Yorkshire,
S36 7GF
(for SatNav please use S36 7EZ)

Key travel times by road:
Sheffield: 30 min
Leeds: 40 min
Manchester: 1h
Nottingham: 1h 15 min
Liverpool: 1h 45min
Birmingham: 1h 45min

Location & Travel