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Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre

Torridge Road | Bideford, Appledore EX39 1NG, England
+44 1237 475992
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Fantastic centre

This is a superb facility. Staff are really great and knowledgeable of their subject and take pride... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lyn5054
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
Big Six

My 8 year old had a great day tackling the Big Six during half term. When asked what his best bit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1Tracey69
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Get wet - climb high - stay low, whatever you want, you can do it! Devon's top Active and Sporting Experience - Voted by Visit Devon. Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre on the North Devon coast will give you a day or stay to remember, where adults and children alike will find fun, challenge, inspiration and laughter. Enjoy an outdoor activity programme to meet all of your needs, whether you are a family or a few friends after a holiday or day of outdoor activities, trying to find something to do during those long days during the school holidays or a parent after a safe, secure and energising summer camp where your children can meet individuals and discover new things.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“high ropes” (5 reviews)
“great fun” (8 reviews)
“school trip” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Torridge Road | Bideford, Appledore EX39 1NG, England
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+44 1237 475992
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a superb facility. Staff are really great and knowledgeable of their subject and take pride in what they do. Brilliant educational facility for children and adults alike.

Thank Lyn5054
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SkernLodge, Administrator/Receptionist at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. We love our Centre but we're always pleased to hear our visitors love it too! Hopefully we will see you hear again in the not too distant future. Best wishes Flavia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 8 year old had a great day tackling the Big Six during half term. When asked what his best bit was he answered 'everything'. Was nice to find a holiday club that wasn't simply childcare. Very professional instructir who soon out kids at ease...More

Thank 1Tracey69
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SkernLodge, Administrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tracey Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. We certainly enjoyed having James at the Centre on Thursday. We've got a 6 week programme planned for the summer holiday if you're interested..... We will make sure that Aaron the instructor...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

I was very apprehensive of the unknown and what to expect. with my own limitations. Very pleasantly surprised. Enjoyed the experience. Richard our instructor was excellent and understanding.

Thank Janet H
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SkernLodge, Front office at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time with us and it added value to your day. We look forward to working with organisation again in the future.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

My daughter came two years ago with a friend for a week and loved it so this year she returned, now just 13, with the same friend for a week. Superb value for money and enabled me to work knowing they were happy doing 17...More

Thank Rosie B
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SkernLodge, Manager at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you Rosie B for your wonderful review. We are really pleased that your daughter, son and friends had a great time with us over the summer break. I hope we see them again in the future. The Skern Team

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We had a family reunion for 28 people and stayed at this centre over the weekend. The accommodation was excellent with en-suite facilities for some rooms and others sharing a shower room between two rooms. Rooms have bunk beds and there are a few double...More

Thank Greer H
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SkernLodge, Manager at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Hi Greer, Thank you for your very complementary review. It was a pleasure to host your family for the weekend and we hope that we will see you all again in the future. Please bring the fantastic weather again! Barry

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

My very nervous 10-year-old did two days at Skern Lodge recently with his best friend: a Surf Day and Surf & Body Boarding and River Kayaking Day in the same week. Both children are very bright, but on the autistic spectrum. With my son, this...More

Thank lallalivinggoddess
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SkernLodge, Office Administrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Hi Lalla Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased the boys had such an enjoyable couple of days with us. We will certainly pass on your kind comments to the instructors who worked with them. We...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Our rugby club spent a day and night at Skern Lodge for our end of season tour, playing rugby at a nearby club on the way home. Right from the first contact the Skern staff were friendly and professional with our plans to tour in...More

Thank Jonnie S
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SkernLodge, Office Administrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad the boys enjoyed the activities and the adults enjoyed the bar! Hope to see you all here again soon.

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Skern Lodge was a great place to go with our school. We did most of the activities and I loved every second. The food wasn't great but that didn't matter, the sea was cold and it was a long walk from the minibus due to...More

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SkernLodge, Office Admininistrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you come and see again - maybe when the sea is a little warmer!

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We Spent 2 nights at Skern as part of our clubs junior rugby tour and were a group of 41 adults and teenagers. The facilities were first rate with clean and comfortable accommodation, good food, great activities and superb staff to look after us all....More

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SkernLodge, Office admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Thanks for your review. Glad you had such a great time with us - we hope to see you all again.

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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We took a group of 14 AS Geography students here. Good quality hostel-type accommodation with extensive facilities and knowledgable turors. Well organised and good food. Recommended

Thank Gary W
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onearchiegemmell
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Response from Greer H | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to take your own towels but all of the bed linen is provided!
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
I think the rooms vary - singles, 4's or small dorms
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