Trip Launchpad

40 years of transformative trips, encouraging both adults and young people to build confidence and resilience

Step 1

Decide where and when

With 11 UK locations and one in France, we’re confident you’ll find the ideal destination for your pupils.

Choose from a day visit, a short break or a longer residential experience which are available all year round, except in December. at most of our centres.

There is a range of affordable options available including opportunities to visit at weekends and during the school holidays.

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Step 2

Choose a programme

Your selected programme will act as a theme for your visit. Our team are on hand to help you choose the right one for you - whether you'd like a pre-built programme delivering a range of learning outcomes to something more bespoke. Just tell us what you're looking for and we're here to help.

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Step 3

Explore our learning outcomes

We believe that learning is most effective when it’s fun.

All of our activities naturally have additional benefits which encourage the development of social and personal skills. We deliver confidence, resilience and life skills in every trip to make sure the benefits last long after you return home.

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Step 4

Review our activity categories

For your ease, we have grouped our activities into categories from explore to challenge.

Each programme is carefully crafted to deliver excitement and reflection, allowing every guest to discover their potential and make memories to last a lifetime.

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Frequently asked

Can I preview the centre prior to my visit?

We are always happy to accommodate a preview of our centres. Please contact the centre you’re visiting to arrange a suitable date and time with the customer service department. Call our team on 0800 655 6564.

We are holders of the LOtC quality badge. This means you can be assured that we have met with required standards around safety, activity provision and learning outcomes. The Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel endorses the LOtC Quality Badge and the majority of Local Authority Outdoor Education Advisers have indicated that they accept the award in place of some or all of their checks. You can view which Local Authority Outdoor Education Advisers support the LOtC Quality Badge by visiting the OEAP website here.

Are you able to cater for specific dietary needs for those with allergies/intolerances?

We can cater for most dietary requirements. Please contact the centre as soon as possible to make them aware of any allergies which they can discuss with you to ensure the correct provisions are in place for your visit

Do we get lunch on departure day?

Yes. All guests get a packed lunch on departure and a hot option can be provided at an extra cost.

Can I add more guests to my booking?

Changes can be made to the number of guests up until room allocations and activity groups are set eight weeks prior to the trip. Changes after this point will depend on accommodation and activity availability on centre and it may not be possible to accommodate additional guests.

When will we receive our programme and room allocations?

We aim to send out your room plan and activity programme four weeks prior to your trip. To ensure we meet this deadline, we ask you to provide gender splits eight weeks prior to the trip. Details of the information required will be in your twelve week email and can be provided to us via your centre contact.

Can we request a specific accommodation building?

We are happy to take requests for specific accommodation blocks but we cannot offer any guarantees (unless specifically confirmed at time of booking), especially in peak periods. Your group may be sharing an accommodation block with other groups but we will endeavour to keep groups on separate floors and corridors.

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Our Experience Experts will be on-hand throughout your experience. Get in touch today!