A warm welcome and an unforgettable experience await your school at Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre in the picturesque Highland village of Newtonmore. This is the perfect location for all outdoor activities both summer and winter. Craigower is set within the magnificent Cairngorms National Park - our location is spectacular, situated on the River Spey and surrounded by mountains and Lochs.
Get your pupils 'Active' on one of our action-packed, fun-filled, multi-activity courses for the adventure of a lifetime. Following our Active Outdoor Philosophy all our courses at Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre are designed specifically for the needs of your school. The activities will be tailored to suit the age and ability of your pupils and meet many outcomes of the Curriculum for Excellence.
In addition, all our offerings meet the expectations and requirements of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA), local authorities and a number of third party organisations such as the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) manifesto.
These courses provide the perfect opportunity to sample from a choice of adventure activities and, whatever the length of your stay, our friendly and expert instructors will be supporting and encouraging the pupils all the way to help build confidence and develop their skills. We can also build in John Muir Award related topics to the programme as well as Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme training, supervising & assessing if required.
Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre
Craigower Lodge is situated in the Highland village of Newtonmore within the magnificent Cairngorms National Park. It is the perfect year round location for all outdoor activities including mountain, water and snow sports. The area has an abundance of low and high level walks and cycle routes, and if you love wildlife and nature, you will be spoilt for choice of places to explore and wildlife to see.
The comfortable Lodge accommodates up to 68 people and can be split into 2 sections each with their own accommodation, lounges and kitchens. It is the perfect base for all activities in the Cairngorms.
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Newtonmore is easily reached by car, train, bus & flights to Inverness. Its central location makes it ideal for exploring the Highlands and it is a perfect location for a wide range of outdoor activities including climbing, hill walking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking skiing & snowboarding.
The village is only 30 minutes from Cairngorm and 45 minutes from Nevis Range ski areas. The village offers a range of attractions including the Highland Folk Park, Highland Wildlife Park, the Wildcat Trail, hotels & restaurants, an 18 Hole Golf Course, tennis courts, the Clan Macpherson Museum, riding stables and a bowling green. Within a few miles we have Insh Marshes RSPB reserve and General Wade's Ruthven Barracks.
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"Yet again my pupils and staff return having had a wonderful stay at Newtonmore! They are enthusing about it even more this year and the children are full of it!..."
|School Adventure Break||5 Days||Mar, Apr, Aug, Sep, Oct||n/a||£239.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||5 Days||May - Jul||n/a||£249.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||5 Days||Nov - Dec||n/a||£219.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||4 Days||Mar, Aug, Sep, Oct||n/a||£195.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||4 Days||Apr, May||n/a||£215.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||4 Days||Nov - Dec||n/a||£185.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||Weekends||All year||n/a||£105.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||3 Days||All year||n/a||£155.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||6 Days||All year||n/a||£295.00+VAT|
|School Adventure Break||7 Days||All year||n/a||£335.00+VAT|