Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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Essex Outdoors Bradwell

Waterside Road, Bradwell, CM20 2QS. England

Nestled on the banks of the Blackwater Estuary, Essex Outdoors Bradwell is comprised of a purpose-built residential centre for groups of up to 70. A further 70 bed spaces are also available with a tented village on the grounds opposite the building. Their activities are focused towards getting people out on the water: sailing, raft building and powerboating to name a few. They offer experience days, school holiday activity days as well as action packed, fully catered, residential experiences.

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Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 15.27MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 14.34MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Waterside Road, Bradwell
CM20 2QS. England

Opening Hours

All year round, with the exception of some water-based activities that are available just in the summer months due to water temperature.