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Outdoor activity residentials for the Home Educated

Abernethy is offering home educated/ Schoolhouse families the opportunity to participate in a residential activity weekend this summer at Abernethy Barcaple from the 15-17 September 2017.

Share good practice and ideas and meet other home school families.  The programme for the weekend includes an exciting mix of adventure activities and the package we are offering is fully residential.

What is included in the price?

  • Full board accommodation and bedding, from evening supper through to lunch on your departure day.  Dinner on your first night can be included for a small extra charge.
  • Instructor led activity sessions all day Saturday including an evening game.
  • When not taking part in an activity, guests are welcome to enjoy our beautiful centre grounds, games rooms and cosy lounges.  Parents can meet in our lounges to discuss and share good practice over coffee while your children are building their skills and confidence through a range of challenging activities which may include ropes course, archery, raft building, canoeing or mountain biking at the world renowned 7stanes trails.

Who is in charge?

Our instructors will be in charge during activity sessions and evening game.  Staff will be pleased to help and support your family during your stay and to make your weekend at the adventure centre a positive and rewarding experience.

How do I get to the Centre?

You can come by car - directions are HERE

You can come by public transport - trains go to Dumfries and there are bus links through to Castle Douglas.

Give us a call and we can advise you on the best way to travel. 


15-17 September 2017 | Two nights and one activity day | £99 | Ages 8+  
For adults not joining in with activities, the price is £66 for 2 nights full board accommodation.
Please call regarding younger children as we do have some activities that they would be able to take part in and can tailor a price to suit.

Contact us

To make a booking please contact Lesley Pearson:
T | 0131 336 3588 or e-mail her

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