Set 3 miles from Windermere, High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre is set amongst the absolutely stunning scenery of the Lake Destrict, offering a great variety of thrilling adventure.
Join our qualified and experienced group of instructors as you explore all that the Lake District has to offer from the varied perspectives our range of activities offer including:
We have a huge history of providing quality adventure experiences, having been doing so since 1967. We can provide comprehensive instruction and accommodation for up to 42 people on site. We offer experiences for everyone from school groups and corporate events, family outings, scouts and guides groups and even hand and stag weekends!
To plan your experiences with us, simply have a chat with the team at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre.
Tour the stunning waterways of the Lakes district with High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Canoeing for an adventure you will not soon forget.
We use stable and reliable, open style "Canadian Canoes" to get everyone out on the water, regardless of whether this is your first time or not. Your experience will be lead by our fully qualified canoeing instructors on our exclusive Lakeland tarn conveniently located right next to the adventure centre, or we can take you out on the larger lakes and rivers for a day of adventure through the Lake District.
We can raft the canoes together to create a more stable platform for fun and adventure for kids and first time paddlers. For adults and the more experienced paddlers will have the option of paddling along Windermere and Ullswater which are also located close to us.
If you are planning a family outing, school adventure or a corporate event, get in touch with us at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Canoeing for a wonderful adventure with us.
Enjoy the verdant ravines and gorges of the Lakes district with this exciting adventure at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Canyoning.
We make the very most of the mountain streams, or Ghylls in this beautiful region, taking a day to trek along the river bed, or through it, depending on the time of year and if you want to stay dry or not. Skirt around deep pools of fresh water, or climb waterfalls, all the while secure in the knowledge that you being led by and experienced canyoning guide who is drawing up on years of experience to tailor and provide the very best experience for you and your group.
We offer experiences for school and youth groups as well as families, friends and corporate teambuilding activities, have a chat with the team at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Canyoning for more information.
High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Hiking is lucky enough to be situated with some of the most amazing sites and locations in the United Kingdom right on our doorsteps.
We combine years of experience leading hiking adventures with our intimate knowledge of the region to provide unequaled tours of England's highest mountains and along beautiful ridges surrounded on all sides by stunning vistas under blue skies, or you may find yourself taking on the challenge of navigating through mist and cloud as you pick your way over difficult terrain.
Whatever the day we can guarantee an exciting and rewarding day that everyone will enjoy, to plan your tailor made experience, simply speak with the friendly staff at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Hiking.
Take on world class rock climbing locations in the amazing Lake District with the team at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Climbing.
We provide and experience that is as physically challenging as it is mentally demanding as you ascend the amazing climbing locations that fill the Lakes District.
We profide comprehensive training in climbing techniques and the correct use of climbing equipment and can tailor your day to suit you and your group's level of experience, ability and ambition. We can offer climbing experiences the whole year round as when the bad weather settles in we simply move locations to the brilliant facilities at the indoor climbing centre in nearby Kendall.
A great way to get started or to find new and higher challenges, speak with High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Climbing to plan your experience with us.
Join us at our purpose built archery range on the beautiful adventure centre that is High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Archery.
Everyone enjoys this great experience that is made available for everyone from young children and up. Our fully qualified archery instructors will teach you the techniques you will need to hit the target consistently, but you will need to provide the concentration and patience it takes to become a master at this ancient sport.
Our first priority as with all of our adventurous pursuits, is safety. You will be given a safety briefing before you pick up the bow and you will be supplied with well maintained bows as well as protective gear. To plan your fun day on the archery range, simply have a chat with the friendly team at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Archery.
Step out of your comfort zone as you delve beneath the Lakes District and Yorkshire Dales looking for adventure with High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Caving.
We have a great range of venues and challenges awaiting you from the slate quarries and mines of the Lake District to the limestone cave systems of the Yorkshire Dales. Our caving instructors have years of experiences leading a great range of caving adventures for people of all levels of experience.
We have something for everyone from total novices to those looking for a new challenge, including walks through cavernous passages or squeezing through tight spaces, all under the direct supervision and tuition of our experience guides.
To plan your underground adventure just have a chat with us at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Caving.
Join us for a real personal challenge high up on the crags of the Lakes District with High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Abseiling.
Join in this extremely rewarding experience that will see you stepping off the crags descending down as your control how quickly you slide down the lines set up on some of the most impressive and beautiful abseiling sites in this amazing region.
Your experienced instructor will teach you all of the skills you need to enjoy this challenging experience safely and confidently; all you have to bring is your sense of adventure!
We run adventures for everyone from school and youth groups through to corporate events and hen and stag weekends. Get in contact with the team at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Abseiling to find out more.
Tour the towns and the great Grizedale Forest in the Lakes District with High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Orienteering for a fun filled adventure race.
Take on one of our custom designed race courses in a fun race to the finish line with a difference. Rather than the race track being as simple as a path to be followed you will be given a map with several checkpoints marked on it as well as a compass and instruction into navigation techniques so you and your group can find the checkpoints in the right order and cross the finish line first to win bragging rights for the week!
We run orienteering events for groups of all ages and experience; have a chat with us at High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre Orienteering.