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Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre

Experience - Learn - Develop

Welcome to Avon Tyrrell

The UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre

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

Located in 65 acres of beautiful grounds in the New Forest National Park, Avon Tyrrell, the UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre offers outdoor learning opportunities through an extensive range of adventure and field studies 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.’

Check out what we have to offer:


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

Family Events: Check out the Family Events that we have planned for the year! Activity challenge Hunts and trails, Camp Outs, Pool Parties, Cycling weekends and more...

Bike Tracks and Trails: Hire a bike from BikeRide and hit the tracks or head out and explore the New Forest.

Outdoor Swimming: Our heated outdoor pool opens in April so if you fancy a splash check out our drop in pool sessions or hire it out privately.

Junior Outdoor Adventure Courses: 8-15 years? Learn new skills and improve technique as you work towards our in house awards or qualifications in Archery, Climbing or PaddlePower. 

Training Courses: Want to gain some outdoor qualifications or missing some from your CV? Check out the courses that we have coming up

Camping: Book a pitch and Camp under the stars


Please Note: Our bike tracks will be closed from Mon 25th May - Mon 1st June for an event. We apologise for the inconvenience.


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! 


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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