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SCHOOL TRIPS

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Beamish Wild offers a complete range of outdoor activities and prides itself in tailoring every single visit to ensure young people get the most out of the day. Some of the activities available at the centre range from the 25 element High Ropes Course, Abseil Platforms and Climbing Towers to the equally popular Archery, Shelter Building and Scavenger Hunts. Every group has a dedicated member of staff allocated for the duration of the visit to ensure the day is enjoyed by students and teachers alike. Beamish Wild is located on the grounds of Best Western Beamish Hall and is easily accessible from Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland. Beamish Wild is the ideal venue for outdoor learning and team building events. Its activities have an inherent focus on teamwork and communication with an emphasis on reinforcing

The MAD Museum does what it says on the tin. The quirky attraction, located in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, houses around 60 interactive pieces of kinetic art and automata. ‘MAD’ stands for Mechanical Art and Design and as the UK’s only museum of its kind; it’s one to be seen to be believed. The hands-on hideaway combines inspirational creativity, witty design and engineering ingenuity. The pieces on display have all been sourced from creators around the world, and nearly everything is interactive, meaning kids (and big kids) can get stuck in. Visitors to the museum are encouraged to press buttons and release their inner inventor.   Come rain or shine this summer, The MAD Museum has something to entertain the whole family. For the very young visitor, there are plenty of lights, colours and sounds to watch (plus under five year‑olds are completely free).

Teaching pupils through adventurous activities

positive learning experiences. Beamish Wild strongly believes in experiential learning and prides itself in facilitating young people’s access to adventurous activities that will result in a positive and memorable experience. Beamish Wild offers a safe and controlled environment where young people can develop their risk management skills and re‑discover the great outdoors. FURTHER INFORMATION Tel: 01207 233 733 www.beamishwild.co.uk

Interactive art that keeps all children entertained

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Bentley Copse Activity Centre is an Outdoor Activity Centre with over 15 adventurous activities and offers a range of residential accommodation for groups, such as camping, as well as twenty-eight acres of natural Hurtwood forest. As a not-for-profit organisation, the centre can offer high quality adventurous activities at a lower cost than commercial providers can, and have been inspiring and educating children for the last 93 years. The centre offers a range of adventurous activity programmes for schools, youth groups, scouts, guides, children’s parties, outdoor activity days and much more. Bentley Copse is open all year round to any group wishing to book in for a residential or activity day. Any groups of over 160 people will have sole use of the centres school packages deal, to which Bentley Copse create

Trusted UK design specialists Gtech have transformed the UK cycling market with the introduction of its Gtech eBike range. Put off by the thought of struggling up hills? Worried about making the distance? The new Gtech eBike, a powerful electric bike with pedal assist, will let you fall in love with cycling again. Ride it like a normal bike, but as soon as you pedal, you’ll feel the difference as a powerful lithiumion battery and motor give you a boost whenever you need it. Hills will feel flatter, you’ll be able to explore further and arrive fresher with the Gtech electric bike. Eco-friendly, low maintenance

Inspiring and educating pupils through adventure

your personal programme to suit your student’s needs. The centre also have staff residents available 24/7 to assist you throughout your stay at Bentley Copse. For more information, see below.

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The kids will no doubt enjoy interacting with the different machines and making marble runs. Visitors are encouraged to press buttons and figure machines out, so for those a bit older, The MAD Museum demonstrates art in action (and some engineering and physics principals along the way). And for the big kids out there, this eccentric little museum is a bizarre treasure-trove of hands-on contraptions. FURTHER INFORMATION www.themadmuseum.co.uk

Giving cyclists the electric boost to travel further and perfect for the daily commute or travelling around campus, the Gtech eBike battery has a range of up to 30 miles. With an easy to read display, the battery removes from the frame for easy charging and recharges fully from flat in just three hours. Available in the Sport, the City and the eScent Mountain Bike, there is a style to suit every cyclist and riding style, with prices starting at £995. For more details on Gtech eBikes and the full range of products, see below. FURTHER INFORMATION Tel: 01905 345 891 www.gtech.co.uk

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