Enjoy learning through the medium of outdoor pursuits

experience the real great outdoors

Choose your challenge and rise to it!

Make a Splash Learn with the experts

adventure push yourself to achieve more in life

fun and rewarding activities for all abilities


The centre has provided specialist outdoor education courses to Primary and Secondary school children for over 40 years, and is licensed to do so by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS).

Specialist skills and experience enable us to provide safe and rewarding activities to children of all abilities, including those with learning and physical disabilities, who may be members of any mainstream group. We are particularly proud of our long serving and experienced staff. Red Ridge stands in its own grounds, several miles from the small village of Cefn Coch, 16 miles from the Welsh market town of Welshpool.


preferred by most schools, include real Rock climbing, Caving, Canadian Canoeing and Cycling Off site.


offer a great programme of activity On site, eliminating additional transport costs.

Why choose Red Ridge?...

...Because we provide outstanding customer service, quality activities, fantastic staff and great food and we provide excellent value for money - well, that’s the feedback we get from our customers...

Why is that then?

It’s fun... We have a wide range of exciting individual and team challenge activities to challenge and inspire your
group. It will bring out the best in your pupils.

It’s safe...

The sessions are led by experienced and qualified staff who, with their personal skills, patience, respect
and good sense of humour will do their utmost to give everyone a chance to achieve.

It’s educational...

You have the opportunity to combine school project work with residential activities - just talk
to us about what you would like us to bring into the programme. We believe that all of us are much better than we think we are, as long as we don't open the door to arrogance!

It’s a journey...

We structure an environment where young people can safely explore risks - what we call ‘risk
benefit’ - which teaches them a great deal about responsibility, action and consequences .

It’s delicious...

Our lovely catering staff look after individual dietary needs - the food is yummy and there is
plenty of it !

"I believe I can fly!"

Ok, that’s one thing we can’t teach you but, we are experts at helping young people discover for themselves that they can achieve more than they ever believed possible. Small positive steps ensure that all our guests leave Red Ridge brimming with confidence.


Our friendly team will deal with your enquiry promptly and without obligation.
Track information about your booking, using our efficient online Booking Trail.
A choice of Gold or Silver programmes to suit different budgets.
Teacher preview days - visit our centre to see how we can meet the specific needs of your group.
Coach transport provided at competitive prices. Some schools may prefer to arrange their own.


As part of our customer service, our Director, Pete Jones, will visit your school to meet with teachers and parents and answer any questions you may have.
Free super fast WiFi enables teachers to keep in touch with school and families.


We have a small gift shop selling a wide range of small gifts at very reasonable prices. The shop opens just once towards the end of your stay Most children find that £10 pocket money is more than sufficient. All gifts are priced in units of 50p so it makes life very easy if children are given £1 coins or 50p coins to spend.

Download our brochures from the right of this page or to receive your quotation and suggested programme online please click the Booking Enquiry button.