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Grafham Water Centre - bushcraft shelter building
Grafham Water Centre - flying on the high ropes course
Grafham Water Centre - children inspired by the fun and adventure
Grafham Water Centre - no greater confidence booster for a young person
Grafham Water Centre - kayaking taught by expert instructors
Grafham Water Centre - mountain biking
Grafham Water Centre - buoyancy aids for all participants
Grafham Water Centre - bouldering and climbing activities building confidence
Grafham Water Centre - listening skills for a lounge presentation
Grafham Water Centre - eating a picnic lunch chance to socialise
Grafham Water Centre - canteen facility so that all the children eat together
Grafham Water Centre - no shortage of yummy food served from the kitchen
Grafham Water Centre - tents in the bell tent village sleep up to 60
Grafham Water Centre - outside covered kitchen and dining area for the bell tent village
Grafham Water Centre - bushcraft centre
Grafham Water Centre - excellent instruction for archery
Grafham Water Centre - climbing wall tuition
Grafham Water Centre - sheer joy of team building activities
Grafham Water Centre - Glebe lounge is a great space for indoor activities or relaxing
Grafham Water Centre - bunk accommodation
Grafham Water Centre - en suite teacher or leader room
Grafham Water Centre - shared bathroom facilities
Grafham Water Centre - multi coloured waterproofs
Grafham Water Centre - personal independence skills from arrival 2023 David Levenson
Grafham Water Centre - the anticipation of the week ahead
Grafham Water Centre - well maintained bikes
Grafham Water Centre - Endeavour Block external
Grafham Water Centre - the bell tent village, available as a whole
Grafham Water Centre - flying on the high ropes course
Grafham Water Centre - children inspired by the fun and adventure
Grafham Water Centre - no greater confidence booster for a young person
Grafham Water Centre - kayaking taught by expert instructors

Grafham Water Centre, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Sleeps 20 - 200 55 Bedrooms

Bunkhouses and glamping site near Huntingdon sleeping 200 for school residential trips with activity packages and catering available

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Grafham Water Centre, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, sleeps 20 - 200 in 55 bedrooms.

This outdoor centre near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is a fantastic option for residential youth or school groups to stay in a conducive rural environment. Schools, D of E, Scouts and Guides will love the tailor made approach to learning new skills and personal development led by a really experienced team. A dedicated course director is available for each group for support and ensuring all aims are achieved. Grafham Water Centre prides itself on helping individuals achieve their potential irrespective of learning or physical challenges.

The accommodation consists of 2 buildings with leader rooms near to dorms and 10 bell tents in the glamping area. Safeguarding is a priority at Grafham Water Centre so that each group will have sole occupancy of the accommodation they hire, although there may be other groups in different blocks. Dormitories can have between 2 and 5 beds. There are 6 mattresses in each bell tent. For anyone who can’t manage the stairs there is a lift and accessible wet room.

Grafham Water Centre does not offer self catering although there are kitchens with tea and coffee making facilities in the main buildings and an outdoor area for glamping. The large on site dining room is a great place for everyone to sit down and eat together, chatting about the day’s adventures over a fuel packed breakfast or dinner. The centre buildings have lounges with TV and a games room for down time in the evenings. There is also a large presentation space that works well for gathering the kids together for a quiz or watching a film. There’s a common room too with comfortable seating.

There is a full range of adventure activities on site from rock climbing, high ropes, orienteering, mountain biking and power kite flying. Water sports are also available including kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and canoeing. The on-site sports hall is available as a separate hire. There is lots of space for youngsters to run around on site as well as woodlands to be explored and camp fire pits for toasting marshmallows.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus


Dog Friendly

Sorry - pets can not be accommodated.


Centre buildings have wheelchair access. Wet room and lift available.


1 building has WiFi. The other, and the bell tent village, do not.

Games Room

On site games room.

Dining Room

Large dining room.


Catering is included - from B and B to fully catered. Tea and coffee facilities available. No self catering.

Sitting Room

Lounges with TVs available.

TV and Music Facilities

TV in the centre buildings lounges.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating. Fire pits at bell tents.


Buildings: shared dorms and en suite leader/double rooms available. See floor plans. Bell tents: camping beds, mattresses.


Beds only made up for children in Year 3 or under as well as teachers and leaders.


En suites and shared bathrooms in buildings. Bell tents have access to loos and can use the shower facilities in the sports hall on site.

Children's Facilities

Range of exciting on site activities available.


Barbecues available. Bell tent village has a semi kitchen with barbecues, but crockery is not provided.


Off road parking available.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Please enquire for prices for smaller groups. £40pppn for bunkhouse accommodation.

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Grafham Water Centre, Cambridgeshire

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Located on Grafham Water in the village of Perry. 20 minutes from Huntingdon 40 minutes from Cambridge and 45 minutes from Northampton. Easy road access via the A1 and A14. London under 2 hours.

  • St Neots.
  • Perry Stores is 500 metres. St Neots has a Waitrose, Iceland and Tesco Express.
  • Wheatsheaf Pub in Perry close to the centre.
  • Luton Airport.
  • Huntingdon.
  • Local bus service between St Neots and Huntingdon.

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