The Venture Centre, Ramsey, Isle of Man

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Outdoor Centre
Large bunkhouse sleeping 60 with outdoor activities available for weekend breaks on the Isle of Man

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Venture Centre, Ramsey, Isle of Man, sleeps 60 in 10 bedrooms.

Sleeps 60 to 120 in 2 bunkhouses. Each bunkhouse can sleep 60+ in various sized rooms.

North Camp (total of 69 bed spaces):
3 rooms of 12
1 room of 8
2 rooms of 6
6 rooms of 2
1 room of 1

South Camp (total of 70 bed spaces):
2 rooms of 12
4 rooms of 8
2 rooms of 5
2 rooms of 2

The Venture Centre comprises of 2 blocks of converted farm buildings, "North" and "South" Camp, either side of a quiet country lane, with each block accommodating around 60 people. This is a great base on the Isle of Man for all types of groups, including large reunions of family and friends, groups looking to experience outdoor adventure activities for a weekend, or school and youth or business groups seeking personal challenges.

South Camp has its own kitchen which can be used for self-catering groups. North Camp also has its own kitchen, however this is typically used for a catered stay. Both bunkhouses have a dining area and lounge area with a pool table.

Every room has it's own bathroom and plug sockets. Beds in larger rooms are typically bunkbeds and in the smaller "chalet" rooms single beds.

The Venture Centre is situated amongst rolling farm land with views in the distance to the sea.

The main use of the Venture Centre is as an outdoor activity base, so there are many chances to undertake a wide range of outdoor adventure activities including archery, target shooting, assault course, abseiling, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, gorge walking, coasteering and sit-on kayak trips.

Come and stay with us to explore the fantastic Isle of Man!


The self catering kitchen on South Camp has a commercial spec electric 6 hob oven and all the crockery, cutley to cater for up to 35 people at a time.
There are 2 dining rooms. One on South Camp that can seat approx 35 and one on North Camp that can seat approx 50. Picnic benches are available.
Each site has a lounge area with pool table and seating for approx 25 people. North Camp has a wood burner popular with winter guests.
There is a TV in the lounge on South Camp and in the dining area of North Camp.
We have Wi-Fi but signal strength can vary. Mobile reception is good but please ensure you have roaming facility for travel to the Isle of Man.
There are no dedicated games rooms, though the lounges on North and South Camp each have a pool table.
Central heating in most rooms and wood burner in lounge in North Camp.
Bedrooms are all dormitory style. Most have bunk beds, 1 - 12 beds per dorm. The Chalets offer smaller numbers.
For small groups, bedding can be provided at small cost. Larger groups we ask that you bring your own sleeping bags, pillows and slips are provided.
Rooms are en suite with showers and toilets.
We have one room with an accessible shower room though our centre is not ideal for those with mobility issues.
We have no facilities for babies or toddlers.
There is a barbecue and also a campfire area which is popular with youth groups.
No swimming pool but the Irish Sea is 10 minutes walk away at the picturesque beach of Port e Vullen - or why not try a coasteering session?
Limited coach parking for 1 coach on road side adjacent to centre. Approx 15 off street car parking places.
Sorry, no smoking on site.
We have a room for those bringing dogs - however, it is essential to check with us that this is available on the dates you are looking for.


Located amongst rolling farmland 10 minutes walk from the secluded beach at Port e Vullen and the "Raad Ny Foillan" coastal footpath. 45 mins drive from the airport and 30 mins drive from the ferry.
The nearest town of Ramsey is 2 miles away. Easily reached by bus, tram or foot. The town has a wide range of restaurants and pubs as well as a swimming pool and bowling alley.
The nearest shops are in Ramsey. There are two large supermarkets, and a variety of other shops including a wide range of independent retailers.
There is a good selection of restaurants and pubs in Ramsey.

Booking Information

Please contact us with your group details and requirements and we will be happy to provide a quote.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Isle of Man
United Kingdom
We are adjacent to the heritage Manx Electric Railway which runs from Douglas - Ramsey. The stop is "Lewaigue Halt" or just ask the conductor to put you off at The Venture Centre.
The nearest bus route from Douglas - Ramsey is approx 10 minutes walk away. This is bus route 3.
The nearest airport is Ronaldsway near Castletown. Links to most major UK airports. 45 minutes by car from the centre. Bus links are also available, with one change in Douglas.

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The Venture Centre, Ramsey, Isle of Man

Simon Read

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Isle of Man
United Kingdom