2017 Improvements & Developments

What a year it’s been! Not only have we been busy providing more people with memorable outdoor experiences, we have been busy listening to your feedback and making the improvements! We have…

  • fitted smart Hive heating systems in each building (including the Base Camp!) to make sure the buildings are nice and toasty ready for our groups.
  • installed new plugs with integrated USB charging points
  • created an additional campfire area
  • bought a new fire tarp for firelighting and survival sessions
  • repaired parts of the bike track
  • added a new challenge on the sky ropes
  • fibre optic broadband
  • resurfaced the car park and put in a designated walk way, disabled parking spaces and marked parking bays (with more planned in the near future…)
  • relocated our Yurt, improved the lighting inside, replaced the outer and re-treated the floor so it’s once again protected and waterproof!
  • given the Farm House some more TLC by
    – replacing the dining room tables and chairs
    – continued the window improvements
    – increased the bathroom/shower facilities
    – completed roof repairs
    – redecorated

Thornbridge Outdoors, Farm House, Lounge and Dining RoomPaving to the New Building

The outside of the Yurt

As well as all that, this year marked the opening of 2 more buildings onsite:

2 the Woodlands cottage – perfect for small families of up to 4 looking for a break in the Peaks

2 The Woodlands Cottage Accommodation2 The Woodlands Lounge

Woodlands – self contained building with accessible facilities and equipment, sleeping up to 12 people.

Before:

Crane at Thornbridge Outdoors for the new outdoor classroom with specialist accommodation

After:

Thornbridge Outdoors, Woodlands, Lounge and Dining RoomThornbridge Outdoors, Woodlands, Accessible Bedroom

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