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Bookings for Low Bank Ground will be available from 1st April 2022 - make a reservation now!
Bookings for Hinning House will be available in April 2023 - make an enquiry about Hinning House.

Low Bank Ground is an outdoor activity centre that sits on the beautiful shores of Coniston Water, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

With spectacular natural environment at our disposal, our team of qualified and experienced instructors have been providing high quality outdoor adventure courses for over 25 years.

Who can book?

We cater to schools, colleges and youth groups, as well as independent groups and families. Our full offer includes:

  • Tailored residential stays for schools, colleges, and youth groups - we have a fantastic track record in providing safe outdoor education for young people. By using real life settings, young people can develop knowledge and understanding in both a stimulating and challenging environment
  • Private hire for independent groups on a catered or self-catered basis e.g. sports clubs, corporate team-building, large family gatherings, birthdays etc.
  • Training and activity courses for adults and family groups

Our activities

We offer a range of land and water-based activities, coaching and courses for people of all abilities delivered by our fully qualified and friendly instructors. Some of our activities / courses include:

  • Hill walking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock climbing and scrambling
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Raft building
  • Ghyll scrambling (climbing waterfalls and jumping into pools of water)
  • Mountain biking
  • Bushcraft and archery
  • Environmental / conservation

For schools, colleges and youth groups - Evening activities are included, however if teachers prefer to spend the evening developing their relationship with the children, we offer a range of self-staffed activities.

How do I make a booking?

Bookings will be available from 1st April 2022, but we're taking reservations now.

To book a residential stay, you can enquire now to reserve your place:

If you have any general queries, you can contact the outdoor adventure team.

People with disabilities and other conditions

Our experienced team of instructors can design a programme of activity to meet the requirements of individuals and groups with complex needs. Small groups can be accommodated with accessible bedroom and bathroom facilities.

We offer a wide variety of equipment available to support a varied activity programme of water sports, climbing, archery, bushcraft and problem-solving activities.

How much is it?

Low Bank Ground can accommodate up to 50 people in two self-contained buildings - Highfield and Rough Close - which can also be hired separately. 

Prices are competitive and offer great value for money.

School, colleges and youth groups

Group bookings for a Monday to Friday visit will be charged for 12, 24 or 36 places (except for special schools and field study groups). Where numbers fall below 12, a minimum charge may apply. Up to 4 leaders will be funded by Wigan Council.

Prices for schools, colleges and youth groups
Type of bookingCost per student
Monday to Friday (or any four nights) visits £295
Half week (two-night including weekend) courses £175
Back-to-back half week courses booked by the same school £150
Jack's Room (Complex Needs Suite) - 2 profile beds and fully equipped hygiene suite Prices vary

Private hire for independent groups

Prices for independent groups
Type of bookingCost
Highfield building for a minimum 2 days (sleeps 36) - 10 rooms, mixture of bunks and singles £1200 (for 2 nights)
Rough Close building for a minimum 2 days (sleeps 14) - 4 rooms, mixture of bunks and singles £700 (for 2 nights)
Highfield and Rough Close for a minimum 2 days (sleeps 50) £1800 (for 2 nights)
Highfield charge per extra day £450
Rough Close charge per extra day £300
Instructor per 10 people £300 per day
Bed linen and towels £12 per person
Catered packages Price on enquiry

Corporate team-building packages

We offer corporate team-building packages for 2 and 4 day residential stays. Prices and further details are available on enquiry.




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