The Outdoor Centre at Kilve Court, Bridgwater, Somerset for Youth and Schools

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Great value venue sleeping 76 for school group residentials with catering and activities, near Bridgwater

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Outdoor Centre at Kilve Court, Bridgwater, Somerset, sleeps 15-76 in 16 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 76 in 16 cabins, with dining together for 86
14 cabins sleeps 5 each
2 cabins sleep 3 each

If you're looking for a comfortable base with great facilities for a school or youth group residential trip, The Outdoor Centre is the perfect place for you. We can tailor an activity programme for your group, or if you would prefer, you can of course do your own thing.

The Outdoor Centre at Kilve Court is in the quiet village of Kilve. Just north of the Quantock Hills in Somerset and just a short walk away from Kilve's Beach (The Jurassic coast), the centre's location makes this an ideal venue as a base for walking, mountain biking and youth adventure groups. There are also plenty of local attractions to explore with your group, including Dunster Castle, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury or Weston Super Mare, all within 60 minutes of the centre.

We maintain the highest standards of health and safety and hold an AALS licence. Our kit and equipment are regularly inspected and our instructors hold a number of recognised qualifications, and are highly experienced in working with young people. As a service we work with over 12,000 young people a year aged between 7 and 18 years.

There is a kitchen attached to a large multi purpose hall/dining room, the Quantock Hall. Groups are generally catered for by the centre with delicious child friendly food.

There are male and female children's and adults showers and toilets, and there is a decent size drying room for kit. There is plenty of hard standing and grassy areas outside for you to enjoy and relax.


Modern commercial kitchen with a gas oven, 6 hobs, 2 fryers, Rational catering oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, usual kit to cater for large groups.
Large multi purpose hall that can seat up to 86 people, the tables can be collapsed and moved around to suit your groups needs.
There is no separate sitting room, however there are sofas in the main hall to relax in plus tea/coffee making facilities and a large fridge.
Ceiling mounted projector and screen in the main hall and equipment/cables to play DVDs and music.
The centre has WiFi for guests. Mobile phone coverage is okay on some networks.
We don't have a games room as such although we have some board games, giant Jenga, giant Connect 4 and a TV.
There is heating in all indoor areas. We have a camp fire within the grounds of the centre.
16 cabins of which 14 have 5 beds and 2 have 3 beds in bunk bed layout. A room plan is available on request (sleeps 76).
A pillow is provided but you will need to bring your own bedding.
There are separate children's and adult showers and toilets and each are marked male and female.
One cabin, which sleeps 3, is designed with disabled access in mind. There is also disabled access to the toilets/showers and main hall.
The Outdoor Centre is child friendly, and has giant Jenga and Connect 4 available to use (not just for children!).
Plenty of outside space to enjoy. We have football goals, games chest, outside sink, hosepipe, welly racks and picnic benches plus a camp fire area.
We don't have a swimming pool.
We have ample parking in our private car park for cars, vans, minibuses and coaches.
Smoking is not permitted on site.
Pets are not allowed on site.


We are based in the small village of Kilve which is situated on the A39 half way between Bridgwater and Minehead. Near the north coast of Somerset and Exmoor National Park.
Bridgwater to the east and Minehead to the west are approx 12 miles away.
There is a village shop directly opposite our driveway.
The Hood Arms is next to the Village shop and is opposite our driveway.

Booking Information

Prices are exc VAT. Terms and Conditions will be sent with the Booking form. A 20% deposit is needed to secure your booking. Full payment is due 4 weeks before your booking commences. For more info please call the centre.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

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Bridgwater railway station is the nearest to the centre.
Bridgwater bus station is nearest with some buses stopping in Kilve some days of the week.
Bristol Airport is the nearest to the centre.

Rental Rates

Prices depend on numbers, your programme and time of year. A typical 3 day visit in 2018 is £130 a person with 1 free staff place for every 10 young people, and a 5 day visit typically costs around £220 per person. This includes accommodation, activities and food.

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The Outdoor Centre at Kilve Court, Bridgwater, Somerset

Kirsty Darlington

Joined us: 2018
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