At Notts Outdoors we consider ourselves experts in providing outdoor learning experiences that make a real difference to the lives of young people…But don’t just take our word for it – here’s what our Notts Outdoors Adventurers have to say.
" I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and the team at The Mill Adventure Base for a wonderful 2 days.
The whole experience was absolutely fantastic and both staff and students thoroughly enjoyed it. It genuinely has been my favourite residential experience in 10 years of teaching.
Thank you for the wonderful organisation of the whole 2 days - the whole experience was extremely well run.
Please pass on our thanks to the catering team as the food was truly exceptional.
The instructors were all wonderful and engaged wonderfully with the children too.
The whole site team were amazing in both making us feel very welcome and going above and beyond to ensure that everything worked well and that we all had a great time."
Teacher Annesley Primary School
"We had the most amazing day today at the home ed Outlaw Day. Since we have come home it's all we have spoken about. I've lived in Nottinghamshire all my life and come home with an abundance of new knowledge. Myself and the kids absolutely loved it. Thankyou 🙏"Parent
"Brilliant activities and some high quality learning. A thoroughly engaging experience on the Outlaw Day - we loved it." Parent
"We had a lovely day when we visited on the 27th May to take part in the pond dipping at Brackenhurst. Our day was made even more great as a result of our Tutor - what a great outdoor activities leader he is. He absolutely made the trip perfect for us - friendly, great with kids and knowledgeable." Parent
“Wonderful, thank-you so much for providing such a rich and exciting opportunity for the kids and for looking after us so well” Teacher, Jesse Gray Primary School
"All of the activities for the Vikings were fantastic but one just stood out by far! Making wheat flour. It was the best! Best! Best! Best! I loved grinding it! Patting it! Rubbing it! You gave me and my group clear instructions, so we didn’t get hurt. You were outstanding." Pupil, Dunham-on-Trent School
“St Michael's is a fantastic centre with welcoming, knowledgeable and supportive staff. It remains one of the best residential experiences I have had in 16 years." Headteacher, Stathern Primary School
"The staff and St Michael's have been fantastic with the children, very clear instructions for children and excellent with SEND children. The food was great! Can't recommend enough! Teacher, Flintham Primary School
“I just wanted to say a huge thank you again for the residential the kids really had an amazing time and really wanted to stay another night.” Teacher, Gateford Park Primary School
“What I took from the Hagg Farm experience was confidence as I would not have done the things I did without becoming more confident.” Student, West Nottinghamshire College
“The yearly residential is a crucial part of Nethergate’s educational programme. The provision at Hagg Farm was outstanding and staff skilled and professional.” Teacher, Nethergate School
“I feel Hagg Farm was an amazing experience which made me grow up more and become more independent”. Pupil, Bleasby Primary School
“The pupils gain fantastic benefits from our visits to anyone of NottsOutdoors centres, and we can draw upon their experiences in school to enhance their learning”. Teacher, Rushcliffe School
"The Tutor was very knowledgeable and built up a lovely rapport with the children. Safety instructions given prior to every activity very clear. Range of activities for the children was excellent. The Tutor was an excellent guide and covered all knowledge and health and safety information in a great child friendly way. Thank you!" Teacher, Hemswell Primary School
"Thank you for letting us visit Major Oak because it was brilliant. My favourite part of the day was the walk. I really enjoyed drawing the trees." Pupil, Sutton Road Primary School
"Adapted for year group age – Brilliant service. Amazing resources for the children. Extremely reasonably priced." Henry Whipple, Teacher
"Really good fun! Really enjoyed delivery. Loved the Sherwood Forest centre. Really lovely place. Really enjoyed the school trip. The leader did a good job engaging our KS1 children. We would love to come again." Teacher, St Mary & St Martin Primary