Team Building


Can your team conquer the Spiders Web – one of our dozen or so Problem Solving challenges that help to build healthy teams

The Anderton Centre has been delivering highly successful corporate activity days since 2009. Our location, conference facilities and outdoor activities create the ideal setting for team away days of all types.

The Anderton Centres unique environment and experienced instructors will help to develop effective teamwork, improve communication, solve leadership difficulties and identify other issues which can affect the workforce like change-management, organisational restructures and bonding teams who may work across a wide geographical area.

We offer bespoke team building events for groups from 8 to 160 or choose from our most popular challenge packages.

Challenge Packages

All team building away days include tea & toast on arrival, lunch, refreshments and either a full day of activities or half day of activities and meeting room. Please see individual packages for minimum and maximum booking numbers.

All sessions are led by our fully qualified and experienced instructors and all safety equipment is provided.

Communicate Challenge

Participants: Min 16 max 60.
Time: 2 – 3 hours depending on numbers.

Designed to create healthy competition between teams, this event has fun at the top of the agenda and is suited to larger groups. Each team takes part in various problem solving activities to earn points – Ideal for bonding new teams, end of project celebrations, developing communication and problem solving skills. Speak to our staff about which problem solving tasks will be most suitable for your event.


Crate stack – or human Jenga? Will your team beat our centre record?

Adventure Challenge

Participants: Min 8 max 30
Time: 3 hours.

Teams work together to complete adventurous activities, this event is perfect for teams who are ready to push themselves to the next level, building trust, encouraging leadership, personal development, supportive behavior and responsibility.

Choose 2 from Crate Stack, Leap of Faith , Low Ropes, Abseil, Tree Climb or Jacobs Ladder (See Land Activities for details of each session)

Raft Build Challenge

Participants: Min 8 – Max 40
Time: 3 hours

Our ‘Dragons Den’ style event. Teams design, present and build their own raft from logs and barrels, then race around a pre-defined course on Lower Rivington Reservoir. Perfect for discovering and developing team roles, time and budget management, communication and leadership.


Rivington Challenge

Participants: Min 8 – Max 42
Time: 3 hours

This challenge combines both water and land based activities, teams race rafted canoes across Lower Rivington Reservoir then compete in an Orienteering challenge in Lever Park. Ideal for developing your teams time management, cooperation and effectiveness.

Guided Walk & Orienteering

Participants: Min 8 – Max 60
Time: 3 hours

If high energy activities aren’t your teams bag this challenge could be ideal. Your team will enjoy a gentle guided walk to Lever Park then learn to navigate and complete an orienteering course. Perfect for bonding new teams and re energising existing ones.


  • Prices from with a light lunch from £55.27 (ex VAT) per person.


“10/10 for everything!  We have all had a fantastic day and hope to come back soon – thank you!”

Keely Jones (PA and Office Manager),  Peel Utilities & Group IT; Peel Holdings (Management) Limited, The Trafford Centre
Archery, Problem-Solving and Improvised Raft-Building, May 2015 

We all had such an awesome time.  Thank you so much to everyone at The Anderton Centre for such a great fundraising day. Everyone made us feel so welcome and relaxed and I know all the teams had so much fun!  I highly recommend the Anderton Centre and I’m sure we will be using your facilities  again very soon!“.

Karen Dudleston (Foundation Manager; AO Smile Foundation)
Children in Need fundraising partnership event with the Anderton Centre

Crate stack, problem-solving, low ropes and archery

To Book

Get in touch on 01257 484220 or to check availability and discuss your team building event.


Corporate team building in Lancashire low ropes archery crate stack did a team-building day for 30 of their superhero fundraising stars from three teams from Horwich and Manchester. Fancy dress is optional…but fun!

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