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Team Building: Bertie Barrel

Team Building: Bertie Barrel

Sometimes the old games are the best. I bet we've all played the game of getting to one side of a room to the other without touching the floor; well we've taken that even further at Barnstondale and turned it into an adventure activity for team building that is...

Kayaking

Kayaking

There are so many adventure activities that we run at Barnstondale and almost all of them you can do on our self-contained site. The only one you can't is kayaking, but that's no obstacle to adding this fantastic activity to your planned visit to Barnstondale. When...

River Crossing

River Crossing

We're blessed with 15 acres of woodland here at Barnstondale, which we think makes us one of the best locations for adventure activities in Wirral, Merseyside and the North West. If you're looking for real thrills in the outdoors then you'll want our river crossing!...

Orienteering

Orienteering

Its good to know where you're going and where you are and we know that one of the most common searches for Barnstondale are for directions to our centre in Wirral, Merseyside - but what about when you're finding your way around the many acres of our site when you're...

Wild Wood Challenge

Wild Wood Challenge

With 15 acres of woodland on our site in Wirral, Merseyside, Barnstondale is perfectly placed to offer our exciting range of adventure and outdoor activities. Schools and groups from across the North West and North Wales visit us to attempt our Wild Wood Challenge,...

Archery

Archery

One of the most keenly anticipated adventure activities that we offer on our dedicated range in Wirral, Merseyside, Archery at Barnstondale is a thrilling experience that offers a real challenge and sense of achievement to all participants. As one of the few permanent...

Abseiling

Abseiling

What goes up must come down and if you want to include abseiling in your adventure activities trip then it doesn't get much further down than our purpose built abseiling tower in Wirral, Merseyside. Fully risk-assessed and designed for safety, the Barnstondale...

Climbing

Climbing

Today we're starting a new series of posts, looking closely at each of the different adventure activities that we offer at Barnstondale, starting with climbing: Its perhaps our most popular activity; climbing is a thrill-a-minute adventure with a real sense of...

COVID-19 update for May 2020 – and how Barnstondale needs your help

There is nothing we would like more than to be welcoming schools and groups to Barnstondale right now. As the charity supporting young people, it’s what Barnstondale exists to do, to provide life-changing opportunities to young people from across Wirral, Merseyside,...

COVID-19 Update

In response to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 infection across the UK and in keeping with the latest public health guidelines, the trustees have taken the decision that Barnstondale is to close for at least the next 8 weeks, until Monday 18th May at the...

Looking to the future

The Trustees would like to announce the formal retirements of George and Hazel Jones. Earlier this year Hazel stepped down from her role as Assistant Manager and now, having completed his outstanding tasks, George has now joined her by relinquishing his role as Centre...

A big thank you

The big story at Barnstondale this year has definitely been the completion of the Target Hub project. With the Hub now finished and proving to be a huge hit with our young visitors, why and how did the Target Hub project come about? Some years back we asked our...

Home comforts make all the difference

Barnstondale can rest easier, thanks to a kind donation; Medical design company SEERS Medical has donated a Paediatric Care Bed to us worth approximately £4000. The electric profiling bed is designed specifically for children with additional needs, and will be...
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