Essex Outdoors

Essex Outdoors offers dozens of exciting and adventurous activities across Essex and beyond. Choose from archery, canoeing, climbing, mountain biking, sailing and much more.

There are four centres across the county, at Bradwell, Danbury, Harlow and Mersea. Our centres offer wide variety of different courses ranging from outdoor learning programmes and environmental education through to adventurous activity courses. We also run Duke of Edinburgh expeditions, leadership training for all, first aid, and National Governing Body courses.

Cost and age range vary depending on courses selected.

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Freephone 0800 8815115

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