Kennington, Ashford, TN25 4AJ
Get the adrenaline pumping with a leap of faith and put teamwork to the test on our unique Skyclimb
50 acres of adventure and recreational facilities set in the grounds of a former manor house.
One of the largest Kingswood centres, with a fantastic array of adventure activities.
Great for international visitors with excursions to London, Brighton and Canterbury.
A complete indoor and outdoor education facility set in the grounds of a former manor house in Ashford, Kent within easy reach of London and international transport links. On of our largest centres, Grosvenor Hall is perfect for larger groups and more advanced development programmes.
From the moment our visitors enter the gates, they are immersed in the high-adrenaline excitement of the centre as they pass the adventure park and the brand new lake! As they explore the centre our guests continue to discover everything Grosvenor Hall has to offer; including an indoor heated swimming pool and a 25,000 sq ft sports hall which caters for a wide range of indoor activities.
In preparation for your visit, here is some useful information for you pre-arrival. Click here to find our Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge details, risk assessments, Insurance and trip launch information including details for parents.
Outdoor: Extensive ropes park with a multitude of apparatus including a triple zipwire, 3G swing and double fan descender
Indoor: Indoor swimming pool complex for all weather activities and sports, plus a Blu-ray cinema and an impressive 8,000 square foot sports hall
Gift shop: Our on-site shops sell snacks and drinks, as well as postcards, souvenirs, games and mementos
Other facilities: Diner, shop, chill out areas, party leader lounges, separate kitchen allowing for specific faith groups’ catering needs to be met, and a spacious and well-equipped learning zone
- NEW! We’ve spent the past year building a brand new lake and we're pleased to announce we can offer watersports at Grosvenor Hall. Outdoor watersports activities now include raft building and canoeing.
Grosvenor Hall has standard dormitory style accommodation. Rooms range from twins to 8 bed dormitories, with gender-separated bathroom and shower facilities and party leader rooms close by. Adventure Lodges are also available for the ultimate adventure experience. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests.
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.
To fuel young guests during a long day of thrilling adventure activities, we serve three 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
Party leader facilities
Our recently refreshed party leader bedrooms are complete with furnishings, tea and coffee making facilities and a radio-alarm.
All teacher rooms are close to student dormitories and all (except London block) have en-suite bathrooms.
In the air
A extremely helpful team who made us feel very welcome. The site was ideal for our group and the activities were pitched at the appropriate level for our participants. We were kept well informed of future activities and this was a great benefit to us.
Location & Travel
A hidden gem in urban Ashford. London, Guildford and Brighton are all within two hours drive.
Kingswood - Grosvenor Hall, Kennington, Ashford, TN25 4AJ
For SatNav please use TN24 9JZ: As you are about to reach your destination and have turned left with the Harvester Pub on your right and the Pharmacy on your left, take the second left turn with the large Kingswood Grosvenor Hall signing showing a left turn then follow this road all the way to the centre entrance gates.
Key travel times by road:
Brighton: 1h 30min
London: 1h 30 min
Oxford: 2h 15min
English language and adventure programmes for international students
Our Grosvenor Hall centre is British Council accredited. Our quality English language and adventure courses give students the opportunity to improve their language skills in a vibrant and exciting environment, and our classes taught by qualified English language teachers.Find out more