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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...

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...

Rafa right on target

We were delighted to be able to welcome Premier League legend Rafa Benitez to Barnstondale for a visit recently. Rafa and Montse Benitez have long been friends and supporters of Barnstondale and their help has been invaluable in assisting us towards many funding goals...

Barnstondale bags top supermarket charity prize

Back in April, Barnstondale Activity Centre was included as one of the candidates in Tesco’s Bags of Help Grant Scheme. Three local charities or organisations were nominated for a regional competition, with voting in Tesco stores remaining open throughout May and...
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