Grangewaters outdoor education centre

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Grangewaters activities

Our coronavirus (COVID-19) safety page gives advice on how we're working to keep you and our staff safe. In line with government guidance, we are still open as an education setting for vulnerable groups. Contact us to ask how we can help your learners through this challenging time.

Our prices

We offer a wide range of exciting activities and visit types at great value prices.

Group visits for up to 10 people

These prices are for up to 10 people taking part in non-motorised activities. Celebration party packages include an instructor, equipment and lodge hire, plus the use of shower facilities, recreational space and 1 hour indoors to enjoy your party food.

Group visit type Prices
1 activity £127.70
2 activities, half-day £233
4 activities, full day £430
Celebration party groups – 1 activity, 1.5 hours £153.80
Celebration party groups – 2 activities, 3 hours £284
Corporate groups – 1.5 hours £127.70
Corporate groups – 3 hours £233
Corporate groups – 4.5 hours £360
Corporate groups – 6 hours £430

Family visits

Family packages include equipment and use of shower facilities. We can offer different packages for families of different sizes – examples are below.

Family visit type Prices
Up to 2 adults and 2 children – 1 activity £99.90
Up to 2 adults and 2 children – 2 activities, half day £183.30
Up to 2 adults and 2 children – 4 activities, full day £323.40
Up to 2 adults and 4 children – 1 activity £113.30
Up to 2 adults and 4 children – 2 activities, half day £199.80
Up to 2 adults and 4 children – 4 activities, full day £333.70

All family visits are just £10 per person, per activity, during school holidays!

Residential visits – includes full activity programme

Our residential prices are for children and young people up to the age of 19 years-old. All prices are per person and include:

  • up to 3 activities on the first and last day
  • up to 4 activities on all other days
  • all activity and safety equipment
  • free accommodation for your staff – 1 staff member for every 10 children or young people
Residential visit type Prices
Full board, 2 days, 1 night £145.20
Full board, 3 days, 2 nights £223.50
Full board, 4 days, 3 nights £305.90
Full board, 5 days, 4 nights £383.10
Self-catering, 2 days, 1 night £100.40
Self-catering, 3 days, 2 nights £155.50
Self-catering, 4 days, 3 nights £218.30
Self-catering, 5 days, 4 nights £271.90
Room only, 1 night – no activities £17.50
Camping only, 1 night – no activities £6.20

Day visits for training

Our training lodge provides a space for learning and tuition indoors. We can also offer a catering package for groups using the lodge. The prices below do not include activities.

Day visit type Prices
Training lodge, 1 hour – for a minimum of 2 hours £14.10
Training lodge, half-day £38.10
Training lodge, full day £67
Catering per person, including breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal – for a minimum of 10 people £21.60

Private tuition

Our expert instructors offer private tuition to individuals or groups.

Tuition type Prices
Individual or first person in group, 1.5 hours £50.50
Individual or first person in group, 3 hours £86.50
Individual or first person in group, 4.5 hours £113.30
Each additional person, 1.5 hours £27.80
Each additional person, 3 hours £45.30
Each additional person, 4.5 hours £61.80

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

We host Bronze, Silver and Gold expedition packages for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, which include training, practice expedition and assessment expedition. Please contact us for individual package prices.

Tailor-made sessions

We can also offer tailor-made sessions for your group. Wet or dry or a combination of both, just let us know what kind of activities you would like to try and we will put them together for you.

Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre
Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS

: 01708 855 228


The centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and for pre-booked activities at weekends.

Our office is open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, for bookings and enquiries.