Newby Wiske Hall
North Yorkshire

for primary schools

  • Newby Wiske Hall - adventure activity centre for Primary School Groups

Allow us to introduce our latest adventure centre... Newby Wiske Hall!

Our newest adventure centre, nestled in North Yorkshire's countryside, is now open! We've made significant investment to transform this Grade II listed former police headquarters into an incredible outdoor centre for schools.

With a ground-breaking bedroom design featuring new 'bunk pods', 3 totally new activities and over 30 acres of open space, Newby is the perfect place to inspire your group!

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Jump, splash & run into 3 exclusive activities!

Quick Jump

Quick Jump
Attached to a harness, step into the air and enjoy the adrenaline rush of free falling until a giant fan sweeps you into flying mode, bringing you gently to land!

Aqua Park

Aqua Park
Can your group make it across the course without getting wet? Or will they get soaked anyway – that’s what those extra clothes are for!

Laser Tag

Laser Tag
Head into the woods with your own laser guns and vests. Team tactics, communication skills and a steady hand ensure this will be one fun duel!


Base Camp 1

  • Pupils - En suite rooms with new 'bunk pods' sleep 4-8
  • Teachers - En suite single or twin rooms

Base Camp 2

  • Pupils - En suite rooms with new 'bunk pods' (some triple-bunked) sleep 6-8
  • Teachers - En suite single or twin rooms


  • Ground-breaking new bedroom designs featuring new 'bunk pods'
  • All bedrooms ensuite & with underfloor heating
  • Teacher lounges located near pupil rooms on every floor
  • Wi-fi connectivity throughout - perfect for updating parents
  • Over 20 activities across our acres of on-site parkland & watersports lake 

Activities available

Enjoy over 20 action-packed on-site adventures at Newby Wiske Hall! Our full list of available activities is featured below. 

Each evening there'll be a lively activity programme to enjoy too.

Evening activities available at Newby Wiske Hall >

Select an activity for a full description


Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food.
Our meals are freshly prepared, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day.

  • A mix of hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Primary Schools at Newby Wiske Hall
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.00 - 12.00 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions 

12.00 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.00 - 17.00 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions 

18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.30 - 21.00 1 hour of activities - discos, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening activity 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!

Excursions for Primary Schools

  • North York Moors National Park
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Harrogate – historic spa town
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • The York Dungeon
  • York Minster
  • York Castle and City Walls
  • Roman Baths Museum

Centre address

PGL Newby Wiske Hall
Newby Wiske
North Yorkshire

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

Try out some of our exciting adventure activities for yourself on a Teacher Preview Weekend.