The Anderton Centre

Water-based and land-based outdoor activities for day trips and residentials in Lancashire’s mini Lake District, also offering fully catered conferencing facilities and nationally accredited courses.

Water-based activities

Sailing and RYA training centre Rivington Lancashire Our charity-run outdoor learning centre has exclusive use of Lower Rivington reservoir for sailing, kayaking, wind-surfing, canoeing and raft-building. At approximately 2km long, it’s the largest body of water for sailing and leisure in Lancashire; within an hour’s journey from Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside.

There’s lots of fun and outdoor adventurous activity here with the magnificent view of Rivington Pike and Lever Park.  Click here for more

Land-based activities


Land-based activities primary schools Lancashire Chorley Bolton Horwich PrestonOutdoor adventurous activities in stunning woodland for junior nature detectives and adrenalin-seekers alike! Archery, campfires, den-building, orienteering and bush craft are ideal for little ones with curriculum links for boosting  learning outside the classroom.

Abseiling, low ropes, mountain biking, problem-solving and crate stack (think ‘human Jenga’!) are great ice-breakers and team-building challenges ideal for INSETs and corporate away days in the North West.  Click here for more