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  •   we went on an open day where u paid a set fee, about £17 I think, and could do all the activities u wanted. I expected to miss some due to queuing but we went and did everything, ski lesson, zip, canoeing, free fall thing...More

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  •   My now very grown up children used to enjoy Ackers in the '70s and '80s and I returned with my 12 year old grandchild with some trepidation.Like revisiting a treasured haunt of the past, would Ackers live up to its great expectations? The anticipation was...More

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  •   We did the condensed Beginners Ski course on a Saturday, which included 5hrs of instruction and found Eddy our instructor great and helped us progress really well! We also attended a few Snowplough Plus lessons on a Wednesday evening and found Clem to be so...More

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  •   Great place to learn and the instructors are fantastic, my daughter really did well on her first visit before school ski trip and now going again next year. Would highly recommend

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  •   Booking easy especially in quiet season. Good progress made. Excellent instructor, competent, patient and kind.

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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.

  • 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 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.

Our Activites

Here at Ackers Adventure we offer a plethora of fun and exciting activities for you to enjoy


Release your inner Robin Hood and try one of England’s favourite and oldest past times by learning how to use a bow and arrows!

Skiing & Snowboarding

We have floodlit synthetic bristle matting slopes available for use throughout the year. The main slope is approximately 100 metres long and the nursery slope is 30 meters.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Our canoe/kayak sessions can cater for all levels from complete beginners to regular paddlers on the Grand Union Canal which runs through our site.

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