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Outdoor activities - Bushcraft shelter building

Bushcraft

Bushcraft gives you the opportunity to get back to nature and test survival skills in our natural surroundings. It is ideal for school, youth or corporate groups looking to try something different and challenging. Bushcraft Elements include: Shelter Building Natural Shelter Building Fire & Safety including the use of Kelly Kettles Environmental – Orienteering, Identifying Trees, Plants & …

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Ski & Snowboard

Ackers Adventure has 3 floodlit synthetic bristle matting slopes available for use throughout the year. The main slope is approx. 100m long and incorporates a permanent ramp jump area and button ski lift. There are also two 30m nursery slopes. One is dedicated solely to snowboard lessons whilst the other is used for starter ski …

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Toboggan in Birmingham

Tobogganing

  All the fun of sledging but without the snow! What you need to know: Our purpose built Toboggan slope is 25 metres long and is available for children aged 2-12 years old. Tobogganing is a fun activity that can be enjoyed on your own or in a group. A responsible adult (group leader) must stay with the group at all …

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Climbing in Birmingham

Climb & Abseil

 Ackers Adventure provides the opportunity for all abilities to be able to climb and abseil on site. Sessions are ideal for individuals, families, youth groups and school groups as it allows each participant to take part in a sport that is self demanding. Climbing Ackers Adventure has 3 specially designed climbing walls, The Crag, The …

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Canoe in Birmingham

Canoe & Kayak

Canoeing, Kayaking & Bell Boating Situated on The Grand Union Canal makes Ackers Adventure an ideal location for many water based activities. These activities include: Canoeing: Ackers Adventure uses Open Canoes that seat 1- 3 people. The Canoes make an ideal group session for schools, youth groups and also for families who want to try something …

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Archery in Birmingham

Archery

    Try your hand at one of England’s favorite and oldest past times and learn Archery at Ackers Adventure. Ackers Adventure has two dedicated archery areas, one being floodlit. This activity is ideal for schools, youth groups, families and individuals. All necessary safety equipment is provided and there is always on-hand instruction from one …

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Jungle challenge

Jungle Challenge

Jungle challenge, situated in Ackers Adventure’s very own jungle, is a series of man made obstacles designed to test your sense of balance, mental and physical strength, initiative, and team building skills. The full course is a challenging journey through the undergrowth, in between trees, across suspension bridges, over hurdles, through tunnels, across wire and …

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Orienteering

Orienteering/Map & Compass Ackers Adventure is situated in 70 acres of semi rural land making it an ideal location for orienteering and map & compass work. We have a permanent orienteering course at Ackers Adventure with routes that vary in length from 1.7km to 3.2km. The course has been very successful with school’s Geography Field …

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Team Challenge Birmingham

Team Building

Team Building/Staff Development Is Your Team On The Right Track? Ackers Adventure offers a range of Team Building and Staff Development options for your organisation. As Ackers Adventure is based on a 70-acre semi-rural site we can host a wide range of programmes, that can be tailor-made to suit your organisations training needs. Ackers Adventure can provide an …

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The Tower

The Events Tower

  New to Ackers Adventure in 2008, The Ackers Event’s Tower is one of its kind in the Midlands! Come and have a go at The Tower that houses 3 main features. The Fan Descender The Zip Wire The Climb & Abseil Walls Test your mind and body on The Tower’s Climbing and Abseil walls, it’s Freefall …

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Athlete Denise Lewis bellboating at the Ackers Adventure

Bellboating

   BellboatingStable Catamaran style vessels which can hold up to 12 people and are ideal for special needs groups as well as corporate and charity teams.   Download a PDF of this Article

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