Activity Week 6 – Touch, don’t look!
This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging you to work together with a partner to explore the world using your four senses other than sight. When one of you is blindfolded and can’t see anymore, how will your partner guide you about safely and steadily? And how will you identify the
Activity Week 5 – Wizard’s Rainbow Colour Hunt
This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors are handing over the baton for their weekly activity challenge… to a great wizard instead. A wizard whose magical powers enable them to command every colour of the rainbow. Spring is in full swing and this challenge will require you to look very very closely at
Activity Week 4 – Roller Ball
This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging YOU to a Roller Ball challenge either inside, outside or even from the inside to the outside! How far will your Roller Ball travel? For this challenge you will need to be inventive – what materials can you gather together that will send a
Activity Week 3 – Art Attack
This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging YOU to an art attack challenge on the playground, in your house, or out in the garden. In order to take part in this challenge you will need to forage about for useful materials to use, that you can firstly arrange into a picture
The Best of the Mini Dens
It’s time to announce the winners! This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors have set YOU the challenge of building your very best mini den. We’ve seen some fantastic photos of your mini dens over the past few days and we’ve been really impressed with how much hard work and energy has gone
Activity Week 2 – Scavenger Hunt
This week, the instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging YOU to a scavenger hunt on the playground, in your house, or out in the garden. In order to take part in this scavenger hunt, imagine that you live out in the wild and – just like a wild animal – your survival depends
Activity Week 1 – Mini Dens
It’s competition time! The instructor team here at Thornbridge Outdoors have been busy devising a cunning competition for you to enter this week, for the chance to have your entry proudly displayed on our website over the weekend – only the Top 5 will be chosen! Entries with lots of character, artistic interpretation, and imagination

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We’re recruiting!!
We’re excited to be recruiting some new staff members to come and join the team here at Thornbridge Outdoors. We’re looking for: An Outdoor and Environmental Education Tutor.  This full time, permanent position is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our small permanent instructor team.  Details at https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/job-vacancies/Joblistings/outdoor-and-environmental-education-tutor Casual Outdoor Education Instructors.  An opportunity
Welcoming guests back to the centre
We’re so pleased to see overnight guests arriving to stay the night in the Peak District, after the long spell of Covid lockdown. Hurray! One upside of lockdown is that even more people seem to have discovered a love of the countryside. It’s great to see how much new visitors to the centre enjoy our
12 Days of Christmas Activities
Take on these 12 special Christmassy activities that we’ve put together to keep you busy, active, and filled with the magic of Christmas! Day 1! View/download here   Day 2! View/download here   Day 3! View/download here   Day 4! View/download here   Day 5! View/download here   Day 6! View/download here   Day 7!
Activity 22 – Rainwater Harvesting
This week, the instructors here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging you to help save the planet as you learn how to harvest rainwater, and then put the rainwater that you have collected to great use at home. As they say, ‘When it rains, it pours!”… but how much does it actually pour versus the tap
Activity 21 – Cross the Canyon
This week, the instructors here at Thornbridge Outdoors are challenging you to a group activity. You’re going to turn yourselves into a sort of human chess board, switching places with other players as much as the rules allow in order to solve the great problem… how do you cross the canyon?? Will your team make

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