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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.

 We also offer


Bike Hire

Bike Tracks & Trails 



Corporate Team Building and Training Courses:

For visitors looking for information on how we can help your business or team develop positively,click here. Alternatively click here for details on our training courses including First Aid.



If you are looking for more information on any of our upcoming events like the Big Bike Bash, follow this link to our Events page


Holiday and Accommodation

For groups looking for a holiday in The New Forest with options of camping, self catering accommodation, an outdoor swimming pool and fantastic adventure activities for all, follow this link to find out more! 


News and Developments

Work has recently begun on our NEW boathouse down by the lakes which will see storage and changing facilities, as well as showers and toilets for the campers. Work is due to be complete at the end of June, but check out our Facebook page for photos of the progress.

Our NEW on site bike shop 'BIKERIDE' is open for hire, repairs, training and merchandise so come along for the day or hire bikes for your stay with us at Avon Tyrrell. For more details, see here.

Our Fundays have now been extended for 8-15 years and will start with drop off at 08:30 in the morning with pick up at 18:00pm to accommodate those parents that are working late. For more information on up coming Fundays, see here.


The Association of UK Activity Centres

See certificate here

Soundsystems Accreditation for Safeguarding

Avon Tyrrell has also recently been awarded the SoundSystems accreditation for safeguarding children and young people promoting credibility and a valuable benchmark to those that use our services.

CAT Mark Award

We have recently received a CAT Mark accreditation for our services to young people. It is a quality assured award, assessed by the young people themselves. See our certificate here


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, making a huge differnce to their lives.

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    01425 672347

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