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What will students see and do?

Situated in 50 acres of beautiful rural parkland, Blackwell Adventure has 57 years of experience providing a fantastic adventure getaway to keep kids active.

It was founded in the late 1960s when the Birmingham County Scouts decided it was time to find a new campsite. They converted a country house estate with financial support from a local benevolent millionaire, Douglas Turner, but it wasn’t until 2005 that the centre also opened its doors to schools, colleges, family groups and businesses.

The site retains many of its original Victorian features. However, the activity bases have increased dramatically over the years, making Blackwell Adventure a perfect choice for those looking for everything in one place.

Students can enjoy activities such as zip wire, 3G swing, tree trek, caving, bushcraft, fan descender, tree climbing, abseiling, team challenges, swimming, pedal go karts, archery, pioneering, rifle range shooting, orienteering, raft building, kayaking, indoor and outdoor climbing, high all aboard, grass sleds, giants ladder and crate stack.

Teaching resources provided

Contact directly to discuss your curriculum objectives and the sorts of learning resources Blackwell Adventure may be able to provide.

Minimum and maximum group size

The accommodation at Blackwell Adventure can sleep 144 in total, including the students and accompanying adults. No limit is stated for activities – contact directly to discuss.

Details of risk assessment

Full risk assessments for all activities, campsites and buildings are available to download from Blackwell Adventure’s website.


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

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Facilities on-site

Blackwell Adventure has an on-site shop; a group meeting room; The Pikes Pool Centre, which provides a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge freezer, cooker and dining area with seating for up to 32 people; The Dry Shelter, a large space ideal for fun sports, training sessions and club get-togethers; and three choices of accommodation – the Victorian manor house, podded village and tented village.

Opening times

Open 9am-5pm



Activity day package: £26.67-£65 per person
Residential package: £82.50-£276.67 per person

Travel arrangements

If driving to Blackwell Adventure, take junction 4 from the M5 (four miles away) or junction 2 from the M42 (two miles away).

If travelling by train, Barnt Green is the nearest station at just two miles away.


Blackwell Adventure, Blackwell Court, Agmore Road, Blackwell, Bromsgrove
B60 1PX

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