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 Harlow

Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, CM20 2QS. England

Essex Outdoors Harlow provides high-quality outdoor education to the county’s young people and the wider community.
Harlow, as Essex Outdoors only non-residential urban centre, plays a vital role in providing the local residents, schools and youth groups with the opportunity to experience the benefits of participating in exciting, healthy, inclusive outdoor activities.
The centre’ s current maximum daily capacity stands at 120 visitors. As well as the group-based work, Harlow offers a number of avenues by which the public can access the centre and its activities: Social paddling clubs, SUP clubs and 1:1 sessions.
accommodate 70 members of the public in The Lock Climbing Wall. This is a public access climbing facility that boasts 1000m2 of climbing surfaces and up to 120 young people have access to the various weekly youth specific climbing clubs and sessions. Running alongside this are the numerous adult-based courses under the bands; Adult Try, Adult Learn and Adult Develop. to book.

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 12.2MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 12.2MB 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



Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow
CM20 2QS. England

Opening Hours

All year round.