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Late Autumn Deals for Primary Schools

We’ve got curriculum focussed deals to set up your academic year, from November to February.  We are offering:

Year 2, 3 and 4 – 1st residential £40* per student. 
This introduces children to the thrills and challenges of an overnight experience with lots of outdoor learning opportunities.

Year 5 and 6 – setting up the for academic year £89* per student.
This two-night residential is designed to inspire young people, introducing new learning environments and support students to be better and more resilient learners. These are explicit numeracy, literacy and science links throughout.

For more information and example programmes Kilve late Autumn specials deals

Family Day at Kilve – 1 month to go


We’ve got some extras for our popular family day, taking place this year on Sunday 20 May:

  • We’re delighted that Secret World will be bringing their birds of prey.
  • Somerset Wildlife Trust will be chatting about nearby nature reserves you can visit

We’re getting prepared for the fun activity sessions, enrichment taster courses, and the ice cream van is booked!

You can book tickets in advance from:

Click here to join our event on Facebook too for the most recent updates

Family Day 2018 flyer



Naturally Healthy Month May 2018


Naturally Healthy Month will be taking place across the whole of Somerset in May, and we are joining in. The programme of events is being co-ordinated by Somerset Wildlife Trust with the support of Somerset County Council, Public Health.

At present there are over 100 events taking place involving over thirty different organisations and covering all five districts of Somerset.

Naturally Healthy Month is about inspiring us all to get outside and enjoy Somerset’s amazing, and incredibly, diverse natural environment. Our aim is to increase people’s confidence and the opportunities they have to be active in the natural environment in order to improve their health and wellbeing. With something for everyone this is the perfect opportunity to Let Nature Nurture.

Join us at our Family Day on Sunday, 20th May to try your hand at some of our outdoor activities and enrichment course taster sessions!

A full list of the events can found by visiting and clicking on the Naturally Healthy Month tab or follow on Twitter @SWTwellbeing

#LetNatureNurture  #stepoutside

Family Day at Kilve 20 May 2018

Family Day 2018

Sunday 20 May 10am- 4pm

Come along to Kilve Court for family fun, including our climbing wall, archery, grass sledging, circus skills, enrichment course taster sessions and more.

Prices are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children (ages 3-16), with under 3s FREE. A family ticket costs £15 for up to 5 people.Tickets include all activities, and refreshments and ice cream will be available for purchase.

Follow the event on Facebook here:

Kilve Court (TA5 1EA) is situated on the A39 approximately 12 miles from Bridgwater and 14 miles from Minehead, opposite the Kilve Post Office. Get in contact on 01278 741270 or

Casual staff required for Charterhouse Centre

Casual staff required for Charterhouse Centre, Cheddar, BS40 7XR

Charterhouse Centre near Bristol on the Mendip Hills are looking for staff that we can use for occasional /short notice sessions during the season.

We are looking for enthusiastic staff, that would like to lead lower level sessions such as Pond Dipping, Shelter Building, Team Building, Archery and Orienteering.

Training can be given which will include First Aid.

Sessions are usually 2 ½ hours long and times are generally 10-12.30 and 1.30-4pm. We pay £37.50 per session.

You will need to have an interest in the outdoors and enjoy working with primary aged children.

An enhanced DBS will be needed.

Please call the centre if you would like more information on 01761 462267 or email

Opportunities at Kilve Court


We are looking for bank instructors and freelancers to lead a variety of on and offsite activities. Experience of centre work or leading activities for young people is essential, and work will be offered ad hoc throughout the season. Please email or call 01278 741270 for more details.

We are also looking for catering staff to join our team at Kilve Court on a shift basis. Call Martin Conway on 07748 803409 for an informal chat if you’d like to find out more about the catering opportunities available.

Easter Holiday Courses 2018

Easter Holiday Courses 2018 booking now


The Easter Holidays are closing in fast, and we’ve got some super sessions ready for the end of March at Kilve Court.

From Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th March:

Dragon Explorers (years 5-6)

Rocket Scientists (years 5-6)

Game Maker (years 5-6)

Glorious Greeks (years 4-5)

We’ve got our Outdoor Activity Residential from Monday 26th to Thursday 29th March for ages 8-16, which covers as many of our great activities as we can fit in, from climbing to racing and hobbies.

Booking closes on Monday 5th March, and you can reserve a place  from only £30 deposit. We’ve also got bursaries available.

To book a place or for any more information, call our office on 01278 741270 and check out our flyer:

Easter Holiday Courses 2018
Easter Holiday Courses 2018