Liddington
Wiltshire

for secondary schools

 

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About Liddington

Secondary school groups love the acres of space available at Liddington activity centre. It’s a great location, just minutes away from the M4 near Swindon and has become one of our most popular activity centres with groups from all over the UK.

Liddington is a hive of activity all year round and offers all the motivational adventure activities your students will love, plus a range of great facilities to take advantage of.

There’s comfortable en suite accommodation, spacious indoor areas to relax in and classrooms for you and your group to use.

Outside, we have several lakes for some lively watersports, as well as netball courts and sports pitches that can be used between activity sessions.

As one of our largest centres, a stay at Liddington is also a great opportunity for your students to meet groups from other schools, improving their social awareness.

Accommodation

Main Building

Purpose-built accommodation blocks around two outdoor courtyards.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 3-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

King Edward's House

Converted country house within the grounds, can be sole occupancy subject to group size and availability.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 2-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

The Ridgeway

Finished to a very high standard, the new accommodation block was completed in 2014 giving the centre additional capacity.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • NEW Activity Barn (completed in 2014)
  • Netball courts
  • Floodlit sports pitch
  • Football pitches
  • Classrooms / meeting rooms
  • Gym
  • Lecture theatres
  • Bar
  • Shop
  • Teachers’ lounges
  • Three lakes

Activities available

Engaging children to learn through adventure is what we're all about. Our adventure activities are designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development.

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

The full list of activities available at Liddington is featured below.
Each evening there'll be a lively evening entertainment programme to enjoy too, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Liddington

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Balanced, great-tasting meals
We’ve got plenty of hot and cold food options for your students to choose from and all our meals are freshly cooked at every mealtime.

Soup and salad – a meal in itself
Our salad bar is always busy at mealtimes and provides a wide choice of healthy, nutritious salad choices for your group. There’s also homemade soup available every day and lots of fresh fruit – they can help themselves!

For the more particular
We’ll do our best to cater for any dietary requirements your students may have. Our catering team will always find something to suit. For those students who just want a bit more, just ask us – we always have extra food available.

Taking pride in what we do
Providing great food in a pleasant and well-maintained environment is important to us. We want to ensure your dining experience is as good as we can make it and we work hard to ensure you have everything you need.

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Liddington
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!
FREE Preview Weekends

FREE Preview Weekends

Try out some of our exciting adventure activities for yourself on a Teacher Preview Weekend. Meet our centre teams and enjoy full board accommodation for one night for two adults and two children – free of charge and with no obligation.