Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre

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New 'Vertical Challenge' Activity

New 'Vertical Challenge' Activity

Wednesday 13th of March 2019

Exciting news, We have a new activity! We have now finished building our new Vertical challenge activity to replace our rarely used Jacobs ladder. The build was made possible thanks to donations made in memory our dear friend and trustee Roy Smith who sadly passed away last year. We are sure Roy would of enjoyed seeing all the people who will benefit from this and enjoy using the activity in the future!
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New Staff for 2019

New Staff for 2019

Wednesday 13th of March 2019

Welcome Jo, Amber, Tom and Orla to the activities team. Also to Melissa, Fiona and Georgia our new caterers.
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Excape Pods

Excape Pods

Wednesday 13th of March 2019

Last year we expanded our residential capacity by installing 8 brand new escape pods. They have been very successful - is you want like to find out more about our escape pods please have a look at the website www.escapepods.co.uk
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50 Beds

Friday 5th of May 2017

We have now got 50 beds in the centre in 10 rooms....see our downloads section for a layout.
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Office Move

Friday 5th of May 2017

Senior and admin staff are now located in a lovely new office near the car park. Just a few minutes walk from the residential centre - come and say hi!
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Welcome Back Emma!

Wednesday 1st of February 2017

After 2 years working at a different outdoor centre in Wales, we welcome back Emma to our staff team...
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New Catering Manager

Wednesday 1st of February 2017

Our new catering manager Gaynor starts with us on the 1st February...we look forward to trying lots of yummy food.
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New Facilities Block

Tuesday 31st of January 2017

We are currently building a new toilet and shower block...coming April 2017!
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New Activity

New Activity

Thursday 1st of September 2016

We are very excited to announce the opening of our new 'Tree Climb Challenge' in September 2016. The 'Tree Climb Challenge' involves climbing to a height of up to 20 metres using a range of progressive climbing routes before being lowered gently to the ground via an auto-belay. We really hope that our regular groups will enjoy the new activity as much as our staff have enjoyed 'testing' it!
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Lesson Plans

Monday 13th of April 2015

We have developed 4 lesson plans to help our school groups get the most out of their visit to Thorpe Woodlands. These plans can be adapted for a wide age range and can be used before, during and after your visit. Please go to our 'Downloads' page and select 'Resources for Schools'.
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New Staff

Wednesday 18th of March 2015

We would like to introduce our new instructors and trainees to Thorpe Woodlands. Ali Beale - Instructor Esther Mellows - Instructor Greg Ramsden - Instructor Daniel Loveland - Instructor Stephanie Quinn - Trainee James Bannister - Trainee Welcome to the team!
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A new begining...

Friday 5th of September 2014

As from 1st September 2014 the Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre is no longer a part of Suffolk County Council. We are now an independent company limited by guarantee with charitable status.
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