Outdoor Adventure
for Schools

Activity centres in France, Italy, Spain, Malta and the UK

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Quality outdoor adventure

Acorn is one of the original providers of outdoor adventure for schools, groups and families, with over 35 years' experience.  We have adventure centres in the UK and Europe and all of our locations in FranceItalySpainUK, Malta and India have been carefully selected with real adventure in mind. 


Our aim is to provide you with quality, character building outdoor experiences at affordable prices. We believe passionately that every child should experience a journey of adventure throughout their school life.


Our Popular Adventure trips...

Normandy Adventure

Normandy Adventure

Our well established, private Acorn centre next to Hauteville sur Mer Beach (Normandy) opened in 1984 and continues to be a really popular adventure school trip destination.

Ardèche Adventure

Ardèche Adventure

We've been operating in the Ardèche for three decades and our experience, professionalism and passion for this incredible location shines through in the trips we deliver here. As voted by our customers.

Opal Coast Adventure

Opal Coast Adventure

Hop over the channel to our lakeside Adventure Camp in the rural town of Ardres, for an action-packed French adventure just 2 hours from the UK by ferry and coach.

35 Years Experience

Last year we celebrated 35 years of organising trips for schools, groups and families.

Andrew Gardiner, is still the proud owner and Chairman of the company and we remain a privately owned, family business that continues to put customer and staff at the heart of our company.

We provide Adventure Trips for Schools, Uniform groups through Acorn Adventure and Family holidays through our sister site Acorn Family Holidays.

01384 398 870


Acorn Adventure

22 Worcester Street,


West Midlands DY8 1AN

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