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Go Paddling session this Friday afternoon at 2:45pm - 4:15pm. Book online now at

Priced at just £14 per person and includes all instruction and equipment. Try out your paddling skills in your choice of either a canoe or kayak! Suitable for all levels from complete beginners to regular paddlers. Sessions take place on the Grand Union Canal which runs through our site and offers a great chance to try a new activity and acquire paddling skills!
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Explore the canal network through Birmingham City Centre and Gas Street Basin before returning back to Icknield Port on Friday 10th August. The tour is a 3 mile route lasting approximately 2 hours.

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1 Adults £20
2 Adults £35
Juniors (12-16yrs) £10
Juniors (5-11yrs) FREE! (when accompanied by an adult)
Family of 5 (2 adults, 3 juniors) £40
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Discover climbing and book now for Saturday 8th September!

This basic introduction to climbing will show you the various techniques used to ascend a wall or crag with confidence. The course also covers equipment, safety when climbing and basic knot tying.
This session is a great stepping stone for those that want to advance their climbing skills and book onto the basic 6 hour climbing course at a later date!

Climbing @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
Just £30pp!
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Welcome to Ackers Adventure


We are an outdoor activity centre located in Birmingham! Join in with the fun and excitement by choosing any of our activities.

All of our activities take part in over 75 acres of diverse landscape and habitats ranging from open grassland, woodland and marsh cut through by the River Cole, the Grand Union Canal, and Mainline Railways. This creates a fascinating area to have a great outdoor adventure. We are described as a hidden urban oasis, a green gem that overlooks Birmingham city centre.

Our activities include:

  • a 100 metre long ski slope, with nursery slopes and a 25 metre toboggan slope

  • 3 climbing walls including a 20 metre high tower which also homes our zip wire and fan descender

  • a fully equipped, self-catering residential centre

  • a canal basin perfect for canoeing, kayaking and bellboating

  • also 2 archery ranges, team building field, bushcraft survival zone, jungle challenge obstacle course, adventure trek and much more!

We are located just 2 miles from the city centre and are easily accessible by car and public transport! Click here for more details on how to find us.

Ackers Adventure is a charity that exists to promote and engage people of all ages, abilities and disabilities in the regular pursuit of outdoor adventure activities.

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