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Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre

Experience - Learn - Develop

Welcome to Avon Tyrrell

The UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is located in 65 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of the New Forest and belongs to the national youth work charity UK Youth. Offering outdoor learning through an extensive range of adventure and field study activities. The centre provides residential and day visit facilities, activities and sessions for everyone including; schools, families, sport groups and youth groups, disability groups, faith groups and even corporate clients.

At Avon Tyrrell our facilities and expertise support young people and give them the opportunity to‘Experience, Learn and Develop.’

'It is a very special place with a very unique atmosphere.'


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If you are looking for a fun filled adventure day or half day for your child during the school holidays, check out our Fundays.

Drop in Activity Sessions

90 minute sessions of adventurous activities for adults and children run at weekends and throughout the holidays.

Outdoor Swimming Sessions

Come along for a splash and enjoy our outdoor swimming pool for a session during your visit or if you are in the area.


Spend a night or two under the stars and pitch up on the field by our lake and newly built boathouse which has improved changing and wash facilities for campers. Dont forget to also book drop in sessions during your stay!

 We also offer

Bike Hire

Bike Tracks & Trails 


Holiday and Accommodation

Looking for a short break or holiday in the New Forest? We have camping, lodges and dormitory style accommodation for large groups and families. Self-catered or full board, adventure activities, bike tracks and outdoor swimming. You are guaranteed to have a great time with us follow this link to find out more! 


News and Developments

* The boathouse down by the lake is now complete and improved changing and wash facilities are open for campers. We will be having an official launch in October.

* The bike tracks on site have recently undergone some changes including making the blue track accessible to those with inclusion bikes. Come along and check them out! For more details, see here.

* We have recently been approved as a centre to provide level 1 & 2 of NICAS (National Indoor Climbing Achievment Scheme)


Our charitable vision is to help young people:

'RAISE their aspirations, REALISE their potential and RECOGNISE their achievements' 

To find out the most up to date and exciting news about things happening at the Avon Tyrrell the UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre, and how visiting us will make a difference to Britains Young People- click here

UK Youth is a 100 year old charity dedicated to supporting children and young adults. Through regional associations and local youth groups we reach over 750,000 young people each year.

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    01425 672347

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