Youlbury

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Youlbury

Want to head into the woods?

Set in 42 acres of beautiful woodland, Youlbury in rural Oxfordshire offers both high adventure activities and traditional outdoor skills.

With both indoor accommodation and camping, our instructors can deliver an experience built around you.

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Boars Hill


Oxford


OX1 5HD

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FACILITIES AND ACCOMMODATION

You’re spoilt for choice.  We have a wide range of modern accommodation lodges, campsites and tented villages, giving you great flexibility.

On-site camping

Many camping areas offer the feeling that you are the only ones on site, as they are surrounded by picturesque woodland; all 42 acres of it. If you prefer a more sociable location, then the main field is the place to be. With excellent facilities on site you’ll always be close to toilets and fresh running water on-site.

Indoor Accommodation
Choose from 4 accommodation lodges and a number of non-residential buildings, which can be used for meetings or training.

Tented villages
Our two new tented villages are made up of 4m canvas bell tents for young people and 3m canvas bell tents for adults they come complete with:

- Comfortable mattresses
- Electric lanterns
- Storage boxes

There’s also a group tent with tables, benches and lighting.  Each tented village has space for 40 young people and four adults in 10 bell tents it is available to book from mid-May until October.

Equipment hire
Why worry about having to bring lots of bulky equipment with you?  Whether you just need a few additional items, want to start from scratch, or just want to cut down on transport costs and the amount you bring with you, we have a wide range of items on-site available for hire, including tents.

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Cubs Backwoods Cooking and Pioneer Activity Badges

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Beavers Explore + Camp Craft Activity Badges

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Beavers My Outdoors Challenge Award

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Scouts Adventure Challenge

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Original outdoor experience

Immersed in the outdoors, young people will learn skills, work as a team and develop a sense of responsibility.

1-4 nights in our tented village.

 

Why? Learn new skills, promote team work.

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Outdoor adventure

Young people are invited to paddle, climb and think their way through a series of exciting challenges, from canoeing and archery to high ropes and orienteering.

1-4 nights in our lodges or tented village.

Why? Form strong working relationships between teachers and pupils; develop initiative and self-reliance.

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Adventure 50:50

Split your time between self-led sessions and instructed activities. We can help you meet your learning objectives by providing activities, skills or simply the space you need.

2-4 nights, full board accommodation in our lodges.

Why? Mix of teacher time and structured activities.

LOCAL AREA INFORMATION

Bring science alive at Science Oxford Live, with plenty of interactive experiences.

  • Go to Oxford University with its stunning architecture, world famous Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean, Britain’s oldest public museum
  • Breeze over to Oxford Sailing Club to add some water-based adventure on large deep water reservoirs
Nearest Station: Oxford
Nearest Town: Oxford
Nearest Supermarket: Sainsbury’s OX4 4XR, 4 miles

Youlbury

Tel: 0186 5326 264

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Paul Hazel

Tel: 0186 5326 264

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Justin Tarrant

Tel: 0186 5326 264