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  •   Ackers is virtually on my doorstep, and I can’t understand why it has taken me so long to go there. Ironically, I visited the site almost 15 years ago when I used to live in Nottingham. I’ve been in Birmingham for 8 years and this...More

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  •   Provided a really good preparation for school skiing holiday. Very easy to book session and pay online

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  •   Booked on the Learn to ski in a day” course.By the end of the day, could ski. Went skiing in Europe - well worth doing the Ackers course.

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  •   Who knew you could canoeing and skiing in Birmingham, I do now! This was such a fab day, water has such relaxing powers, just incredible. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable too. Can't wait until the taster sessions in April ?

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  •   I did the Beginners Ski Course which was split into 3x 2 hour sessions on Monday evenings. It was a fantastic experience. The facility is in great condition, the staff are friendly and welcoming. We were in a group on our own for most of...More

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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.

Book your next adventure online today!

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