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Acclimbatize Adventure Activities

What will students see and do?

Acclimbatize’s work with educational groups, youth charities and badged youth organisations has made up the highest percentage share of its work since 1999. Acclimbatize specialises in offering authentic adventurous activities using the spectacular natural environments of the Derbyshire Peak District near the Derwent Valley and Matlock.

Whether you are looking to accelerate social processes at the beginning of a school term, develop or improve key team building exercises, reward good attendance or simply want to enable your school trip group the opportunity to experience new and exciting outdoor adventure activities, Acclimbatize will work in partnership with group leaders to ensure that your course aims are mapped into the delivery and then highlighted in review.

Acclimbatize is an AALS licence holder, and holds both the Learning Outside the Classroom and Adventure Mark. These are HSE’s statutory regulations and the adventure industry’s (non regulatory) standard for organisational quality. These three indicators are intended to assure UK school trip organisers of the highest standards of safety and operational management.

You can choose from a wide variety of school trip ideas, suitable for primary school trips and secondary school trips. There’s a huge range of outdoor and adventurous activities on offer, including: rock climbing, kayaking, water sports, raft building, orienteering, geo cache, gorge scrambling and abseiling.

There is also scope to try some of the most exhilarating adventure activities in the UK, such as exploring the Peak District’s caves and some of the best British canoeing routes. Whatever you choose, a visit to Acclimbatize is sure to be one of the best school trips your pupils will experience, focusing on team building activities to strengthen a number of skills.

Teaching resources provided

Acclimbatize works with teachers to create inspirational, bespoke trips. Speak to the team about what resources are on offer to facilitate learning.

Minimum and maximum group size

Intense courses require a ratio of four participants to one instructor or below. Recreational courses can see five or more pupils to one instructor.

Details of risk assessment

Risk assessments are available to party leaders. Acclimbatize employs highly qualified instructors and holds accreditations from Learning Outside the Classroom and Adventure Mark Awards, among others.


Don't miss our downloadable A-Z guide on completing a risk assessment

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Facilities on-site

Many of the activities take place within the natural environment of the Peak District National Park. This company can also deliver a programme at a location near to you, or in your school grounds.

Visit the venue’s website to find out about recommended accommodation in the area.

Opening times

Monday-Sunday, 8.45am – 6pm



Price of packages varies depending on the number of pupils: please call for details.

Travel arrangements

As activities take place at a range of locations, it’s best to call for details.


Unit 18, Via Gellia Mills, Bonsall, Nr. Matlock, Derbyshire

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