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Kempston Outdoor Centre

Hillgrounds Road, Kempston, Bedford MK42 8QP, England
+44 1234 843204
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Great school trip

All the children really enjoyed the day and were able to do something that pushed them. They... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
StJames2018
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Excellent day. The young learners who attended enjoyed the teamwork activities and were stimulated... read more

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Reviewed June 6, 2018
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We provide single and multi activity experiences all at one great location for groups and individuals. You can canoe & kayak on the Great River Ouse, rock climb on our indoor or outdoor walls, scale our high ropes course and learn the art of shelter building, fire lighting & cooking using traditional methods (fire!). All of our activities are instructor lead so you have a professional to guide and look after you from arrival to departure helping you get the most out of your time with us. Whether you are looking for a fun experience with friends or family or looking to improve on your existing skills, we have the expertise to help you do that in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
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Hillgrounds Road, Kempston, Bedford MK42 8QP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

All the children really enjoyed the day and were able to do something that pushed them. They definitely wanted to go again.

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benh0lmes, Manager at Kempston Outdoor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your feedback. We are delighted that your children enjoy the day and hope to see you return to our Centre next school year. We will pass your comments onto our instructors.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Excellent day. The young learners who attended enjoyed the teamwork activities and were stimulated and supported to engage fully by the Centre Manager. The 3 activities chosen were interactive, fun and encouraged teamwork participation. The facilities provided by the centre for lunches and changing facilities...More

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benh0lmes, Manager at Kempston Outdoor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted that you had such a good time. Hope to see you again some time in the future.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

I wasn't aware we could use this facility for a birthday party, my 8 year old and 7 of her friends went for a rock climbing party, we also were allowed to use the meeting room for half an hour for party food! The instructor...More

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benh0lmes, Manager at Kempston Outdoor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you for your valued feedback. We will pass your comments onto our instructor Rob,

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We always have a great time at Kempston. A great site with a lot to offer. Staff are always helpful and understanding of the needs of the groups that we bring. Young people always love the activities. Hope to see you again next year

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

My daughter and 7 of her friends went kayaking with Chris. Only one of them had canoed before and there was also one non swimmer in the group. They all had a great time, even if several of the kayaks (much to the merriment of...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

I would highly recommend Kempston Outdoor Centre as a DofE manager. They were professional and able to cater for almost any expedition requirements you may have. The staff I encountered were excellent and extremely helpful throughout the whole process. Ben our assessor for the weekend...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

All the children had a lovely time and did things that they were adimant they wouldn't try. Explained all to the children before each event. Instructors were great. Will defo be coming back.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

This was badged as an opportunity for our Yr 9 students to get to grips with the decision making they will face once away on a week-long rip to Switzerland. It did not disappoint. Ben and Chris were brilliant at guiding the students through the...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Took 8 x 11 year old girls kayaking. Chris, the instructor, was fantastic - kept them all engaged, motivated and amused. Brilliant party - would highly recommend. What a great experience, happy memories

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

The pupils enjoyed the different activities and the staff were very professional. There was a lot of hanging around in wall climbing and crate stacking, which some struggled to remain on task.More

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benh0lmes, Manager at Kempston Outdoor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Hi Karen Thank you very much for coming and taking the time to post a review. We're really pleased your group enjoyed the mix of activities and to we're sorry to hear there were periods of waiting. Wherever possible we encourage participants to support their...More

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Dawn2301
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Response from benh0lmes | Property representative |
Hi Dawn thanks for your question- we take ages 8 and up and our holiday courses and term-time after school clubs are suitable for ages 8-16.
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