PHONE: 01257 484 220


New Road, Anderton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 9HG

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Push the Boat Out, Go Canoeing and Open Days


Sailing days, activity days, barbecues and canoeing! 

Take your pick from a Royal Yachting Association’s ‘Push the Boat Out’ sailing taster, British Canoeings ‘go Canoeing weekend or our land based activities such as high ropes, abseiling, leap of faith or our crate stack challenge.

Fancy learning some survival skills? We’ve got bushcraft courses, archery and shelter building too.

If you don’t fancy trusting your survival skills to provide you with dinner, don’t worry, most of our days have a barbecue on offer too.

All activity is supervised by our fully qualified instructors and we will provide you with all the equipment you’ll need. All you need to do is book on, turn up and have fun!

Click here for more details & Booking


Holiday Adventure Club

Spend the holidays exploring the water and woodland with nature walks around the Rivington and Adlington area and canoe trips on Lower Rivington Reservoir, or discover your adventurous side with exciting activities like Raft Building, Archery and the Leap of Faith on site at the Anderton Centre.

  • Programs for 6-10y and 11-14y with dedicated leaders
  • Activities 9:30am – 4:30pmadventure-club-01
  • Breakfast Club 8:00am – 9:30am includes breakfast
  • Late Pick Up supervision 4:30 pm – 6pm includes afternoon snack
  • Packed lunches available


Booking and more information 



NGB Courses 2017

New courses dates from Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative are now online, follow the links for full info about each course and for booking.


Lowland Leader Training  

Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 May

Lowland Leader Assessment 

Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 October

Hill and Moorland Leader (HML) Training 

Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 March

Friday 24 – Sunday 26 July

Friday 13 – Sunday 15 October

Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment 

Saturday 25 – Monday 27 March

Friday 21 – Sunday 23 April

Monday 16 -Wednesday 18 October

Mountain Leader (ML) (summer) Training     

Monday 30 October – Saturday 4 November

Mountain Leader (summer) Assessment

Monday 1 – Friday 5 May

Monday 25 – Friday 29 September


RYA Powerboat Level 2

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 March

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 April

Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 June

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 July

Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September

Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 October

Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 October

RYA Safety Boat Course

Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 May

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 October

RYA Level 1 & Level 2  Sailing Course (Adults)

RYA Stage 1 & Stage 2 Youth Beginners Course

Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 March

Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 April

Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 June

Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 August

Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 September

Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 October


Archery GB Instructor Award

Friday 24th (evening) – Sunday 26th March

ITC Outdoor First Aid Courses

Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 March

Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 May


British Canoeing 1 star award

Saturday 1 July

British Canoeing 2 star award

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 March

Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 May

British Canoeing 3 star canoe/kayak touring

Thursday 23 – Friday 24 February

Christmas is coming…

Christmas Team Building

Reward your teams’ hard work this year and bring your office Christmas party to The Anderton Centre…

Our fun filled activity sessions will give you an appetite for our renowned three course Christmas lunch. We offer both land and water based activities, all organised by our fully qualified staff, with the emphasis on everyone having fun.

Check out our packages and menu here or get in touch to see how we can help you start the festive season with s little adventure!



Phone: 01257 484220


Sailing Taster Day

Back by popular demand The Anderton Centre will again be hosting an RYA Push the Boat Out day for the public to come and have a go at sailing on the beautiful Lower Rivington Reservoir.

You will be sailing our picos, toppers and funboats. All specialist equipment and tuition will be provided.

These sessions are for all aged 8 and above and we ask that there is an adult on site for all young people under the age of 16.

Panoramic shot of Pico Sailing Boats

The event will take place on Wednesday 24th August 2016, places are limited book early to avoid disappoint.

Cost – only £10.00 per person per session

To book us the links below.