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  • Lancashire Outdoor Education

    Tower Wood

  • Tower Wood is part of Lancashire Outdoor Education and is situated near the shores of Windermere the largest lake in England at the heart of the Lake District.

  • What to expect from a stay at Tower Wood. Spacious, newly-built accommodation for the children. Single beds in the majority of rooms; 2 separate bunk beds. Boys and girls at opposite ends of the accommodation where possible with staff interspersed.Food is prepared by chefs from Tower Wood. Children will eat together and a rota will be drawn up for clearing away and washing dishes. The quality and quantity of the food is one of the many high points of the experience!.

  • Private lake access Modern boathouse

    Tower Woods boathouse is modern and well equipped. (Just 50m from the main house). There are changing rooms, hot showers and a refreshments area with balcony and views over the lake.

  • Offsite activities

  • Tower Wood is annually inspected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA). Tower Wood is approved for sailing, windsurfing and power boating by the Royal Yachting Association. Tower Wood is about Outdoor Education not just adventure. Tower Wood is inspected and approved by the LEA Schools Standards Service. Tower Woods buildings and procedures are reviewed regularly by LCCs Health and Safety Team.What to expect when you stay with us. - Safety

  • New experiences Communication New ideas Teamwork Effort Pride SuccessWhat to expect when you stay with us. Real decisions in the real world Education and challenge


  • Children will be expected to :

    Make their own beds

    Wash and tidy up after meal times

    Make their own packed lunches

    Act respectfully at all times

    Be responsible for their own belongings

    We expect to :

    Encourage children to be as responsible as possible

    Encourage team building and friendships

    Go to bed at a decent time!!!!

  • Staff will update school each day about how the activities have gone.

    The school website will be updated each day. We should be able to publish pictures of activities from the day.

    In the evenings, children will be given options of activities which will be led by school and centre staff.

    We have secured a supplier of hoodies. All children and teachers will have their names on the back with Tower Wood 2015. Children can wear this hoodie to go to Tower Wood and back. They may also use it as an extra layer for outdoor PE within school.

  • Dates

    Monday 21st September Friday 25th September 2015

    We will split into 2 groups with each group following the same activities at different times of the day or week. The children will be on (and in!) the water when sailing, canoeing or kayaking.It is planned that on some occasions the whole group will be togetherThe timetable will be set during the early summer termMedical forms etc will be sent out nearer the time; please express your interest now for hoodies!

    To secure your childs place, a deposit is needed by the end of term. Payments can be in instalments. Total payment is 288 including 4 nights stay, breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper; all activities and accommodation. Deposit 50. Instalments can be made through ParentPay.