Activities

Archery

Archery is a target sport. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development and of course fun.

This activity gives the chance for every participant to experience success. We have a number of archery ranges and it is a very popular activity for all ages.

Abseiling

Abseiling is a challenging and fun activity. We use abseiling on our personal development programmes.

Abseiling takes places in our quarry on natural rock. Participants walk backwards off the top of the cliff whist suspended only on a rope. The activity is about trust, courage and confidence.

Air Rifles

Air rifles is one of the target sports we offer. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development and of course fun. We have an indoor and outdoor range.

Aerial Runway

Our aerial runway is a zip wire activity. Participants climb a 10 metre high pole on a safety rope before zipping along the wire to the other end. It is a good fun personal development activity for older participants.

Climbing Wall

We have a traditional climbing wall. Participants climb and belay on this activity.
There are opportunities to develop new skills in this activity, and is a fun personal development activity.

Axe Throwing

Coming soon, check before booking this is one of our newest activities, axe throwing is a target sport involving throwing axes at a target. It is safely run by our instructors. This activity is not a permitted Guide activity and so should not be booked for guide groups.

Coracling

Coracling is run on our pond. It can be a very wet activity. It is fun as well as good for team building, bonding, and personal development.  Only 6 participants can go on the water at once so that the instructor can supervise them safely. The other group members can watch from the bank and support them while they wait for their turn.

 

Crate Stacking

Crate stacking is a brilliant activity for teamwork and individual challenge. It is one of our high rope elements.

The crate stacking challenge is when participants build the tallest tower of crates with two climbers standing on top of the tower. As the tower grows the team will have to come up with innovative ways of getting more crates to the top of the tower. There will be time to evaluate and plan new strategies as a new tower will be built again for the next two climbers.

The Eliminator

The eliminator is one of our high rope elements. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development and leadership.

Jacobs Ladder

Jacobs Ladder is one of our high rope elements. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development and leadership.

Monkey Trees

The monkey trees activity gives participants the opportunity to climb a 10 metre high tree on climbing holds. The climbing is on a safety rope while their friends belay them up. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development and leadership.

Traverse Wall

Our traverse wall is a low level bouldering wall where participants learn rock climbing movement skills. This is another great activity for team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and of course fun. Good for building confidence.

Raft Building

The whole group designs, builds and tests a raft which they make out of barrels and poles. This activity should be a dry activity if the groups have a good raft, but there is always the opportunity for people to get very wet. The activity is for team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and fun.

Via Ferrata

The Via Ferrata is a purpose built horizontal climbing activity in our quarry. There are only a handful of Via Ferrata courses in the UK although there are hundreds to be found across the Alps. This climbing activity is good for team building, bonding, and personal development.

Sensory Trail

Participants are blindfolded and have to use their senses to work their way along a string trail. Successful groups will demonstrate teamwork. There are opportunities for personal development and leadership.

Fire Lighting

Groups use flint and steel to make sparks and light fires. It is harder than it first appears and the activity soon becomes good for team building, bonding, personal development and leadership. There are also lots of opportunities to discuss environmental issues.

Circus Skills

With diablo, juggling, poi, spinning plates. However there are also opportunities for team building, personal development and bonding.

Bivouac Building

Bivouac or shelter building is an activity where participants build shelters in the woods. This may be with tarps or debris. There will always be an opportunity to develop survival skills. The activity is good for team building, bonding, personal development, environmental awareness and leadership. An extension of this activity is to camp the night in the shelters.

Bridge Building

This is an excellent team building activity. With poles and ropes the group has to bridge the gap between two points and get the group safely over the bridge they have constructed.   The activity is good for team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and fun.

Pedal Karts

Challenge yourself on our pedal karts or work as a team with the possibility of lots of different races and games. A great activity for team building, bonding, personal development and fun.

Low Ropes

Team building, bonding, personal development and leadership are why so many groups choose our low ropes.

Team Building

As the name suggests this activity is all about creating and developing or maintaining a team. We use a number of challenges in the woodland to help form your team. Team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and fun is what you expect to experience during this activity session.

Crazy Golf

There is always time for a round of crazy golf! Hire our clubs and balls.

Cork Guns

Cork guns is a target sport. It is good for team building, bonding and personal development. This activity gives the chance for every person to experience success.

Mini Cross Bows

Mini Cross Bows is a target sport. It is good for team building, bonding and personal development. Success is achievable for all ages.

Greasy Pole

Greasy Pole is a very wet activity. Two participants sit balancing on a horizontal pole above a water pool. The participants try and dislodge their opponent into the water. It is not a case of if you get wet, but when you get wet.

Slacklining

This is a low level balancing activity using a slackline between two trees. It is good for team building, bonding, and personal development.

Pond Dipping

This environmental activity is good for team building, bonding, and personal development.

Orienteering

Orienteering is an exciting and challenging outdoor sport that exercises both mind and body. The aim is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map; as a competitive sport the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time choosing your own best route; as a recreational activity it does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run or walk making progress at your own pace on the courses planned to suit you. Team building, bonding, personal development, fun and leadership are some of the learning outcomes.

Challenge Course

Coming soon, our Challenge Course is a series of physical and mental challenges which stretch individuals and help build teams. It is good for team building, bonding, personal development, fun and leadership.  The course is currently being re-built updates coming soon.

Pioneering

This is an excellent team building activity. With poles and ropes the group has to design and construct different structures. This activity is good for team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and fun. Please collect and return the pioneering poles and ropes from our stores. If you require the equipment to be delivered to your campsite we can do this, however there will be an additional charge for the delivery and collection service.

Pyrography

Pyrography is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such as a poker. It is also known as pokerwork or wood burning. Participants design their art on paper before transferring the artwork onto wooden disks using our electric pyrography pokers. This is a fun activity.

Clay Modelling

Design your own model out of clay. This is a fun and social activity.

Frisbee Golf

Enjoy our frisbee golf course in our woodland. Harder than you think!

Campfire

Sit round our campfire and enjoy some stories, songs and sketches. It is a magical way to end a day at Beaudesert. This activity is good for team building, bonding, personal development, leadership and fun.

Hike

We are ideally placed for a day or evening hike in Cannock Chase, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This activity is good for team building, bonding, environmental, personal development, leadership and fun.

Film

Sit back and enjoy a film after a long day of adventurous activities.

Castle Ring Iron Age Fort

Beaudesert Activity Centre’s grounds back onto this Iron Age Fort. Take a walk round this ancient monument. There is an entrance from the Centre which takes you directly on to the Fort. Entry to the fort is free of charge.

Hammock Camp

Book our Hammock Camp for 24 hours for a real bushcraft experience. Our comfortable adult hammocks come with tarps to keep you dry, group tarps to work under during the day and a cooking bowl to experience some great outdoors cooking.

Chose between having it all set up for you on arrival or having an instructor help you and your young people set up and take down as part of the experience.   The cost is the same either way, and both ways have different added value.